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Terri Lee Freeman was appointed president of the National Civil Rights Museum in November 2014. As president, Freeman is responsible for providing strategic leadership in furthering the museum’s mission as an educational and cultural institution. 

For 18 years, Ms. Freeman served as president of the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, the largest funder of nonprofit organizations in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.  In that position, she distinguished herself for her community building, her role in creating community consensus, her leadership on critical issues to improve quality of life, and her record of increasing the Community Foundation’s assets from $52 million to more than $350 million.  She has a record of using her skills and experience to bridge differences between diverse people and finding common ground for the future, as reflected in a number of awards and her board leadership and membership with important nonprofit organizations in the nation’s capital.

Prior to the Community Foundation, Ms. Freeman was founding executive director of the Freddie Mac Foundation, one of the five largest corporate foundations in the metropolitan Washington region.

Each year since 2009, Washingtonian Magazine identified Ms. Freeman as one of the 100 Most Powerful Women of Washington. The Washington Business Journal identified Ms. Freeman as one of the “Women Who Mean Business” in 2005.  In spring 2004, Washington Life Magazine, identified Ms. Freeman as a “Woman of Substance and Style”. She was also named a Washingtonian of the Year in 2002.

A graduate of the 1996 class of Leadership Greater Washington, Ms. Freeman has served on a variety of boards. She is the immediate past chair of Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers; served as board member for Generation Hope and honorary board member of Venture Philanthropy Partners.  She is also past chair of the Board of the Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington.

Freeman received her bachelor’s degree in journalism/communication arts from the University of Dayton and her Master's degree in organizational communications from Howard University.  She is married to Dr. Bowyer G. Freeman and is the proud mother of three daughters.

Kelley Nicholas is the Regional Vice President of Sales for Medtronic - Spinal and Biologics, Midwest Region.  She joined Medtronic, Inc. in April 2014. 

The Mission at Medtronic, Inc. has remained the same for more than 50 years – To contribute to human welfare by application of biomedical engineering to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  Every 3 seconds another person’s life is enhanced because of a Medtronic product or therapy.  Our global leadership encompasses 49,000+ employees in 140+ countries with this 1 mission.

Kelley Nicholas has 15 years of medical device sales experience and 10 years of medical device sales management experience.  Kelley most recently served as an Area Sales Director for Baxter in their BioSurgery division.  Kelley supported the Central Area sales team consisting of 8 regional managers, 2 Key Account Managers, and 65 sales representatives calling on surgeons in the orthopedic, spine, general gynecology, and CV specialties.  Kelley was with Baxter for 6 years and assisted in the development of a new sales force structure, a new compensation plan strategy, a new national accounts team structure, and new contracting strategy.  Kelley also led a variety of leadership and management development programs for Baxter and served on the Baxter Women in Leadership panel and was the Co-Chair for the Women in Sales Leadership Chapter at Baxter.  Kelley was a President’s Club Winner and top ranking Regional Manager and Area Sales Director for Baxter.    

Prior to Baxter, Kelley served in management and sales roles with Intuitive Surgical, Covidien and Ethicon Endo-Surgery/JNJ.  Kelley was a top ranking regional manager and sales representatives with all of her previous organizations and won a variety of sales achievement awards, President’s Club trips, and promotions with each organization. 

Kelley has her Bachelor’s in Health Sciences and Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO.   Kelley also has her Master’s in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, with an emphasis in management and leadership.   Kelley currently resides in St. Louis, MO with her husband, Cedric, and three children, Allie (age 6), Chloe (age 4) and Jonathan (age 12 months).

Kelley Nicholas is the Regional Vice President of Sales for Medtronic - Spinal and Biologics, Midwest Region.  She joined Medtronic, Inc. in April 2014. 

The Mission at Medtronic, Inc. has remained the same for more than 50 years – To contribute to human welfare by application of biomedical engineering to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  Every 3 seconds another person’s life is enhanced because of a Medtronic product or therapy.  Our global leadership encompasses 49,000+ employees in 140+ countries with this 1 mission.

Kelley Nicholas has 15 years of medical device sales experience and 10 years of medical device sales management experience.  Kelley most recently served as an Area Sales Director for Baxter in their BioSurgery division.  Kelley supported the Central Area sales team consisting of 8 regional managers, 2 Key Account Managers, and 65 sales representatives calling on surgeons in the orthopedic, spine, general gynecology, and CV specialties.  Kelley was with Baxter for 6 years and assisted in the development of a new sales force structure, a new compensation plan strategy, a new national accounts team structure, and new contracting strategy.  Kelley also led a variety of leadership and management development programs for Baxter and served on the Baxter Women in Leadership panel and was the Co-Chair for the Women in Sales Leadership Chapter at Baxter.  Kelley was a President’s Club Winner and top ranking Regional Manager and Area Sales Director for Baxter.    

