Donny is a retired human resources manager and an entrepreneur. He has a lifetime of work in civil rights, equal employment opportunity, affirmative action and diversity in Portland. He is a consultant to the Portland Public Schools.

Donny has been the master of ceremonies for the “Keep Alive the Dream Program” and annual tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., for 29 consecutive years. Donny is passionate about educating children and informing students about conservation He serves as President of the African American Hunting Association. Donny is the 2011 recipient of the Robert Phillips Diversity Award for his dedication to equity in the work place and in education.