Atif Bostic is the current Executive Director of Uplift. In his role as Executive Director, Mr. Bostic is responsible for the organizations three areas of focus: the creation of sustainable food access, access to health care, and access to capital in underserved communities. Prior to joining Uplift, Mr. Bostic held the position of Vice President and Sales Manager of the YourPIace Banking program for Citizens Bank. In this role, Mr. Bostic was responsible for the development and management of a 12 state business-development division. In addition, Mr. Bostic supported Community Reinvestment Act and internal colleague training initiatives; and for his leadership roles, Mr. Bostic was recognized for his outstanding work in 2012 with the Chairman’s
Award for “Employing a High-Performing and Engaged Workforce,” and again in 2014 with the “Community Development Business Partner Award.”
Throughout his career Mr. Bostic has been very active with not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Bostic has served as Interim President and CEO of the Philadelphia OIC; provided strategic planning support for multiple organizations to include The Mayor’s Office of Community Service (MOCS); provided marketing support to the Delaware Financial Literacy Institute; and partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the Chester Housing Authority, and the School District of Philadelphia to create and host a series of community open houses to increase health awareness and provide access to free health screenings in Chester and Philadelphia. Mr. Bostic currently serves as Board Chair for the Philadelphia OIC, Vice-Chair of PathWays PA, and sits on the Board Directors for the Urban League of Philadelphia, and the Main Line Chamber of Commerce.