Thea Elliott


Co-Founder & Co-Chair




Thea Elliott, an African American marketing professional woman who graduated in 2007 with a Master’s in Business Administration from Benedictine University, near Chicago, Illinois. In 2014 I co-founded Adversity To Prosperity alongside my husband Tyrone Elliott.


“We chose to start this foundation because we both truly believe in the value that a quality education provides. Education is an important vehicle to promote upward mobility. We strongly believe that everyone – no matter their background – should have the same opportunities for advancement.” – Thea Elliott