Abu Toppin is the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director for the City of Beverly. He began his position in January of 2021. Prior to accepting this role, he was a member of the Beverly Human Rights Committee and participated in several community conversations held during the spring and summer of 2020. He is a resident of Beverly. Abu is a graduate of Morehouse College (ATL) and Suffolk University Law School. In his career he has worked primarily in the financial services industry. He worked with Human Resources departments, Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and other groups to provide support and guidance on a more diverse and inclusive workforce and work environment.