Our Board

Marsha Morgan, Chair

Service has always been a way of life for Marsha Morgan. Her involvement with the Community Investment Network is fueled by the notion that giving back is a way to make a difference. She impacts her community as an active member and leader of several community and professional organizations. As a Founding Member and former Chairperson of the Birmingham Change Fund, her impact has had a ripple effect across the nation.

Marsha is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Professionally, she has a diverse background in the electric utilities industry, which includes Engineering, Project Management, and Compliance.

Marsha currently resides in the greater Birmingham area. Her philanthropic belief is rooted in a quote by Francis of Assisi, “For it is in giving that we receive.”

Terry Love, Vice Chair

Terry Love is a graduate of Duke University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Religion, and is currently a Senior Consultant at CI Consultants. There, he supports clients in food distribution, oil & gas, energy, and manufacturing industries, with an emphasis on Change Management and Process Improvement. His professional expertise is in helping clients manage change. His career includes a variety of industries including food processing, automotive, pharmaceuticals and institutes of higher learning in North America and Asia. He is a co-founder of REAP, a men’s giving circle in Phoenix, AZ and has an aim of engaging African American donors across the country. He is currently the Co-Director of the EDG Curriculum. 

Shani Hilliard

Shani Hilliard is a native of Denver and is a founding member of the giving circle S.P.I.N. Sisterhood of Philanthropists Impacting Needs and has been active in Denver’s community and non profit areas working with and for a variety of local and national organizations. Shani is a 2011 graduate of the Urban Leadership Foundation of Colorado. Shani truly believes that serving the community is heart work and cannot be monetized. Her passion is demonstrated in her contributions and dedication to organizations and programs designed to empower others.

Tobi Shannon

Tobi Shannon is a connector and community engagement influencer. She takes an active role in helping people gain access to all the tools they need to be successful, as they see fit. By donating her time, talent, and treasure, she has immersed herself in each and every community she’s been a part of. Most recently, her career has led her to influence corporations in the Seattle area to be socially responsible in their community by donating to causes surrounding poverty, specifically in hunger relief. Tobi truly believes that “service is the rent we pay for room on this earth.” She currently serves as the Co-Director of the EDG Curriculum.