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The executive director and co-founder of Hillman Accelerator, Candice Matthews, is an experienced adviser and coach to executive leadership in the strategic and operational aspects of management, change, marketing, sales, and client relationship management for local and national firms. A serial entrepreneur, Matthews founded the Black Founders Network (BFN) to address the need for increased…

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When the multi-million dollar National Underground Railroad Freedom Center opened in 2004, it stood as a triumph and testament to the thousands of African Americans who escaped slavery to freedom — and to those brave souls along the northbound escape route who risked life and property to provide food, safe lodging and directions. Tragically, the…

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