Executive Council Candidate - Antoine Abernathy

Antoine Abernathy is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Antoine completed his education at Southern University and A&M College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Healthcare.  Antoine has over 25 years of finance and accounting experience and has served as the President/Treasurer for the North Texas Black Employee Network (NTBEN) for the company’s (EDS, HP & DXC Technology) Employee Resource Group (ERG).  Antoine was recognized with the Employee Network Innovation Award and Employee Leadership Council Key Contributor Award for his accomplishments and leadership. 

Antoine has been happily married for 25 years to his college sweetheart, Kimberly Michelle Abernathy. Antoine and Kimberly are most proud of their intelligent and talented sons. MarcAnthony is an honor student continuing the family legacy at Southern University and A&M College’s School of Nursing. Jackson is an honor student at North Garland High School participating in the PTECH program where he will earn his high school diploma and an Associate Degree in Biology Pre-Med at graduation.   

Since November 1998, Antoine has been a faithful member of The Mount since, which has been a source of strength, love and community for his family.  Antoine has served in several ministries, both past and present which includes the following:

  • Benevolence Ministry – Chairperson
  • Deacon – Team Lead
  • Joint Board
  • Bible Drill – High School Coach
  • MHBC Governance Committee
  • Mass Choir
  • Male Chorus
  • Men’s Ministry
  • Evangelism Ministry
  • Marriage Ministry
  • Bible Study Fellowship
  • Sunday School
  • Vacation Bible School – Volunteer
  • YEAH Ministry – Charter Member

Additionally, Antoine serves his community as a member through active participation in the following organizations:

  • Northeast Dallas Chapter of Jack and Jill Father’s Auxiliary
  • Garland Branch NAACP
  • Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students Program Support)
  • NGHS Parent Teacher Association
  • Southern University Alumni Federation - Dallas Chapter (Life Member)
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated (Life Member)

Antoine is dedicated, consistent, and compassionate. His favorite scripture is “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you” – Matthew 6:33.