Ivy Simmons, graduate of Spelman College and the Vice President of Membership Services and Outreach for the National Business League, Inc. Ivy is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. as well as the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College. She is a Senior Fellow with the Environmental Leadership Program and has been a board member of the West Atlanta Water Alliance (WAWA). Simmons is a collaborative bridge-builder whose strength lies in identifying and maximizing hidden opportunities, strategic planning, team building and relationship management/client cultivation strategies. Her core strengths and background revolves around donor relationship, fundraising, event marketing/event planning experience.
Xina Eiland, President and CEO of X+PR, is a visionary leader and recognized authority in multicultural communications and digital media. Xina has her Masters in Health Administration and Bachelors in Communications, both from the University of Michigan. X+PR has worked with numerous and diverse clients such as Digital DC, a national marketing campaign and economic initiative to increase the visibility of Washington, D.C. as a leading community in the innovation and high-tech economy; Ford Motor Company Fund, a nonprofit arm of Ford Motor Company that creates community outreach service programs; Blogalicious, a blogging community that celebrates diversity in digital media; amongst others