Our Team

<strong>Shavon S. Greene</strong><br>Founder
Shavon S. Greene
Founder

Greene, a Syracuse resident, is the founder of  Greene Style Media, a media and merchandising company. She has a Master’s in Journalism Innovation from S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, where she also earned her Bachelor’s in Magazine Journalism. Greene has over 10 years of experience in digital media. Learn more about her work here: ShavonSGreene.com.
Black-Owned Syracuse was founded in May 2018. The directory launched in October of 2018.
If you would like to contact Shavon, please email her at BlackOwnedSyracuse@gmail.com.

<strong>Tonia Torrence</strong><br>Volunteer Coordinator
Tonia Torrence
Volunteer Coordinator

Torrence, a Syracuse native, is a Syracuse University graduate with a background in education. Tonia currently works for family-owned business Winds of Agape, Inc. Her expertise is event planning and design for special events and nonprofit fundraisers. Tonia joined the Black-Owned Syracuse committee in January of 2019.
If you have any questions regarding Black-Owned Syracuse events, please contact Tonia at VolunteerforBOS@gmail.com.

<strong>Chris LueChung</strong><br>Photographer
Chris LueChung
Photographer

LueChung, a freelance urban artist and photographer in Syracuse, is the owner of Oscar Demurè Photography. LueChung has years of experience with photography and video (including editing) and he uses his work to “break visual rules” and portray important stories and messages. He is also a drone operator. LueChung joined the Black-Owned Syracuse executive committee in March 2019.
If you would like to book our photography or video services through him, please email PhotosforBOS@gmail.com.