Poverty Solutions is governed by a seven-member voluntary Board of Directors.
Board Chair, Ambrose Egbuonu, is a resident of Hawthorne in Greater Los Angeles. He is also a community leader and has been a small business owner in Los Angeles for over 13 years. A US Navy Specialist who is currently enlisted with the Navy Reserve, Ambrose is a compassionate community leader with vested interest in veteran, health and human services, community development and poverty alleviation throughout the underserved communities of Los Angeles County and Southern California. Mr. Egbuonu serves on the Audit Committee, Finance Committee, and Executive Committee, (Chair). Mr. Egbuonu spearheads our seven-member Board of Directors.
Treasurer, Martin Nwaege, joined Poverty Solutions’ board in March of 2011 and was elected as its Treasurer. Martin is a Los Angeles based small-business owner and currently the CEO of Martnege & Associates. He has over 15 years of experience in accounting, tax, audit, and finance. His professional experience include 14 years of experience in homelessness prevention, rapid-rehousing, and workforce initiatives, mental health management, economic empowerment, business management, independent audits, internal audits, internal control, business finance, community development financial management, strategic planning, costing, financial planning, financial reporting, quality control, marketing, and customer service, through the years that he worked for Martnege & Associates, Los Angeles Neighborhood Housing, San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corps, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, Mental Health America of Greater Los Angeles, SNF Management Inc., Emlac International Group Inc., Coye & Associates, Cedric D. Flowers, Belize Citrus Growers Association, and Belize Ports Authority. Martin attended University of Belize, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Martin serves on the Audit Committee and Finance Committee.