Rashaun Williams grew up on the south side of Chicago and graduated with a degree in Economics and History in 2001 from Morehouse College. After graduation, he worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and launched VIG-U. In 2005, he began working at Wachovia as an investment banker focused on bond sales and trading. Rashaun also started his own business, Value Investment Group, focusing on private equity in West Africa. In 2009, Rashaun resigned from Wachovia to run Kemet Institute and Value Investment Group full time. Rashaun has been blessed in that his successful career has also propelled his passion for teaching.