These are the heroes with the passion to transform their communities

Our Board

President & Founder

Sam Ella McKenzie

Vice President & Board Chair

Reverend Cartha McKenzie, Jr.

II Vice President & Director of Operations for the SamElla Hope Center

Reverend Gwendolyn Sampson

Senior Board Member

Reverend David McKenzie, Sr.

Executive Director of the SamElla Hope Center

Jeff Mariola

Board Member

Edmond Agnissey


Don Barry

CEO, BJB Partners

Rev. Dr. Jonathan McKenzie

Pastor of the Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church and CEO, Family Centered Educational Agency

Mike Purcell, Vice President Human Resources, Ambius

Thomas L. Soudan, Jr., President, Soudan Metals


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