Prosper—a nonprofit organization that supports local Birmingham-area leaders, influencers and trusted relationship builders with an emphasis on inclusive economic development—has added 14 new Board members to its Community Connectors Advisory Board (CCAB).
Bella Tylicki, Cristina Casanova Might, Denzel Okinedo, Gabi Hembree-Lee, George Keller, Jamesia Jackson, Jarrod Stisher, Mary Beth Grant, Melvia Walton, Morgan Robinson, Rachel Phillips, Raven Johnson, Ruth Serven Smith, and Simpson Berry.
The new members join the inaugural board which was established in December 2021.
The inaugural members included:
Melanie Bouyer, Yolanda Hicks, Candie A. Price, Dr. Idrissa N. Snider, Nathaniel Stanley, Derrick Austin, Aquil Abdur-Rasheed, Jasmine A. Fells, Darlene Gray, Ana Soule, Lauren Rast, Tamika Holmes, Herman J. Lumzy, Jr., Danielle D. Hines, Bonderia A. Lyons, Ruth Ann Moss, Lovella Jones, Jalencia Moultrie, Damian Carson, Tawanda Morgan, Rakia Hassell, Madeline Oliff, Hazina Dorius, Cecilia Pearson, Reginald D. Smith and Brittney Smith.
Mission of Prosper
What is Prosper? It is a network of connectors dedicated towards accomplishing the following objectives within the Magic City:
- Incubating ideas
- Aligning missions and efforts
- Securing and investing capital
- Convening entities
More About Prosper
Want to learn about this dynamic organization?
Prosper hit the ground running in 2021. Below are several Bham Now stories about Prosper and its many initiatives.
- New initiative works for all Birmingham residents to Prosper
- Prosper announces a plan to launch NEW Black Ecosystem Report
- Prosper announces new HealthTech accelerator for Birmingham businesses
- Prosper and Acclinate launch new health and wellness website
- Gener8tor and Prosper launch new pre-accelerator to help startups
- Grant program, Magic City Match, helps Birmingham’s Black-owned businesses thrive
As you can see Proper has made a huge difference in our community over the past year and a half.
If you want to learn more about Prosper, reach out to them at https://prosperbham.com/#_contact
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