Board of Directors

If you are interested in joining the board, please reach out to Paris Swindle at 857-939-6229, or at Alice Kidder at 617-276-6227, or email

Alice Kidder

Co-Director, Retired Economics Professor

Paris Swindle

Co-Director, Economic Development Practitioner

Abdulkadir Hussein

Executive Director of the African Economic Development Corporation of New England (ACEDONE)

Tamra Blake

Chief Financial Officer, Team Consult

Thomas Bingham

Board Member, Solutions at Work

Jim Brown

Retired Environmentalist

Milton Jones

Manager, Louis D. Brown Pearce Institute

Wilford Louissaint

Manager, Whitney Transportation

Nelson Morales

Volunteer, advocate for the unhoused

Paster Ronald Olivier

Pastor, Bright Morning Star

Harold Raymond

Executive Director, Veterans Benefit Community Development Corporation

Fay White

Psychotherapy Counselor

Dania DeJesus

Vice President, Eastern Bank

Dylan Price

Board Member, Solutions at Work

Preston Barber

Board Member, Solutions at Work