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Accomplished Alum Named BCC Foundation Chair

Barry Williams

Barry Williams, a successful BCC class of 1980 alumnus, was sworn-in as the Burlington County College Foundation Board Chair at the BCC Foundation Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, Feb. 21. Williams is the Director of National Accounts, Central Region for Comcast Business Class and has served as a BCC Foundation Board since 2006, most recently as Chair of the Trusteeship Committee.  

“We are really pleased to have Barry Williams take the reigns as Chair-elect of the BCC Foundation. He is an alumnus of BCC and a business leader who has accomplished a great deal in his professional and civic life,” said Rebecca Corbin Executive Director of the BCC Foundation and Acting Dean of Corporate College. “In his tenure at the Foundation he has served as Chair of the Trusteeship Committee, Vice Chair of the Board, and initiated the Immersion Day retreat where BCC students spend time with Foundation Trustees to share concerns and ideas. These conversations set the stage for Foundation's strategic plan and much of its work in the past few years.”

Corbin concluded, “Barry is an innovator and collaborator with a real commitment to the work of BCC and the BCC Foundation.”

“We are extremely proud to have a distinguished alumnus serving as Chair the BCC Foundation Board,” said BCC President David C. Hespe. “The College and the BCC Foundation are a strong team working to ensure that access to meaningful careers and jobs through our degrees and programs remains affordable for all Burlington County residents.”

With over 20 years of senior management experience, Williams has worked in a variety of sales and marketing positions with major manufacturers of computer hardware and software products, and was President of Up-Country International Products, Inc., the exclusive importer of Sweet Unity Farms Coffee from Africa. He has also launched two companies. In 2002, Williams started Black Health Solutions, a company focused on providing the African American community access to information on health-related topics and products, including a full line of vitamin and nutraceuticals. More recently, in 2010, Williams and two partners founded a bus transportation services organization in Monrovia, Liberia. Nu Strata Logistics (NSL), LLC the parent company to Nu Strata Logistics, (Liberia) Incorporated, has provided transportation to tens of thousands of people in Monrovia, Liberia while employing more than 70 individuals.

“I am honored to have the opportunity of to serve as Chair of the Burlington County College Foundation,” said Williams. “It is with great respect for the leadership of the late Bob Santare, that I look to honor his legacy by building upon his contributions and growing the organization to provide hundreds of scholarships, which will give BCC students the opportunity to achieve an education, obtain an internship and create pathways to successful careers.”  

Williams is originally from Pemberton Township and currently resides in Mount Laurel with his wife and daughter.