Rodney joins Main Street Launch to support the daily operations, administrative tasks of the organization, and the office of the CEO. He is a recent graduate of UC Berkeley and plans on pursuing his MBA in Fall 2016. Rodney has also owned and operated a full-service restaurant in Los Angeles. Rodney is thrilled to join Main Street Launch because of the shared values about empowering entrepreneurs. He believes that in order for small businesses to succeed, entrepreneurs need access to opportunities and empowerment. Besides attending class and working, Rodney and some of his former classmates, are working on developing a think-tank in East Oakland that addresses many types of social issues.