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Halleemah Nash serves as Chief Partnerships Officer of The Academy Group- a startup that invests in young people from under-resourced communities and prepares them to own, operate, and incubate highly successful companies across sectors.
As Chief Partnerships Officer, she manages external relations and corporate partnerships to ensure that all participating students have extraordinary academic and internship opportunities that propel them to successful careers. She manages corporate engagement and outreach strategies and externally she plays a critical role in the marketing of the brand. Nash enters the role with 12 years of partnerships and executive leadership experience including charitable engagement for The Chicago Bulls, Chicago Housing Authority, Israel Idonije Foundation, iMentor, and consulting projects for Nike, the Chicago Blackhawks, Morgan Stanley, The City of Compton, and artists Common and Kendrick Lamar.
Halleemah is a proud Compton, California native and first-generation college graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Howard University and a Master of Divinity and Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University.