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​​​​​​The Youth Career Coach Inc. 

Welcome to our advisory board! These dynamic leaders have volunteered their time to support our mission ensuring students are ‘self-aware and market-ready’ for the 21st-century workforce. They listen to our founder when she needs advice, sends resources/events/opportunities that we share with students, and they make themselves available if needed to inspire students.


If you’d like to join us this mission email - info@theyouthcareercoach.com

Dawn A. Adeyemi, LICSW

Dawn specializes in anxiety, depression, self-esteem, unbalanced moods, and trauma, assisting her clients with issues related to transition into adulthood, and developing healthy relationships. Dawn helps set goals, understand and accept what has happened in the past, and determine a way to move forward.

Dericka Joyner, MS
Dericka Joyner is a Managing Partner at Joyner Development, Inc. In her role, she strives to find the highest and best use for vacant land and distressed properties in urban cities. Dericka received an MS in real estate development from the University of Maryland and a BS in public health from the University of Massachusetts. Aside from her professional and academic background, Dericka has worked with student groups on her campuses and various organizations to provide mentorship and uplift young people. As a Youth Career Coach advisory board member, Dericka will continue to use her passion for youth success to contribute ideas and strategies to this organization to help young people set goals, create plans, and ultimately reach their full potential.

Keith Mathews, AEP
Strategic Planner with Business Processes and Projects. Demonstrated experience and effective in high-profile Special Projects focused on achieving critical Business Objectives. Demonstrated results in Marketing and managing Major Accounts. Experienced in Management Training and Talent/Leadership Development.
 
Sekou Dilday, MBA
A diligent Supply Chain Management expert, specializing in strategic sourcing and procurement. A results-driven, natural leader with over 16 years of successful industry and consulting experience in pharmaceuticals, retail, utilities, government, and telecommunications. A Certified Purchasing Manager from ISM and an MBA with an emphasis on leadership from Boston University.
 
Kimberly A. Houston-Lucas, CEO
Holistic Personal Development Consultant, Speaker, Consultant, and parenting support advocate. Owner of Pure Health Prosperity.


Margaret Credle Thomas, MSW

METCO Director (High School), Social Worker, and School Adjustment Counselor who conducts consultations, providing support through the METCO Director (K-12) and former Social Worker, and School Adjustment Counselor who conducts consultations, provides support through the identification and development of strategies for the resolution of student academic and adjustment problems. She also develops and implements comprehensive prevention and intervention programs designed to progress students matriculation while consistently monitoring student progress. Lastly, she has her licensure as Assistant Principal and Assistant Superintendent / Superintendent. 

Harrison Murbi, BSN/RN, BS in Zoology & Botany, MS Biology

Registered nurse to provide competent care for medically fragile children. Provide education to the patient, family and other caregivers for optimal patient care. Educate residents and family about the disease process, treatment, and medications. Adjunct Science Professor.
 
Michael Perry, MBA

Strategic Planner with Business Processes and Projects. Demonstrated experience and effective in high-profile Special Projects focused on achieving critical Business Objectives. Demonstrated results in Marketing and managing Major Accounts. Experienced in Management Training and Talent/Leadership Development.


Michael Nettles, BS Comp Sci, CEO

Formerly with Mercer as a Senior Technical Analyst focused on Coding SQL queries against Oracle databases using InfoMaker and ETL tool Data Junction. Designed and analyzed benefits information files for large clients using EDI and other industry standards. Creation of reports using SQL and MS Excel. Managed offshore team deliverables and responsible for the quality of interface development. SME on the process to load data between databases and conducted training on the basics of SQL. A professional hobby of photography. 

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