Executive Director: Candice, a mother of 3 boys, had a son suspended for staring. She brings the passion of wanting to develop our youth. For the past 5 years, the Tolbert Family has worked with youth at the entry point of the court system by volunteering at Hillcrest Academy. Candice has helped numerous individuals with felonies find gainful employment through entrepreneurship.
- nominated for CCTST Community Advocacy, Partnership and Research Award
- nominated and chosen for WCPO’s Next Nine: Community Leaders
- graduate of Community Leaders Institute May 2017
Serving in the Corrections Division, Deputy Peter Billey has been working with the Hamilton County Sheriff Office beginning in August 2002. He works with inmates of all security levels from the beginning of their incarnation up to their release from the Justice Center. He has been a Field Training Officer and currently works in the Admissions department. He has been utilized for his public speaking skills as a tour guide and has guided many groups through the Justice Center. He was awarded, “Officer of the Year,” in 2012 and has been a member of Task Force One underwater rescue recovery dive team in southwest Ohio since 2011. Dep. Billey graduated Cum Laude from Cincinnati Bible College in 2002 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biblical Studies inthe Helping Professions. He also holds a Summa Cum Laude Associate of Applied Arts & Science degree in Turf Equipment Management from Lake City Community College, Lake City Florida.
Bryan is a recent graduate of Northern Kentucky University’s Master of Arts in Integrated Studies program. In 2014, he earned a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Northern Kentucky and in 2012 he earned an Associate of Arts degree from Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. Bryan is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, a nationally recognized honors program where he graduated magna cum laude from both Cincinnati State and Northern Kentucky University. In 2014, Bryan founded the Seven Hills Action Group, a community based organization located on the North West side of Hamilton County. This organization was designed to bring residents of this community together, as they seek to improve the overall living experience of everyone within the community. Additionally, Bryan is a mentor, motivational speaker, and a success coach with the mission of helping others achieve their goals.
Andrea Donegan (Board Member – Finance Chair)
Andrea Donegan is a Financial Professional that specializes in Accounting. Andrea has worked with reputable companies in the corporate, private, non-profit and educational segments. Throughout her 25 plus years’ experience in Accounting, she has built a reputation for stellar customer service and process improvements. Andrea graduated with honors from Wilmington College with her undergraduate degree in Business and earned her MBA from Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, KY. In 2016, she obtained a certificate in Emotional Intelligence and Diversity from UCLA. She is a proud member of the National Black MBA and National Association of Professional Women (NAPW).
Ms. Kareem Moncree-Moffett, PhD
Kareem Moncree-Moffett is an Adjunct mathematics professor at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College and the Lead Consultant at her company, Moncor, LLC an education research, training and consulting firm. She is the founder of HearUsNow: Youth Voice Alliance which collaborates youth-serving organizations in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky with the ultimate goal to magnify the voices of youth on improving areas important to them. As a community leader, Kareem is active within many local organizations, including having served as a trustee with the Princeton Education Foundation and a former member of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Family Advisory Council (FAC). Kareem demonstrates a personal commitment towards the education of our youth. She has worked in the Independent school arena in the areas of minority recruitment, retention, diversity training and awareness and educational training and facilitation for schools, businesses, students, faculty, parents and alumni. She has also worked extensively within the urban public schools in the areas of collaborative teaching, administration support, remedial education and mediation/conflict resolution training for students, faculty, staff and parents. Dr. Moncree-Moffett is a specialist in engagement and advocacy within schools, organizations and within the community.
Keiana Rogers (Program Director)
Keiana Rogers, a native Cincinnatian, has nearly 2 decades of personal experience in parenting a child with mental health challenges and traversing the public mental health system seeking treatment for a number of the common ailments our young teens face today. Keiana attended Roger Bacon and Western Hills High School. She was employed for 17 years at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital as a nursing assistant, on the mental health unit and as a health unit coordinator. In addition, Keiana has held a position working with veterans who struggled with PTSD and mother mental health concerns at the Cincinnati VA Hospital. She is currently employed part-time at Preston Charles Funeral Home.
Joseph White, SuperSeeds Program Coordinator, is a recent graduate from the University of Cincinnati, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. He has seen many of the issues of our public school system firsthand, and his longterm goal is to use his research as a psychologist to make an impact on CPS. Joseph heard about SuperSeeds last year when he was asked to be part of the student panel for the UC component of the tour. He is excited to get a head start on his work towards educational reform with SuperSeeds.
A Cincinnati resident for 24 years, Attorney Alisé M. Wilson obtained her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Cincinnati in 2006. She received her Juris Doctor in 2011 from the NKU Salmon P. Chase of Law. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio and before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Attorney Wilson has a solo practice offering assistance in Juvenile/Criminal Defense, Family Law/Domestic Relations, General Civil Litigation and Mediation. One of her passions, in addition to advocating for youth, is to engage in public speaking on the areas of law which she practices in an effort to educate and empower youth and adult members of our community. Attorney Wilson is a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association. As a member of the Cincinnati NAACP, she has served as an Executive Committee Member and is the immediate past Chairperson of the Legal Redress Committee. Attorney Wilson also serves as Chairperson of the Colerain Township Board of Zoning Appeals.