NAACP Senior Staff

      • Bradford Berry was selected as General Counsel of the NAACP in June 2015.  He is a proud product of the public school system in Cincinnati, Ohio and attended college at The George Washington University, where he majored in Economics and was elected both to Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society. Read more.
      • Aba Blankson is Vice President of Communications and Digital Media. Ms. Blankson oversees the NAACP’s internal and external communications plans for brand management, public engagement, social media presence, and media relations. Read more.
      •  Paula Brown-Edmé is the Vice President, of NAACP Field Operations. Read more.
      • Andrea Brown Gee is the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships.
      • Samuel Gaillard is the Chief Financial Officer for the NAACP and brings more than twenty-five years of accounting, auditing, and tax experience with non-profit organizations. Read more.
      • Tiffany Dena Loftin Director of the NAACP Youth & College Division. In this role, she serves more than 700 Youth Councils, High School Chapters, and College Chapters actively involved in the fight for civil rights. Ms. Loftin brings to the NAACP an extensive experience in and passion for membership-based organizing at the local, state, and national level. Read more.
      • Kia Pearson is the Chief of Staff at the NAACP.  Prior to her current tenure, she served in other senior staff positions including the following: Vice President of Executive Operations at the NAACP.  Read more.
      • Hilary O. Shelton is the Senior Vice President for Advocacy for the NAACP where he directs the NAACP Washington Bureau. Mr. Shelton has more than 20 years of experience in government relations and federal advocacy. Prior to serving as director to the NAACP Washington Bureau, Mr. Shelton served in a number of leadership capacities for leading civil and human rights organizations. Read more.
      • Eris T. Sims is the Sr. Director of Events Planning for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. In this role, Ms. Sims is responsible for the planning, management and execution for a variety of NAACP meetings and events. Read more.