Our Advisory Council
Stormie D. Forte
Stormie D. Forte is currently the principle at Obsidian Consulting Services, LLC where
she assists local companies with business organization and development opportunities
James & Wonza Montegue
James and Wonza Montegue are Community Developers with 15 years of experience concentrating on underdeveloped areas that need office space and quality affordable housing.
President, 100 Black Men Triangle East
Mr. Jamerus Payton has a diverse portfolio of unique experiences across various cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. He has combined over 15+ years as a Social Entrepreneur, Speaker and Author.
IBM VP Enterprise Data Governance and Data Officer: M&A, Sales and Support. Chair, Board of Directors at American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES). Tribal Council, Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe.
“Even if you’re on the right track you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers
Dion Chavis is an accomplished radio professional (Showtime, K97.5), author, and trainer who uses his voice to help guide the lives of young people while also promoting the importance of responsible parenting and youth engagement.
Tru is a celebrated author, an engaging speaker, a committed community leader, and an award-winning marketing executive with close to 20 years of experience at the nation’s top advertising & marketing agencies.