Who We Are


To ensure equal opportunity/equal access to employment, housing, public accommodations and credit within the Gainesville city limits without regard to an individual’s sex, race, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, color, age, disability or gender identity, and to work to ensure the city’s workforce is diverse and well trained.


  • Teneeshia Marshall, Director 
  • Ben Howart, Equity Specialist
  • Sylvia D. Warren, Equal Opportunity Manager
  • Shakayla Birch, Compliance Investigator
  • Innocent Umoinyang, Compliance Investigator
  • Gilbert S. Means Jr., Office Coordinator
  • Dwan D. Courtney, Small, Minority and Veteran Business Procurement Coordinator
  • Crystal Carr, Staff Specialist