CEO/Founder &

Executive Director

Eugene, a Stark County resident for most of his life, holds a degree from The Ohio State University. He is an ordained pastor, has planted many churches across Stark County, and loves to use his pastoral skills to lead his staff.
Eugene has a passion for the well-being of children and looks for ways to serve area youth. His life goal is one of making sure that every child he meets knows they have value and can do anything they want to do with their lives.
Eugene is a natural leader and has enhanced his learning skills received from Giant Worldwide Leadership Course. He has won several community awards for his mentoring program.
He is married to his wife, Brandi, and has two daughters, Ashley and Tatum. In his free time, he enjoys family activities, playing golf, and mountain biking.

Director of Community-Based Mentorship Program

With us since our founding, Jenn is one of our veteran team members.

She brings her years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our develop and strengthen our program.

Jenn has education in clinical counseling and youth development.

She has ten years of working with middle and high school students.

She is trained in trauma-informed practice and connects well with students from all walks of life.

Her passion is equipping and developing leaders.

She acquired her leadership development through NextGen Leadership.

Director of School-Based

Mentorship Program

Cameron is Stark County-homegrown and is passionate about communal flourishing.

She has received her education from

Malone University in Canton, Ohio, and seeks to creatively invest in the youth of this generation. 



Health & Wellness In-Kind Consultant

Brandi is a Family Nurse Practitioner and a seasoned marketing professional with thirty years of administrative and managerial experience. Her graduate education provides valuable knowledge and skills to lead change, promote health, and elevate care in various roles while offering flexible leadership and critical action within complex, changing systems, including health, educational, and organizational systems.


Mentorship Program Assistant