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An Executive Board, Regional Officers, and Administrative Vice Presidents provide the leadership structure for the organization.



Urban Financial Service Coalition Inc.
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Executive Board:

Roderick Hayes

National President and Chairperson Board of Directors

Roderick Hayes works as a Business Analyst for a brokerage firm.  He has 16

Dorothy Reed

National Vice President

Dorothy Reed holds the executive level position of Customer Service Manager for the Bureau

Christy Bryant

National Parliamentarian

Christy Bryant is an experienced information technology and business professional with more than thirty-eight

Ola Truelove

National Treasurer

Ola serves as Vice President at Central Bank where she currently sells, promotes and

Lisa Rowe-Higginbottom


AVP, Business Initiatives Consultant, Wells Fargo Richmond, Virginia Area Previous Employers Urban Financial Services

Walter Brown Jr.

Advisory Board Chairperson (Immediate Past National President)

Walter Brown is Principal at WB Lending Solutions.  He is a 30+ year financial

Ditu Kasuyi

Past President, Advisory Board Member, Richmond Chapter

Ditu Kasuyi is the President and CEO of Kasuyi & Associates, LLC, a certified



Eastern Region Officers:

Delores Blake

Eastern Region 1st VP

Delores works at MECU of Baltimore, Inc. where she is Associate Director.  Her specific

Grace Clarke McDade

Eastern Region Vice President

Grace serves as Global Program Manager at Citi.  Her role as a Project Management

Western Region Officers:

Brenda Joseph

Western Region 1st Vice President

Brenda Joseph has spent the majority of her working life in banking and finance. 

Debra Bronston

Western Region - Vice President

As Managing Partner of On-Point Career Strategies, Debra leads and directs the company’s offerings

Administrative Vice Presidents:

Gail Todd

Administrative Vice President – Programing

Gail Todd is an energetic, creative Financial Services Professional with over 31 years of successful

Melanie Lee

Administrative Vice President - Legal Affairs

Melanie M. Lee, Esquire is the owner of Lee Law Office.  Melanie concentrates her practice

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