Meet Our Executive Leadership Commitee!

Board Officers

Board Chairs

Sasha R. Simmons,

Sasha R. Simmons is a motivational speaker, Empowerment Activist, and graduate of the University of North Florida with a Master’s of Public Health degree. She is the founder of SpeakLife, LLC, and a member of Toastmasters International, as well as a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., through which she volunteers with the Emerging Young Leaders Program. Sasha previously volunteered with the Jacksonville Urban League Young Professionals as an ambassador for the Gates Millennium Scholar Program.

Brittney Martin | Membership Chair |

M. Bridgeman,
Vice President

M. Bridgeman is a native Phoenician, and a Graduate of Langston University in Oklahoma. He is an exceptional leader with the demonstrated capacity to adapt, coach, collaborate and effectively communicate in various environments. He understand the importance of listening to and anticipating the needs of the organization while remaining focused on duties and responsibilities needed to help the organization succeed. He is currently a licensed Realtor in Phoenix where he specializes in Corporate Relocation. When he was 8, he was the youngest member of the National Association of Parliamentarians. When he is not working, he enjoys discovering new restaurants and cars.

Carranza Guidry | Social and Cultural Chair |

Aaron Robinson | Communications Chair |

Adrienne Carter,

Adrienne Carter is a native of Detroit, Michigan and has been a resident of Arizona since June 2015, by way of Atlanta, Georgia. A new career opportunity led Adrienne to Arizona when she joined Pulte Homes AZ Division as an Assistant Controller. Adrienne is a graduate of Tuskegee University where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting and later earned the Certified Public Accountant license. Adrienne is also the founder of an inspirational apparel brand, AaRC Collections.

Jerry McPherson | Leadership Development Chair |

Ashley Hardin,

She is an ambitious philanthropic and has a championship athletic background that has overflowed into her professional career. She is known for bringing Wall Street financial concepts to businesses and families while focusing on economic empowerment with everyone she works with.

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