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

Essence
Britt

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Meet Our Board Of Directors

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

Calvin 
Corriders

Regional PRESIDENT,
Syracuse Market
Pathfinder Bank

President

Juanita
Perez-Williams, Esq.

Regional Director,
NYS Upstate Workers Compensation

VICE-PRESIDENT

Laura
Cueva

PRESIDENT/CEO,
INTERIOR INNOVATIONS


TREASURER

Jalyn
Clifford

Human Resources
Director
Syracuse Housing Authority

Bishop Ronald Dewberry

FOUNDER,
CENTER OF HOPE
INTERNATIONAL

Windell
Gray

President/CEO,
Landon & Rian Enterprises Inc.

Natasha
Newbury

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

Tim
Penix

Vice President,
SUNY Educational Opportunity Center

Jose
Perez

LAWYER
LAW OFFICES OF JOSE PEREZ, P.C.
Oficinas del Abogado Jose Perez, P.C.

Dr. Emad
Rahim
PHD, DM, PMP

Kotouc Family Endowed Professor and ChaiR,
bellevue university

Laiza
Semidey

syracuse surge workforce manager,
centerstate ceo

Tai Ngo
Shaw

PRESIDENT,
CNY UNIFORMS PLUS

Robert
Simpson

PRESIDENT/CEO,
centerstate ceo

Sheena
Solomon

executive director,
the gifford foundation

Hasan
Stephens

founder & executive director
good life philanthropic youth foundation

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