Charles Christian Adams earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wayne State University.  He went on to earn the Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York City.  While there, Rev. Adams served as the Youth and Young Adult Minister for the Bronx Christian Fellowship Church, Bronx, New York under the Pastorate of Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook.  Both Dr. Cook and Rev. Adams comforted and counseled many in the Wall Street area in the immediate aftermath of ‘9ll’.  In addition, he was Program Coordinator for the Office of the University Chaplain at Columbia University in New York.


Rev. Adams is a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society, a lifetime member of the NAACP and is on the Trustee Board of the Sunshine Community School in Detroit, Michigan.  He has specialized in outreach ministries related to drug and alcohol addiction, sitting on the Board of Directors for the Detroit Recovery Project and counseling at Emmanuel House Recovery Center.

Christian Adams



Paul Bardy

Board Member


Steve Elam

Board Member

Laura Sigmon


Laura Sigmon has more the two decades of senior corporate management experience with demonstrated abilities to anticipate and capitalize on market trends. She holds a MBA in Business Administration with special concentration on her undergraduate degree in Management and Organizational Development. She has strong management oversight as a change agent including strategic planning, human resource planning, operations improvement, budget/finance and sourcing. She launched her consulting firm Best Practices Consulting Services, LLC (BPCS) in 2008. It was designed to partner with small business seeking direction in strategic planning, business development, marketing, processs modeling and governmental contracting. 


2007 "Regional Manage of the Year", Fedex National LTL

2017 "Most Influential African American Women in Metropolitan Detroit"

2018 "Thank You Detroit" Award

2018 "Spirit of Detroit" Award


Thomas Wilcher

Board Member