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Associate Professor at University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
Dr. Frank Alexander Clark is a board-certified adult outpatient psychiatrist at Prisma Health-Upstate. He also serves as clinical associate professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Greenville. Dr. Clark received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Monmouth College in Illinois and a Doctor of Medicine degree from Northwestern University. He then completed his residency in general psychiatry at Palmetto Richland Hospital in Columbia, SC (now Prisma Health-Midlands)
In addition to his psychiatric practice, Dr. Clark has held many leadership positions in national organizations including the American Medical Association (AMA) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA). Locally he serves on the board of directors for National Alliance on Mental Illness-Greenville (NAMI) and Mental Health of America-Greenville.
Dr. Clark has a strong passion for medical mission work and has traveled to numerous countries including Zambia, Ireland, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Canada, and Haiti to serve others medically and spiritually. He considers his faith a significant factor in his success and his practice. He enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, writing poetry, and traveling.
Strategic Fundraising Consultant to the Social Sector
Ms. Elizabeth Saltonstall, Founder & Principal, Saltonstall Consulting
Saltonstall Consulting provides a full spectrum of fundraising consulting services to nonprofits looking to take fundraising performance to the next level. Ms. Saltonstall delivers high-level strategic thinking, and strategic fundraising planning, development operational analysis, campaign planning and implementation, interim leadership, and confidential advising. Her nonprofit clients represent multiple non-profit sectors: athletics, arts and culture, community foundations, education, environment and animals, and health and human services.
Ms. Saltonstall, began her career as a member of the Harvard University Development Office, where she worked closely with Harvard’s president, provost, academic deans, vice president of alumni affairs and development, and senior development staff across 10 faculties during the University’s $2.1 billion campaign. More than two decades of volunteer service has also enhanced Ms. Saltonstall’s ability to better serve her clients. Officer-level appointments on boards and steering committees, as well as key volunteer roles for alma maters and community-based organizations, have provided her with hands-on experience in all facets of non-profit advancement and governance. In the private sector, Elizabeth has served on the Board of Directors of the Barringer Crater Company since 1998. This family-owned enterprise helps preserve and promote the Barringer Meteorite Crater near Flagstaff, Arizona.
Data Scientist at Starfish by EAB
Mr. Scott James is a Data Scientist at Starfish by EAB, where he builds predictive models for student success, develops data visualizations, and analyzes intervention effectiveness for community colleges and university partners. As the son of a public high school teacher, Mr. James has seen the impact quality education can have, and is driven to help more students get the support they need to excel in the classroom and beyond.
In his work at EAB, Mr. James applies his skills as a data scientist and communicator to help institutional leaders interpret findings from quantitative research and use those insights to better support students and close equity gaps in college outcomes. Partnering with university researchers, Mr. James has helped identify successful advising initiatives and tutoring programs and contributed to the literature on online and hybrid course taking.
As an undergraduate Scott worked on a project for the USEPA analyzing patterns in toxic emissions, and as a graduate student led a project for the Baltimore Ravens applying decision models to the NFL draft. Mr. James holds Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics and a master’s degree in advanced Analytics, both from North Carolina State University.
In his free time, Mr. James enjoys playing basketball and table tennis, and is always on the lookout for scenic hikes and running trails (even in the cold New England winters!).
Digital Marketing Specialist
Ms. Maryam DiMauro is a digital marketer, illustrator, and educator whose experience spans six countries. She is passionate about education for young children and has worked and volunteered for various organizations in Spain, Ecuador, England, the USA, and El Salvador. She has produced content for radio, television, and print. She has spearheaded educational marketing campaigns in Vietnam, Mexico, the USA, Spain, El Salvador, and Canada.
Ms. Dimauro grew up in El Salvador and has volunteered for various organizations that advocate for equal education access and teens’ empowerment. She has designed over 50 newsletters with SEO-rich content and recruited 1000 schools through email campaigns with a complex workflow on Hubspot with an average CTR of 45%. With Google Ads, I decreased the CPL from $100 to $7 and generated over 1200 leads for students and 500 host families.
As Managing Editor at Bright Hub, I created six educational K12 channels of lesson plans for teachers. It generated more than 6 million views within one year of inception with 800 writers and 40 contributing editors. Maryam has worked as an SEO, SEM, and Social Media digital marketing consultant for ten years. She has a Masters in Management and a certificate in Graphic Design, Digital Marketing, Film Studies, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management. Maryam also has a teacher’s license in English Literature.
