Baltimore TBT VIP Welcome Reception

Baltimore TBT VIP Welcome Reception

Hosted by TBT, The Basketball Tournament

August 1, 2018 – Earl G. Graves School of Business, Morgan State University

A couple hundred VIPs, sponsors and officials enjoyed a cocktails and hors d’oeuvres with the organizers and partners of the TBT, The Basketball Tournament, the night before the two-night tourney finals would take place at Morgan State University.

The five teams in the winner-take-all contest compete for a $2 million grand prize.

Pictured (LtoR) LaRian Finney, TBT partner; Jon Mugar, TBT founder/CEO; and Derrick Chase, TBT partner

Pictured (LtoR) Dionne Joyner-Weems, Visit Baltimore vice president of marketing and community affairs/#MyBmore creator, [email protected]_jw; and Shelonda Stokes, Greibo CEO, [email protected]

Pictured (LtoR) Farajii Muhammad, WEAA 88.9 FM “For The Culture” host, [email protected]; Khalilah M. Harris, The Real News Network executive producer/host, [email protected]; and Shamara Bownes, Coppin State University college access specialist, [email protected]

Pictured (LtoR) Mike Willis, Kaiser Permanente vice president & information officer; Maritha Gay, Alida LLC president; and Wayne Frazier, Sr., Minority Companies Association president

Pictured (LtoR) James Ruffin, Baltimore City Department of Social Services legal services attorney supervisor; Gregory Harris, GL Associates principal; and Carol Ann Smith, State of Maryland Office of the Attorney General assistant attorney general

Pictured (LtoR) ADC Management colleagues: Alafia Johnson, director of consulting; Christina Lyon, program analyst; and Nnamdi Amaechi, project manager; with Talib Horne, Bon Secours Community Works executive director

Pictured (LtoR) Kaiser Permanente colleagues: Kimberly Fox, director of Northern Virginia community health; Tanya Edelin, HP PMO Executive Consultant at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States; and Destiny Simone Ramjohn, director of community health; with Cortney Robertson, I Believe In Me founder

Pictured (LtoR) Tuesday Ferrell, government contractor business analyst, [email protected]; Michelle London, Step by Step of Maryland administrative director, [email protected]; and Shajuan Forsey, Step by Step of Maryland owner, [email protected]_maria

Sloane Brown

Baltimore's longtime fashion and social scene reporter, Sloane is the founder/managing editor of Baltimore Snap.