Meet Our Team

MEET OUR TEAM

Eric Jackson

Servant Director

Lee Jordan Jr.

Director of Operations and Culture

Twanneshia Thomas

Office Manager & Finance Manager

Teal Hinton

Director of Finance and Sustainability

Keyona Hough

Food Susu Organizer

Jordan Taylor

Communications Organizer & Archivist

Ayris Barnes

Farm Redevelopment Organizer

Amber Jordan

Administrative Organizer

MEET THE CIRCLE OF WISE COUNSEL

Our Circle of Wise Counsel is functionally BYI’s Board. They work hand in hand with BYI staff to bring each of our initiative areas to life.

Maryrejahlil Lanier, Budget & Fundraising

Naadiya Hutchinson, Communications

Nicole Butler, Governance

Antwain Jordan, Praxis

Ashley Johnson, Communications

Geneen Godsey, Governance

Zachari Curtis, Praxis

Gabrielle Manning-Jones, Communications

Lawanda Williams, Research

Kanav Kathuria, Research

Heather Chapman, Budget & Fundraising

Kesean Johnson, Budget & Fundraising

Are you interested in serving on the Circle of Wise Counsel?

 

Are you committed to Black people and Black liberation? Do you have a background/skill set in economic development, organizing, urban farming, and/or fundraising? If so, contact Black Yield Institute at info@blackyieldinstitute.org.