GEMZ Founding member Jarrisha Fibonacci, a Foundation for the Carolinas, CHASF Scholar Alumni has worked behind the scenes for the past 20 years helping minorities and women in underprivileged communities secure employment start up businesses and nonprofits, as well as grant writing for real estate beautification projects.
Ms. Fibonacci, studied Business Administration at Livingstone College and graduated from King's College with a Degree in Medical Assisting. She is currently a public officer commissioned by the State of North Carolina as Notary Public. She holds a Peer Support Specialists certification from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.
Ms. Fibonacci, also holds OSHA certification and over the years has work with businesses in conjuction with Piedmont Triad Regional's Weatherization Program to assist elderly homeowner's with LEAD SAFE renovations to their homes.
She has assisted several private investors in investing in underdeveloped communities in North Carolina, South Carolina and Washington, D.C. She holds an array of business knowledge and strategy for successful community development projects.
Something you may find interesting: Jarrisha Fibonacci is a multi-talented individual- an author, music producer, vocalist and songwriter. She enjoys writing sound scores for movies and plays along with creating commercial jingles for businesses. She recently has collaborated with North Carolina and South Carolina playwright's to include Sulondia Hammond's "Salon Drama" whose play won placement and two awards in the Atlanta Black Theater Festival.
Jarrisha Fibonacci has facilitated panel discussions sponsored by Tech Talent South on "Bridging the Digital Technology Divide Amongst Minority Communities".
The focus is bringing community awareness of the importance of minorities understanding that technology will guide society and businesses in the 21st century and how being prepared will help minorities and women compete competently in all business industries for equal employment and equal pay.
Ms. Fibonacci, has worked with several small business owners to "Whiteboard" and improve their marketing strategies to grow their client base, create products and services, and accelerate their profits.
She also worked in alliance with small businesses and community organizations to secure grant funding for youth, elderly, disabled persons and veterans. She currently focuses on creating marketing campaigns to help businesses and nonprofits scale for growth and profitability.
Jarrisha Fibonacci has three sons that she adores. Emmanuel, Zacchaeus and Josiah.