Our Mission

Building long-term, life-changing relationships with urban youth, equipping them to thrive and contribute to their community.

Our Vision

A Central Florida where all at-risk youth have the tools, character qualities, and hope to succeed in life.

Get to Know Our Staff & Board

Our Staff

Sherry Paramore, President

Jonas Cayo, Donor Relations Director

Sherry Paramore, President

Sarah Hanson, Finance Director

Crystal Auguste

Crystal Auguste, Program Director

Crystal Auguste

Jimmy Rodriguez, OakRidge Pipeline Coordinator

Crystal Auguste

Robert De La Torre, Jones Pipeline Coordinator

Crystal Auguste

Tatiana Montanez, Evans Pipeline Coordinator

Xinia Reyes

Xinia Reyes, Post Secondary Coordinator

Eddie Miranda, Teacher/Mentor

Eddie Miranda, Teacher/Mentor

Chevarlyn Corely, Teacher/Mentor

Chevarlyn Corely, Teacher/Mentor

Deirdra Smith, Teacher/Mentor

Deirdra Smith, Teacher/Mentor

Darrell Washington, Teacher/Mentor

Darrell Washington, Teacher/Mentor

Breanna McKnight, Teacher/Mentor

Breanna McKnight, Teacher/Mentor

Stephaney Moses, Teacher/Mentor

Stephaney Moses, Teacher/Mentor

Reggie Thimothee, Teacher/Mentor

Reggie Thimothee, Teacher/Mentor

Alex Zengotita, Teacher/Mentor

Alex Zengotita, Teacher/Mentor

Shaq Price, Teacher/Mentor

Shaq Price, Teacher/Mentor

Anthony Negron, Teacher/Mentor

Anthony Negron, Teacher/Mentor

Our Board of Directors

Steve Tomaszewski, Chairman
Entec Polymers: Senior Vice President & General Manager

Jack McGill
Founder

Kevin

Betsey Bell
President, Commission 127

Jeff Deery
Partner at Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman, P.A,

Melanie Fernandez
Managing Partner, BDO

Jonathan Perry
Greenberg Traurig

Leslie Nelson
Volunteer

Bob McClellan
Wharton-Smith Construction: Director of Business Development

Lance Walker, Jr.
Walker & Company, Inc.: President

Erik Nelson
NNN: Director of Acquisitions

Malika Harrison
Orlando Magic: Director of Social Responsibility

Megan Costa DeVault
Akerman, LLP

Melissa Mikkelson
Liberty Properties

Patricia Loy
Titan Properties

Together, We ELEVATE Orlando