A native of Greenville, South Carolina, Quentin James is the Founder & Executive Director of The Collective PAC. Prior to launching the PAC, Quentin served as the Black Americans Director for the Ready for Hillary PAC. In that role, Quentin directed the PAC’s outreach to the black community across the United States, and helped recruit over 50,000 African American grassroots donors and over 3 million grassroots supporters.
Formerly the National Director for the Sierra Club’s Sierra Student Coalition, the nation’s largest youth environmental organization, Quentin directed the organization from 2013 – 2015. From 2009-2013, Quentin served as a National Board Member for the NAACP, the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. And more recently, Quentin founded Inclusv, a diversity hiring initiative, and co-founded Vestige Strategies, one of the nation’s top civic and community engagement consulting firms.
Quentin has received many accolades including being named as one of the 2017 NBC BLK 28 under 28; one of the Top 50 Political Influencers by Campaigns and Elections Magazine; recipient of Envest Foundation’s “40 under 40” award; Washington, DC’s top “30 under 30” award by WKYS 93.9 FM; and recognized as a Community Champion of Change by Impact-DC.