Chairman of Board
Sami is an investment banking analyst at Jefferies in Charlotte, NC, graduating from UVA in 2023. He served as the founder and president of Blossom Together for six years. He has travelled to Burkina Faso, Mali, and Tanzania with the organization, and remains active today with advisory duties.
Selim is an educational consultant at Divan Cultural Center, graduating from UVA in 2022. He plays a key role in advising Blossom Together's operations in North Carolina and maintaining our partnerships abroad.
Rachel is a prospective medical student, having graduated from UVA in 2023. She has been active in Blossom Together since 2021, taking on executive responsibilities and travelling with the team to Mali in 2022 and Tanzania in 2023.
Ertugrul is a manager at his family-owned and -operated grocery chain, Amity Market. Him and his family were the first sponsors of Blossom Together in 2017 and have remained active since. Ertugrul travelled to Tanzania with the organization in 2023.