Born in Bronx, NY Eboni is an East coast girl that has migrated to the West. She has a Bachelor’s of Science with a concentration in Public Relations from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Eboni has a love for people which has led her to her career in Guest Services. She is the Director of Guest Services at T-Mobile Arena. With over 13 years of venue experience under her belt, Eboni has opened three arenas and worked in some of the largest markets in the country including Charlotte, NC, Washington D.C. and Brooklyn, NY.
Eboni’s position allows her to work with an amazing team of over 200 people. She loves to uplift other at work as well as her personal life. A lover of food, family, sports, and travel, Eboni always look for an opportunity to engage with others. Articles, books, and podcast on leadership and spiritual growth as well as her current role provide her a classroom.
Mrs. Fortson has been an active member of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee since 1990. In addition to the committee she volunteers on numerous boards; West Prep School Grandparent; West Prep Parent Advisory Committee. But of all she does, she gets the greatest enjoyment from helping those in the community who are in need/those who are less fortunate. She will buy toys for children; food for families and clothes as well. Even more than that, she loves working behind the scenes to make sure a plan comes together wellno matter what.
She has served on state, local, and community boards to include Just Say No to Drugs, founded by Nancy Regan; UNLV Gear Up Committee; State and Local PTA Boards; Pride of the West District Association Youth Director; NV/CA Interstate Congress of Christian Education Youth Director; Lifetime member of National Council of Negro Women.
Mrs. Fortson has received many honors and accolades, including the Key to Charles I. West Preparatory School from Dr. Michael Barton. She was married to the late Robert Fortson for 34 years until his passing in 1998. She’s the mother of 3 daughters, 3 Foster daughters, 8 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. She loves and supports her many extended family members and enjoys the time she spends with them all.