Staff Directory

OFFICES
WASHINGTON, D.C. OFFICE
901 F Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, D.C. 20004
Tel: 202-507-4851
Fax: 202-652-2934
HOUSTON OFFICE
4801 Woodway Drive, Suite 300 East
Houston, Texas 77056
Tel: 202-507-4851
Fax: 480-287-9632
Name Phone Email
EXECUTIVE
Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.
President & CEO
P: 202-507-4854 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
John W. Garland, JD
President-In-Residence
P: 202-507-4856 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Christopher Lopez
Executive Assistant to the President & Education Policy Specialist
P: 202-507-4852 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
OPERATIONS 
Kathy C. Harris, JD
Chief of Staff
P: 202-507-4853 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Juontonio K. Pinckney
Vice President & Superintendent of K-12 Initiatives
P: 713-987-4485 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Danielle Tobin
Office Manager
P: 202-507-4861 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
DEVELOPMENT
Jennifer Wider
Vice President of Development
P: 202-507-4855 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
George Spencer
National Director of Sponsorships & Business Development
P: 202-747-7188 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Lamont J. Rucks
Development Operations Coordinator
P: 202-888-0042 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
FINANCE
Velma R. Hart, CAE
Chief Financial Officer
P: 202-507-4858 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Marlin Peters
Finance Associate
P: 202-391-0753 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Tamika Herring
Staff Accountant
P: 202-507-4860 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Nias White
Finance Director
P: 202-747-7184 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS
Edith Bartley
Vice President of Government Affairs
P: 202-391-0751 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
PROGRAMS
Dr. Misha Lesley
Vice President of Programs
P: 713-574-4923
F: 713-741-7442
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Amber Feight
Director, Teacher Quality and Retention Program
P: 713-955-1072 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Mildred Leon
Program Coordinator
P: 212-573-8487 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Tarlton Wade
Program Coordinator
P: 713-955-1084 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Deshuandra Walker
Manager of Student Support Services
P: 713-955-1073 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
MARKETING
Jamaal O. Bailey
Vice President of Marketing
P: 202-888-0040 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Janeen Blige
Marketing Manager
P: 202-888-0015 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Tiffany Chiles
Graphic Designer
P: 202-888-0013 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Donte Clavo
Events Manager & Special Assistant to the President & CEO
P: 202-507-4857 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Tangie Newborn
Public Relations and Communications Director
P: 202-888-0039
F: 888-453-1288
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Kevin Rhodes
Director of Marketing and Branding
P: 202-888-0017 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Kevin M. Shultz
Interactive Media Manager
P: 202-888-0016 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
TALENT ACQUISITION
M. Scott Lilly
Vice President of Talent Acquisition & Campus Relations
P: 202-888-1623 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Emmanuel Choice
National Director of Workforce Diversity
P: 202-888-1649 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Alma Duvall
Programs Support Services Coordinator
P: 202-747-7182 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Ja'Nay Hawkins
Manager, Talent Development and Campus Relations
P: 202-747-7183 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Andrea Horton
Senior Director of Talent Acquisition and Alumni Relations
P: 202-888-1648 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Bernee Long
Internship Manager
P: 202-888-1647 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Renita Moore
TA Recuiter and Career Specialist
P: 202-507-4859 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Andre Sanders
TA Operations Manager
P: 202-888-1652 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
TECHNOLOGY
Brad Gebert
Senior Advisor to the President,
Technology & Infrastructure
P: 202-888-2050 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
OPPORTUNITY FUNDING CORP INC. 
M. Scott Lilly
President of Opportunity Funding Corporation (OFC)
P: 202-888-1623 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Alma Duvall
Programs Support Services Coordinator
P: 202-747-7182 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Larry Waters
Director of OFC Innovation & Entrepreneurship
P: 262-951-5837 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
CONSULTANTS
Ronald Belvin, Jr.
National Development Consultant
P: 704-909-6039 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Moseka Medlock
Common Core Success Coach
P: 713-955-1085 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Teresa Merriweather Orok, Ph.D.
Research Consultant
P: 404-782-8431 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Dr. N. Joyce Payne
Founder/Sr. International Affairs &
STEM Advisor to the President
P: 202-236-9404 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Marilyn A. Berry Thompson
MWW GROUP
Sr. Government Affairs Advisor to the President
P: 202-600-4570 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
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