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“How Should I Introduce You?” Derek Mitchell and Shawn Williams

Derek Mitchell is a Hampton University graduate who is an executive at a minority-owned financing firm. He structures leases and loans for energy projects, Technology equipment, and other essential projects for municipal governments. More importantly, he is a father and husband who likes to absorb good energy and spread it to people and organizations he … Continue reading

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“How Should I Introduce You?” Ronnie Webb and Cam Poles

Ronnie Webb: President and Co- Founder of Green Scheme, Washington, D.C. (D.C.) native Ronnie Webb (aka Ron Green) stands at the forefront of educating disadvantaged communities on environmental stewardship and community revitalization. From developing and implementing USDA food system projects to consulting on behalf of businesses and organizations to adopt more sustainable methods, Mr. Webb … Continue reading

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“How Should I Introduce You?” Michelle Busch and Ron Williams, Jr

Michelle L. Busch is all things DC. She is a lover of Jazz and Social Justice. Michelle has worked in 3 main fields of business – Hospitality, Government Affairs, and Communications – and is continuing to build a solid foundation of trust. Michelle started her own consulting company Event Solution DC and launched Champagne Soul … Continue reading

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“How Should I Introduce You?” Steven Marcus and KJ Hughes

Steven Marcus: A Black man with his shoes tied tight. Highly grateful, but not satisfied. Enjoying the moment, but still plotting! K.J. Hughes: Passionate about entrepreneurship. economic empowerment thru teaching entrepreneurship principles like personal brand awareness and networking. This discussion was centered around taking advantage of opportunities and being humble enough to know that opportunities … Continue reading

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“How Should I Introduce You?” Ray Nelson and Makuti Lee

Ray Nelson is a nationally recognized speaker, youth developer, and a bold leader within our community. Hailing from our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., Ray is a gifted communicator who believes in doing the good, hard work to end disparities for under-resourced youth. Makuti Lee is a native of Washington, D.C. with over 10 years of … Continue reading

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“How Should I Introduce You?” Erick King and Jamar Hudson

Erick King is a social entrepreneur, investor, and advisor with a focus on inclusive community development. With over 19 years of experience in juvenile justice, affordable housing, and nonprofit leadership, Mr. King is a leader in sustainable inclusive growth within the National Capital Region. Mr. King is the Co-Founder in Executive Director of the Capital … Continue reading

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“How Should I Introduce You?” Bill Walker and Jeremy Carry

Bill Walker The legendary trainer, Instructor and motivational conductor heard the calling of teaching the art of strength and fitness years after his own journey with fitness and battle tremendous adversity.  In 2008, Bill Walker was stricken with a cancerous tumor that eventually led to the partial amputation of his right foot in September of … Continue reading

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“How Should I Introduce You?” Silas Grant

This installment is about me….how would I introduce myself to others. It hit me recently: “I never introduced myself to the viewers…” So here we go. This installment allows me to explain the concept, my vision for it, and other things I’m working on. I’m big on consideration; which means I’m often concerned about others. … Continue reading

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“How Should I Introduce You?” Mannone Butler and DeChelle Harris

Who is Mannone Ayodelle Butler? She is … A daughter, sister, niece, cousin, friend, mentor A Native Washingtonian A longstanding public servant A proven and innovative leader A Georgetown Hoya and a Wilson Tiger A sports enthusiast A child of God DeChelle A. Harris Detail-oriented. Inspired. Problem-solver. Interior designer. A creative being. I enjoy all … Continue reading

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“How Should I Introduce You?” Leon Bournes and Marcus Taylor

Leon Bournes, Owner As a DC youth, sports and recreation became an outlet for Leon, which he turned into employment when he became a lifeguard, with the Department of Parks and Recreation.  In high school, Leon played on Archbishop Carroll’s first lacrosse team. His athleticism was cultivated by his parents, at an early age, by … Continue reading