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Meet the Chamber Board

The chamber board is made up of local business leaders working to advance the economic interests of our members through advocacy, education, information sharing and resource brokering to maximize their success. We focus resources on the challenges faced by Black-owned and minority businesses.

Black Chamber of Commerce Of Palm Beach County

Board of Directors

Joseph Sanches

President and MLK 5K Committee Chair
Joseph Sanches is the Chief Operating Office of the School District of Palm Beach County, the 10th largest school district in the nation serving m…

Keely Gideon-Taylor

President-Elect and Resource Development Committee Chair
Keely Gideon-Taylor manages the Community Relations at The Palm Beach Post and Palm Beach Daily News. In this role, Keely is responsible for build…

Grasford Smith

Immediate Past President and Governance Committee Chair
Grasford Smith is a Litigation Partner with Akerman, a top 100 US law firm, in its West Palm Beach office. He is admitted to practice in NY, DC, F…

Leontyne D. Brown

Secretary and Advocacy & Social Justice Committee Chair
Leontyne Brown is an award-winning marketing executive with a proven track record of achievement in Integrated Marketing & Communications, Bra…

Pamela Stewart

Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair
As president of the Palm Beach County Black Business Investment Corporation and Pathway Capital Funding, Stewart spearheads efforts to expand acce…

Jervonte Edmonds

Young Professionals Committee Chair
Jervonte “Tae” Edmonds is the Founder and CEO of Suits For Seniors, which is the nation’s fastest growing youth preparedness program. Mr. Edmonds …

Frank Hayden

Membership Committee Chair
From Detroit to Palm Beach County, Frank Hayden has spent his entire professional career creating opportunities for people who sought an equal opp…

Clive Henry

Clive Wilbert Henry, CPA is the president and co-founder of U2 Health, a health care clinic located in West Palm Beach, Florida. Prior to forming …

Brian Oliver

Marketing & Communications Chair
Brian K. Oliver serves as the Chief Executive Officer of K.W.A. Group Branding, a dynamic Palm Beach County firm dedicated to providing quality, c…

Thais Sullivan

Thais R. Sullivan joined Valley National Bank – Florida Division in September 2015, as the Vice President, Regional CRA/Commercial Lending Officer for the S…

Bruce N. Lewis

Equity Entrepreneur Center (E2C) Committee Chair
Bruce N. Lewis is the Founder and CEO of L B Limited & Associates, Incorporated, a Strategic Public Relations company located in Downtown West…

Freda Lucas

Freda D. Lucas is a Vice President/ Branch Manager for PNC Bank. She began her career in retail banking in 1983. Freda has over 30 years in lendin…

Dr. Deeawn Roundtree

Program Committee Chair
Dr. Deeawn Roundtree is an accomplished CEO of Roundtree Training & Consulting. With a wide range of professional certifications and qualifica…

Mark Parks

President of Preveer Inc Having dedicated his life to the service of others, Mark A. Parks Jr., uses his extensive experience in business and government …

Kenyon Link

Kenyon Link is an esteemed senior executive renowned for his diverse expertise in steering and enhancing non-profit organizations. With an unwaver…

Katrina Long Robinson

 Katrina Long Robinson, has over 15 years of education and 6 years of public service experience in Palm Beach County. She is an award-winning…
Board of Directors