Coalition of Black Excellence

Leadership Team

CBEWeek is powered by Coalition of Black Excellence, a San Francisco based nonprofit organized by passionate volunteers who are dedicated to highlighting excellence in the Black community, connecting Black professionals across sectors, and providing opportunities for professional development and community engagement that will positively transform the Black community.


Executive Team 

 

Angela Johnson

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

(Litigation Counsel, Uber)

Nakeena Taylor

Chief Operating Officer

(Legal Counsel, Atrium)

Calvin Simmons

Chief Strategy Officer

(Operations & Logistics Manager, Uber)

Taylor Weaver

Legal Director

(Associate, Winston & Strawn LLP & Co-Founder & President, Urban Energy Garden)

Halima Sow

Sponsorship Chair

(Regulatory & Compliance Attorney, Intesa Sanpaolo)

Monica Monroe

Community Engagement (Impact Nonprofits) Director

(Partner, Tucker Ellis LLP)

Michele Ross

Marketing Director

(Associate Director of Integrated Marketing, Forbes)

Felicia Davis

Communications Director

(Founder & CEO, Black Women’s Collective)

Rhashad Pittman

Public Relations Director

(Entrepreneur)

Julian Ross

Technology Director

(Product Manager, Apple)

  Simone Davis   Partnership Co-Chair  (Executive Assistant, Alphabet)

Simone Davis

Partnership Co-Chair

(Executive Assistant, Alphabet)

  Courtney Francois   Partnership Co-Chair  (Executive Assistant, Uber)

Courtney Francois

Partnership Co-Chair

(Executive Assistant, Uber)


 

Committee Leads

Kathrina Weekes

(Education & Social Impact Chair (Associate Director of Admissions, Head-Royce )

Kariithi Kilemi

Finance & Entrepreneurship Chair

(Senior Manager, WW Commercial Mobility Business Development and Alliances Team

HP Inc.)

Leslie Spencer

Tech & Life Sciences Chair

(Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP)

Marcus Barber

Government & Legal Chair (Partner, Kasowitz, Benson Torres LLP)

Robyn Cross

Health & Wellbeing Chair

(Senior Claims and Health Advocate, ABD Insurance)

Ebonee Slater

Volunteer Day Co-Chair

(Deloitte)

  Gregory Slater   Volunteer Day Co-Chair  (Global Marketing Freelancer)

Gregory Slater

Volunteer Day Co-Chair

(Global Marketing Freelancer)

  Y’Anad Burrell   Music, Art & Entertainment Chair   (Glass House Communication)

Y’Anad Burrell

Music, Art & Entertainment Chair

(Glass House Communication)



 

Strategic Partner

 
 
  BLACK JOY PARADE    Elisha Greenwell   (CEO of Black Joy Parade & Brand Strategist, Facebook)

BLACK JOY PARADE

Elisha Greenwell

(CEO of Black Joy Parade & Brand Strategist, Facebook)

 
 

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