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WHO
WE ARE

We are a passionate group of community members, activists and business owners that are committed to creating a thriving and diverse economic corridor along Third Street.

TEAM MEMBERS.

Earl Shaddix

Executive Director

earl@edotbayview.org

Earl has over twenty-five years of successful management in Marketing, Training, Sales, Business Management, Economic Development and Community Building. He participated in the formation of EDoT including recruiting the Board of Directors to ensure diverse representation of small businesses, property owners and resident leaders. Earl is the co-founder of the Bayview Community Market which highlights the many talents of the Bayview culinary scene. 

Earl also serves as the D10 Rep for the Mayor's Graffitti Advisory Board as well as a member of the Mayor's Economic Recovery Task Force. 

 

Kristin Houk

Board Chair

kristinhouk@gmail.com

Kristin is a Bayview resident and business owner of All Good Pizza and Tato on Third Street as well as Cafe Alma on Innes Avenue. Kristin is the Chair of EDoT and was one of the original founding members.  She operates successful businesses that attract people from all over the Bay Area. As a founding member of EDoT, she is committed to ensuring that small businesses are supported on Third Street and that the neighborhood assets are realized by people outside of Bayview. 

Barbara Gratta

Board Co-Chair

grattawines@gmail.com

Barbara is a Bayview resident, passionate wine maker and business owner.  She and partner Cathy Hansen own Gratta Wines and Gratta to Go on Third Street.  She joined EDoT to encourage inclusive opportunities for the existing merchants as well as new small businesses coming to the Bayview community.  Barbara is also a founding member of the Merchants of Butchertown.

April Spears 

Board Member

auntieaprils94124@gmail.com

April is a longtime Bayview resident and business owner of Auntie April’s Chicken and Waffles and Cafe Envy on Third Street.  She is a staunch supporter of the small businesses in the community and joined EDoT to ensure that the Third Street corridor continues to support existing businesses and attracts more African American businesses to the corridor.  April is also a founding member of Merchants of Butchertown.

Dorris Vincent 

Board Member 

Dorris Vincent has lived in the Bayview for more than 50 years where her husband owned his own printing business and they raised their family.  Ms. Vincent has and still serves on numerous Bayview Boards and participated in many community planning processes for the betterment of the community.  She is a highly respected resource for EDoT and a critical link to the history of Bayview.  She was one of the founding members of EDoT.

Jeanne Anyanwu McCoy

Board Member 

jeanneanyanwu@gmail.com

Jeanne and her family live in Bayview and have a 40+ year legacy of business and property ownership on the 3rd street corridor.  Jeanne joins EDoT bringing over 20 years of experience in Real Estate, Small Business Development and Risk Management to the team.  As a real estate investor, she has worked to aid 3rd Street businesses that are invested in education and community outreach.  Jeanne is committed to safeguarding the legacy and growing the diverse representation of the commercial corridor. 

Lawanda Dickerson

Board Member

lawanda@u3fit.com

Lawanda is the owner and operator of U3Fit, a health and wellness facility on Third at Newhall. She is a certified personal trainer, weight loss specialist, health and fitness coach and instructor at the Bayview YMCA and also a Commissioner on the San Francisco Small Business Commision. .

Lisa Litsy

Board Member

lisa@sunsetyouthservices.org

Lisa is the Director of the Workforce Development Program at Sunset Youth Services and prior to this she spent several years with the Old Skool Cafe located on Mendell Plaza.