In this episode, Jeff chats with Louis Enrique Negrón, Sr. about his story of self-discovery, spiritual healing, service to the community, and development as an executive business leader.
As Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Louis Negrón is committed to supporting the young scholars who will become the leaders of tomorrow.
Using his talents in fundraising and networking, he develops partnerships with agencies in Metro Atlanta that support his organization’s initiatives to mentor, educate, enrich and empower at-risk youth. Negrón’s goals include establishing 100 Black Men of Atlanta as the protector of the city’s children as well as Atlanta’s premier African-American volunteer mentorship group.
Prior to taking on his current role in February 2021, Negrón already had more than 20 years of experience working with nonprofits, as well as a decade of experience in higher education. He holds a B.A. in Spanish from Morehouse College, an M.A. in Administration from Central Michigan University, and a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry from Mercer University’s McAfee School of Theology.
Negrón was named one of Georgia’s 50 Most Influential Latinos by the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in 2021 and featured in Atlanta Magazine’s 2020 list of the 500 Most Influential Leaders.
RESOURCES RELATED TO THIS EPISODE
- Visit https://100blackmen-atlanta.org/
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- Follow Louis Enrique Negrón on LinkedIn
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