WHY

The Why – Sharing is the optimal approach to growth. We believe that intelligent design is inspired by the sharing of information. A community must be well informed.

The How – Through information sharing, teaching, and apprenticeship, we will create more equitable scenarios in community economic affairs and business.

The What – Knox St. Studios designs and facilitates instruction to educate community stakeholders (residents & business owners) on community asset creation and asset protection.

CREATOR

Talib is a fourth-generation entrepreneur and embodies a self-described “Blue-Blood Hustle.” The entrepreneurial history of his family has fueled his passion to build innovative businesses. From 2015-2016, Talib Graves-Manns served as the Entrepreneur in Residence with Google for Entrepreneurs and Code2040 at the American Underground in Durham. Talib is the Co-Founder of four businesses: Knox St. Studios, Point AB,  Life on Autopilot, and Black Wall Street Homecoming. Across all four organizations, he is responsible for business strategy and growth.  

 

Talib holds a Bachelor of Science from Hampton University and a Masters of Business Administration from Wake Forest Universities Schools of Business. He is also the 2015 recipient of the Triangle Business Journal, Corporate Leader in Diversity Award.

THE TEAM

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

DIRECTOR, CURRICULUM & PROGRAMS

DIRECTOR, TECH CAREER

Jesica Averhart

BOARD MEMBER

Gerry McCants

BOARD MEMBER

John Verdejo

BOARD MEMBER

KEEP
PUSHING

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