Baltimore based non-profit Associated Black Charities (ABC) has appointed a new president and CEO after an extensive search. Chrissy Thornton currently the Executive Director for non-profit health organization The Myositis Association will assume her new responsibilities January 2023. Chrissy Thornton is a native of New York City, current Maryland resident and a Proud Morgan State University Alum. She obtained her Masters of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.
Her career in non-profits spans over twenty years and includes management roles at organizations such as The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, NAMI National and NAMI Maryland Chapter. She also is a tireless believer in giving back to the community. Working for community based organizations in her spare time such as Jack and Jill of America Inc. Baltimore County Chapter. The Carter Legacy Sisters, and ArtsCentric.
Associated Black Charities is a non-profit founded in 1985. The organizations mission statement is assist in tearing down racial barriers that lead to societal and economic inequalities. An entrepreneur herself and an advocate for racial equality, Chrissy Thornton knows the importance of having those barriers broken down. We at 1500 wish much success to Chrissy Thornton and Associated Black Charities in the continued push for equality.
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