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Arthur Jenkins III (Sacramento, California) - HHEW '05
A native of California, I graduated from the University of the Pacific with an undergraduate degree in communication and a master’s degree in counseling from Alabama State University. I have been employed with the California State University System for five years as a Student Life and Leadership advisor and now work as a program coordinator for the Associated Students, Inc. I enjoy reading literature that focuses on justice, watching films, and good conversation. For the past six years, I have coordinated the Annual GospelFest Musical Celebration on the California State University, East Bay, Hayward campus featuring collegiate gospel choirs from San Francisco State University, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, and UC San Francisco. In 2008, I established the University's first recognized gospel choir, the Cal State East Bay Gospel Choir.
Linda Newcomb Kelly, MPA, CPPB (Denver, Colorado) - HHEW '01
Linda Newcomb Kelly founded Deloney Newcomb Services in 2005. DNS is a professional consulting company specializing in procurement strategies, supplier diversity, workforce development and public involvement. DNS has had considerable success in assisting owners, developers, and contractors in achieving local, diverse workforce, and expansion of women and minorities businesses/contractors on a multitude of construction projects. She has over twenty-five (25) years experience in procurement, contract administration, negotiations, mediation and conflict resolution. Newcomb Kelly has a Masters of Public Administration from Roosevelt University and a Bachelor of Science from Illinois State University. Newcomb Kelly’s certifications include the Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council’s Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) designation.
Christina Lewis, MBA (San Jose, California) - HHEW '08
Christina Lewis currently works as Senior Manager of Finance for SanDisk in Milpitas, California. She has spent the majority of her career in leadership positions in accounting and finance at Fortune 100 companies. Christina is also CEO of LimitlessE Branding which provides branding services for entrepreneurs of service businesses and non-profit organizations. Additionally, Christina is active in the local community and has served as a board member for several organizations, such as the National Association of Black Accountants. She also writes blogs on black culture (www.experiencinghistory.blogspot.com) and poetry. She holds a MBA from Wake Forest University, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is currently working on her Doctorate of Education at Fielding University. Christina’s life's motto is, "There is nothing more wasteful than a life lived without purpose."
Janet Lilly, MBA, ABD (Stockton, California) - HHEW '02
Janet Lilly has over 20 years of dynamic HR leadership working within the Fortune 50, other corporate and non-profit business organizations. High level of expertise in compliance for government contractor employers, diversity and inclusion advocacy, workers’ compensation / risk management to help employees “stay at work”, reasonable accommodation / disability management, talent planning, and employee engagement. Employee relations strategist with proven abilities in HR investigations, audits, and leading HR /professional teams. Skilled in consulting and influencing business partners, community outreach, creator and designer of HR programs, execution driver, corporate communications, and facilitator.
Diane Littles, MBA (Washington, DC) - HHEW '12
Diane Littles holds an MBA from Trinity Washington University (Washington, DC) focusing on Strategic Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Paralegal Studies from St. John’s University in New York. She is a non-profit management consultant with 20 years of experience developing collaborations with non-profits, governmental agencies, business associations, small businesses, educational institutions, corporations, community leaders, elected officials, residents, parents and students to develop programming and activities that are socially responsible and individually transformative. As a consultant, she provides services in capacity building, development and management of community based, youth and school based programs, organizational design and development, grant writing, volunteer, staff and leadership trainings. Highlights of her career include being Youth Director of Positive Youth Connection (PYC) of the South East Queens Community Partnership. In 2000 through 2002, Diane Littles worked with Assemblyman William Scarborough, 29th Assembly District, in developing the 29th Assembly Task Force to address local concerns. As Interim Executive Director of The Dance Institute of Washington, Ms. Littles increased enrollment, improved programming, launched their rebranding and implemented effective strategic partnerships. One of her current projects is working with the founder and CEO of Family Initiative Regarding Education (FIRE) to develop their mission based organizational structure, programming and activities.
Milton Long (Charlotte, North Carolina area) - HHEW '09
Born and raised in Roanoke, Virginia, Milton was always very active with sports and loved basketball which he played a ton. Now, golf is his sport but can’t find the time to play it because of work. He attended Virginia State College (University) where he was very involved with many groups and activities but none more important to him than becoming a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. He joined Caterpillar, Inc right out of VSC and has worked within their Treasury/Finance departments for over 30 years. He classifies himself as a "corporate gypsy" since he has moved 9 times in his career, but currently he and his wife of 8 years are living in the Charlotte, NC area. He has 3 children and is a proud grandfather to newly born, Zoey. He loves to have fun, exchange world views with diverse people and maintain close relationships with his many close friends who have influenced him to be who he is today. As Milton is beginning to plan the next phase of his life, Retirement, he is gearing up to be involved with the local Omega Psi Phi graduate chapter, both the local and national alumni chapters of Virginia State University as well as how he can leverage his life’s skills to aid other social action endeavors.