About Us

Our Team

Executive Leadership Team

Teshanda Middleton

Chief Executive Officer

Kelsey Kenniel 

Director of Operations & Finance

Jessica Pontoo

Senior Director of Strategy & Impact

Kathedra Burton

Director of Analytics & Data Management

Michael Guyette

Director of Federal Programs

Nataline Purdy

Director of Integrated Programs

Jameko Williams

Director of Career Pathways

Support Team

Ashley Watkins

Associate Director of Career & College Readiness

Tiera Hawkins

Support Services Manager

Tasia Wilson

Program Manager

Kenya Williams

Operations Specialist

College & Career Readiness

Ashley Smith

Lead College & Career Specialist

Oakhaven High / Westwood HS / Wooddale HS / ProGeny Place

Kqura Bowden

College & Career Specialist

Fayette County / BGC Raleigh Egypt

Johnna Burton

College & Career Specialist

Tipton / Fayette / Lauderdale

Charles Griggs

College & Career Specialist

Melrose High / Trezevant High / Divine Intervention

Willecia Lane

College & Career Specialist

BTW / Hamilton High School / Boys and Girls Club Technical Center / Knowledge Quest

Jessica Newsome

College Success Specialist

Southwest TN Community College / Moore Tech

Integrated Student Supports

Candice Fondren

Lead Student Support Specialist

Dunbar Elementary School

Clavon Woodard

Lead Student Support Specialist

Westwood High School

Carissa Allen

Student Support Specialist

Cummings K-6

Kayla Bolden

Student Support Specialist

Millington Intermediate School

Wade Bonner

Student Support Specialist

Northaven Elementary School

Ebony Campbell

Student Support Specialist

Westside Middle School

Lakesha Carver

Student Support Specialist

Ceara Dorsey

Student Support Specialist

Millington Primary School

LaDaj’sa Harris

Student Support Specialist

LaRose Elementary School

LaQuisha Hearn

Student Support Specialist

Booker T. Washington

Mishala Holmes

Student Support Specialist

Millington Middle/High School

Jade Johnson

Student Support Specialist

Memphis Business
Academy High School

April Matthews

Student Support Specialist

Woodstock Middle School

Jasmine McNeill

Student Support Specialist

Melrose High School

Deontae Walker

Student Support Specialist

Manassas High School

Shannon Walton

Student Support Specialist

Belle Forest Community School

Emmanuel Weatherall

Student Support Specialist

Hamilton K-8

Alexis Wofford

Student Support Specialist

Invictus Academy

Peyton Worst

Student Support Specialist

Care Coordination

Jonquil Johnson

Care Coordination Program Manager

Gloria Lucas

Care Coordination Specialist

Luis Martinez

Care Coordination Specialist

Teresa McClatchey

Homeless Youth System Navigator 

De’Miracle Tabb

Care Coordination Specialist

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