Rev. Betty E. Pulliam, President/Director has served as President and Chairman of the Board, and Director of Programs for 43 years. She is committed to helping and encouraging the men and women who come to the institution for training to achieve their endeavors as God has destined for each of them to do. While in business for the past 43 years, she has had monumental involvement in the business community serving as a Past President, Past Chairman of the Board, Board Member and Chaplin to the Booker T. Washington Business Association (BTWBA). She was appointed Commissioner to the Michigan Liquor Control Commission under Governors James Blanchard and John Engler, and served in this appointment for 8 1/2 years. She has served on many other boards and organizations including the Greater Detroit Chamber of Commerce, City of Detroit, Work Force Development, the African American Legacy Program. Currently, she serves as secretary/board member to the Mt. Moriah Community Development Corporation. She has received numerous awards and citations, recently receiving the “Lifetime Achievement Award.” from the Hamtramck NAACP.
Mrs. Lindsay-Payne, Vice President/ Coordinator is a licensed vocational education instructor through the State of Michigan. She received associates credit from Wilson Teacher College in Chicago, Illinois along with credits toward her credential work at Central Michigan University. She is a member of the Warren Avenue Missionary Baptist Church and has served her Savior, church, and surrounding community for over 60 plus years. Her managerial, professional and technical skills embrace people and organizations in helping to move projects and people for-ward. In the forty-three years of co-operating Payne-Pulliam School; Mrs. Lindsay-Payne has discovered that there is no challenge too difficult to attempt because the victory is already ours through Christ Jesus. There are numerous organizations that she is a member of which include: past chairman of the board of the High School of Commerce East Commerce Alumni Assoc.; past chairman of the Trustee Board, and chairman of the Building Fund of Warren Avenue. Mrs. Lindsay has received numerous certificates, awards and commendations from public and private entities.
Rev. Betty Pulliam
Rev. Betty Pulliam