Jade Tinner, Vice President of Community Investment at the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce, is an influential millennial leader, communications professional, and relationship cultivator. Prior to obtaining the VP position, she was an elected member of the DBCC Board of Directors, where she served diligently from 2018 to 2020. Jade previously worked as a Major Gift Officer for Catholic Charities Fort Worth. In 2019, she produced CCFW’s first-ever Dinner and Fundraiser, specifically targeting multicultural leaders in the Fort Worth diocese. This event heightened awareness for the need to diversify the organization’s leadership and donor base for long-term sustainability.
Miss Tinner, affectionately known as “The Brand Enhancer,” is the founder of JTBE, LLC, and The One Unified Resource Foundation INC. (Our Foundation) Both entities’ missions focus on the need for the betterment of the community through brand enhancement, strategy creation, and community engagement. Through the OUR Foundation, Jade constructed OUR MEN(tors) program, to support young men, ages 12-18, through positive male role models and the BE MEN Curriculum. In conjunction with the mentor program, she introduced The MEN’s Brunch the first men-only brunch and panel, providing men with a day of encouragement, empowerment, and pampering.
Jade holds a degree in Marketing from the Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri Kansas City, where she was a four-year Division I basketball player. Upon the ending of her post-collegiate basketball career, Jade began finding her space in the world of communications and entrepreneurship working with a range of organizations and individuals, from the American Cancer Society to Young Jeezy and co-owning a Palatino Lino professional women’s basketball team. Over her the course of her professional, Jade has mastered the delicate art of building genuine relationships and persuasively driving positive change. Jade believes her God-given purpose is to unify and help stop injustice and inequality in minority communities in and beyond North Texas.
Jade currently serves on the Executive Board of BRIDGE Fort Worth an active member of the DFW Urban League Young Professionals, and the Minority Advisory Council (MAC). She serves as a professional development mentor for women in corporate and still hits the hardwood as a basketball camp instructor during the summer months. Jade considers herself a food connoisseur and, in her free time, loves to spend time with family and friends, travel, and eat.