Marquis A. Crews, Golden LEAF Foundation

TITLE: Program Officer

FOCUS AREAS: Community economic development

CONTACT: 252-442-7474, crews@goldenleaf.org

PROFILE: Marquis A. Crews is one of several program officers at the Golden LEAF Foundation. He has been in this position since January 2015 and previously worked as the grants manager for the North Carolina Department of Commerce. He also spent over four years at the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center as a CDC program coordinator and grant manager for physical infrastructure.

Crews LinkedIn summary shares:

My goal is to become a factor in the Community Economic Development arena in the parts of North Carolina that are dear to me in order to lay down a better foundation for future generations

Specialties: Team work, coalition building, problem solving

Other prior work experience includes the Vitamin Shoppe, the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, and Wendy’s International. He received a BS in business administration from Fayetteville State University and a MPA in public administration from NC Central University.