Graduation Premier Sponsor

• Deborah Ayer, Operations Manager
• Brendan Carlson, Student Services Specialist
• Tina Clark, Admissions Manager
• Kierra Craig, Internship Services Manager
• Jasmine Haralson, Admissions Specialist
• Latonya Hines, Site Director
• Dr. Marshaun Hymon, Associate Director of Program
• Stephanie Jackson, Associate Director of Admissions
• Michele Johnson, Student Services Manager
• Quinette LeFlore, Admissions Specialist
• Ayanna Nelson, Employment Placement Manager
• Elynlou Ong, Account Director
• Vivian Robarts, Deputy Sales Director
• Vincent Sams, Internship Services Manager
• Keith Seagle, Employment Placement Manager
• Travis Smith, Associate Director Corporate Engagement
• Toni Southerland, Program Manager
• Michael Williams II, Program Manager

Corporate Partners

Bank of America
Baptist Health
CIT Group
Jacksonville Urban League
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
UF Health Jacksonville
United Way of Northeast Florida

  • Dan Hofacker, Lending Valuations Transformative Executive, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

  • Mary Ann Callahan, SVP, Bank of America

  • Whitney Lester, Help Desk Support, Bank of America

  • Stephen Pollan, President/CEO, Assessment Technologies Group

  • Dexter Seigler, Chapter President, NFLPA

  • Susan Turchyn, SVP, Bank of America

  • Wayne Young, Director, JEA

  • Morris Applewhite, Managing Director, Year Up


  • Jessaca Alexander, Chair
  • Jasmine Wilcher, Vice Chair
  • Melvin Williams, Treasurer
  • Meecler Louis, Secretary
  • Whitney Lester, Member at Large 


  • Katrina Hill-Gay, Chair
  • Dallas Phinsee, Vice Chair
  • Michael Baldwin, Executive Coordinator

Regional Representatives

  • Victor Franco, Northeast Region
  • Amber Mitchell-Johnson, Southeast Region
  • Meshack Unah, Western Region

Committee Chairs

  • Paris Carthen, Alumni Giving Chair
  • Anna West, Communications Chair
  • Shantae Shaw-Kimmons, Events Chair
  • Jasmine Walthall-Drakes, Program Chair

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