Worked in multiple capacities on The Steve Harvey Neighborhood Awards
production for a number of years. This unique awards show provided a platform for
some of America’s great celebrities to honor hardworking men and women in our
communities across the country.
Transitioned to working with The Harvey Foundation to help improve the welfare
and happiness of people throughout the US providing outreach to fatherless youth,
by promoting educational enrichment, one-on-one mentoring and global service
initiatives to cultivate the next generation. Contributed to program development,
PR, event production and communications management.
Spearheaded development efforts for the nonprofit organization including securing
financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations, developing and
maintaining key long-term relationships with major donors and prospects. Managed
ongoing relationships with Choice Hotels International, The US Army, State Farm
Insurance, Ford Motor Company and AT&T Corp to name a few as well as producing
fundraising events in a number of different cities across the country.
Developed partnership with AT&T to create funded follow up programming for the
boys and girls who attend the signature camps in different cities. AT&T’s Aspire
Mentoring Academy’s ‘Skills to Go’ curriculum has now been executed in Atlanta,
Chicago and Dallas.