Board of Directors

Board Members

LaTricea Adams

Advisory Leadership Council
Shelby County Schools

Felecia Bean Barnes

Board Chair & Owner
Bean and Prince Contractors, Inc.

Tonja Sesley-Baymon

Memphis Urban League

Ashley Coffield

Executive Director
Planned Parenthood

Andrea J. Echols

Vice President, Community Development Manager
First Tennessee Bank

Andre Dean

Dean & Associates

Tiffanee Wade-Henderson

General Counsel – Litigation
International Paper

Sherman Greer

Executive Director Government Relations Southwest Tennessee Community College

Edward Stephens Jr.

Senior Pastor
Golden Gate Cathedral

Ashante Hodges

MUL Board Secretary
Methodist North Hospital

Brian Stephens

Caissa Public Strategy, LLC

Colby S. Morgan

Attorney at Law
Jackson Lewis P.C.

Aulton J. Greene

Programs Director
Tennessee Valley Authority

Sara O'Ryan

Newby’s – Highland Strip

Brian Middleton

Real Estate Manager
Kroger Co. Delta Division



Empower Communities. Change Lives.


To be the pre-eminent community based organization providing educational and training opportunities ensuring economic development and empowerment for Memphis, Shelby County and surrounding areas.

Social Responsibility

The Memphis Urban League’s history dates back to 1932. Then, the Council of Social Agencies and the Directors of the Memphis Community Fund recognized the need for a social service organization to improve the living and working conditions of the Negro citizens of Memphis.

Equality of Opportunity

The Memphis Urban League is an interracial, non-profit, nonpartisan, community-based organization that provides direct services and policy advocacy to help individuals and communities reach their full potential.


To assist African-Americans, the underserved and economically disadvantaged to expand economic opportunities and secure equality, power and civil rights.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This