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IBS Interview Podcast: Glenn Greenidge

December 3, 2023
Black Summit Interviews
Season 2, Episode #3 – Glenn Greenidge

In this podcast episode, Grace Lawrence interview her co-host GLENN GREENIDGE:

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Glenn has been involved in community empowerment, personal development, and entrepreneurship since the 1980s. Glenn started his personal development journey in 1981, attending and volunteering in leadership positions at what is now Landmark Worldwide. In the ’80s, Glenn was on staff at the East Coast 6-Day Advance Course training facility for 2 years. To do this, he took a break from his job at Xerox Corporation and his successful 25 + years Data Processing career.

In 1990, Glenn and Byron Johns co-founded People Of African Descent Empowerment Group (PADEG), with an initial mission of promoting leadership training opportunities for people of African descent in the New York Tristate community within the structure of courses and volunteer training provided by Landmark. The second phase of PADEG was the establishment of an investment partnership that invested in stocks and mutual funds from 1997 – 2011.

In 2012, Glenn collaborated with Byron Johns and Orin Saunders to develop a coaching program called The 90 Day Enhancement Program, out of their commitment to the development of entrepreneurs, and small & medium sized businesses in the African American community.

Glenn Greenidge is currently actively working on Economic & Community Development utilizing his training and development skills in Commercial Real Estate at Sutphin Blvd Business Improvement District in Jamaica, NY. In addition, he is chairman of Queens Community Board 12 Economic Development Committee. Glenn is also is the Board Chair and Chairman of the Real Estate Committee for Joseph P Addabbo Family Health Center, which is constructing a $32 million expansion using New Market Tax Credits. 

Glenn has been a member of the International Black Summit since its inception in 1991. Glenn has been a Summit facilitator for over 30 years, and has held the accountability for the International Black Youth Summit with Joyce Jones for over 20 years. In 2015, Glenn also developed a youth leadership training programing for the African Center for Community Empowerment, a New York-based nonprofit organization committed to helping solve the poverty-related problems of inner-city youth and their families.

Glenn has a Bachelor of Science for the Southern New Hampshire University in Management Advisory Services (a dual major in Accounting & Computer Science). 

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