Meet Our Honorees - Part 5: Mr. Mandel Paris Williams
Mandel Paris Williams is a native Chicagoan with over 20 years of experience in the drafting and design of structural and civil engineering plans. His studies in Construction Technology and Process Technology have lead to work at top companies in his industry.
He is the epitome of a community servant and leader. Williams is CEO and Director of Que’s Got Sole…Marching Shoes to Third World Countries. Since 2006, this organization has collected 8,000 pairs of gently worn shoes – in the parking lot of Soldier Field during the Chicago Football Classic – for individuals in developing nations, such as Haiti, Jamaica and Africa.
In 2010, Williams established and launched KNIGHTS OF OMEGA MENTORING FOUNDATION, a mentoring program for high school young men in the Chicago land area. He also served as Committee Chairman for the Sigma Omega Mardi Gras scholarship fundraiser event for five years. In 2011, he was awarded the prestigious Omega Citizen of the Year. In 2014, he was honored as 1 of the 16-most-powerful-men-on-the-south-side based on his community service.