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ATLANTIC CITY — Marcus Sibley, president of the Southern Burlington County NAACP, and Edmund M. DeVeaux, president of the New Jersey Cannabusiness Association, were named Executives of the Year in the November issue of South Jersey Biz magazine.
The magazine annually highlights the leading nonprofit, business and agency executives across South Jersey. Sibley and DeVeaux were the only African Americans in the 22 executives highlighted by the magazine.
Sibley is one of the leading African American voices in the country for the environment and social justice as chair of the environmental justice with the New Jersey State NAACP Conference and director of conservation partnerships with the National Wildlife Federation New York/New Jersey/Connecticut.
He is known for providing a powerful voice on social justice issues throughout South Jersey, whether it’s from his position with the local and state NAACP or as chair of the New Jersey Progressive Equitable Energy Coalition.
Photo of Edmund DeVeaux courtesy of Edmund DeVeaux LinkedIn
DeVeaux is president of the state’s first and largest cannabis trade organization. According to the magazine, he is recognized as a leading African American cannabis lobbyist. He earned the rank of captain while serving in the U.S. Army and sits on the boards of the Civil League of Greater New Brunswick and Elijah Promise Community Kitchen.
See a link to Sibley and DeVeaux bios and others selected by South Jersey Biz here.
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