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Dawn Price – Executive Director

Dawn joined the Zion Hill CDC family in August of 2006 and has worked tirelessly to bring quality programs to the community ever since. Her role as Executive Director is to provide leadership and the vision for ZHCDC. She has a wonderful team who helps her every day in ensuring that the programs of Zion Hill CDC are of quality and merit. It is through this process that Dawn receives great joy in knowing that the community is better as a result of their participation in the many programs offered by ZHCDC. Dawn is originally from Providence, RI and is the mother of 3 wonderful children.

Angeline Flagg – Receptionist

A faithful volunteer at ZHCDC since 2007. Ms. Flagg previously worked for twenty years as a daycare/preschool teacher. She attends Neriah Church and has earned a Certificate of Advanced Teaching in Christian Education. Angeline loves to read, listen to music, and enjoys being with her family and friends.

Celeste Smith – Program Coordinator

Celeste joined the ZHCDC family in September 2018 as an intern while working toward her Psychology degree from Clayton State University. She has a passion to help, and genuinely believes that giving someone ”hope” is sometimes all they may need. She plans to continue working to give that hope back to those in need through her role at ZHCDC and her own nonprofit the Believe Again Foundation Inc. Celeste also has a creative side where she periodically works as a graphic designer.

David Gibbs – Housing Developer

As a director, project manager, leadership coach, facilitator, and equity guide for strategic initiatives, David has led and provided technical support and capacity-building for the development of highly effective coalitions – ensuring meaningful community engagement and impacts. His work with movement leaders spans national networks and agencies, regional collaboratives, and grassroots organizations throughout all regions of the United States.

Devin Small-Price – Program Coordinator

Devin joined the ZHCDC family in September 2018 as an intern. Her passion for helping and serving the needs of others has shaped the completion of her associate degree in Social Work and she is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree at Georgia State University with her overall goal of earning an MSW. Devin enjoys traveling, working out, and watching movies.


Marilyn B. Cruter (Chair) has been the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Zion Hill Community Development Corporation since 2002. Ms. Cruter is a retired civil rights specialist. She earned a degree in Sociology from Winston-Salem State University. Since childhood, Ms. Cruter has been devoted to serving others in multiple volunteer capacities through her work, church, neighborhood schools, and civic and professional organizations. Ms. Cruter served on the committee at Zion Hill Baptist Church to organize and develop the Zion Hill Community Development Corporation. She has been a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church for thirty-five years where she serves as a deacon as well as in many other capacities. Ms. Cruter states that her passion to help others is driven by so many inspirational people who have been in her life coupled with her divine inspiration as found in Proverbs, Chapter 3, verses 5 and 6.

Dr. Jeffrey Anderson (Vice-Chair) is a man who stays focused on his faith, family, and friendships. Dr. Anderson received his Juris Doctorate from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School; he also holds a Master of International Business Administration where he completed his studies in Mumbai, India; and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Morehouse College. A zealous advocate especially for our youth and the under-represented throughout the world, with a specific interest in the African Diaspora.

Nicole Anderson (Treasurer)

Candice Courcy

Nathaniel Clark

Celena Mayo

Wallace House – New York native with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Fordham University. A coach and relationship builder with a special focus in youth and community engagement.

Dr. Wendy Labat

Willie Edwards

Samuel Wilson

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