Graduation Sponsors

Ferrisa Connell, Operations Manager

Kim Guy, Associate Director of Admissions

Wanda Hord, Internship Services Manager  

Walter D. Joseph, Employment Placement Manager

Florine Lazard, Admissions & College Enrollment Manager

Amy McClellan, Student Services Specialist

LaKesha O’Neal, Recruitment Manager

Fred Rosario, Site Director

Autumn Solomon, Associate Director of Corporate Engagement

Leigh Williams, Program Manager  

Corporate Partners

Bank of America

Continental Benefits


JPMorgan Chase & Co.

New York Life Insurance Company

The Nielsen Company

Valet Living

Elijah Rhodes, Chair

Kaitlyn Morera, Co-chair/Secretary

Stiven Tumanyan, Treasure

Jaiya Daughtry, Communication Chair


  • 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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