Faustina Brooks, CPA CGMA
Faustina is an executive level Finance & Accounting professional with senior management leadership experience from multiple industries in diverse areas of Accounting & Finance. She has over 25 years of experience in Accounting, Finance & Treasury.
Faustina is a proud graduate of Georgia State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She has worked in numerous lead roles in Accounting & Finance in diverse industries and is an active Licensed CPA in the states of Illinois & Georgia. She also holds a CGMA (Chartered Global Managerial Accountant) designation.
Faustina has also been blessed to serve as an Adjunct Professor in Accounting and has done several motivational engagements to encourage others to pursue the field of Accounting.
Mohammed Lamine Kaba
Mohammed Lamine Kaba is a Senior Consultant with Deloitte Consulting Firm in the Supply Chain & Network Operation practice with 20+ years of Retail, Category Management and Supply Chain experience. He works with consumer companies to provide industry level expertise and partnered with clients to solve business operational problems. Prior to joining Deloitte, he spent several years with Ahold Delhaize where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of 6 categories with a combine yearly sale of $210 million.
Mohammed has an MBA from Johnson and Wales University in Providence Rhode Island and Bachelor of Science degree in Geography from Salem State College in Salem, Massachusetts.
Mohammed during his free time love to travel with his family, an avid runner, and involved in planning and running several small group organizations including COFAD class of 88, Kaba Family Reunion, Several Vacation Groups and volunteering whenever possible.
Thyrsa M. Gravely
Thyrsa M. Gravely is a seasoned strategic management and implementation professional with a hybrid combination of consulting, operations, as well as program and project management experience.
Thyrsa is an independent consultant who assists companies with business operations, strategic initiatives and project management. Previously, she led the Sales Support Operations team at E*TRADE Financial Corporate Services and served in roles with Deloitte’s IT Services Operations which included relationship management, strategy, operations and process improvement.Before Deloitte, she was Pro Business Operations Manager at The Home Depot. One of her many accomplishments in this position was the design and roll-out of a loyalty program and website which generated $1 billion in sales.
In her volunteer work, Thyrsa serves on the board of advisors of Synchronicity Theatre. She has also served on the boards of local chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Black Data Processing Associates and National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), as well as led committees of IT Senior Management Forum (ITSMF). Her accolades include Member of the Year of the Metro New York Chapter or NBMBAA, ITSMF Management Associate of the Year and a finalist for Suzi Bass Awards’ Volunteer of the Year.
Thyrsa holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Howard University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance & Marketing from Clark Atlanta University.
Sylvia D. William, PHR, CPP
A native of Boston, MA, Sylvia relocated to Atlanta, GA, in 1989 after completing college with a degree in accounting. Sylvia is currently a seasoned payroll and human resources professional, holding two highly regarded certifications in both industries: PHR and CPP. Sylvia currently works for a real estate development company in Atlanta. Sylvia is also the owner and operator of TripleAAA Consulting Services, which specializes in concessions fundraising for nonprofit organizations.
Sylvia began her volunteer journey during her service on the hospitality committee at her home church in Boston. She served at the Long Island Shelter for women and men as a food server. Sylvia continued her volunteer and hospitality journey in Georgia by serving in various capacities at the Atlanta Community Food Bank, Hands on Atlanta, United Way, Atlanta Union Mission, Open Hands Atlanta, and currently for Levy Restaurants and Events (Mercedes Benz Stadium and the University of Alabama).
In her spare time, Sylvia enjoys cooking, is an avid sports fan (primarily the Patriots), is an avid sports enthusiast, and enjoys spending time at the beach or in the mountains. Sylvia also enjoys spending quality time with family, especially with her 1-year-old granddaughter.