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Council at Large, Brandon King

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Committees & Meeting Dates | Council President, Barbara J. Thomas, Ward 2Council Vice President, Thomas Wheeler, Ward 3 | Council at Large, Nathaniel Martin | Council, Mansell Baker, Ward 4

BACKGROUND
* Born and raised in East Cleveland
* Middle child of seven, born to Norma and Cecil King
* Father of one child, Brianna King
* Baptized/member; Episcopalian, Church of the Transfiguration
* Attended East Cleveland Schools
* Represents over 35 years in Businesses and Investments in the
city and community

EDUCATION
* Master of Urban Real Estate Development and Finance,
Cleveland State University (2005)
* Master of Business Administration, Ohio University (2003)
* Bachelor of Business Administration, Ohio University (1997)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
* American Merchandising Services, (industrial distributor) founded in
1977, headquartered in East Cleveland (current)
* King Management Group, Ltd. (real estate investment)
founder and managing partner of property in East Cleveland (current)
* Project Manager; Rehabilitation of 70 unit HUD property, total project
valued – approximately $500k
* Appalachian Regional Entrepreneurial Initiative (AREI, venture
capitalists firm)
* Small Business Development Center (SBDC, government agency)
* Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC, quasi-government
organization)
* Minority Contractors Business Assistance Program (MCBAP,
quasi- government organization)

CIVIC/COMMUNITY/PROFESSIONAL
* Community Food Pantry (Organizer), two distr., sites (EC & Cleve.)
* Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods at
Case Western Reserve University (PRCHN, CWRU,)
* Network of Community Advisors (NOCA) for PRCHN
* Social Justice Institute (SJI), (Steering Committee,
Researcher) at CWRU
* Neighborhood Leadership Institute (NLI), Class 27
* Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Member
* Northeast Ohio Alliance for Hope (NOAH), Member
* Leaders of Tomorrow, mentor to youth
* Minority Contractors Business Assistance Program (MCBAP),
consultant/mentor
* State of Ohio EDGE – Cleveland Rotary Club – mentor/protégé
program, protégé
* National Black MBA Association, member
* Myers University, guest instructor
* Golden Key National Honors Society, member
* Habitat for Humanity, volunteer
* UNCF, volunteer
* Muscular Dystrophy Association, volunteer
* Cleveland Baseball Federation, volunteer
* Veterans Business Resource Council (VBRC), consultant, volunteer

Committees & Meeting Dates | Council President, Barbara J. Thomas, Ward 2Council Vice President, Thomas Wheeler, Ward 3 | Council at Large, Nathaniel Martin | Council, Mansell Baker, Ward 4