Ms. Hall is a certified Life Coach, an advocate for supplier diversity, president and founder of The Empowerment Group, and is the former owner and president of Ebony Construction, a heavy highway construction company. She attended University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill where she completed her bachelor’s degree in physical education/sports medicine. She has worked in leadership in a number of corporations across the U.S. in Texas, Arizona, and Georgia in the biotech field including Abbott Diagnostics, Ventana Medical Systems (now Roche Diagnostics) and AmeriPath.
Due to the unforeseen passing of her father in 2003, Ms. Hall moved back to Toledo, Ohio, to become president of Ebony Construction and has led and grown Ebony Construction for the past 15 years.
Ms. Hall is a strong advocate for the Diversity Business Enterprise (DBE) program on both the state and national level. In 2008, Ms. Hall testified before Congress’s House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee regarding the U.S. Department of Transportation DBE Program on behalf of the American General Contractors (AGC). She has participated in numerous D.C. American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) meetings and many other events. In the spring of 2019, she was on ARTBA’s National Highway Trust Fund Reauthorization Task Force.
Currently, Ms. Hall participates on the Ohio Contractor’s Association (OCA) Board of Directors where she made national history as the first woman of color to be chairman of the board for a state organization in the heavy highway construction industry. She also chairs OCA’s DBE committee and participates on the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association and Michigan Department of Transportation DBE committee, AGC’s Executive Board of Directors and their DBE Task Force. Ms. Hall is a board member of the Toledo Lucas County Port Authority Board and the Historic South Initiative board.
Ms. Hall is very active in volunteering and supporting her local community. She is the ambassador for the Esturado Mini Hospice for children in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
She is the mother of three wonderful boys Joseph, Grant and Kellen.