About Us

Mission

The Central San Diego Black Chamber of Commerce utilizes innovative programs, networking opportunities, and business partnerships to advance and strengthen Inclusive Economic Development throughout the City and County of San Diego.

Our mission is to create generational wealth through business enterprise, education, employment, and investing.


Goals

Support the business, career, and financial success of our Chamber members which results in the economic empowerment of our Communities

Reopen, Recover, Rebuild

The COVID-19 pandemic destroyed black businesses and their communities. Black-owned businesses were disproportionately denied financial assistance, and The Central San Diego Black Chamber of Commerce raised $1 million to provide financial relief. This relief helped black businesses REOPEN, RECOVER, and REBUILD.

Our social impact focuses on:

  • Closing the economic and educational gap
  • Foster greater financial autonomy
  • Increase college and high school graduation rates
  • Increase participation in community impact and involvement
  • Meet Our Board

    Learn more about the team that continues to scale our social impact in San Diego.

    CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD


    Bruce Mayberry

    President and CEO

    JBM Energy Solutions


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    PRESIDENT & CEO


    Donna Deberry

    Vice President of

    Global Inclusion at Seismic


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    Vice Chair


    Dr. Nicholas HOLMES

    Rady Children’s Hospital Senior Vice President & COO



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    BOARD MEMBER


    Lee Wills

    US Chief Diversity Officer of ASML


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    BOARD MEMBER

    Ryan Saathoff

    Managing Partner at RG Alliance Group


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    BOARD MEMBER

    India Jewell

    Sony Legal Head of Consumer Products


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    BOARD MEMBER

    Erica Beal

    AVIVV CEO &  Founder


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    BOARD MEMBER

    DR. RICKY SHABAZZ

    President of San Diego City College

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    BOARD MEMBER

    Hope Mago

    Principal At HCAP Partners


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    BOARD secretary

    Christine Antoine

    Principal Public Affairs Representative at the San Diego County Water Authority


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    Meet Our Board

    Learn more about the team that continues to scale our social impact in San Diego.

    CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD


    Bruce Mayberry

    President and CEO JBM

    Energy Solutions


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    BOARD MEMBER

    Lee Wills

    US Chief Diversity Officer of ASML


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    BOARD MEMBER

    Erica Beal

    AVIVV CEO &  Founder

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    PRESIDENT & CEO


    Donna Deberry

    Vice President of Global Inclusion

    at Seismic


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    BOARD MEMBER

    Ryan Saathoff

    Managing Partner at RG Alliance Group


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    BOARD MEMBER

    DR. RICKY SHABAZZ

    President of San Diego City College

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    BOARD SECRETARY

    Christine Antoine

    Principal Public Affairs Representative at the San Diego County Water Authority


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    Vice Chair


    Dr. Nicholas HOLMES

    Rady Children’s Hospital Senior Vice President & COO



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    BOARD MEMBER

    India Jewell

    Sony Legal Head of Consumer Products


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    BOARD MEMBER

    Hope Mago

    Principal At HCAP Partners

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