OUR DIRECTORS Her Excellency Shanta Lana Hereford


Her Excellency Shanta Lana Hereford is an accomplished global business leader, Founder, and President of The Center for Truth and Healing (CFTH), East Memorial Drive Revitalization Foundation (EMDRF), and Shanta Lana LLC.

She has 25 years of experience in entrepreneurship and entertainment and is a trailblazer in both respective industries. She is the COO of The HYPE Magazine and Co-Founder of Maverick Global Distribution.

Her impressive portfolio also includes the role of Royal Ambassador At-Large for The Ateker Kingdom Alliance where she represents over 750 African Kingdoms and Chiefdoms, as well as a Board Member and Executive Producer of The Afro-International Film Market & Festival.

She has been recognized throughout her career with numerous awards, including Stone Mountain’s Businessperson of the Year and the FIGHR Sustainable Communities Award. As a Global Goodwill Ambassador and a distinguished leader of the African Diaspora, she remains dedicated to making a positive impact and creating transformative change worldwide.