Our Leadership

Leaders are not born, they are made.

The United Black Men of Queens Foundation, Inc. has a very successful track record of working with young people through mentoring, college readiness, job readiness and providing supportive services to youth and residents in Jamaica, Queens. 

Ronald Summers, Sr.

PRESIDENT, UNITED BLACK MEN OF QUEENS Foundation, inc.

John H. Howell is the Treasurer of the United Black Men of Queens.  He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New York, and a  business and tax consultant.  His practice includes tax research, planning, accounting, tax services for individuals, corporations, trust and estates, partnerships and LLC’s. John also completes required federal, state and local tax returns.  He will address any tax issues related to employment taxes, New York sales taxes and nonprofit return filings.  John’s financial expertise and proven professional track record is paramount to the success of the United Black Men of Queens Foundation, Inc.

JOHN H. HOWELL

TREASURER, UNITED BLACK MEN OF QUEENS Foundation, Inc.

As Executive Director of UBMQ and Program Lead for the New Visions Advance Math and Science High School’s Mentoring program, it’s been an honor to serve in both roles.  The impact that UBMQ has made on the community and the mentees has been life changing and for that I am forever grateful.   In the beginning the primary goal of the program was to reduce out of school suspensions, increase attendance, decrease lateness, instill a value of academic success and ensure an on time high school graduation rate of 80% for those young men known to the UBMQ mentoring program.  Our new goal is 100% college admission and post-secondary education.  Being an agent for positive change is a badge of honor that I proudly wear on behalf of UBMQ.

RODNEY PRIDE, LCSW

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, UNITED BLACK MEN OF QUEENS Foundation, Inc,

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