Shymaine Davis Appointed as Director of Greater Baltimore Urban League’s Haysbert Center for Entrepreneurship
Baltimore, MD, May 21, 2019 --The Greater Baltimore Urban League has selected and appointed Ms. Shymaine Davis as its new innovative Director of the Greater Baltimore Urban League’s Raymond V. Haysbert Center for Entrepreneurship. The Director is responsible for curating and conducting workshops, seminars, and individual counseling and mentoring for the development of entrepreneurs in Baltimore City.
Davis, a native Baltimorean, brings extensive experience in financial management and community development to this exciting role. For the past 15 years, Davis has committed her career and volunteer services to working with organizations to fulfill their mission. Some of Davis’ most distinguished projects were assisting with the building acquisition of Langston Hughes Business Community Resource Center serving the Park Heights community, as well as the opening of the Dr. Angela Y. Davis Leadership Academy for over-aged middle school students in Baltimore City. She works with a host of organizations in assisting with financial management, establishing systems/policies, and strategizing growth through microlending and small business loans, grants and contracts.
Plans for GBUL’s Haysbert Center for Entrepreneurship under Director Davis include the new and improved, Innovative Business Summit to occur in the fourth quarter. Our Business Summit will showcase the release of the Greater Baltimore Urban League’s annual report, “The State of Black Baltimore 2019.” Remain up to date with GBUL’s events, workshops and seminars by visiting our website www.haysbertcenter.gbul.org.
Last week our President completed a Fellowship Certificate program in Nonprofit Leadership at Boston College through Wells Fargo. She participated in three competitions with 18 other participants and placed 2nd in all three, earning an additional financial reward for the agency.
Congratulations on your graduation and winnings for GBUL!