hosted by alabama one, Bridge Builders is a free, one-day conference connecting leaders through spiritual, educational, and financial development.
October 24, 2019 • 7:30am - 4:00pm
320 Paul W. Bryant Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Currently a Tuscaloosa native with Demopolis roots, Andy Phillips is known for leading on and oﬀ the baseball diamond. As a former University of Alabama baseball star, Andy was selected by the New York Yankees in the seventh-round of the 1999 MLB draft.
After stints with the Reds and Mets, Phillips took his talents to Japan for two seasons before settling into a coaching role for six seasons at his alma mater. Andy has always been greatly involved in leadership roles whether is be Fellowship of Christian Athlete’s or the local Church. He has a passion to see people come to a relationship with Christ and reach their full potential.
Andy currently resides in Tuscaloosa with his wife, Bethany, and their daughter, Isaiah.
Dr. Cynthia Warrick began her tenure as Interim President of Stillman College on January 1, 2017. A pharmacist and health services researcher, Dr. Warrick has 20 years of Higher Education experience as Faculty and Administrator. On April 24, 2017, Dr. Warrick graciously accepted the commitment to lead Stillman during this critical time in its 140-plus year history.
Dr. Warrick received her B.S. in Pharmacy from Howard University; M.S. in Public Policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology; and the PhD in Environmental Science and Public Policy from George Mason University. Her collaborative leadership style is focused on producing academic excellence, administrative accountability, bio-medical research and student success outcomes.
John Copeland is the Head Varsity Football Coach at Tuscaloosa Academy. John started his coaching career as Defensive Coordinator for TA in 2007. Over the past 12 years, he has been an integral part of the program. Copeland believes that if his players are giving back to the community and being a respectful person, winning on the field will take care of itself.”
Copeland attended Valley High School in Valley, Alabama. He started his college career at Hinds Community College in Raymond, Mississippi, and later transferred to the University of Alabama where he played for coach Gene Stallings. During his time at Alabama, he was named first-team All-American and was a member of the “Bookend Crew” along with Eric Curry. Copeland was the 5th overall pick in the first round of the 1993 NFL Draft. He played for the Cincinnati Bengals for 8 seasons (1993 to 2000).
Siran Stacy was born and raised in Southeast Alabama. He became a 2nd team All-American tail back at The University of Alabama (1989-1991) and 2nd round NFL draft pick by the Philadelphia Eagles in 1992.
In 1995 he was drafted into The World Football League/ NFL Europe with The Scottish Claymores and became league MVP and All-time leading rusher. Upon retriement from sports, Siran entered the corporate world; working with mortgage companies. He also had a passion for ministry.
Stacy worked 5 years with Bill Glass Prison Ministry - speaking with multiple FCA groups as well as speaking at small churches and youth rallies. Stacy's Ministry has had a profound impact for God’s Kingdom throughout the United States and 5 continents. Everywhere God takes him people are inspired and lives are changed by the power of Jesus Christ.