B.A. Degree Morehouse College
Further Study at Atlanta University and Emory University
MSA Studies at Central Michigan University
Some professional positions held include: Associate General Secretary- Butler YMCA; Neighborhood service Center Director – Economic Opportunity Atlanta, Administrator – Atlanta Southside Comprehensive Health Center; Director of the Business Opportunity Project – National Urban League. Retired as President/CEO – National Scholarship Service (NSSFNS), 28 years.Currently, serving as Director Summerhill Neighborhood Development Corp..
CHURCH AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Member of Hoosier Memorial United Methodist Church where I have held the following positions: Treasurer, President Board of Trustees, Member United Methodist Men, Usher Board, Worship Committee, Finance Committee, Chairman Administrative Board, Chairman, Finance Committee, plus many others.
Community activities include: served as President B. E Mays High School PTSA, Board of Directors – Urban Action, President of the Board of Directors of Hoosier Academy, Chairman, Education Committee City of Atlanta Community Relations Committee, member, Board of Directors of Genesis Shelter. Served as Chairman of the Board of Directors – Summerhill Neighborhood, Inc., and Chairman, Fulton Country Strategies for a Healthier Community Task Force. A Life Member of the NAACP, member of the YMCA, a member of the Morehouse College Torchbearers, and Life Member of the Morehouse College National Alumni Association. Selected by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners to serve as a Trustee for the Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Received many honors and awards from governmental, community and professional organizations. Two honors include: being named an honorary citizen of Miami and Dade County, Florida by the Mayor and presented the key to the City. Was selected as the keynote speaker for the annual meeting of Counselors of Color of National Association of College Admission Counselors (NACAC), the largest organization of high school counselors and college admission personnel in the country.
Married to the former Patricia Floyd (1966) and they have one daughter and two grandchildren.