WEST ORANGE, NJ — Stevenson & Moses Boxing for Life Corp., a Newark-based organization committed to using boxing as a tool to teach camaraderie among peers in the community, has appointed West Orange resident CC Minton as president of the company.
Wali and Robyn Moses, along with their grandson, Shakur Stevenson, a 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist in Boxing, founded the organization with the vision of teaching Olympic-style boxing to open the possibility of being a contender for the Olympics. According to Wali, who is a U.S. Hall of Fame Boxing Coach, Minton “is a go-getter and will lead the way for Stevenson & Moses Boxing for Life.”
"We, the founders, are very pleased that CC Minton has joined our team,” said Robyn, who serves as the company’s chief executive officer. “We are excited to have found a person of quality and professionalism like CC. She has adopted the mission of Stevenson & Moses Boxing for Life and works diligently in driving the organization forward towards its goals.”
Minton joined the board of directors in September 2018 and has led the company as president since her appointment in November 2018. She is a President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition Leadership award recipient and has more than 15 years of experience in the sports and fitness industry as well as the non-profit industry.
Previously serving as a Health and Lifestyle Editor at Harlem World Magazine from 2014 to 2016, Minton created the organization’s “Health and Fitness Challenge,” which increased the company’s visibility and impacts on the community. As curator of “Up Close with CC Minton,” interviews included Olympians, celebrity chefs and a visual journey inside of former First Lady Michelle Obama’s White House Kids’ State Dinner.
In 2014, Minton tackled big business as a New York/New Jersey Super Bowl XLVIII as a Business Connect partner at the Official VIP Tailgate Party at MetLife Stadium.
Prior to 2016, Minton’s leadership endeavors included being a member of the West Orange Board of Education Wellness Council as well as being a member of the Junior League of Montclair-Newark, Inc. from 2007 - 2016, where she served as Vice President of Communications; Teen Health & Nutrition Initiative Chairperson; 95th Anniversary Benefit Co-Chair; and House Tour & Boutique Fundraiser Co-Chair held at Van Vleck House and Gardens. She is currently a member of the Junior League of Montclair-Newark, Inc. Board of Governance.
Minton is also the Principal and Lifestyle Ambassador at ccminton.com. From 2007 – 2012, she worked with Walkathon Services, Inc. as a Fundraising Consultant and a fitness instructor for five years with Curves International.
"I am excited to be working with Coach Wali, Robyn and the rest of the board,” said Minton. “I look forward to sharing the significant opportunities that we have as an organization to offer boxing to build character and responsibility for the participants in the communities in which we serve.”
Stevenson & Moses Boxing for Life Corp. provides training for athletes to build endurance and perseverance for the sport of their choice. Its goal is to offer boxing as a deterrent to gun violence by building character and responsibility for the community in which participants live.