Curtis R. Silvers, Jr. has joined Brotherhood Crusade as it’s newly appointed Executive Vice President. Founded in 1968, The Brotherhood Crusade’s principal mission is dedicated to building and sustaining an institution that raises funds and resources from within the community and distributes those funds directly back into the community. Brotherhood Crusade has a history of building alliances with other organizations, corporations and understands the tremendous need for helping our community and people grow and prosper. As Executive Vice President, Silvers will report directly to the CEO and President, Charisse Bremond Weaver, and will be responsible for assisting in the development of strategies to enhance The Brotherhood Crusade brand and move the organization forward, building external relations and coalitions and help with increasing revenues as well as use his administrative and leadership skills to enhance the overall operations.
“I am extremely excited about the opportunity to join the outstanding team at Brotherhood Crusade. I am looking forward to collaborating with our President and CEO, Charisse Bremond Weaver and management team to redefine and implement the strategic plan while ensuring that the budget, staff and priorities are aligned with the organization’s core mission and key indicators for success,” Silvers said. He will also work to provide direction to the staff, volunteers and will help to ensure that the organization achieves its short and long term goals and objectives.
Prior to joining Brotherhood Crusade, Silvers was the immediate past Area Director of the UNCF Los Angeles Area Office where he was responsible for the fund development and educational advocacy for UNCF in the Southern California, Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii areas. While at UNCF, he set the local strategic direction and priorities for the organization overseeing fund raising, developing community partnerships and advocating for the importance of minority education and college readiness. Silvers was responsible for organizing and executing the inaugural UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball in 2012. Last year The Ball raised $1.0 million at The Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.
“Curtis’ addition to the executive management team at Brotherhood Crusade will make the organization stronger and help to bring new relationships and partnership to this already award winning community based nonprofit in the greater Los Angeles area,” commented Arnold Hackett the Vice President, Alliance and Partnership Management, Xerox Corporation.
“We are extremely happy to add Curtis to our team of dedicated and mission driven employees at Brotherhood Crusade. He will definitely be an asset in helping to set and oversee the execution of our policies, projects and programs and build upon our current and new strategic partnerships,” said Charisse Bremond Weaver President and CEO of Brotherhood Crusade.
As Executive Vice President, Silvers will use his 25 plus years of sales, relationship building and fund raising experience to ensure that the funds and resources supporting the various special events and youth development programs continue to make progress toward the goals set by the Board and executive management team of the organization.