Prior to Baxter, Kelley served in management and sales roles with Intuitive Surgical, Covidien and Ethicon Endo-Surgery/JNJ.  Kelley was a top ranking regional manager and sales representatives with all of her previous organizations and won a variety of sales achievement awards, President’s Club trips, and promotions with each organization. 

Kelley has her Bachelor’s in Health Sciences and Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO.   Kelley also has her Master’s in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, with an emphasis in management and leadership.   Kelley currently resides in St. Louis, MO with her husband, Cedric, and three children, Allie (age 6), Chloe (age 4) and Jonathan (age 12 months).

Kelley Nicholas is the Regional Vice President of Sales for Medtronic - Spinal and Biologics, Midwest Region.  She joined Medtronic, Inc. in April 2014. 

The Mission at Medtronic, Inc. has remained the same for more than 50 years – To contribute to human welfare by application of biomedical engineering to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  Every 3 seconds another person’s life is enhanced because of a Medtronic product or therapy.  Our global leadership encompasses 49,000+ employees in 140+ countries with this 1 mission.

Kelley Nicholas has 15 years of medical device sales experience and 10 years of medical device sales management experience.  Kelley most recently served as an Area Sales Director for Baxter in their BioSurgery division.  Kelley supported the Central Area sales team consisting of 8 regional managers, 2 Key Account Managers, and 65 sales representatives calling on surgeons in the orthopedic, spine, general gynecology, and CV specialties.  Kelley was with Baxter for 6 years and assisted in the development of a new sales force structure, a new compensation plan strategy, a new national accounts team structure, and new contracting strategy.  Kelley also led a variety of leadership and management development programs for Baxter and served on the Baxter Women in Leadership panel and was the Co-Chair for the Women in Sales Leadership Chapter at Baxter.  Kelley was a President’s Club Winner and top ranking Regional Manager and Area Sales Director for Baxter.    

Prior to Baxter, Kelley served in management and sales roles with Intuitive Surgical, Covidien and Ethicon Endo-Surgery/JNJ.  Kelley was a top ranking regional manager and sales representatives with all of her previous organizations and won a variety of sales achievement awards, President’s Club trips, and promotions with each organization. 

Kelley has her Bachelor’s in Health Sciences and Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO.   Kelley also has her Master’s in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, with an emphasis in management and leadership.   Kelley currently resides in St. Louis, MO with her husband, Cedric, and three children, Allie (age 6), Chloe (age 4) and Jonathan (age 12 months).

Kelley Nicholas is the Regional Vice President of Sales for Medtronic - Spinal and Biologics, Midwest Region.  She joined Medtronic, Inc. in April 2014. 

The Mission at Medtronic, Inc. has remained the same for more than 50 years – To contribute to human welfare by application of biomedical engineering to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  Every 3 seconds another person’s life is enhanced because of a Medtronic product or therapy.  Our global leadership encompasses 49,000+ employees in 140+ countries with this 1 mission.

Kelley Nicholas has 15 years of medical device sales experience and 10 years of medical device sales management experience.  Kelley most recently served as an Area Sales Director for Baxter in their BioSurgery division.  Kelley supported the Central Area sales team consisting of 8 regional managers, 2 Key Account Managers, and 65 sales representatives calling on surgeons in the orthopedic, spine, general gynecology, and CV specialties.  Kelley was with Baxter for 6 years and assisted in the development of a new sales force structure, a new compensation plan strategy, a new national accounts team structure, and new contracting strategy.  Kelley also led a variety of leadership and management development programs for Baxter and served on the Baxter Women in Leadership panel and was the Co-Chair for the Women in Sales Leadership Chapter at Baxter.  Kelley was a President’s Club Winner and top ranking Regional Manager and Area Sales Director for Baxter.    

Prior to Baxter, Kelley served in management and sales roles with Intuitive Surgical, Covidien and Ethicon Endo-Surgery/JNJ.  Kelley was a top ranking regional manager and sales representatives with all of her previous organizations and won a variety of sales achievement awards, President’s Club trips, and promotions with each organization. 

Kelley has her Bachelor’s in Health Sciences and Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO.   Kelley also has her Master’s in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, with an emphasis in management and leadership.   Kelley currently resides in St. Louis, MO with her husband, Cedric, and three children, Allie (age 6), Chloe (age 4) and Jonathan (age 12 months).


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