Christal Sumpter is currently the Grant Accountant at Abyssinian Development Corporation. She is responsible for the life-cycle accounting for the organization’s public agency and private donor-restricted grants. She has been with the organization for 8+ years. Christal has over 20 years of experience in finance, office administration, direct mail campaigns, and database maintenance. Previously Christal was the Administrator and Web Manager for two foundations; The Paget Foundation and The Bone and Cancer Foundation, both located in New York. She was also a Database Consultant with the Fibrous Dysplasia Foundation in Washington, DC.
Born in Harlem, Christal is a soprano who has performed in a variety of venues. She has been a regular National Anthem singer for the United States Tennis Association at the U.S. Open in Queens, NY, and has performed at many of the premier venues in New York City including, Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, the Apollo Theater, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral.