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TOP Enterprises Inc.

Buffalo NY.

John Baker, Buffalo NY.
Baker, John
Arts & Programming
Community Involvement

John Baker has enjoyed an illustrious career as a nationally recognized exhibiting artist, curator, activist, art and museum educator.

He has participated in many solo and group exhibitions.

Baker earned his Bachelor’s in Art Education and Master’s in Museum Studies, from SUNY at Buffalo. Baker’s professional experiences include positions as art and photography teacher for Buffalo Public Schools.

Bishop Dwight Brown, Buffalo NY.
Bishop Dwight
Project Development

Bishop Dwight E. Brown is the Pastor of the New Mt. Ararat Temple of Prayer Church, the Presiding Prelate of the Dunamis Covenant Fellowship of Churches and the Western New York Interdenominational Council of Bishops. 

Brown is a member of the joint college of African American Pentecostal Bishops of Cleveland, Ohio under the leadership of Archbishop J. Delano Ellis. 

Paul Brown, Buffalo NY.

Paul Brown a native of Buffalo, NY and eldest of three is a product of the Buffalo Public School System. Attended Erie Community College and State University College at Buffalo, where he majored in Business Administration.

Paul, an aspiring athlete, enjoyed football, basketball, track, and field.

He is the father of five children, eight grandchildren, has devoted his life not to them only, but the children he worked with throughout his career.

Brown, Paul
Arts & Programming
Community Involvement
Mary Clavell, Buffalo NY.

Mrs. Clavell, LCSW - R currently fills the position of a psychiatric social worker with Erie County Medical Center providing trauma-focused therapies to adults with various mental health issues most stemming from traumatic life occurrences.

Clavell believes all individuals have strengths and rights and considers it a privilege to work with individuals in realizing and developing their strengths and utilizing their human rights in accessing community resources -  thus improving their quality of life  - i.e. "Build People Build Community ".

Clavell, Mary
Health & Wellness
Community Involvement
Dollinda Coleman, Buffalo NY.

Dollinda Coleman, a Technology Evaluator, and Special Project Trainer have dedicated herself to being a service to others. Working with the mentally challenged has been the most rewarding profession in her tenure.

The dedication she puts into this population and youth is the same she puts into her community-service involvement. In addition to being a T O P Board member, she is also a liaison to the community, Block Club Board member & Chaplin, and Community Volunteer.

Coleman, Dollinda
Community Liaison
Community Involvement
Erni, Josh
Architecture & Planning 
Project Development
Community Involvement

Joshua Erni is an Architectural Designer with CPL Architecture, Engineering and Planning.

Josh earned his Bachelor of Science in Architecture with a minor in urban planning, and his Master of Architecture from SUNY at Buffalo, with a focus on Urban Design. In addition to freelance architectural and graphic design work, Josh’s professional experiences include marketing, design, drafting, and construction administration work for a variety of clientele, including municipal, business, education and healthcare projects.

Paster James Giles, Buffalo NY.

The Rev. James E. Giles has been a peacemaker and community leader in Buffalo for almost 45 years. His current work includes leading the Buffalo Peacemakers, an exciting new collaboration between six antiviolence groups – Back to Basics, Buffalo United Front, FATHERS, MADDADS, No More Tears, and Stop The Violence Coalition. 

The Buffalo Peacemakers Violence and Gang Intervention Program provides proactive intervention into the cycle of violence in the lives of gang-involved or at-risk youth.

Giles, James
Public Relations 
Community Involvement
Job Readiness Program 
Curtis Anthony Grant, Buffalo NY.

Curtis A. Grant is a talented and results-driven professional offering formal training in electrical engineering with cross-functional experience across diverse manufacturing industries.  He has combined excellent technical, analytical, engineering expertise with great people skills to achieve cost reductions and quality improvements for his current

employer, General Motors. 

Grant's performance has not gone unnoticed.  Grant is a 2017 Black Achievers recipient nominated by General Motors Tonawanda Engine Plant, for his commitment to excellence.

Grant, Curtis Anthony
Public Relations 
Project Development 
Paula McDonald, Buffalo NY.

Paula McDonald, President of TOP Enterprises Inc, a non-profit community development corporation the mission,


Paula is a business concept developer with over 25 years of experience in Marketing, Sales, and Training Management.

With over 20 years as a Girl Scout leader, McDonald worked to empower girls to be the best they can be.

McDonald, Paula
Project Development 
Job Readiness Program 
Judge James A.W. McLeod, Buffalo NY.
Mcleod, Judge James
Public Relations 
Community Involvement
Job Readiness Program 

Judge James A.W. McLeod is a Buffalo city court judge, the great-nephew of educator Mary McLeod Bethune; is instrumental in the creation of an after-school youth intervention program, in conjunction with the Buffalo Board of Education, the William-Emslie YMCA and Stop The Violence Coalition.

The program created to work with at-risk young men and women, directing them into a GED program or remain in school and graduate.

Judge McLeod has received numerous awards and has other affiliates.

Rynea Williams, Buffalo NY.
Williams, Rynea
Health & Wellness
Community Involvement

Rynea Williams is a member of multiple professional organizations including: 

New York State Nurses Association member 

Past President of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. -Beta Phi Chapter President, RNB Consultants - Member/Health Educator. 

Williams also has special training in 

EMERGENCY Preparedness,  Smallpox Vaccination and environmental health training for nurses.

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