Our Team

This is a team that honors the drive and commitment of every entrepreneur

Partners

Leaders

Visionaries who believe there is a better way for investors, entrepreneurs and communities to collaborate in order to close the wealth gap.

Team member Jeremy Jackson
Robert Smith
Founder and Managing Partner
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Richard Hoffman
Founder and Managing Partner
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Maryan Ali
Founding Partner
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Dikembe Mutombo
Founding Partner
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Indranil Ghosh, Ph.D.
Partner and Chief Strategy Officer
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Julius “Dr. J” Erving
Founding Partner
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Ray Lewis
Founding Partner
Board of Governors

Luminaries

Global business leaders providing resources and thought leadership to ensure mission alignment and measurable impact.

Team member Jeremy Jackson
Obie McKenzie
Financial Services Executive
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Thomas Dortch
Civic Leader
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Sanyin Siang
Author | Educator | Influencer
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Julio Gonzalez
Entrepreuner | Investor | Tax Strategist
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Dr. M'zée Fula Ngenge
Global Economist
Management Team

Experts

Strategists who have developed methodologies to expand opportunity and increase the level of execution for entrepreneurs.

Team member Jeremy Jackson
Maurice Owens
Chief Partnerships Officer
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Ian Gaffney
VP, Sports & Community
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Maya Beasley, Ph.D.
Vice President
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Ivy Simmons
Head of MBE Strategy
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Brian Payne
Head of Operations
Advisors

Executive Advisory Council

Thought leaders who provide insights that lead to innovative, best-in-class programming.  We advise and mentor entrepreneurs for greater success.

