Name: Dwayne Powell, Jr.

Title: Neighborhood Business & Special Projects Coordinator

Department: CPED

How long have you lived in Kalamazoo?

31 out of my 35 years of life

What is your favorite thing about Kalamazoo?

Kalamazoo has some of the most amazing people on the planet.

What neighborhood do you live in?

I live in Stuart but I was born and raised on the Eastside.

What is your educational background/work experience?

Bachelors in Business Administration from WMU. Management, Sales, & Business Development

What projects are you working on that are related to Imagine Kalamazoo?

Neighborhood Business Development

List a few of your hobbies.

  • Reading

  • Attending Live Concerts

  • Fishing

What animal matches your personality and why?

Black Panther has always has been my favorite animal. Smoove but fierce.