Ryan Truitt is a senior majoring in Management Information Systems from Florence, Alabama. He is the current Chairperson for the Institute, and is excited to serve in a role that allows him to further spread our mission and values. He is passionate about the local public library serving as a community center, and he loves to volunteer at the Tuscaloosa Public Library when he is not pulling espresso shots at Monarch Espresso Bar or working as a remote developer for Procter & Gamble. In summer 2018, he returned to Cincinnati, OH for a second internship with P&G, where he intends to work upon graduation in spring 2019.
Hani Razavi is a senior at the University of Alabama where he is currently studying Political Science in pursuit of a law degree. During his ongoing tenure at the University, Hani served as an engagement ambassador for the Student Government Association and as parliamentarian for the university Senate. As parliamentarian Hani worked to moderate the Senators during sessions and ensure the ethical implementation of parliamentary procedures. In his free time, Hani indulges in camping, road trips, and studying military history. Hani is from Ft. Rucker Alabama.
Faith Barringer is a graduate student in Studio Art and Art History hailing from Montgomery, AL. She is currently the Communications Director for the 2018 Blackburn class. While she loves every area of art, she will most likely specialize in Rococo, Southern Baroque, or early photography. Her areas of interest include arts education, especially with at risk and special needs children, and women’s advocacy programs.