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 and liaison team.
Eugene has always had a passion for the well-being of children and looks for ways to serve area youth. He has a life goal 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.
Program Director &
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 Operations &
Brandi is a Master's-Prepared Registered Nurse 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. She oversees liaison development and equips each team member to be the best liaison possible for their district.