Chaka Blackman-Lee
Founder, Future Focus Consulting LLC


Chaka Blackman-Lee is the founder of Future Focus Consulting LLC, a positioning and capacity building firm that helps businesses maximize their focus and strengthen services. Clients include public agencies, nonprofit organizations and Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M-WBE). Before founding Future Focus Consulting, Chaka served the nonprofit sector for over 20 years in executive roles for several prominent youth development organizations, including Hip Hop 4 Life, Sunnyside Community Services and Groundwork Inc. In addition, Chaka has been an educator for over 20 years. She currently teaches in the graduate business program at a New Hampshire University. Chaka received a BS and MPA from the City University of New York. She is an avid gardener who enjoys showing off her green thumb.