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Jason Morgan is a unique Mid-Level People and Process Leader who inspires others to learn more, do more and become more through his actions. He possesses over 10 years' experience in various IT Support roles. He is a Strategic Thinker who is engaging, creative and drives issues to resolution. He has a deep passion for establishing trusted relationships with team members and diverse business unites across organizations.
Paul has over twenty years of experience working in the mental health field. Paul earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Paul continued his educational endeavors by completing his Master of Arts in clinical psychology from Argosy University in Phoenix, Arizona. While obtaining his M.A., Paul worked with "at-risk" children and their parents. This provided Paul with a deeper understanding of the challenges of professionally working with youth and their families. Paul also obtained his Doctorate of Psychology from Capella University with a specialization in clinical psychology. While earning his Doctorate Degree, Paul completed his pre-doctoral internship conducting Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST) at Pennsylvania Counseling Services. Working with a diverse population of at risk adolescence, their family, and therapeutically engaging available community resources provided Paul invaluable experience and a greater appreciation and drive to help this population.
JD, having worked with children and adolescents within a theater workshop and community recreation setting for the past 24 years, realized it was obvious that the culture and development of our children and young adults needed to be addressed. JD's education in marketing and as a professional photojournalist, play a key role in his approach regards to finding the optimum way to teach youth and nourish their young minds with information and images that will foster a generation of dynamic contributors to society who fully understand their potential. In addition to his experience living abroad for several years, JD has been on the board of directors for the LifeSmart Education since its inception in 2010 and has made many solid and viable contributions to the organization. At present, JD is continuing his education to obtain his bachelor’s degree in computer science.
Villia Davidson, MBA, is an experienced professional with 23 years of experience in Information Technology. She started her career at Huckleberry House as an IT Assistant to the IT Director. Villia loves solving problems through testing software applications. In her current role as an IT Consultant with Fahrenheit Consulting, she is a Test Lead for Corporate projects with AEP.
Villia enjoys working with children. She has been in several roles with several different organizations, including Chairperson/Mentor Administration for Leaders of Tomorrow with the BMBAA Columbus Chapter. She worked as part of the case competition team. She was also a part of the Financial Committee. She has also served as Co-Chair of the BDPAs high school competition for two years. While working at JPMC, she was a co-chair of Ujima for two years (2009-2011).
Villia believes in giving back to her community. She believes if you teach a child how they should go when they depart from you, they will be successful. Her parents set an example for her and her sisters. “We are all successful in our own right.” She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Franklin University in Computer Science. She received her MBA with a concentration in Finance from Walden University. She lives in Columbus, Ohio, with her husband Edmund Davidson, and her 6-year-old daughter Villia Lynette. She is a member of the First Church of God.
Tamika Bailey has over 20 years of experience as an IT professional in various roles in the private, public and non-profit sectors. Currently, she serves as a Business Relationship Manager in the Office of Information Services with the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services.
Tamika holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems and an MBA from Ohio Dominican University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources Management from Franklin University.
Tamika is passionate about people and specifically finds herself working with youth and women in the areas of mentoring and career coaching. She has been a volunteer since 2015 with the Employment Resource Center for the Y Family Center, where she assists displaced families with their resumes, housing and job searching.
Tamika’s goal is to always leave her mark in all that she does and is excited about lending her skills and talents to LifeSmart Education in order to advance its’ mission.
Lisa Pomeroy is an attorney and manager within Corporate Risk Management at a large banking institution with over 85 billion dollars in revenue. In this role, Ms. Pomeroy performs assessments to ensure third-party service providers have adequate Compliance Management Systems, have the capability to comply with laws and regulations, and the ability to avoid harm to her employer’s customers. The program Ms. Pomeroy manages addresses risks associated service provider relationships focusing on consumer protection laws including but not limited to Fair and Responsible Banking, Anti-Discrimination, and Privacy. Ms. Pomeroy has been practicing law since 2001, primarily in the financial segment and compliance advisement. Ms. Pomeroy holds two Bachelors of Arts degrees from the Ohio State University, one in Criminology and the other in African and African American Studies. Ms. Pomeroy received her J.D. from the University of Toledo College of Law, and is licensed to practice law in Ohio and various federal courts. Ms. Pomeroy is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US). Ms. Pomeroy is passionate about reading and believes the foundation for success and self-sufficiency begins with literacy. Prior to joining the board of directors, she volunteered as a reading mentor for LifeSmart Education
Jerry Carroll Is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor with five years of experience working with multi-disciplinary teams at I Matter Counseling & Empowerment Services, Inc. Jerry is currently a Clinical Mental Health Supervisor who specializes in mental health counseling and is responsible for educating, training and evaluating other employees on organizational effectiveness. Jerry’s unique ability to propel others has become a caveat to leadership coaching. Jerry completed his B.A. at Ohio Christian University and is currently completing his Master’s in Corporate and Strategic Communication.
Aside from being a mental health counselor, Jerry’s passion is working with at risk youth. Jerry has been inspired by his late grandmother and lives by the mantra, “never give up and don’t look back.” Jerry continues to exemplify determination, high energy, and tireless motivation to encourage and impact others.
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