Team member Jeremy Jackson
Jerome JYD Williams
Founder/Chair, Alumni Pros Global Sports; Former Players Union Vice President
Team member Jeremy Jackson
John Chaing
Former California State Treasurer and Controller; Board of Directors, Apollo Medical Holdings and Aegis Systems
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Kevin Boyce
Former State Ohio Treasurer, Franklin County Commissioner, and Founder of Adelphi Bank
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Wendy Lewis
Founder and creator of AllySHIFT® and McDonald's former Global Chief Diversity Officer
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Steve Grossman
CEO - ICIC, Former State Treasurer, Massachusetts; Former National Chair, Democratic National Committee
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Steve Hightower
President / CEO Hightower Petroleum Company
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Stan Smith
Principal, Syncom Venture Partners
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Ronald E. Hall Jr.
President & CEO of Bridgewater Interiors
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Janay Queen Nazaire, PhD
Senior Advisor, PSG; Former Chief Strategy Officer - Living Cities
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Marcus Hunter, PhD
Inaugural Chair, Department of African American Studies; Scott Waugh Endowed Chair Division of Social Sciences - UCLA
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Karida Brown, PhD
Director Racial Equity & Action Los Angles Lakers, Board Member - Obama Presidency Oral History Project, Professor of Sociology - UCLA
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Mitch Richmond
NBA Hall of Famer, US Basketball Gold Medalist
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Malia Lazu
Founder & CEO The Urban Labs; Frmr EVP Chief Experience and Culture Officer Berkshire Bank
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Derek Griffith, PhD
Founding Co-Director, Georgetown Racial Justice Institute (RJI); Professor Oncology and Health Systems Administration, Georgetown University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Carla Walker-Miller
Founder & CEO of Walker-Miller Energy Services
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Mike Ross
President & CEO MHR Intl; Former Board Member Georgia Technology Authority
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Rod Watson
Founder/ National Director, Aston Rose, Sports + Entertainment
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Antonio Cuyler, PhD
Director of the MA Program & Associate Professor of Arts Administration, Florida State University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Antoine Moss, PhD
Community Relations Manager, Nasa Glenn Research Center
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Leon C. Richardson
Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer of The Chemico Group
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Courtney Patterson-Faye, PhD
Associate Professor of Sociology and African American Studies - Wesleyan University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Len Caric
Owner, George J. Howe Company
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Bruce Smith
Chairman & CEO of Detroit Manufacturing Systems
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Natalie M. King
Founder & CEO of Dunamis Clean Energy Partners
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Greg Kushner
Chairman / Senior Managing Director, Lido Advisors
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Layla Ramirez
Senior Program Manager Inclusion Diversity & Equity Amazon Web Services
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Gail Perry Mason
Senior Director of Investments, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Keith Traynor
Founder / President, Traynor Capital Management
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Lorron James
CEO of James Group Inc.
Team member Jeremy Jackson
David Dalton
CEO, UNIVEC, Inc.
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Kaisha Esty, PhD
Associate Professor of History, Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies - Wesleyan University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
LaNay Harris
CEO of C-Red Realty and CL Insurance Group; Author of “No Experience Necessary, The Secrets In Real Estate”, and “Spirit of I AM”
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Rashida Shaw McMahon, PhD
Associate Professor of English, Theater & African American Studies - Wesleyan University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Achal Sing Achrol, MD
Chief Medical Officer, InsighTec
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Kate Fagan
Emmy-award Winning Journalist and No. 1 New York Times Bestselling Author
Team member Jeremy Jackson
JJ Desai
Chief Strategic Officer, InsighTec; Former VP/CEO Johnson & Johnson's JLABS & Center for Device Innovation
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Gayle Jennings-O'Byrne
Co-Founder / General Partner, WOCstar Fund; CEO, The Promethus Exchange
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Darrell A. McCall
Board of Directors, Pan-African Association
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Jonathan Ehrenfeld
President / CEO, Blue Ocean; Managing Partner, Spire Academy
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Natalie Mckenzie
Founder / CEO, The Whole Woman
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Marc Pollick
Founder/President, The Giving Back Fund; Founder Elie Wiesel Institute For Humanitarian Studies
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Leah Zveglich
Founder / CEO, Aster COOP Family Office
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Montel Williams
Host, Montel Williams Show, Wellness Entrepreneur
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Joe Halstead
Boardmember Lifelong Leadership Institute; Former Chairman, Ontario Place
Team member Jeremy Jackson
John Rodriguez
Research Manager, HIT Strategies; Board of Directors, DC Latino Caucus
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Cassandra Dorington
President / CEO Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC)
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Mia Jackson
CEO; Vital Care Industries
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Zebulon Miletsky, PhD
Associate Professor of Africana Studies - Stonybrook University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Angela Bundrant
CEO, Players TV
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Philip Mayers
SVP / Chief Financial Officer; Sagen MI Canada
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Damon White
CEO, Archtoculture Creative Agency and Venture Studio
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Princess U. Alexander
Managing Partner & Senior Strategy Consultant, Alexander Learmond, Inc.
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Shannin Metatawabin
