The Houston Black Leadership Institute has selected McConnell & Jones’ marketing coordinator, Leeandria Williams, as a member of the HBLI Class V leadership program. Sponsored by the Greater Houston Black Chamber Foundation, HBLI offers guidance and mentorship to young professionals on a leadership track. Williams participation in the nine month program provides her with exposure several prominent leaders in the community as well as training focused on diversity, collaboration, personal and professional development
“In her short time with the firm, we have recognized Leeandria as a leader,” said partner, Thomas Jones, CPA. “I look forward to seeing her accomplish these leadership goals on a large scale and influence constructive transformations in our community.”
Williams, who has more than five years of experience in marketing, is currently a member of the Greater Houston Black Chamber (GHBC) and serves on the GHBC marketing committee. In addition Williams is a member of the Association for Accounting Marketing as well as the Houston Interactive Marketing Society where she actively serves on the membership committee. She also extensively participates in the Howard University Alumni Association Houston Chapter.
About Houston Black Leadership Institute
The Houston Black Leadership Institute (HBLI) is an intentional development program for the next generation of African American leadership in the City of Houston. HBLI aims to develop the city’s best and brightest young professionals, cultivating a cadre of individuals who are capable and willing to positively affect the social and economic problems facing our communities. For more information, please visit the Greater Houston Black Chamber online .