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Influential Men of MS

Reimagine. Reinvest.

Jackson, MS

Mission

Influential Men of Mississippi is dedicated to empowering students in grades 11th-12th and 1st-year college freshmen through a transformative mission. We strive to provide hands-on experiences in entrepreneurship, wealth management, and diverse business trades, coupled with personalized on-the-job training in fields of their interest. Our commitment is to nurture a new generation of leaders, instilling values of loyalty, respect, integrity and dignity, as we collectively reimagine and inspire positive community engagement.

Ruling year info

2021

President

George Welch

Vice President

Eric Alden

Main address

3904 Camilla Dr

Jackson, MS 39212 USA

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EIN

87-1980355

NTEE code info

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Wealth Management Workshops

Workshops that offer financial literacy, investment strategies, and wealth-building principles to equip students with essential life skills.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of training events conducted

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Influential Men of Mississippi aims to reshape the narrative and trajectory of our youths future.

Establish programs that guide students through the process of ideation, business planning and launching their own ventures.

Facilitate hands-on apprenticeships in various business trades, allowing students to gain practical experiences and skills.

Develop mentorship programs connecting students with experienced professionals that fosters one-on-one guidance and support.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Influential Men of MS

Board of directors
as of 01/23/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Kendrick Freeman

Nicholas Jones

Cedric Friday

Albert First

Charlie Brown

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/4/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Decline to state

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Decline to state

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 02/04/2023

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Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.