EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Megan Van Fleet has served as the Executive Assistant at City Startup Labs since 2015. A native of Virginia, Megan graduated from the University of Virginia, and has previously worked in education, the financial services industry, and with small business operations.   Megan and her husband Jim relocated to Charlotte in 2008, where […]


DIRECTOR OF RESTORATIVE PATHWAYS Author, Advocate, Activist, Leader, Trainer, Speaker ¬† Over the span of a 30-year career LeeRoy Jordan has served marginalized populations in a variety of roles. He has worked extensively with criminal and juvenile justice populations, from pre-trial services to post-incarceration support. He has advocated for alternatives to incarceration and diversions to […]


DIRECTOR OF THE REENTRY ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM (REEP) Travis¬†Williams, a native of Kannapolis, North Carolina, survived a tumultuous upbringing that included constantly moving from state-to-state, changing schools over a dozen times, no positive role models, which finally led to serious trouble with the law. That trouble resulted in nearly 8 years of incarceration in 14 state […]


FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Henry Rock has well over two decades of experience in media sales, advertising and marketing, working on national brands in Chicago, New York and Philadelphia for Johnson Publishing, the National Black Network, Black Media Inc. and other Black Media companies. He has worked in business development and strategic planning for small […]