Who We Are
Johntrae Williams, M.Ed. holds a Masters of Education in Communication and Media Studies from Cabrini University. He is currently an Executive MBA candidate at Howard University, with a focus on Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services.
He is a hands-on motivator who is passionate about community and has a hunger for excellence. With over 15 years of experience in project management, he has a strong skill set for turning ideas into high-quality finished products
Johntrae specializes in providing media production with a keen focus on telling stories from marginalized communities, as well as utilizing data and proven strategies that build audiences and tells their stories.
A native of Harrisburg, PA, Anwar always respected his hometown, realizing its potential as a "small city with big city ambitions.” In 2011, Anwar began working in the education field, mentoring children from the City of Harrisburg.
Anwar is a founder of the Harrisburg Music Festival, founded in 2012, and The Weekender in 2018, which are annual events that give local businesses and entertainers the opportunity to be seen on a major platform. He is also one of the masterminds behind Levels Ready Entertainment, an entertainment company, which showcases and develops original content and events. Anwar Curtis has advanced his career by being an opinion contributor for publications such as Penn Live, Pennsylvania Capital-Star, and Soul Pitt, and enjoys informing the world about his perspectives.
Frankee Murphy, Born and raised in Harrisburg, PA is a graduate of Harrisburg High School SciTech Campus in 2017. Frankee Pursued his passion for understanding financial literacy and new perspectives by attending Georgia State University located in Atlanta, GA proceeding with his graduation from high school as an Actuarial Science Major.
During His tenure at Georgia State University as a student, Frankee Started 3 companies. Farwest Property Group LLC whose primary focus was Real Estate Sales and Wholesaling. EYP Commerce which is centered around E-commerce and selling rugs and home accessories online and Embrace Your Potential LLC; a motivational lifestyle clothing brand.
Director of Operations
Basir is a results-driven operations and business management professional with a strong history of leading and developing a diverse workforce. Known for problem-solving strengths, agile mindset, and the ability to navigate, and troubleshoot a variety of difficult business situations.
He has a proven track record of providing strategic leadership, continuous improvement, and alignment with business strategy and organizational goals.
Director of Workforce Development
Anbria is a Penn State graduate and holds her Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Anbria has also held her real estate license since 2013 and has a strong passion for both the housing and finance markets.
Her experience in property management and banking/lending have given her vast perspective as it pertains to the areas of trade and workforce development.
Trisha Goldsborough was born in Reading, Pennsylvania. She produced and starred in two independent short films while attending High School. Goldsborough's educational journey led her to Temple University. At Temple, she worked as a camera operator for the TUTV program, 'Temple Tonight', and a Key Grip for the Wandering Studios production 'SPIN'. Expanding into activism roles, Goldsborough worked as campaign coordinator with the Student Public Interest Research Group (Student PIRG) engaging in campaigns that promoted environmental justice.
After graduation, Goldsborough transitioned back into the professional world of film and entertainment. She embarked on her career with a role as a set production assistant on the SAG-AFTRA-approved film 'Dream Devil'. Trisha continues to make strides in her career, partnering with various organizations to assist with social media marketing and content engagement.
Director of Fundraising
Nicole Bryant has nearly 25 years of HR, strategic planning, and client management experience. She spent 14 years with NCO Financial Services as an HR Manager, Account Manager, and Divisional Training Manager.
During her career, Nicole has traveled throughout North America and Southern Asia, assisting start-ups in metropolitan areas. She has seen firsthand the role that The Arts have in a city's economic success and is committed to creating an arts-centered environment throughout Pennsylvania. Nicole uses her experience in strategic planning and expertise in networking to amplify the voices of the underserved