OD Harris is a veteran of the Army and has discovered the keys to unlocking his life’s purpose. Having the ability to synchronize faith and financial freedom, OD has emerged as a successful serial entrepreneur. After graduating from Davenport University and studying tax law at Michigan State University, OD launched Wize Tax and Accounting, in 2003, with zero working capital. Within its first year, Wize Tax and Accounting grew rapidly by OD acquiring national and global clientele- successfully breaking even the first year. This led to a profitable second year, allowing OD to open multiple offices. In 2012, OD decided to sell his operation (34 locations & 7 States) to his office managers and a private equity firm. He later change his business model to create a Home-base eco-system that uses innovation to assist individuals looking to start their own accounting practice. The scope of OD’s expertise is capacious, ranging from formation and development of business, to the advancement of individuals through personal and spiritual mentorship as well as successful execution of philanthropic efforts.
His Ready, Set, Go Foundation gives back to the community by offering programs and strategies to small businesses to promote their successful growth and development. Through His RSG Program he has created over 700 jobs through entrepreneurship, & has been the Training ground for 1000’s of small businesses. Platinum Recording Artist Adina Howard praises RSG and OD for the work he does in the community and how she was beneficiarie of his program. RSG has been endorsed by AZ Representative Reginald Bolding and US Congressman Ruben Gallego.
December of 2015 OD received Entrepreneur of the Year, by Black Wall Street. He has served as Vice President of NBMBAA Phoenix, Financial Secretary of NBMBAA Chicago Chapter, Vice President of Lansing Youth Organization, serves on the board of Arizona Black Philanthropy Initiative, NAACP Economic Development Chair of Maricopa County, Entrepreneur and Economic Development Chair of Los Angles, California, Board Member of 100 Blackmen of Phoenix and 100 Blackmen of America National for chapter development. He has proudly dedicated over 4,000 hours to the community, and much more.