Dena Ali

Captain Raleigh Fire Dept., NC

Derrik Anderson

RMJJ Executive Director

Dante Bryant

Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work and College of Health and Human Services

DeWayne Burks

Administrator For Gaston Gateway

Erica Bryant

Emmy Award Winning Journalist, WSOC-TV News Anchor

Jennifer P. Davis

Leadership Development/HR Consultant

Monifa D. Drayton

L.E.A.D. Principal Consultant

Brooke Guinan

FDNY Firefighter

Derrick “Fly Ty” Jacobs

National radio, television and event host

Jacinda Jacobs

Motivational Speaker, Author, Business Woman and Radio/TV Spokesperson

Tamara Johnson

Director of Engaged Scholarship at UNC Charlotte

Synthia Kearney

Battalion Chief at Gastonia Fire Department

Ohavia Phillips

Talk Show Host, The Oh Show

Willie Ratchford

President of WPR Consulting, LLC

Toussaint Romain

Deputy General Counsel at Appalachian State University

Todd Swartz

Assistant Head of School for Human Resources

Antoinette Tull


Tiffanye S. Wesley

Fire/EMS Battalion Chief