ABOUT US

MISSION/PURPOSE /VISION                                  PROGRAMMING                                                   MEMBERSHIP

The MISSION is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating a thriving business environment to achieve successful goals and actively contribute to the vitality of the greater West End community.

The PURPOSE of the WEMC is to guide economic development and empowerment in the West End.

 

The WEMC’s VISION is to create a sustainable cooperative that improves the business community’s economic competitiveness, visibility, positive growth, and professional development.

COMMITTEES

Membership • Governance • Program • Finance • Marketing

See Descriptions Below

The WEMCoalition empowers members by providing, tools, expertise, and support allowing them to make informed  decisions to build sustainable, profitable, and innovative businesses.

  • BUSINESS MEETINGS

  • SEMINARS

  • WORKSHOPS

  • NETWORKING EVENTS

  • COMMUNITY PROJECTS

  • VENDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Most meetings and events are held the last Thursday of the month.

Become a Business Partner for New Growth and the Smart Development of the West End Business Corridor. 

 

 

Membership is available to a

all types of businesses to include: 

Government and Corporate Commercial and Private Professional • Home Based 

Startup • Faith Based and

Non-profit Organizations

Executive Committee Officers
 
Jayson Clifton
President

Jayson Clifton - Partner

Clifton, Wiltshire and Hall, The Tax People

Deborah Ridges
Secretary

Deborah DeRoche' Ridges - Owner of Dynamic Designs, a company in Atlanta for 8+ years which designs and produces clothing, fine and natural jewelry, prints t-shirts, other apparel and accessories. 

Myrna Fuller
Vice President/ Governance Chair

Myrna Fuller - Legal Shield Associate and freelance graphic designer. Retired Executive Director,  Hammonds House Museum

Janice Andrews
Treasurer

Janice Andrews - Unity National Bank Atlanta

The Family Health Centers of Georgia, Inc. 

Board member -Family Health Centers of Georgia.

Executive Committee Members
 
Shara Kennedy
Marketing Chair

Shara Kennedy, NP-S, AGNP, BA Executive
Just Schooling, LLC

Rita B. Gibson
CID Liaison

Interim Executive Director

University Community Development Corp.

Barbara Malone
Program Logistics
Owner - Promotional
Gift Source
Governmental
Advisor
 
Council Member
Cleta Winslow
Atlanta City Council
Administrator
 
Terry Ross
Administrator
Owner - Lighthouse Communications
Ex Officio
Member
 
Tacuma Brown
Community Support
Retired
Ex-Officio
Member
 
Charles Williams
CID Organizer
Owner - Elexis Properties Inc. 

Principal Designer - Myrna Fuller