Advisory board for The Culture and Art Development Foundation. A (CDP) Congressional District Project.

Gregory L Tolbert- Bey

2101 M L King Ave, Ste # 1
P O Box 645
Flint, MI 49501-0645
(810) 234-2267

Professional Licensure/ Affiliation

  • AICP- American Institute of Certified Planners Certificate #9134
  • CLARB- Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards; Certificate # 663
  • RLA- Registered Landscape Architect; Michigan- #0949
  • American Planning Association (APA) American Society of Landscape Architecture


  • MLA- Master of Lanscape Architecture; University of Michigan, Rackman Graduate School,
  • School of Natural Resources; Ann Arbor, MI Minor- Regional Planning
  • BSUP- Bachelor of Science, Urban Planning; BSLA- Bachelor of Science Landscape Architecture; Michigan State University, School of Social Science; East Lansing


  • African American history & world history, research, community development, taking care of elderly, drawing/ architectual design, nature, art, religion/ ministry & reading.

    Noretta F. Boyd

    1237 Dori Lane
    Indianapolis, IN 46260
    (317) 566-9315

    Project Manager MEP / Electrical Engineer


  • Results-oriented engineering and constrution management professional with 15 years experience in all facets of the construction and engineering industry. Verifiable track record of the sucessful completion of multi-million dollar projects through coordinating MEP trades, developing partnerships and building a positive rapport with architects, engineers, local officials, vendors and clients while maintaing costs.

    Area of Expertise

  • Scope Writing and Preparation ~ Team Building and Leadership
  • Organizational & Time Management ~ Utility and Power Distribution Systems
  • Bid Preparation ~ Electrical Distribution Design
  • Document Review and Analysis ~ Critical Path Management
  • " Noretta shows dedication, commitment to detail and the ability to stick with an issue/ problem until resolved in a satisfactory manner" 2005
  • Dale Sommers - Owners Representative,
  • De Vos Place Expansion and Renovation


  • Professional Dancing/ Choreographer, Fitness Classes

    Ronald Roland

    G-6129 Detroit St
    Mt. Morris, MI 48458
    Office:(810) 249-0694
    Fax: (810) 249-9694


  • Masters Degree in Business Administration
  • Flint Central High School Graduate.
  • Michigan Barber School, Detroit, Michigan

    Employment Experience

    1996 to Present

  • President/ Chief Executive Officer of RPR Development Group, Inc. Overall responsibility for all corporate activities: (a) consulting services for non-profit and profit entities, (b) Residential and Commercial building and renovation from design to completion of construction. (c) Assist in securing funding through preparation of grant application for non-profits, financial packaging for profit entities.


  • Flint Neighborhood Improvement and Preservation Project, Inc (FNIPP, Inc.)
  • Executive Director, with overall responsibility of directing the activities of the corporation. This included the coordination of all corporate activities with the Board of Directors, planning of services their delivery to the client population, hiring of personnel, securing funding through proposal writing and grant submission documents, administering the annual corporate budget in excess of two million dollars ( $ 2,000,000.00+)


  • Flint Neighborhood Improvement and Preservation Project, Inc (FNIPP, Inc.)
  • Deputy Director with responsibility of day to day operation of corporation. Responsibilities included the direct supervision of all supervisory staff of the various departments, which included the administrative staff.


  • Family, Community Development, Grant Writing.

    Kenneth C. Reed

    17330 Warrington Drive
    Detroit, MI 48221
    Home: (248) 460-3233
    Alt Phone: (248) 350-2829


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI 48933 ~ Juris Doctorate ~ 1984
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI ~ Bachelor of Arts ~1978

    Work History

  • Natural Alternative Fuels, Inc 2005- Present
  • Chairman/ Executive Officer
  • Serve as chairman of the board of directors.
  • Preside over operations committee
  • Plan and direct all aspects of company policy, objectives, and initiatives.
  • Oversee all acquisitions, production, facility design, installation, evaluation and budgeting of company projects.
  • Metropolitan Financial & Funding Services Inc.
  • Executive Committee Member/ Senior Loan Officer
  • Served as secretary of corporate executive committee.
  • Managed mortgage loan originators and trained company staff in two offices.
  • Orginated, negotiated, processed, and closed residential mortgage loans.
  • Experienced in conventional and non-conventional loans.
  • Skilled in the use of the computer.
  • Excellent written, and oral communication skills.
  • Adept at networking , and coordinating the efforts of various agencies to achieve client and company goals.
  • Urban Unity Faith Based Business and Cultural Center 2002-2003
  • Chairman of the Board
  • Assisted Executive Director to develop a non-profit, tax exempt business and cultural center.
  • Planned and implemented organizational goals, meetings and activities.
  • Sought outside funding in the form of grants and contracts from public and private sources.
  • Served as the liaison between the non-profit organization and its for-profit parent company.
  • Supervised the volunteer support staff.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with neighborhood churches, business and local residents to promote cultural and economic independence.
  • Served as a consultant for new business start-ups including drafting business plans and incorporation documents.
  • Kenneth C. Reed ~ Attorney at Law 1993-2002
  • Operated a general practice law firm specializing in criminal defense , family law and real estate litigation.
  • Served as a public defender for the indigent in the 68th District Court, Flint, MI
  • Served as a prosecutor for the City of Flint, MI
  • Supervised the day-to-day activities of the support staff and volunteers.
  • Planned and implemented staff training.
  • Coordinated work assignments of staff and conducted preformance reviews.


    T.A. El Amin

    569 College Avenue SE

    Grand Rapids, MI 49503-5303

    Home: (616) 459-0709

    Office: (616) 458-6931

  • Interested in obtaining an instructional position in the Social Science/ History department.


  • Taught in African American Studies Division at Grand Valley State University, Capstone Course in West African Regionalization at
    Davenport University and business courses at Grand Rapids Community College. Created educational workshops designed to improve
    students attitudes toward learning. Lectured at every academic level- elementary to college. Designed and conducted an African and
    Native American Workshop for 6 years at Grand Rapids Community College.


  • Black History/ World History, Community Development, Family, Writing, Social Conciousness, Reading.