Tampa Organization of Black Affairs

Economic Development

Economic/Fund Development/MLK Leadership Breakfast Committee

Chairperson: James Ransom

The Economic/Fund Development/MLK Leadership Breakfast Committee develops projects, plans and organizes activities that encourages African-Americans to become involved in the entrepreneurial process, support businesses owned by other African-Americans, and takes a leadership role in coordinating and supporting local business oriented events; strives to help both African-American consumers and business owners; is responsible for planning, developing and coordinating fundraising campaigns and corporate sponsorships; develops and negotiates equity, fairness, diversity and inclusion agreements toward the successful employment of and spending with African Americans, among others; organizes the Annual TOBA Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Leadership Breakfast.