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Ricochet Effect Podcast Special Edition (Episode 8): The Culture of The Manchester Hotel with Nik Feldman of New Circle Investments (October 2023)

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Ricochet Effect Podcast logo with Dr. Abeni El-Amin and Renee Collins Cobb

Dr. Abeni El-Amin and Renee Collins Cobb, M.Ed. present the next special edition episode. This special edition of the Ricochet Effect highlights The Manchester Hotel with Nik Feldman of New Circle Investments. The Manchester Hotel, located in Lexington, Ky offers 125 luxurious suites influenced by Kentucky’s diverse culture from the thoroughbred and bourbon industries to the textiles of Appalachia. Additionally, Nik and his partners have successfully managed to create a globally inspired space woven with influences from Morocco, two world-class dining spaces, and an exceptional rooftop rum bar oasis. The Manchester Hotel is a cultural destination.

Dr. El-Amin is an author and editor who holds Doctorates from Northcentral University, University of the Cumberlands, Colorado Theological Seminary, and Union Institute and University (in process, 2023). She has over 20 years of experience in management, occupational, and organizational development. Dr. El-Amin is co-founder of Project Ricochet, Inc, a thriving youth development organization. She has also served as the Multicultural Family Center, Executive Director for the City of Dubuque and as Chair of the Raleigh Human Relations Commission.
Renee is “working in concert” as a dynamic keynote speaker, organizational development consultant, executive producer and radio show/podcast producer and host. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from The University of Kentucky in Music Education and a Master’s Degree in Executive Human Resource Development from Xavier University. Renee is the Media and Marketing Manager for Project Ricochet and she serves on the WUKY DEIB Community Advisory Board. In 2023, she was named Nexstar Media Group's "Remarkable Woman of Central Kentucky", an honor recognizing her influence on public policy, social progress, and quality of life.