Mr. Timothy Marshall has served as Vice Chairman of the Grace CDC and Ujamaa CDC Boards since their inception. He is a founding National Governing Board member of PACESETTER CDE, which has invested over $400 million in housing, medical, educational and other initiatives in underserved communities through U.S. Department of Treasury CDFI New Markets Tax Credits. He was a founding member of the National Advisory Board, Maya Angelou Center on Health Equity, Wake Forest University.
Mr. Marshall has chaired and addressed Global Trade Summits at the Washington D.C Convention Center and JFK Airport; as well as Summits on the Economic, Environmental (Climate Change), and Cultural Sustainability of the Tourism sector at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland; and in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Under his leadership, Global Peace Parks have been established in six of the seven continents around the world, including Victoria Falls in Africa.
He established a national economic development pilot program for the Clinton Administration which was replicated in 16 major markets across the United States; provided management consulting to over 8,000 entrepreneurs; and secured $800 million in contract procurement, financing, and surety bonding for small businesses in New York. Mr. Marshall has received Presidential, Gubernatorial, Mayoral and Legislative commendations; has been named to Who’s Who Among Black Americans and Outstanding Young Men of America; and has received additional public and private sector Awards at the local, state and national levels for his leadership in serving disenfranchised communities.
Mr. Marshall received the B.A. Degree from Lone Mountain College in San Francisco; received the HSBC Chairman’s Award to attend an Executive Leadership Institute at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business; and the Clorox Company Foundation Award to attend the Consumer and Industrial Marketing Institute at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was named an Inaugural National Fellow of the Walter Kaitz Foundation and gave the Valedictory Graduation Address before top leaders of the Communications and Entertainment industries.
He is a Father, and an Ordained Deacon of Grace Baptist Church.