Rev. Damon Lynch, Jr. serves as a Director of UC Health. Rev. Lynch serves as a Pastor of New Jerusalem Baptist Church; University Hospital Board Member and Founding Member of National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Board of Directors. Rev. Lynch is also Great Living Cincinnatian Award recipient.
Robert Watson joined the military after President Roosevelt set a directive that allowed African Americans to be recruited into the Marine Corps. The soldiers were sent to a segregated boot camp at Montford Point, within Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Cincinnati.com) At age 97 he is the one of the oldest members of the Monfort Point Marines.
Media icon Lincoln Ware's career spans nearly 50 years of radio from WCIN, Cincinnati's first radio station for the Black community to The Lincoln Ware Show on 101.5 Soul, Weekdays from 10am til 12pm. Ware is one of the most prominent radio hosts. He is also one of the most prominent radio show hosts, is a household name and the voice of Black Cincinnati on many issues. Lincoln Ware is also a Marine veteran.
J.C. Battle and brothers Lynwood and ? are what makes up the iconic J.C. Battles & Sons Funeral Home, offering funeral services within the Black community for decades. The brothers all served in the military.
Robert B. Middleton II, CDR, National Commandant at Montford Point Marines America. Former business consultant, CDR Middleton currently sits on the executive board of directors for the National Veterans Business Development Council and Broadhead Association. He is an ordained minister by the Church of God. (https://marquistopexecutives.com/2020/06/24/robert-middleton/)
Charlie Winburn is what public service. looks like. His political career spans decades as Mayor, City Council member, the first AFrican-American appointed treasurer in Hamilton County Treasurer in its 230 year history.
Michelle Y. Graves, affectionately know as "The Money Lady", is the founder of The African-American Senior Veteran's Day Celebration. Ms. Graves has a strong commitment to financial education of senior citizens with over 40 years as a national financial consultant, and she currently hosts a radio show with topics to help create awareness and access to financial information to benefit her senior listeners.