With his distinctive professional experiences as an administrator in the education, government, and corporate sectors, Gary T. Hartfield is a unique blend of an entrepreneur, educator, leader, and visionary. Utilizing his successful history of building multi-million dollar budgets, overseeing multisite business locations and managing dozens of personnel, Hartfield is committed to equipping organizations devoted to community improvement with the leadership and business skills needed to fulfill their missions. As a first-generation college student, Hartfield is especially committed to partnering with community agencies to mentor youths and young adults as well as empower them with the competencies, resources and information needed to maximize their potential.
Hartfield is the president and CEO of Serenity Village, Inc., and the principal and founder of Serenity Insurance and Consulting, LLC. Because of his business success, Hartfield is committed to helping other minority businesses succeed. His vision is to establish a small business incubator in the newly acquired Hartfield Plaza that will support the development and growth of African-American and Hispanic businesses.
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