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our
leadership
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KRIS MIXON

president

president

Kristopher Mixon currently serves as a Senior Consultant for Ernst & Young within the Workforce Advisory Practice. He specializes in the Utilities and Energy industries, providing change strategies for his clients. Prior to joining Ernst & Young, Kristopher worked for Accenture LLP as a Change Management Consultant, and the Boeing Company in Saint Louis, Missouri as a Financial Analyst. He is an Alumnus of Prairie View A&M University, where he attained a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, from the College of Business. Shortly after graduating, he achieved a Master of Science in Forensic Accounting from Webster University. He is a current member of the National Association of Black Accountants, as well as the President of Emerging 100 Houston. Kristopher has a strong passion for Real Estate, Professional Development, Corporate and Dining Etiquette, and developing our future young black professionals.

vice president of finance

CHRIS JONES

Christopher M. B. Jones is a bi-vocational preacher and teacher. He was born and raised the son of a Baptist pastor here in Houston, Texas. Upon graduating from Westfield High School in 2005, he then chose to attend Morehouse College. He received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Morehouse in 2009 and his Master of Divinity from George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University in 2013. He currently serves as the Youth and Children’s Pastor at Truevine Missionary Baptist Church in Spring, Texas. Over the past seven years, he has also had the privilege of teaching sixth grade World Cultures in two districts in the city, Aldine ISD and Fort Bend ISD. It is his hope to one day serve as a full time Pastor of a local church while simultaneously building his brand as a church consultant through his own firm, The Ezramiah Institute.

ALEX SOMERVILLE

vice president of programs

Alexander Somerville found his interest in business and philanthropy at an early age. He honed his leadership skills in athletic programs as well as leadership development programs. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Kentucky State University and later completed a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Executive Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. As a proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Alexander is no stranger to serving his community. These principles later influenced his membership with several community based organizations including the Emerging 100 Houston. Outside of philanthropy, Alexander currently serves as an Instructional Designer for the world-renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center designing learning and development programs for the institution.