Board of Directors

Hassan Smith

Senior Manager for John Legend

Hassan K. Smith has served as a critical member of John Legend’s Management Team for well over a decade. He began his professional journey with John by providing security services to the Grammy and Oscar-winning artist, assuming more responsibilities and myriad roles over time until arriving at his current position as Senior Advisor.

Teri McClure

CHRO & General Counsel, UPS, Retired

Teri Plummer McClure served as General Counsel, Chief Human Resources, and Vice President of Labor Relations and Communications for UPS’s more than 444,000 employees worldwide.​

Teri was also a member of the company’s Management Committee, responsible for setting strategy, profit, and operating plans for the company’s worldwide operations.

Dr. Maxine Cain

Founder & President, STEM Atlanta Women

Maxine is the Founder & President of STEM Atlanta Women, Inc. A non-profit 501c(3) organization created to Enlighten, Educate, and Empower women and girls about the advantages and global opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math and the future skills needed to compete and succeed in the 21st Century. Dr. Cain also serves as Community Development Lead for OneTen, a coalition of leading companies and chief executives focused on creating 1 million jobs for Black talent.

Roderick McClure

Philanthropist, Chairman of the Board

Roderick McClure is passionate about one of the most significant epidemics of millennials of color – underemployment. Roderick decided to jump back into the entrepreneurial role and envisioned a robust networking idea which is now The Bridge. He is an accomplished business owner and philanthropist with over 15 years of experience serving as a CEO.