M.L. Venay

M. L. Venay has served the Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus since March 2007. In his capacity as Executive Director, he has operated with an "out of the box" perspective which has led to accomplishments such as the establishment of the Massachusetts Black & Latino Education Foundation. Serving as a liaison for, House of Representative members and a Senate member, to government officials, city officials, corporations, lobbyist, clergy, and citizens of the Commonwealth, he has managed all press releases, statements, letters, press kits, press conferences, calendar listings and publications. Mr. Venay is recognized as an influential leader with innovative approaches to politics. He believes that today's politics is in need of a more radical approach to serve its true purpose. It is common to hear his political perspective on WGBH's Basic Black weekly television program and as the Political Contributor on the Callie Crossley radio show on Boston's NPR 89.7. In addition to it all, he can be heard in the classroom at Suffolk University, as an Adjunct Government Professor. He is also formerly the Senior Political Editor for Ethnic Online Magazine, where addressed multiple issues with voter apathy along with voter empowerment. Mr. Venay's professional background includes significant experience with candidate management, political strategy, project management and relationship management, along with a strong command in communication and sales. He has a knack for organizational development and the building of concepts from infancy to fruition. His experience widely ranges from corporate to non-profit work where he uses his innate abilities to foster corporate and community relationships by discovering and addressing national and local issues. Mr. Venay serves in the Boston Community-At-Large and Eastern Region in various capacities of leadership. He sits as a Trustee for an effective set of Charter Schools along with leading three organizations respectively. More notably, he is a Licensed Minister in the Baptist Church. Mr. Venay resides in Boston and is married with two children.