CEO, National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA)
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Bruce Singer
CEO/Founder, Canada CFOs, Inc.; Co-Founder TE Capital
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Anita Davis
Chief Mission Officer Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Barrington Miller
Director, Issuer Engagement at Canadian Securities Exchange
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Anjana Turner, Esq.
Attorney, US African Development Foundation (USADF)
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Roberto Montoya, PhD
Chief Educational Equity Officer (CEEO) at Colorado Dept. of Higher Educ.
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Michael Metcalf Jr.
Co-Founder Deck Leadership Trackhouse Racing, VP Co-Director of Pit Crew & Culture
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Sylvester L. Hester
President & CEO of LM Manufacturing & Supply Chain
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Joseph Moss, Jr.
CEO, Ssom, Inc.; Former Global Director of Business Development, AECOM
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Todd Whittington
Partner, Horizon Two Labs
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Angela Nelson Ph.D.
Director, School of Cultural & Critical Studies; Associate Professor of American Culture Studies - Bowling Green University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Mossi K. Tull
COO, Jackson and Tull; Member; The Natl Minority Advisory Board of the Federal Reserve Bank
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Sid Smith
Founding Partner, non sibi ventures; Counsel, Syncom Venture Partners
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Dr. Ryan Hubbard
Anderson Orthopedic Clinic; Primary Care Sports Medicine Specialist
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Sandra E. Weissinger, PhD
Graduate Program Director/ Associate Professor of Sociology - Southern Illinois University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Elwood Watson, PhD
Professor - History and African American Studies - East Tennessee State University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Kenya Burrell-VanWormer
Real Estate and Property Technology Leader
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Marlene Orozco, PhD
Lead Research Analyst, Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Kermit A. Harris
CEO Astra Energy, Inc.
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Andrew Heinrich
Founder and President Project Rousseau
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Gina Sanchez, Ph.D.
CEO, Chantico Global
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Archie Williamson
Founder / Senior Managing Director Diversified Systems
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Gracelyn Hodge
Wealth and Tax Strategist (CPA)
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Bradley Jackson
CEO - Africa 2 Africa Strategies
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Tavonia Evans
Founder Guap Coin; Founder/CEO Block4Hire
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Wayne V. Isaacs
Chairman/CEO Delta Uranium; Founder/CEO Green Stripe Naturals, Ltd
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Danny Hughes
Creator, Athletes of Influence; Advisor and Impact Investor
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Stan Smith
Principal, Syncom Venture Partners
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Gina Sanchez, Ph.D.
CEO, Chantico Global
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Kermit A. Harris
CEO Astra Energy, Inc.
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Joe Halstead
Boardmember Lifelong Leadership Institute; Former Chairman, Ontario Place
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Gail Perry Mason
Senior Director of Investments, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Shannin Metatawabin
CEO, National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA)
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Barrington Miller
Director, Issuer Engagement at Canadian Securities Exchange
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Layla Ramirez
Senior Program Manager Inclusion Diversity & Equity Amazon Web Services
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Philip Mayers
SVP / Chief Financial Officer; Sagen MI Canada
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Darrell A. McCall
Board of Directors, Pan-African Association
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Greg Kushner
Chairman / Senior Managing Director, Lido Advisors
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Angela Bundrant
CEO, Players TV
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Achal Sing Achrol, MD
Chief Medical Officer, InsighTec
Team member Jeremy Jackson
JJ Desai
Chief Strategic Officer, InsighTec; Former VP/CEO Johnson & Johnson's JLABS & Center for Device Innovation
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Roberto Montoya, PhD
Chief Educational Equity Officer (CEEO) at Colorado Dept. of Higher Educ.
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Mitch Richmond
NBA Hall of Famer, US Basketball Gold Medalist
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Jerome JYD Williams
Founder/Chair, Alumni Pros Global Sports; Former Players Union Vice President
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Mike Ross
President & CEO MHR Intl; Former Board Member Georgia Technology Authority
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Archie Williamson
Founder / Senior Managing Director Diversified Systems
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Kevin Boyce
Former State Ohio Treasurer, Franklin County Commissioner, and Founder of Adelphi Bank
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Wendy Lewis
Founder and creator of AllySHIFT® and McDonald's former Global Chief Diversity Officer
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Carla Walker-Miller
Founder & CEO of Walker-Miller Energy Services
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Steve Hightower
President / CEO Hightower Petroleum Company
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Bruce Smith
Chairman & CEO of Detroit Manufacturing Systems
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Bradley Jackson
CEO - Africa 2 Africa Strategies
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Ronald E. Hall Jr.
President & CEO of Bridgewater Interiors
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Mia Jackson
CEO; Vital Care Industries
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Tavonia Evans
Founder Guap Coin; Founder/CEO Block4Hire
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Bruce Singer
CEO/Founder, Canada CFOs, Inc.; Co-Founder TE Capital
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Wayne V. Isaacs
Chairman/CEO Delta Uranium; Founder/CEO Green Stripe Naturals, Ltd
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Lorron James
CEO of James Group Inc.
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Damon White
CEO, Archtoculture Creative Agency and Venture Studio
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Keith Traynor
Founder / President, Traynor Capital Management
Team member Jeremy Jackson
David Dalton
CEO, UNIVEC, Inc.
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Jonathan Ehrenfeld
President / CEO, Blue Ocean; Managing Partner, Spire Academy
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Montel Williams
Host, Montel Williams Show, Wellness Entrepreneur
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Kenya Burrell-VanWormer
Real Estate and Property Technology Leader
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Leah Zveglich
Founder / CEO, Aster COOP Family Office
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Michael Metcalf Jr.
Co-Founder Deck Leadership Trackhouse Racing, VP Co-Director of Pit Crew & Culture
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Gayle Jennings-O'Byrne
Co-Founder / General Partner, WOCstar Fund; CEO, The Promethus Exchange
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Danny Hughes
Creator, Athletes of Influence; Advisor and Impact Investor
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Andrew Heinrich
Founder and President Project Rousseau
Team member Jeremy Jackson
LaNay Harris
CEO of C-Red Realty and CL Insurance Group; Author of “No Experience Necessary, The Secrets In Real Estate”, and “Spirit of I AM”
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Sid Smith
Founding Partner, non sibi ventures; Counsel, Syncom Venture Partners
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Todd Whittington
Partner, Horizon Two Labs
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Sylvester L. Hester
President & CEO of LM Manufacturing & Supply Chain
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Rod Watson
Founder/ National Director, Aston Rose, Sports + Entertainment
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Joseph Moss, Jr.
CEO, Ssom, Inc.; Former Global Director of Business Development, AECOM
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Mossi K. Tull
COO, Jackson and Tull; Member; The Natl Minority Advisory Board of the Federal Reserve Bank
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Kate Fagan
Emmy-award Winning Journalist and No. 1 New York Times Bestselling Author
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Gracelyn Hodge
Wealth and Tax Strategist (CPA)
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Leon C. Richardson
Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer of The Chemico Group
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Natalie M. King
Founder & CEO of Dunamis Clean Energy Partners
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Janay Queen Nazaire, PhD
Senior Advisor, PSG; Former Chief Strategy Officer - Living Cities
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Marcus Hunter, PhD
Inaugural Chair, Department of African American Studies; Scott Waugh Endowed Chair Division of Social Sciences - UCLA
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Courtney Patterson-Faye, PhD
Associate Professor of Sociology and African American Studies - Wesleyan University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Antoine Moss, PhD
Community Relations Manager, Nasa Glenn Research Center
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Len Caric
Owner, George J. Howe Company
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Marlene Orozco, PhD
Lead Research Analyst, Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Derek Griffith, PhD
Founding Co-Director, Georgetown Racial Justice Institute (RJI); Professor Oncology and Health Systems Administration, Georgetown University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Elwood Watson, PhD
Professor - History and African American Studies - East Tennessee State University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Karida Brown, PhD
Director Racial Equity & Action Los Angles Lakers, Board Member - Obama Presidency Oral History Project, Professor of Sociology - UCLA
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Kaisha Esty, PhD
Associate Professor of History, Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies - Wesleyan University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Rashida Shaw McMahon, PhD
Associate Professor of English, Theater & African American Studies - Wesleyan University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Zebulon Miletsky, PhD
Associate Professor of Africana Studies - Stonybrook University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Angela Nelson Ph.D.
Director, School of Cultural & Critical Studies; Associate Professor of American Culture Studies - Bowling Green University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Dr. Ryan Hubbard
Anderson Orthopedic Clinic; Primary Care Sports Medicine Specialist
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Sandra E. Weissinger, PhD
Graduate Program Director/ Associate Professor of Sociology - Southern Illinois University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Malia Lazu
Founder & CEO The Urban Labs; Frmr EVP Chief Experience and Culture Officer Berkshire Bank
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Antonio Cuyler, PhD
Director of the MA Program & Associate Professor of Arts Administration, Florida State University
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Steve Grossman
CEO - ICIC, Former State Treasurer, Massachusetts; Former National Chair, Democratic National Committee
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Cassandra Dorington
President / CEO Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC)
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Princess U. Alexander
Managing Partner & Senior Strategy Consultant, Alexander Learmond, Inc.
Team member Jeremy Jackson
John Chaing
Former California State Treasurer and Controller; Board of Directors, Apollo Medical Holdings and Aegis Systems
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Anjana Turner, Esq.
Attorney, US African Development Foundation (USADF)
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Anita Davis
Chief Mission Officer Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas
Team member Jeremy Jackson
John Rodriguez
Research Manager, HIT Strategies; Board of Directors, DC Latino Caucus
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Natalie Mckenzie
Founder / CEO, The Whole Woman
Team member Jeremy Jackson
Marc Pollick
Founder/President, The Giving Back Fund; Founder Elie Wiesel Institute For Humanitarian Studies
We are Intentional and Enthusiastic

We create systems and programming that connects entrepreneurs to resources and networks that ensures high potential businesses enduring success.