Corey is the co-founder and executive director of Maven Leadership Collective. As a social entrepreneur and community advocate with more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit and private sectors, he is committed to harnessing the power of meaningful diversity, equity, and inclusion to make communities thrive.
Corey’s professional experience includes conducting public relations at the United Negro College Fund, developing youth development programs at the National 4-H Council, and leading operations for a national ecumenical faith-based capacity building initiative. It also includes serving as a licensed esthetician, massage therapist, and spa manager in some of Miami’s most acclaimed luxury hotels. He currently serves on the board of directors for Maven and IlluminArts, is an advisory board member for the Nyah Project and Radical Partners, and is a member of the Civilian Review Panel for Florida Foster Care Review.
Corey is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in journalism-public relations and holds a master’s degree in public administration with a concentration in nonprofit management & education policy from The George Washington University. Born in New York City and raised in New Jersey, Corey has previously lived in the Washington, DC metro area and Atlanta prior to moving to South Florida 13 years ago where he now lives in South Beach.