Nancy Flake Johnson is the President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Atlanta. She hails from Detroit, Michigan where she previously served as the Vice President of Programs for the Detroit Urban League. She brings a wealth of knowledge to her position, having high-level work experience in both the public and private sectors. For ten years, Johnson served as the Executive Director for the Howard University Small Business Development Center. Prior to that, she built a career as a successful CPA and consultant operating an accounting, tax and consulting practice for 15 years. She began her professional career in Atlanta after graduating from Howard University in Washington, DC with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting, working with top CPA firms including Coopers and Lybrand and Arthur Andersen and Company. In addition to her work at the League, Johnson serves on the City of Atlanta Workforce Development Board and the Howard University Entrepreneurship Institute.