Frank J. Omowale Satterwhite is an organizational and community change consultant who completed a B.A. degree at Howard University, a M.S. degree at Southern Illinois University, and a Ph.D. degree at Stanford University. Omowale is the President of Leadership Incorporated, a nonprofit consulting firm focused on building capacity for social change in communities of color. Omowale previously served as President of the National Community Development Institute, Acting Superintendent of the Ravenswood City School District, and the Associate Dean and Chairman of African American Studies at Oberlin College. During his career as a nonprofit management consultant, Omowale has assisted more than 1,200 organizations in 120+ cities and 40+ states.
From 1979 to 1983, Omowale was the lead organizer and campaign manager for the movement to incorporate the City of East Palo Alto. He now serves as Co-Manager of the East Palo Alto Community Archive, a five-year project to collect, share, promote, celebrate, and preserve the unique history of the East Palo Alto community for future generations.