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Darrick Graham
Small Business Program Manager
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Darrick Graham is the Small Business Program Coordinator for Operation HOPE.  He is responsible for facilitating a 12 week Entrepreneurial Training Program, which includes business plan writing, small business development, access to capitol seminars and one-on-one technical assistance to both new and existing business owners.   

Mr. Graham served 2 years as an educator at an alternative high school for pregnant high-school girls, located in Baltimore, MD. He then served as a middle school educator in Atlanta Public Schools for 2 years.  Following his true Entrepreneurial spirit, in 2003 he started his own private Home school and In-Home tutoring service, which catered to the athletes and musicians located throughout Atlanta, GA.  Soon after opening additional offices in Richmond, KY, Cinninati, OH, and Baltimore, MD.  Some of his past clients include:  local musician “Bow Wow,” the children of NFL pro-bowler Richard Seymour, the family of WSB-TV Senior News Anchor Jovita Moore, and the children of V103 Morning Show Host, Ryan Cameron.

Mr. Graham received his Bachelors degree from Morehouse College, in Atlanta, GA. and his Masters from Morgan State University, in Baltimore, MD. He is active in community activities serving the disadvantaged in Atlanta and other communities. He is member of the Springfield Baptist Church, located in Conyers, GA.