Tiffany Majors, President & CEO of the Greater Baltimore Urban League
Tiffany Majors has dedicated her life to serving persons in unserved and underserved communities throughout the DMV, NJ and PA regions. For over two decades, she has had great influential success in leading diverse teams to serve in the greatest marginalized communities throughout these areas. Ms. Majors has led agencies who specialize in Public Health, Offender Rehabilitation and Human Services in communities of prodigious social, economic and health disparities. She has 24 years of Executive Management experience in the public, private and non-profit sector operating to improve the inequities within employment, economic mobility, housing, healthcare, civil rights and our penal system. Her career devotion is to certify equal access to quality services and support in addition to eliminating intentional barriers affecting vulnerable populations. She has developed and facilitated several advocacy coalitions locally and nationally with community, state and federal agencies to forward the mission of empowering African Americans and minorities the ability to achieve self-sufficiency and parity.
Ms. Majors began her career in the penal system providing substance abuse counseling to inmates in a federal maximum security prison in addition to providing after-care treatment to newly released offenders transitioning into society. After relocating to Maryland, Ms. Majors transitioned her career into the Health and Human services field leading the charge in advocacy and direct care. Most recently she has functioned as the Director of Quality Initiatives for the State of Maryland after serving as the Project Director and Chief Executive Officer of Baltimore Healthy Start, Inc. Baltimore Healthy Start serves as the “subject matter expert” in serving highrisk pregnant women at and below poverty levels to decrease infant mortality and eliminate health disparities. The agency received national recognition for its stellar outcomes, impact and consumer retention; becoming one of the national training sites and mentor to newly developed affiliates. In 2018, she began an appointment as the first black female to lead the Greater Baltimore Urban League (GBUL) in existence since 1924, serving to enable African Americans and other minorities to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights. The Greater Baltimore Urban League movement carries out its mission through direct services, advocacy, research, policy analysis, community mobilization, collaboration and communications. The Mission of GBUL is to ensure that our children are well-educated and equipped for economic self-reliance, assisting adults to attain economic self-sufficiency through good jobs, home ownership, entrepreneurship and wealth accumulation and lastly ensuring our civil rights by eradicating all barriers to equal participation in the economic and social mainstream of America.
Since her appointment she has led the organization to enhance the quality and capacity of their services and increased its total annual revenue to a multi-million-dollar affiliate for the first time in history. She has led the organization to be recognized and awarded in many areas of community service in entrepreneurship, youth college and career readiness, healthcare administration and advocacy. She was honored as one of the “25 Women to Watch,” “National Urban League’s Newcomer President and CEO of the Year,” “Women Who Win,” “Business Leaders of Maryland” and has sat on many panels for Women in Leadership, civil rights, economic development and advocacy. Ms. Majors earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology from the first historic black university of higher learning, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. She has also earned a dual Master’s of Business Administration and Masters of Healthcare Administration from Wilmington University. She is a Fellow of the Urban Health Collaborative with the University of Washington, Nonprofit Leadership Fellowship at Boston College, and a Johnson & Johnson Fellow with the Executive Management Program of the University of California, Los Angeles.
Tiffany has two children Zyaire 28 who is receiving her Master’s in Forensic Technology ~ Cyber Security and Dylan 21, who is studying Exercise Science and playing basketball at the collegiate level. Tiffany’s new Blessing and joy in her 5-month old granddaughter Marleigh. Tiffany believe that God placed her on earth to serve, her purpose is to serve others in any way possible to enhance the equity and quality of their lives. Zyaire, Dylan and Marleigh are her, “WHY!”