Khalil Thomas

Executive Director
As the Executive Director, Khalil brings a wealth of experience from the governmental, entrepreneurial, political, and nonprofit sectors. Khalil oversees all “Black Men Vote” programming. A native Washingtonian, Khalil is proud to build an organization that will serve the people who look like him.

Rob Young

External Relations & Partnerships
Robert, the External Relations & Partnerships Director for Black Men Engaged, leverages knowledge of the celebrity and influencer market to partner with brands, notable talent, and produce branded content. His years of entertainment marketing experience help forge partnerships between unique stakeholders and Black Men Vote.

James Goring

National Program Creative Director

A graduate of Pace University, James “Jazz” Goring is a trailblazing marketing professional with 30 years of varied expertise in marketing strategy, project management, brand development, content creation and creative direction.  From his early days as Marketing Manager & Creative Services Director at VP Records, through today,  James has assisted in the development and creation of multi-million dollar brands.