William Buster is the first CEO & president of the New Hanover Community Endowment (NHCE). Mr. Buster works closely with the endowment’s board and a cross-section of stakeholders and organizations to identify and address root challenges. Beginning as a Program Officer for the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundations, William has served in various leadership roles during his career in philanthropy. He was formerly the SVP of Impact for Dogwood Health Trust, EVP of Community Investments at St. David’s Health Foundation in Austin, TX., Owner and Lead Consultant for Common-Unity Philanthropic and Nonprofit Advisors, and Director of Mississippi and New Orleans Programs and Advisor to the President on Men and Boys of Color during nine years with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. William holds a Master of Arts in Policy and Practice of Development from University of New Hampshire.
Toya Randall is Senior Director of Community Initiatives in the office of the CEO at Casey Family Programs where she is responsible for a national portfolio of racial equity and multi-sector alignment initiatives focused on community health and safety, school justice reform, child well-being, and family strengthening. She is also the Catalyst & Curator of Voice. Vision. Value. Black Women Leading Philanthropy, a multimedia narrative platform that elevates and celebrates the historic leadership impact of Black women in professional philanthropy. Moreover, Toya Co-Chairs the Greater New Orleans Funders Network Board of Directors, serves on the Executive Committee of Communities for Just Schools Fund, and is a Board Trustee for The Giving Square in addition to Nafasi Fund. She is one of the founders of the Black Women in Philanthropy Leadership Retreat and an inaugural fellow for both the ABFE Connecting Leaders Fellowship and the Funders Network for Smart Growth P.L.A.C.E.S. Fellowship.
Dr. Rhonda Tsoi‑A‑Fatt Bryant is President/CEO of The Moriah Group, an international consulting firm, based in Huntsville, AL and Executive Director of its signature initiative Forward Promise. Dr. Bryant has over 20 years of program development and public policy advocacy experience focused on the issues children of color face from birth to young adulthood. Her expertise has been integral to advancing the national work on BMOC through Forward Promise and other initiatives. Rhonda holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Services, a master’s degree in Urban Affairs & Public Policy, and a doctorate in Education Leadership.
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