Counselors to America's Small Business
I have been in the food service business for 35 years. We ran a small wholesale meat company called Mark's Quality Meat's in Southwest Detroit. We were food purveyors and wholesalers to restaurants,bars and country clubs. We sold the business in 2010.
I have a fine art degree from Wayne State University with a concentration in painting and photography.
Sb1 Federal Credit Union - Treasurer, Director and Member of Executive Committee (1990 - present)
Arts & Business Counsel of Greater Philadelphia - Business Consultant (2012- present)
Clarifi - Financial Coach (2014 to present)
GlaxoSmithKline - Various roles in finance with a focus in Treasury and Cash Mgt (1987-2012)
MBA - Drexel University</p>
BS - University of Pittsburgh<br />
Strong background in non-profit management with additional expertise in marketing, training and development, and project management. Certified Downtown manager with over 15 years of experience in design, economic development, and promotion for both individual businesses and communities. Trained in information and referral services, career counseling and relocation assistance, with MS in Human Resources and Development. Additional expertise in retail management, customer service, business communication, and building consensus.
MS, Human Resources Development, University of Central Texas, formerly American Technological University, Killeen, TX, 1987. BA, Asian Studies, Wheaton College, 1976. Certified Main Street Manager, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2002
Salimah has worked with many exceptional community organizations including – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta, Piedmont Park Conservancy, SUMMECH Community Development Corporation, The Atlanta Voice Newspaper, The Jasmine Guy Ace Foundation for the Arts, Music Rocks Foundation, The Atlanta Chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (commonly known as The Grammy’s), and Tyler Perry Studios.
A few of her business accomplishments include earning 7 prestigious distinctions and awards in low-income housing development with affordable housing agency SUMMECH CDC, working with Grammy Award nominated artists, with two records earning recognition on Billboard’s Top 40 and Top 100 lists, working on the film For Colored Girls, on television productions Meet the Browns and House of Payne, all produced by Tyler Perry Studios.
<span style="font-size: 16px;">Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business Certificate, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA</span></p>
<span style="font-size: 16px;">Georgia Center for Non-profits Non-profit-U participant</span></p>
<span style="font-size: 16px;">Certified Volunteer Literacy Teacher (LVA & Laubach Method)</span></p>
MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR: PLUMBING, HEATING, PLUS
PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER: K-12
ICE HOCKEY USA, CANADA
BACHELOR OF ARTS: QUEENS COLLEGE NYC
BACHELOR OF ARTS