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Nancy Flake Johnson

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Employment History


  • BBA , accounting
    DePaul University
  • MBA , science in taxation
    DePaul University
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Nancy Flake Johnson, ..., 30 Jan 2014 [cached]
Nancy Flake Johnson, President & CEO Atlanta Urban League Nancy Flake Johnson becomes President and CEO of the Atlanta Urban League on July 7, just the second woman to head the 88-year-old nonprofit.
Previously, Nancy was VP of Programs at the Detroit Urban League, before which she ran a management consulting and accounting services firm. A certified public accountant, she began her career in Atlanta with posts at Coopers & Lybrand and Arthur Andersen & Co. Nancy was raised in Detroit. She earned her BBA in accounting at Howard University's School of Business and a MBA in the science in taxation from DePaul University. To see the feature article about Nancy in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, click here.
Urban League of Greater Atlanta – The ULGATL Staff Team, 9 June 2014 [cached]
Nancy Flake Johnson | President and CEO
Nancy Flake Johnson
Nancy Flake Johnson, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Atlanta, is a tireless advocate for urban development, education and advancing the black community through economic empowerment. She has led the Urban League of Greater Atlanta, Inc., since 2008, and serves on dozens of influential boards throughout the region, offering her expertise in business, finance and community development.
She started her career in Atlanta with a noted CPA firm after earning a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in accounting at Howard University. he also holds a Master of Science in Taxation degree from DePaul University. She moved to Washington, D.C. to run the HowardUniversity Small Business Development Center. Later, she operated her own accounting and tax practice in Detroit and served as vice president of programs for the Detroit Urban League from 2006 to 2008.
Johnson is a member of the Georgia Education Equity Collaborative and serves on the following boards: Clark Atlanta University School of Business Board of Advisors; the City of Atlanta Workforce Development Board; the United Way Atlanta Ready by 21 Education Collaborative Network; the Mayor of Atlanta's Emerald Cities Task Force; and the U.S. Department of Human Services Strengthening Families Task Force. She was honored by the Atlanta Business League as one of the Most Influential Women of Atlanta and with a Leadership Excellence Award by The Women of The Atlanta Job Corps Center. In 2013, Johnson was presented the "Community Empowerment Award" by the Atlanta Chapter of the Howard University Alumni Association and honored as a "Woman of Excellence" by the Atlanta Daily World Newspaper.
"These women accept nothing less than ..., 2 Dec 2014 [cached]
"These women accept nothing less than excellence in their professional careers but they believe equally strongly in the importance of helping others," said Nancy Flake Johnson, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Atlanta.
"The Urban League of Greater ..., 11 Oct 2013 [cached]
"The Urban League of Greater Atlanta is excited to be a grant recipient of the Jobs Rebuild America initiative," said Nancy Flake Johnson, President & CEO, The Urban League of Greater Atlanta.
"We have a disproportionate number of ..., 7 Feb 2014 [cached]
"We have a disproportionate number of black males that are incarcerated," said Nancy Flake Johnson, President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Atlanta.
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