Gilbert, of The Gilbert Firm, was named one of the “Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40” by the National Bar Association. The distinction comes at Gilbert’s seventh year of practice.
Gilbert is currently the president of the FAMU College of Law Alumni Alliance. During his presidency, there has been a 500 percent increase in membership in addition to nearly $100,000 in scholarships raised for law school students. His firm has pledged $30,000 in scholarships to FAMU’s College of Law (COL). He also helped develop the COL Hall of Fame and donated the portrait of its inaugural inductee, State Sen. Arthenia Joyner.
Gilbert is also involved with the Florida Bar Leadership Academy, Bar Probate Rules Committee, Jackson County Democratic Executive Committee, Washington County Teen Court, and Jackson County’s Education committee.
Inge, an experienced and award-winning public radio journalist, has been named North Carolina Public Radio – WUNC’s first-ever Race and Southern Culture Reporter. Inge comes to the new beat after 15 years as WUNC’s Changing Economy Reporter. In that role, she told stories of the state’s declining textile, furniture and tobacco industries, and its growth as a tech and banking hub. Inge is the recipient of three Gracie Awards from The Alliance for Women in Media, and several awards from the Associated Press, the Radio, Television, Digital News Association (RTDNA) and the National Association of Black Journalists. In 2006, she and a team of WUNC journalists won an Alfred I. DuPont Award from Columbia University for the series “North Carolina Voices: Understanding Poverty.”
Inge was born in Mobile, Ala. She is a graduate of FAMU and Columbia University, where she received a master’s degree in journalism as a Knight-Bagehot Fellow. In 2014, Inge traveled to Berlin, Brussels and Prague as a German/American Journalist Exchange fellow with the RIAS Berlin Commission/RTDNF.
Jean-Marie has joined the leadership team at Loma Linda University (LLU) Health. On June 27, he became vice president/administrator for LLU Medical Center East Campus and the LLU Surgical Hospital.
Jean-Marie joins Loma Linda University Health after serving as CEO of Kindred Hospital Riverside for more than a year. During his career he has worked in a variety of health care settings, including regulatory, managed care and hospital operations management.
Jean-Marie holds a master’s degree in health care administration from FAMU and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the National Association for Health Services Executives.