Jamal Edwards announced his resignation
President and Chief Executive Officer of Howard Brown Health Center (HBHC), Jamal Edwards, announced today that he has stepped down from his role with the organization.
Edwards sat down with Gay Chicago TV to discuss his announcement.
Chair of the Board of Directors, Karma Israelsen, has been named Edward’s interim successor.
Edward’s began his tenure as CEO at Howard Brown Health Center in June 2010 and came in under a haze of financial turmoil, after a previously run investigation revealed mishandling of grant funds by previous leadership. Edwards has not made any immediate decisions on his next steps professionally, stating a desire for personal time.
HBHC was founded in 1974 and has grown into one of the nations largest health care and research organizations serving the LGBT community and allies.
Watch Gay Chicago TV’s exclusive interview with Jamal here.