Board of Directors

Meet Our Board of Directors 

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V. Sheree Williams

Sheree oversees the board by driving the mission through strategic planning and execution.

As a 16-year media veteran, she is a passionate journalist and storyteller, she’ll work with the board to drive revenue, increase donor contributions and global readership/listenership.

Leslie Brown

Leslie Brown

Leslie is a seasoned professional with a strong background in public health, with a focus on Black and Brown communities.

A wine enthusiast, she is a strong advocate for supporting spaces that amplify Black voices and will join GFDI’s board to support fundraising campaigns and lead donor engagement strategies.

Cary Wheelous

Cary is a veteran business professional experienced in product, marketing and technology with a track-record of execution and innovation in building and driving digital business.

He is the founder of Hayti, an all-in-one mobile app delivering daily world Black news, business, health, sports, HBCU & more from Black publishers around the world and joins GFDI’s board to help drive global growth within its media platforms.