Djuan

Djuan Coleon is CEO and Board Chair of PURE (Project Urban Renewal Energy) where he oversees the day to day operations of the organization. Coleon launched pure in 2014 with the mission to build partnerships, coalitions and strategies that will educate communities on energy efficiency, urban renewal, green technology and environmental justice issues to assist in the facilitation of building collaborative sustainable communities across America. His career has been built on leading successful initiatives across government, public service, corporate and civil rights sectors which created a natural segue way for him to bridge the gap (of what) in underserved communities, and by building awareness and opportunities for collaboration with others to ensure economic, ecological and environmental justice.

Prior to founding PURE, Coleon served as the Director of Marketing and Digital Strategy for The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (“The King Center”) where he directed marketing, digital and customer experience initiatives across the King Center platforms. He was also responsible for customer acquisition, site operations and enterprise platform management, and worked closely with the public relations department to build online brand awareness campaigns and integrated online strategies for multimedia advertising, email and affiliate campaigns. A public speaker as well, Coleon was featured panelist for the SNCC 50th Anniversary commemoration, SXSW Eco, National Urban League, SCLC, NAACP, White House HBCU Week Conference, RainBow PUSH Coalition, Morehouse College, Spelman College, Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University.

For Edelman PR Coleon managed branded content and marketing across social media channels for brands Wal‐Mart, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS), and Nike.

Preceding Edelman, Coleon served as the Director of Constituent Relations with the National Alliance of Faith and Justice (NAFJ) where he worked in partnership with the National Corporation of Community Service and the Pen or Pencil Movement to implement the national the Service Learning Challenge in Atlanta which was organized under President Barrack Obama’s “United We Serve Act.”

Coleon’s experience in public works for two major metro Atlanta municipalities laid the foundation for his expertise in environmental issues. He spent seven years in engineering and construction as a project manager with the City of Atlanta where he identified and communicated best‐practice guidelines for managing the surcharge events associated with state water utilities and ensured that facilities were able to meet existing E.P.A. regulatory guidelines. He also oversaw the implementation of DeKalb County’s $3.5 million flow monitoring project and managed over 123 monitoring sites throughout the County. His multi‐media production experience was honed early his in career. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated.

Certificates and Licenses 

Type: Effective Change Management Leadership Development     

Issued by: Department of Watershed Management

Date Issued: 5 /2009

Type: SSES/Rehabilitation Construction Management Program Procedures 

Issued by: Department of Watershed Management

Date Issued: 2 /2007

Type: NASTT Pipe Bursting & CIPP Good Practices Courses

Issued by: Louisiana Tech University

Date Issued: 7 /2007

Type: SSES FIELD Techniques and SSES Data Delivery

Issued by: Department of Watershed Management

Date Issued: 5 /2007

Type: Contract Administration and Public Information

Issued by: Department of Watershed Management

Date Issued: 2 /2007

Type: North American Society For Trenchless Technology CIPP Good Practices Course

Issued by: Department of Watershed Management

Date Issued: 5 /2007

Type: Greenway Properties Presentation

Issued by: Department of Watershed Management

Date Issued: 3 /2009

Type: SSES Data Delivery Training

Issued by: Department of Watershed Management

Date Issued: 10 /2007

Headshot - BrownKimberly Corbin currently serves as the Director of Business Administration for Montrose Ministries which consists of a Church, K-12 School and Child Development Center. Montrose serves over 250 members and 200 families.  Previously Mrs. Corbin was the President and CEO of the National Black MBA Association serving a network of over 30,000 professionals and managing a $10 million budget.   Prior to that , she spent over 18 years in the financial industry managing operations, executing loans, and making investments in $100+ million leverage buyouts.  She has held various leadership positions within American Capital, GE Capital, Fieldstone Capital and Bankers Trust.  Mrs. Corbin is a very proud graduate of Florida A&M University ‘s School of Business and Industry.  She earned her MBA from Harvard Business School.

 

 

 

Kimberly King Headshot on light blue 1Kimberly King is an internationally recognized social entrepreneur, strategy advisor and change agent in the fields of cross-sector alliances and public-private partnerships, dialogue and civic engagement, cause-marketing and media; economic and community development, and the empowerment of women & girls.

King’s unique perspective reflects 25 years as a pioneer in systems thinking and social innovation representing trade associations, Fortune 500’s, govts; arts & media, NGO’s and United Nations. Clients/partners include: American Express, AT&T, Coca-Cola, AARP, Credit Union National Assoc, City of LA; Los Angeles Economic Development, World Trade Center Association; Golden Globe Awards, NBC, PBS; Ethical Marketplace, UN-FPA and UNDP. King’s innovative design and marketing strategies have generated an est 4 billion dollars in revenue for clients to date.

Ms. King is the CEO of multiple companies and organizations. She is Executive Director of One Island Institute and President of The Peace Company, a socially conscious enterprise which supports education and development initiatives. She currently serves on the Board/Advisors for The Interfaith Observer, US Women Connect, and WIESD – Women in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development. Ms. King is VP of International Relations for the International Women’s Think Tank and a long-time NGO Advisor and Liaison to the UN Commission on Women.

Kimberly is a speaker and featured Co-author in “The Power of Team” and best selling series “Wake Up, Live the Life You Love.” Kimberly has worked & traveled to nearly 70 countries and is an honored recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt Global Humanitarian Award.

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