Halleemah Nash is a speaker, author, and social entrepreneur operating as Founder of Rosecrans Ventures, a startup that provides coaching and career readiness to underrepresented Gen Z talent.
Prior to her entrepreneurial leap, Halleemah has led several scale projects as Executive Director at iMentor, Executive Director of iF Charities, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Chicago Housing Authority, Youth Pastor at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, and Community Relations Manager at The Chicago Bulls. As a consultant, she has developed and executed projects for Nike, the Chicago Blackhawks, The City of Compton Mayor’s Office, United Nations, Morgan Stanley, The City of Compton, Northwestern University, and celebrity brands Kobe Bryant, Common, Luol Deng, Joakim Noah, Nipsey Hussle, and Kendrick Lamar. In her 12+ years of social impact work she has created opportunities for over 11,000 young people in 4 continents, 7 countries, and 9 states.
Across portfolios she has successfully sourced, coached, and placed Gen Z, young people of color in c-suite internships in the Chicago, Washington, DC, and Los Angeles with employment partners including Chicago Public Schools Office of the CEO, AT&T, United Airlines, Facebook, Heitman, JPMorgan Chase, Art Institute of Chicago, Google, Heitman, and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.
Halleemah Nash is a proud product of Compton, California – a city that has greatly shaped her ambition, values, and interest in reaching back as she climbs. She is a first-generation college graduate who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Howard University, and a Master of Divinity and Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University.