Lashell Daniels was born in Indianapolis IN and grew up in Nashville TN where she cultivated a love for all things artistic. Graduated from high school acquiring the honors needed to pursue cosmetology. Shortly afterward, she attended Nashville Tech community college acquiring a real estate education. In 2002, Lashell launched the website EverythingUnderground.com home of the EU Network as a contemporary platform meant to bring African American upcoming business people together with artists and entertainers. EU was later incorporated in 2012 in Indianapolis IN. In 2015, Lashell while looking for a way to increase and improve opportunities for those within the EU network launched The Trailblazer Awards. The award show is meant to recognize individuals within the network and outside of the network who work to increase opportunities in line with the EU mission. After launching EU and The Awards platform in 2017, she launched The Boss Up Business and Entertainment Conference. The conference serves as a platform that allows access to Trailblazers and other movers and shakers who want to empower the next generation. Lashell constantly looks to create collaborations that empower the EU mission and those connected.
Many times, African American entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs are doing all that they can to keep the doors open. We are that fill in the gaps company that helps us do more by creating networking opportunities. Everything Underground (EU) was incorporated in 2013. EU focuses on community empowerment, education, and entrepreneurship. Lashell leverages the EU network to offer an array of services and continues to emphasize business development, strategic partnerships, and mutually beneficial exchanges of information. Her mission is to consistently improve and enhance the EU platforms that highlight and connect those historically overlooked and underserved. All we need is for you to join the network.
Tanisha Adams MPH, M.H.S. M.D. Candidate, Board Chairman
Tanisha Adams is no stranger to servitude and community health initiatives. Tanisha served as the non-profit program director of Guidance Life Skills and Mentoring Inc. while receiving her Bachelors of Science degree from Purdue University. She is formerly a biostatistician for the state of TN and volunteers with Lipscomb University as a medical mission team member in an effort to mitigate the impact of poverty and health disparities in Central America. Tanisha is currently a 3rd year medical student at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN. It is her goal to help close the gap of physical and mental health inequalities among minority populations in the US and those of African-decent internationally. She intends to pursue medicine as a public health psychiatrist alongside philanthropic and public health initiatives with Everything Underground Inc.
Nashville writer/editor Ron Wynn relocated to Indianapolis to join the Everything Underground team as full-time editor-in-chief Nov 2014. Ron’s background is in multiple areas of journalism and broadcasting. His past jobs include serving as editor of the Bay State Banner in Boston, a staff writer at the Bridgeport Post-Telegram (now the Connecticut Post), pop music critic at the Memphis Commercial Appeal, and an arts writer/columnist for the Nashville City Paper. He has also been a contributor to the Boston Phoenix and currently to the Nashville Scene and Nasharts.com., as well as serving as sports editor for the Tennessee Tribune. Wynn has been co-host of the radio program “Freestyle” on WFSK-FM in Nashville for over 15 years and previously hosted radio shows in Knoxville and Memphis, Tennessee, as well in Bridgeport, CT. He covers or has covered arts, sports, and politics, as well as done features and columns on business and government. He brings nearly 40 years of writing and broadcasting experience to Everything Underground, and will help EU expand its media services and community profile.
DaNisha Greene, Managing Director of Events
Innately drawn to the artistry of fashion, DaNisha Greene has been involved in the industry professionally since 2010. However, personally, she has been a lover of fashion her entire life. Her love first manifested on the campus of her beloved undergraduate institution, Fisk University. There, she synergized her fashion interests with her Mass Communications major to creatively direct two homecoming fashion shows. Motivated by the positive response from her peers, she initially ventured into the realm of personal styling upon returning to her native Indianapolis, Indiana.
DaNisha’s work has been published not only nationally in magazines such as Pattern, Vibrant, Couture Living, Mode and Unzipped but also internationally in Croatian magazine Lepota i Zdravlje, African magazine Adunagow and Australian magazine Mildred. Along with Wardrobe Styling, she is also a Fashion Consultant which includes Fashion Show and Event Production along with Backstage Direction for various organizations, charity events and fashion weeks. She continues to be one of the key Producers and Backstage Directors for Midwest Fashion Week in Indianapolis, Chicago, New York and Paris for the past 5 years. She currently serves as the International Brand Ambassador and Fashion Director for Pierre Phillip Shoes for over 2 years. Moreover, DaNisha builds genuine personal connections with many different types of artists within the industry and leverages those connections for the greater benefit of everyone in her network.
Everything underground strives to provide a foundation that honors and awards individuals across the nation who have blazed the trail in various fields