About / UMEA Board of directors & STAFF

UMEA is an agency for economic development on behalf of professionals of color

Meet Our STAFF

Our staff is highly trained and is always willing to help

Me'Shae
Brooks-Rolling

executive
director

Joshua Walls

Membership Service Manager

Eileen Baugh

Admin-on-call, llc
Administrative Assistant & Events Consultant

Ryan Williams

RAW Consulting
Strategic Planning & Database Consultant

Jasper Wade

UMEA Newsletter Consultant

Meet Our Board Of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of some of the region's most prominent members and organizations

Sheena
Solomon

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,
THE GIFFORD FOUNDATION

President

Laiza
Semidey

Chief Community Investment
officer,
Home Headquarters, INc.

Vice President

Natasha
Newbury

Audit & Accounting management
dermody, Burke & brown cpa's
TREASURER

Jamar
Clarke

Financial service specialist
vision financial group
TREASURER

Jalyn
Clifford

Human Resources
Director
Syracuse Housing Authority


Laura
Cueva

PRESIDENT/CEO,
INTERIOR INNOVATIONS


Bishop Ronald Dewberry

FOUNDER,
CENTER OF HOPE
INTERNATIONAL

Windell
Gray

President/CEO,
Landon & Rian Enterprises Inc.

Dr. Emad
Rahim
PHD, DM, PMP

Syracuse Surge Entrepreneurship Manager

Tai Ngo
Shaw

PRESIDENT,
CNY UNIFORMS PLUS

Hasan
Stephens

founder & executive director
good life philanthropic youth foundation

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