Biography of Founders
Marcelline Nyambi (Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist) is the chief executive officer of the Hampton Conference Center, a premier banquet catering facility serving Maryland, Washington DC, and the Northern Virginia area. She oversees the entire operation of the facility and she is passionate about event planning and decorating. Indeed, she is the brain behind the designs and decorations at Hampton Conference Center.
Marcelline is one of the initiators and co-founder of the Vincent Kewala Nyambi Foundation, a non-profit organization with 501(C) status established in 2005. The foundation works to improve the living standards of underprivileged children orphaned by HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS-positive children, street children, and children who live with infected caregivers. One of the foundation programs focuses on the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS through testing and treatment of pregnant women. The foundation also teach adolescents and young adult about HIV prevention and educate communities about the harmful stigmas surrounding the disease. These stigmas, and the discrimination they produce, remain a considerable barrier to testing, treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS.
Marcelline is also the executive vice president of Hampton Group International, a global firm. Marcelline is also the founder of Wain, the program serves as a major tool for the social promotion and empowerment of women and girls and as a tool to fight poverty. Marcelline is also the Executive Board Member of Women Designed For Success (WODESS). WODESS provides a platform that celebrates and appreciates women walking in their truth and purpose while invariable inspiring and empowering women around the world. Marcelline believes that the purpose of life is a life of purpose and success begins with purpose. When you find your purpose, you achieve clarity, you gain a new perspective on your life, and you feel good about who you are, what you stand for, and where you are heading: an inner peace replaces the need to seek approval from others. Her purpose is to serve others by serving God. She believes we have all been called to use who we are, our inner power, to elevate the higher good of someone else.
Co-founder Mr Jude Nyambi (Entrepreneur, Philanthropist) is the Chairman and CEO of the Hampton group International (www.hamptongroupintl.com) which is made up of the Hampton Conference center, the Hampton IMEX, the Hampton center supply and equipment rentals, the Hampton Transit and Logistics, the Hampton Gardens and the Hampton Charity also known as the Vincent Kewala Nyambi Foundation.
Jude is one of the initiators and co-founder of the Vincent Kewala Nyambi Foundation, a non-profit organization with 501(C) (3) status. The foundation was established in 2005, to improve the living standards of underprivileged children orphaned by HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS-positive children, street children, and children who live with infected caregivers.
Jude is the third of seven children of Pa Vincent Kewala Nyambi and Ma Anna Adeck Nyambi both of blessed memory. From humble beginning, the wonderful parents of Jude thought him how to always appreciate the power of giving and sharing and to appreciate every being for who they are. Jude has been blessed with the opportunity to study and work in different schools and institutions in different parts of the world giving him the opportunity to appreciate different cultures. Jude belief we are all one in the eyes of God irrespective of our skin color, religiosity and culture. He believes we are all born for a purpose and we all have been mandated to use who we are, our various platform to release life energy forms of beauty, of love, of power and to empower one another. He believes true happiness and fulfillment comes from giving than receiving.
Jude holds a Master’s Degree in Agriculture, Forestry and the Environment, from the University of Ibadan, a Diploma in Land-use planning and conflict management from the National Center for Agriculture Berlin, Germany.
Jude is a recipient of several scholarships and awards including Business Man of the Year for Maryland 2004.
Jude resides in Maryland USA with his beautiful wife Marcelline Nyambi and their two wonderful children.