Daniel Moss

Executive Director & CEO

Daniel Moss is the Executive Director & CEO of The HBCU Foundation and is responsible for the overall strategic vision and roadmapping for the organization. Daniel spent two decades as a part of the charter and executive leadership team of HBCUconnect.com, with roughly 2 million members, the first and largest social network targeting professional African […]

Alethea E. Gaddis

Scholarships & College Readiness Programs

Ms. Gaddis is a Principal of Veritas Consulting, LLC™ with 15+ years specializing in non-profit and faith-based formation, non-profit board training and development, programming planning and development, and grant-writing.  Other areas include college access counseling and programming, strategic planning and youth leadership development. Ms. Gaddis established the Willie L. Gaddis Scholarship for Business, Vivian A. Gaddis […]

Izzy Best

Contributing Editor

Creative storyteller. Izzy is a News & Politics 2020 WEBBY® video nominee. She is also a multiple Emmy® and Murrow award winner for her work in broadcast TV news. With a BA in Print Journalism, Izzy also attended Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism where her master’s thesis focused on the fifth anniversary of the […]

Dante Lee

Member of the Board

Dante Lee is the president and CEO of Diversity City Media, an African American marketing and public relations firm based in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 2000, this award-winning company is known for its marquee online businesses BlackPR.com and BlackNews.com. Showcased in Ebony’s 2010 Young Entrepreneurs List, Lee is also the co-founder of the social networking […]

loren moss

Loren Moss

Contributing Editor

Loren Moss is a contributing editor to The HBCU Foundation. He has several decades of experience as a journalist and editor covering everything from local sports to Russian political corruption. Today, in addition to The HBCU Foundation assignments, he often writes about Caribbean & Latin American business and investment, enterprise technology, and the outsourcing and […]

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