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Alfred Mays

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Alfred M. Mays

Chief Diversity Officer and Strategist, Senior Program Officer for Diversity and Education, Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Alfred M. Mays

Alfred M. Mays currently serves as the Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Program Officer for Diversity and Education at the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. Alfred directs a portfolio of competitive and strategic grant award programs. Prior to Alfred assuming this role, he served as an independent consultant with a service delivery that included strategic planning, project incubation, design, and implementation. Alfred has served as an enabler within several education initiatives to include the Collaborative Project, a 21st Century Program that was supported by the North Carolina General Assembly, staff advisor to North Carolina’s eLearning Commission, Director of Special Projects at the University of North Carolina - Office of the President, and regional director for the North Carolina Model Teacher Education Consortium. Alfred enjoys facilitating youth leadership and empowerment activities and serves on the Board of Directors for several organizations. He has been recognized for his contributions with many organizational successes to include Government Wide Best Practices.