A8 Leaders

Marcel Reid - President

Marcel Reid was the Chair of DC ACORN and is a co-founder and National President of ACORN 8.

Karen Inman - Secretary

Karen Reid was the Secretary for Minnesota ACORN and is a co-founder and National Secretary of ACORN 8.

Ronald Sykes - Treasurer

Ronald Sykes was a Georgia ACORN member, Whipple-Bell fellow and National Treasurer for ACORN 8.

Michael McCray - Author / Spokesman

Michael McCray is the National Spokesman for the ACORN 8, a watchdog organization dedicated to seeking truth, transparency and accountability for the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). A talented Author and expert on ACORN, Michael McCray authored RACE, POWER & POLITICS–Memoirs of an ACORN Whistleblower” and continues to write about community development, grassroots and labor organizations.


J.D. Georgetown University Law Center (May, 1994)
Communications from American University (December, 1999)
Finance from Howard University (December, 1999)
Economics from Florida A&M University (December, 1990)

CPA —Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (Inactive)

Attorney at Law New York State Bar Association (2003)

Michael McCray is a Conservative Democrat who believes in capitalism and the free enterprise system. A licensed Attorney, former CPA and public interest advocate, Michael McCray fights for the rights of others… like they would fight for themselves. His debut book “ACORN 8: RACE, POWER & POLITICS–Memoirs of an ACORN Whistleblower which is available on this website for purchase and everywhere books are sold.