OUR PEOPLE

 

 

Keshee is an Alabamian born in Selma, Alabama and has lived in more than four different cities within the state. She attended Spelman with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Economics with a minor in Management.  

 

Keshee has over six years of experience in Talent & Organizational Change Management. Currently Keshee is the People Advisor and Learning Management Lead for the Accenture Houston office. 

 

Keshee is a loving wife, mother of two children and a devoted Community Leader. Keshee is the founder and Executive Chief Operator of the Black Belt Community Development Coalition. 

 



 

Keshee D. Smith, BBCDC Founder/CEO

Albertina Miller is a native of Selma, AL. She earned her Associates in Applied Science from Alabama Southern Community College in Monroeville, Alabama. After completing two years there, she furthered her career at Alabama State University, in Montgomery, AL with a Bachelor's of Science in Accounting. Albertina is currently employed with the State of Alabama, Department of Revenue as a Revenue Examiner I. 

Albertina Miller, BBCDC Board Member

Linda Cook is a native of Sardis, Alabama. She currently works for the Dallas County Board of Education where she is a Coordinator. She obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from Concordia College Selma. Linda serves on the Department of Human Resources as President of the Foster Parent Association and the QA Committee. Linda is also a Board Member of the Sardis Unity Fellowship and Community. 

Linda Cook, BBCDC Board Member
Glenda Vansdant, BBCDC Board Member

Glenda is a native of Selma, Alabama and is a Social Work Specialist for Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services. Glenda attained a Master’s Degree in Social Work  from the University of Alabama. Glenda is an active member of Dallas County Children’s Policy Council, Greene County Children’s Policy County, and Zeta Eta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Glenda is a wife, mother and a community advocate within the Black Belt Community of Dallas County.

Courtney is a native of Selma, Alabama and is the Chief of Operations at the Black Belt Community Development Coalition. Courtney has studied finance at Auburn University in Montgomery, Alabama. She currently serves as a Policy Council Member of the Central Alabama Childhood Development & CDC Inc. 

Courtney Cunnigham, BBCDC CO-Founder/CFO

Jerria is a native of Selma, Alabama and is currently the Executive Coordinator of the 21st Century Youth Leadership Movement. Jerria attend her undergrad at Stillman College and Princeton Theological Seminary. She serves as Secretary of the Black Belt Foundation, Co-chair of Save Ourselves Movement, and Youth Coordinator of Selma’s Bridge Crossing Jubilee. Jerria is an active Volunteer Leader within the Black Belt Community of Dallas County. 

Jerria Martin, BBCDC Board Member

Brandon is a native of Selma, Alabama and is the Founder/Partner at Wooten Law Firm, LLC. Brandon received a Bachelor’s of Arts in English from the Tuskegee University and a Law Degree from the University of Alabama.  He is an active member in the community and of several prestigious organizations such as Omega Psi Phi, Inc., Chamber of Commerce, Volunteer Lawyer Program and the ALA Lawyers. Brandon is a husband, father and active volunteer within the Black Belt Community of Dallas County.

Brandon Wooten, BBCDC Board Member

Our continued goal is to assess our community's growth opportunities by designing strategic plans that will identify potential solutions to improve the quality of life within our community. Implementing then measuring our success will determine how valuable each volunteered hour and program initiative positively improved our quality of life within our community.