Board of Directors & Staff

The Board of Directors

Stephanie Swepson-Twitty
Chair
Stephanie Swepson-Twitty, BSM
President/CEO
Eagle Market Street Development Corporation
Monique A. Taylor
Vice Chair
Monique A. Taylor, CFE, CICA, CPM
Director
University of North Carolina Asheville, Office of Internal Audit
Secretary
Leonard E. Jones, Jr., BA African American Studies
Accounting Clerk
City of Asheville
YMI Cultural Center
Treasurer
Macky Bah
CFO & Treasurer Arvato Entertainment North America
Agya Boakye-Boaten, PhD
Director & Assistant Professor – Africana Studies
University of North Carolina Asheville
Richard Fort, AIA LEED AP
Architect-Vice President, Marketing and New Business Development
CLARK NEXSEN Architecture & Engineering
Roy R. Harris
Roy R. Harris, BS
Engineering (Retired)
Meritor Inc.
YMI Cultural Center
Debora Holmes-Young
CEO
Dilettante Exclusively Yours
Dahlia Hylton
Dahlia G. Hylton, PhD
Director, Intercultural Center and Multicultural Student Programs
Daren Pinkerton
Daren Pinkerton
Owner
PBI, Inc.
Sharon West, RN, BSN, MHS, CCE
Program Manager
Veterans Administration