Ryan Brooks

Ryan Brooks

Ryan Brooks is a freshman at Loyola University Maryland. He graduated from New Hartford High School located in New Hartford, NY. While in high school, he was involved in all parts of student life. He played three sports, cross country in the…
Jarek Azim

Jarek Azim

Jarek Azim joins Mission Partners as a Fellow with an interest in economic, political, and social advancements in South Asian countries. He is passionate about varying world perspectives and strives to help his friends and partners understand…
Antonio Tijerino

Antonio Tijerino

Jose Antonio Tijerino is president and CEO of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation which focuses on education, workforce development, connectivity, innovative leadership and public awareness in addition to promoting cultural pride and accomplishment.…
Janell Thomas

Janell Thomas

As Senior Program Manager, Janell Thomas oversees the development and management of programs and provides technical assistance to community-based leaders and organizations on behalf of CommonHealth ACTION. Prior to CommonHealth ACTION, Janell…
Kerrien Suarez

Kerrien Suarez

Kerrien Suarez advises ProInspire on strategic planning and is leading the organization’s bold goal process. Kerrien was previously a Senior Consultant at Community Wealth Partners, where she led client relationships and engagements, facilitated…
Dr. DeRionne Pollard

Dr. DeRionne Pollard

n 2010, Dr. DeRionne Pollard assumed leadership of Montgomery College, a three-campus community college with 60,000 credit and noncredit students. She spearheaded the development of a new Montgomery College mission and strategic plan. She has…
Mauricio Miller

Mauricio Miller

Mauricio Miller is a leader in the development of services and systems designed to break the cycle of economic dependency for low-income families across the United States. Frustrated by the frequent recidivism into poverty he witnessed during…
Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat

Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat

Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat is the President and CEO of Washington Area Women’s Foundation, a public foundation dedicated to mobilizing the community to ensure that economically vulnerable women and girls in the Washington, DC metropolitan region…
Nicole Cozier

Nicole Cozier

Nicole Cozier has nearly 20 years of non-profit experience in the direct service, advocacy and philanthropic sectors. In February 2016, Nicole Cozier joined the staff of the Human Rights Campaign as the Director of Diversity and Inclusion…
Melissa Delaney

Melissa DeLaney

Pronouns: She / Her / Hers For nearly 20 years, Melissa DeLaney has provided communications counsel for elected or appointed officials, candidates, non-profit organizations, and brands, as well as high-profile or controversial issue management…