OUR LEADERSHIP

 
Jarred morgan  President  Jarred Morgan, a change management & strategy consultant with ExpressWorks, enjoys encouraging growth.  People want change, but are seldom  willing to change,  as a result Jarred is passionate about guiding organizations through people, process and tech transformations. He began his career as one of the few business majors to complete Johnson & Johnson’s, engineering focused, G.O.L.D program.  An advocate for mentoring and educational equality;  Jarred serves on the board for Gabby’s Infinite Bookshelf, a non-profit that donates African-American authored books to Houston area schools.  Jarred currently serves as President of the Emerging 100 Houston which mentors teens and collegiate students.  He is also Vice-Chairperson of iSeeMyself.org, which highlights young professionals, their lifestyles, and careers; to encourage academic awareness and achievement.  A native of Houston, TX, Jarred holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance & Accounting; a joint MBA from Florida A&M University & Shanghai University. He is also the proud husband of New Jersey native, Whitney Morgan.

Jarred morgan

President

Jarred Morgan, a change management & strategy consultant with ExpressWorks, enjoys encouraging growth.  People want change, but are seldom willing to change, as a result Jarred is passionate about guiding organizations through people, process and tech transformations. He began his career as one of the few business majors to complete Johnson & Johnson’s, engineering focused, G.O.L.D program.

An advocate for mentoring and educational equality;  Jarred serves on the board for Gabby’s Infinite Bookshelf, a non-profit that donates African-American authored books to Houston area schools.  Jarred currently serves as President of the Emerging 100 Houston which mentors teens and collegiate students.  He is also Vice-Chairperson of iSeeMyself.org, which highlights young professionals, their lifestyles, and careers; to encourage academic awareness and achievement.

A native of Houston, TX, Jarred holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance & Accounting; a joint MBA from Florida A&M University & Shanghai University. He is also the proud husband of New Jersey native, Whitney Morgan.

 KRIStopher MIXON   Vice President of operations  Kristopher Mixon currently serves a Consultant for Accenture LLP within the Management Consulting Practice. He specializes in the Utilities and Energy industries, providing change strategies for his clients Human Capital. Prior to joining Accenture, Kristopher worked for the Boeing Company in Saint Louis, Missouri as a Financial Analyst. He is an Aulmnus of The Prairie View A&M University, where he attained a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, from the College of Business. Shortly after graduating, he achieved a Master of Science in Forensic Accounting degree from Webster University. He is a current member of the National Association of Black Accountants, as well as the Vice President of Operations for Emerging 100 of Metropolitan Houston. Kristopher has a strong passion for Real Estate, Professional Development, Corporate and Dining Etiquette, and developing our future young black professionals.

 KRIStopher MIXON

 Vice President of operations

Kristopher Mixon currently serves a Consultant for Accenture LLP within the Management Consulting Practice. He specializes in the Utilities and Energy industries, providing change strategies for his clients Human Capital. Prior to joining Accenture, Kristopher worked for the Boeing Company in Saint Louis, Missouri as a Financial Analyst. He is an Aulmnus of The Prairie View A&M University, where he attained a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, from the College of Business. Shortly after graduating, he achieved a Master of Science in Forensic Accounting degree from Webster University. He is a current member of the National Association of Black Accountants, as well as the Vice President of Operations for Emerging 100 of Metropolitan Houston. Kristopher has a strong passion for Real Estate, Professional Development, Corporate and Dining Etiquette, and developing our future young black professionals.

tOLU oPELOYE

Vice President of PROGRAMS

Tolu Opeloye Sr. has a sincere drive to help everyone he can reach their full potential in life. He is an avid believer that this can simply be done by helping one understand what motivates them daily. As the Vice President of Business Development & Operations for National Nursing & Rehab, his primary responsibility is geared towards the strategic planning & business development growth for 8 offices across the state of Texas. Tolu received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Texas-Arlington, Texas Southern University awarded him a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration and obtained a certificate in Personal Leadership from Columbia Business School.

Tolu maintains this drive voluntarily by serving as the Vice President of Programs for the Emerging 100 Houston Metropolitan Chapter. He also serves as an Advisory Council Member/Mentor for the Fifth Ward Enrichment Program(FWEP), a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and a Board Member/Mentor with the Elliott-Chandler Foundation. He is also a Certified Personal Trainer through NCSF, member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. and an active member at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church.

A native of Dallas, TX, Tolu is the husband of Brittany Opeloye and the proud father of two sons, Tolu Jr & Ezekiel.

JAMES WILLIAMS  vice president of finance  James E. Williams is driven by his mission to eradicate poverty—combining business, government and philanthropy to spread prosperity and empower individuals. Professionally, he does this by helping non-profit organizations raise funds and grow partnerships to bring more of their services to those who need it most.  In his extracurricular pursuits, James works to eradicate poverty by mentoring and consulting community organizations on strategic growth. Currently, James serves as Vice President of Finance for Emerging 100 Houston. In this role he helps the organization fulfill its fiduciary responsibility as it mentors to teens and college students and promotes causes important to young professionals in Houston. Additionally, James serves as a mentor for the Elliott Chandler Foundation, and has been a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated since December 2005—serving in many roles at the chapter and national levels.  James holds a bachelor’s degree in Afro-American and Women Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Management Studies from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. A native of Greensboro, North Carolina, James and his wife, Ebonie, moved to Houston in 2015 and are enjoying making this great city their home.   

JAMES WILLIAMS

vice president of finance

James E. Williams is driven by his mission to eradicate poverty—combining business, government and philanthropy to spread prosperity and empower individuals. Professionally, he does this by helping non-profit organizations raise funds and grow partnerships to bring more of their services to those who need it most.

In his extracurricular pursuits, James works to eradicate poverty by mentoring and consulting community organizations on strategic growth. Currently, James serves as Vice President of Finance for Emerging 100 Houston. In this role he helps the organization fulfill its fiduciary responsibility as it mentors to teens and college students and promotes causes important to young professionals in Houston. Additionally, James serves as a mentor for the Elliott Chandler Foundation, and has been a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated since December 2005—serving in many roles at the chapter and national levels.

James holds a bachelor’s degree in Afro-American and Women Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Management Studies from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. A native of Greensboro, North Carolina, James and his wife, Ebonie, moved to Houston in 2015 and are enjoying making this great city their home.   

Carlos pinkertnon : SECRETARY         

RAY SHACKELFORD : PARLIAMENTARIAN

CODY LANGSTON : MENTORING CHAIR   

TRAVIS RICHARD : EDUCATION CHAIR

EMMANUEL ONYEMEM: ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT CHAIR

PATRICK RUMPH: HEALTH AND WELLNESS CHAIR

STEVEN HADLEY: PRESIDENT EMERITUS