Nicole Valentini, Development Director
Dedicated to “empowering and serving communities on behalf of the greater good,” Nicole’s passion is community service and advocacy. With her Bachelors of Arts Degree majoring in Psychology from Bowling Green State University and her Master of Social Work Degree from Wayne State University, Nicole has committed both her professional and personal life to support and empower underserved communities. Through fundraising, development, direct service, and programming, Nicole has helped individuals, families, and nonprofit organizations scale-up approaches to positively impact their communities. She believes faith, empathy, and emotional intelligence are key ingredients in making effective change.
Orma C. Smith, Executive Secretary
Orma C. Smith is a licensed mental health and school counselor. She is the founder of Orma Smith Consulting, LLC and provides consultation in the areas of mental and behavioral health. She works as a therapist and helps her clients learn how to live healthier lives emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Orma received her bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration with a minor in English from Kalamazoo College and a master’s degree in Counseling from the University of Detroit Mercy.
Iyesha Weaver, Treasurer
Dedicated to positively impacting the lives of individuals through mentoring. Committed to improving health and quality of life through her expertise as a health coach, fitness trainer and licensed massage therapist. Received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Michigan State University and later attended Central Michigan University to obtain a Master of Arts along with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT).