Todd joined Liberty in 2003 after earning an undergraduate degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA and ultimately a Master ’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in 2013. In his nearly two decades of service to Liberty Bank he has held positions in mortgage, marketing, consumer and commercial lending, Human Resources, Asset Liabilities Committee (ALCO), Credit, SIC Committee, and the board of directors of Liberty Bank. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy where he developed national partnerships that have produced several new revenue streams, helped raise $30 million in tier 1 capital (which allowed Liberty to cross $1 Billion in Assets) and refined existing initiatives around the bank and within the Liberty Financial Holding Company .
United Airlines announced a new collaboration with OneTen, a coalition of leading chief executives and their companies committed to creating one million family-sustaining careers for Black talent with opportunity for advancement over the next 10 years. The collaboration with OneTen comes as United has already hired more than 6,000 people since January and expects to hire an additional 8,000 this year alone – with the goal to add 50,000 people to United in the next five years.
Lily Adeleye, the pint-sized powerhouse and CEO behind Lily Filly, is launching her second product partnership with Walmart. The line will include a range of bows and hair accessories for girls of all ages and serves as an aspirational charge for little girls all over the world to reach for the stars.
Care, the world’s leading provider of products and services
for individuals with renal diseases, announced today the
appointment of noted clinical researcher and nephrologist
Nwamaka (Amaka) Eneanya, MD as Head of
Strategy and Operations for the company’s Global
Lafayette Square, an impact investment platform, announced that Onay Payne has been appointed Managing Director of Real Estate. In this newly created role, Payne will oversee the firm’s real estate division, which will utilize long-term capital and coordinated services to support the revitalization of neighborhoods in historically marginalized communities through municipally significant redevelopments as well as the creation and preservation of affordable housing.
(Black PR Wire) In recognition of Women’s History Month, Women Grow Strong and Black PR Wire have collaborated to produce a series of media highlights to honor and recognize “Sistas Who Succeed!” Today, we are featuring Fashion Goddess and Designer, TANYA MARIE, CEO of Tanya Marie Design.
Chances are you know someone who has been a victim of fraud or scam. As a result of the pandemic, fraudsters are finding new ways to find victims. The good news is that there are simple ways for consumers to stay safe and fight back
CancerIQ, the platform powering early cancer detection and prevention across broad patient populations, announced
it closed a $14 million Series B financing round co-led by Merck Global Health Innovation Fund (Merck GHI) and Amgen Ventures. McKesson Ventures, OSF Ventures (the investment arm of OSF HealthCare, a current CancerIQ customer), as well as CancerIQ’s Series A lead investor, HealthX Ventures, also participated in the Series B round
If you’re looking at turning your passions into dollars, dropshipping is one of the best ways to sell products online without having any inventory to create passive income, according to Asia Abston at Absolutely Abston
February is Black History Month – an annual commemoration of the achievements of Black Americans
and their remarkable impact on history. It’s a time to celebrate the cultural heritage shaped by generations of Black Americans, who for many decades have fought for equity – a fight that continues today
RK Mellon Foundation makes a project-related investment in a Black father-son-led company that aims to increase diversity in STEAM fields so disadvantaged populations are included in the future of work. Damola and Wole Idowu - engineers, creatives, educators, and entrepreneurs - founded Toyz Electronics at Carnegie Mellon University’s Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship in Pittsburgh, Penn
Orchestra Partners announces the appointment of Kim Hunter to the Independent Corporate Advisory Board, effective immediately. Hunter brings strategic integrated marketing communications expertise, deep prior experience in growing professional services firm, as well as an entrepreneurial mindset with proven experience with innovation. Following the appointment of Mr. Hunter, the Board will comprise five directors. He will be serving a three-year term, which is subject to shareholder approval.