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Xavier Byers

is currently the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Director’s. His qualifications include graduating with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Concentration Accounting from Morehouse College. He’s served as a Business Analysts ten years with Time Warner Inc., where he’s supported the digital and linear businesses of CNN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and now Warner Bros. He currently holds the position of Executive Chair for the Black Professional employee resource group, where they create programming, learning opportunities and community service events for other Time Warner employees.


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Sandra Solomon

is the current Board Treasurer. She has a Master’s degree in Accounting & Finance, a MBA, and is a certified Project Manager Professional through the Project Management Institute, Inc. with more than 30 years of corporate and non-profit experience. Ms. Solomon is passionate about enhancing the educational experience through innovative learning opportunities. Sandra currently serves as a Program Manager for Raytheon Company.


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Tony Brackett

is the current Board Secretary. He currently serves as the Vice President of Business Affairs with ABC/Disney Television Group. His qualifications include graduating with a law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law and serving on the board of BESLA (Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association).


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Ben Cory Jones

graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Morehouse College, with a degree in English Literature, and with significant coursework in Finance, Ben worked on Wall Street as a Speech Writer and Communications Executive for a major investment bank. Ben has written on the acclaimed HBO comedy series, INSECURE, starring internet sensation, Issa Rae and executive produced by Larry Wilmore. Ben is also a writer on the second season of WGN’s ground-breaking drama, UNDERGROUND. Currently, Ben is the showrunner/executive producer of the upcoming BET comedy series, BOOMERANG, loosely based on the iconic 90’s-era film, starring Eddie Murphy and Halle Berry.