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

Our Board of Directors

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

Jack McGill


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

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