Jimeka Holloway is the Area Director for Mission Increase Northeast Ohio, a collaborative foundation that works to increase the social impact of faith-based organizations in Northeast Ohio. She is also Founder and CEO of Collaborative Endeavors, Inc. located in Cleveland, Ohio. Jimeka graduated from Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management with a Ph.D in Management: Designing Sustainable Systems (where she was a Business of Good Foundation Fellow). Previously she was a grant writer at Ursuline College and adjunct instructor at Cleveland State University and Cuyahoga Community College.
Her research and teaching interests include Foundation Funding and Fundraising, Abnormal Psychology, Culture and Health, Social Innovation Ecosystem, and Impact Investment.
Holloway is a certified urban youth minister of Fuller Theological Seminary, certified facilitator for the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (eli), trained facilitator for Generous Giving and a diversity management professional from NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science. She earned her Masters of Art from Cleveland State University and a Bachelors of Art (Psychology) from Kent State University. Jimeka works to strengthen the capacity of leaders who creatively address the full range of social issues in transformative and sustainable ways. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, and mentees.