Acacia is an educator, entrepreneur and forever economist of the people. She believes in small business development as one of the strongest and consistent forms of community and social development. Through her local, regional, and international work, Acacia has supported many high-opportunity underserved entrepreneurs as a program facilitator, coordinator, and now in her current role as Program Manager with the African American Entrepreneurship Institute. When she is not evaluating the efficacy of programs, she likes to sing, dance, travel, and spend time with friends and loved ones.