Julius Hollis is the founder of The Alliance for Digital Equality and currently serves as the Chairman of the Atlanta, Georgia-based 501(c)4 non-profit corporation. A native of Atlanta, Mr. Hollis background includes an extensive career as a banker, entrepreneur and financial advisor to a diverse array of multinational clients. In addition to his leadership role with The Alliance, he also serves as Chief Executive Officer of Hollis & Company, an Atlanta-based investment-counseling firm with an affiliate office in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mr. Hollis received his B.A. degree from Morehouse College.
Mr. Hollis’ other accomplishments have included serving as a member of the board of directors of NCBA Housing, Inc; a member of the Corporate Advisory Council of The National Conference of Black Mayors; a member of the board of directors of Jamaica Public Service Company, Ltd; a senior executive with the Export-Import Bank of the United States during the Carter Administration and an advisor to former U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young.
Mr. Hollis as noted has served in numerous public-sector leadership positions with success, and has dedicated his time developing programs and initiatives that encourage America's underserved population through career advancement and economic opportunity.