Board Leadership

*William “Bill” Hopkins – President of the Board (Partner, Shackelford)

Board Members

*Secretary/Treasurer – Dave Claunch, CEO – Liaison Resources
*Max Rutherford, Vendor Partner Diversity Director/SBLO – GSDM
Karen Jacobs, CEO – Left Black Shoe Production
Jenaro Diaz, CEO – djnr interactive
Matt Glazer, Senior Consultant – Mission Capital, Founder, Managing Director – Blue Sky Partners
Amelia Bowie, Account Director – McGarrah Jessee

*Founding Board Members

Advisory Board

*Bryan Jessee, Partner – McGarrah Jessee
Karl Nichols, CEO – Nichols and Associates
Martha Chang, CEO – Chick Creative
*Dandi Wright, SVP – Sherry Matthews
Rakhi Ahuja, Senior Product Consultant – Dell
Avery Graham, Account Executive
*Scott McAfee, Writer | Creative Brand Strategist | Human-Centered Leader

Staff

Carl Settles – Founder/Executive Director
Humberto Perez – Education Director
Jonathan “Chaka” Mahone – Music Legacy ATX Program Director
Mikayla Dumas – Creative Mentor
Jennifer Chavez – Creative Mentor/Digital Docent
Ricardo Villegas – Creative Mentor/Digital Docent
Christy Zhu – Creative Mentor
James Grandberry – Creative Mentor
Christian Galvan – Creative Mentor
Duc Nguyen – Creative Mentor
Jalesha Bass – Digital Docent
Tin Nguyen – Digital Docent
Karina Mata – Digital Docent