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Meet the Team

Our team is made up of experienced and dedicated individuals with an immense passion for improving the lives of others. Learn more about us and how we work for you.


CEO (Board President)

Lacey Hart, M.B.A., D.D.h.c.

With a proven-track record of practical, human-centric solutions, Pastor Hart is a proud farm wife, mother and business professional with over 25 years of deep experience in health care delivery disruption.

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Program Manager (Board Secretary)

Jessie Thielen, M.B.A., P.M.P.

Mr. Jessie Thielen is a Veteran of the United States Navy. He has over 20 years of experience in project and program management working in the military and private sector. 

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Social Media Assistant (Freelance)

Nuwanthika Dharmaratne, M.S.

Ms. Dharmaratne holds a Master of Science in Conservation and Rural Development and has over five years of experience as a copywriter in the advertising industry and a content developer for both online and offline requirements.


    Survey and Data Visualization (Freelance) 

    Lena Gadzhuk, MS

    Ms. Gadzhuk is a Sociologist with over six years of experience in quantitative market research providing  interesting data-driven findings.

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    COO (Board Treasurer) 

    Carol Fletcher, PCCP

    Carol is our Experienced Management Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. She has a strong faith and a passion for caring for others.

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    Director of Education & Academic Research (Board Relations Officer)

    Shelby Hart, M.S.

    Shelby is our everyday historian with comprehensive experience in social science research, non-profit leadership, and public relations communications.

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    Academic Research and Writing (Freelance)

    Tatenda Chakabudalting, MSS

    Master's degree in Psychology, conducting research focusing on substance abuse, addiction, and neurocognition, I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious (Albert Einstein)and this curiosity has driven me into beautiful places I had no idea existed.

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    Social Media Strategy (Consultant) 

    Amanda Schokman, MBA

    Ms. Shockman has extensive strategic consulting experience leveraging social media platforms for educational delivery and mission-based development.

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