Meet The Board
Maya Simmons Rogers
Ms. Simmons Rogers, is a mother, FAMU grad, and lawyer who has the awesome privilege of assisting businesses and individuals navigate the inevitable legal mazes of life. She provides a wide range of professional legal services to businesses, non-profits, and individuals throughout the State of Georgia.
In addition, her firm provides cost-effective mediation services in a professional environment conducive to successful dispute resolution.
She assisted Nic's Kicks, Inc. founder, Daniel Rogers, by helping him form this 501(c)(3) with the initial goal of hosting sneaker shoe sprees to honor his father, Nicholas Rogers aka DJ NiRo.
Ms. Albert is a FAMU grad and accomplished Sourcing professional with cross functional experience in P&L Management, Category/Brand Management, Sales, and Marketing Operations, for global companies such as P&G, Bacardi, Hilton, and now Kimberly-Clark. Advanced skilled in negotiations, sourcing strategy and supplier relationship management, responsible for sourcing ownership of spends ranging from $60 Million to $1 Billion.
DiAndria Green, JD, LLM
I am currently a Senior Manager in Bennett Thrasher’s State and Local Tax (“SALT”) service practice and primarily focus on sales and use tax consulting. Specifically, I assess and identify my client’s SALT issues and provide resolutions that support their overall business objectives to ensure that their filling positions are consistent with best practices and with the states applicable tax laws and rules.
Marketing Committe Co-Chair
Kimberly Lawson is an International Best-Selling Author, Business Coach & Strategist, Podcast Host, and Speaker Kimberly Lawson, is passionate about helping people around the world attain true happiness and more success amid great challenges. She is equipped with sound consulting principles and well-validated techniques, which produces amazing results.
Ms. Walker is a busy professional focusing on engaging business owners, C-suite and Human Resource professionals in Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide custom employee benefit solutions that empower executives to offer progressive financial resources to increase employee productivity, large scale financial wellness & ROI.
Nicole R. Reed
Nicole Reed is the author of Slaying Grace and Founder & CEO of ReedNWright, a boutique agency specializing in modern Etiquette, Ethics, and Home Harmonization education and services.
Nicole’s positive attitude, commitment to building relationships, and hunger to learn guided her through two decades of leadership experience working for Fortune 500 companies such as Macy’s Inc., Kellogg’s, and Kraft Heinz. As a complement to her corporate experience, Nicole received her Etiquette & Protocol training in London with the highest level of distinction. In her free time Nicole is an avid traveler and fine dining connoisseur.
Jarrod Y. Burch
Jarrod Burch is an attorney with The Mabra Firm. A native of Sylvester, GA, Jarrod is a proud veteran of the United States Army, where he received several medals and honors in recognition of his service. Prior to joining The Mabra Firm, Jarrod spent a decade in the classroom as a legal studies professor. He also worked with several local and state lawmakers.
Jarrod received his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia, where he was on the school’s champion Moot Court and Mock Trial teams, and received his Bachelor’s from Albany State University, where he served as student government president.