Relationship Manager at MassMutual Trust Company
Ms. Ruth Louis is a wealth management professional with over 12 years of experience in the financial services industry. Ms. Louis joined the Private Wealth division of Citizens Bank in 2014, working alongside a team of investment managers, advisors, tax and trust officers, to deliver comprehensive financial planning, investment, tax, insurance and estate planning solutions that strategically position clients to meet lifestyle, retirement, education and philosophical funding goals.
Additionally, Ms. Louis leveraged her leadership role at Citizens to elevate the client experience through a robust transformation of service operations that empowered sales and administrative teams to be more effective in their efforts to develop, service, and deepen client relationships in the MA, PA, NH and RI Private Wealth offices. Ms. Louis implemented compliance and performance management routines, resource deployment strategies, risk identification and mitigation measures to undergird workflows and controls that ensure a consistent client experience.
Before joining Citizens, Ms. Louis spent over 6 years at East Boston Savings Bank, where she supported and managed branch operations in various capacities. In partnership with the non-profit organization GEMS, She also delivered financial literacy courses to youth and young adults in effort to diminish socioeconomic gaps in minority groups through education and awareness. She received her Bachelors in Business Management from Northeastern University in Boston, MA and Certificate in Financial Planning at Boston University in Boston, MA.
Principal at K. Weill Consulting Group, LLC
Kenny Weill launched K. Weill Consulting Group in 2002, which focuses on strategic fund development for nonprofits. His practice works with Boards and executive staff on fundraising assessments, fund development plans, case statements, appeals, donor research, individual giving strategy, grant research and writing, and CRM database solutions. He regularly trains, coaches and presents on fund development strategy.
Prior to consulting, Mr. Weill held management, research and other positions in community-based, academic, health care and government settings. He received an M.S. in Health Policy and Management from Harvard School of Public Health and a B.A. from Wesleyan University, where he was the recipient of the Limbach Prize for Community Service.
Mr. Weill is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Nonprofit Consultants Network and Massachusetts Nonprofit Network. Mr. Weill has a long history of community-based volunteerism. He is currently on the Board of Steps to Success and chairs its Development Committee.
Assistant Director, Pipeline Initiatives at Morehouse School of Medicine
Jarrod Lockhart, M.S.Ed. is the Founder and CEO of J. Wesley Lockhart Consulting and Assistant Director at Morehouse School of Medicine in the Office for Educational Outreach and Health Careers in the Department of Admissions and Student Affairs.
Jarrod provides administrative leadership and oversight for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Academy. HCOP’s structured programs of instruction, mentoring, tutoring and other educational experiences are designed to enhance academic achievement, expand skills, and enhance interest and achievement towards a healthcare/biomedical science career to increase the number of healthcare professionals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
He is committed to helping the institution’s mission by increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in medicine, various health professions, and the scientific workforce. Jarrod works to enhance pipeline programs designed to provide educational opportunities in STEAM disciplines, intensify exposure to cutting-edge biomedical and public health research, and prepare for successful application to and matriculation emphasizing careers in the health professions.
He has over 20-years of secondary and higher education program development and training. Jarrod earned his Bachelor of Science in Social and Behavioral Science from University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Master of Science in Higher Education. He is pursuing the Doctor of Education in Organizational Change at Baylor University in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
Medical Student at Boston University School of Medicine
Ms. Duru is a 3rd year medical student at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). She is a native of Texas, and holds a Bachelors of Science in Biology with a Chemistry minor from the illustrious Dillard University in New Orleans, LA; achieving the highest cumulative STEM GPA in her graduating class.
Prior to starting at BUSM, Nneoma worked at Ochsner Medical Center as an experienced Data Coordinator with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. While at BUSM, she has been part of numerous student organizations such as Orthopaedic Surgery Interest Group; co-leader, Surgical Society; co-leader, Student National Medical Association; Maps Liaison, Social Responsibility Society, PRIDE Service, and Wellness Initiative; Physical and Mental Health.
Mentoring and wellness are her passions and excited about leveraging her experience to support students at The Pathway Initiative.
Executive Assistant at Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership
Ms. Jamie Sharken works in Digital Communications at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Making Caring Common (MCC) Project where she oversees the social media content, and drafts original content related to faculty news, research, events, and other activities. At MCC, Ms. Sharken organized a non-partisan initiative designed to support young people aged 18-25 in effectively mobilizing their peers to vote, and to provide them with civic knowledge. She coordinated a series of seminars, training, small-group sessions, and individual work for 75 selected participants from across the country. Additionally, Jamie is the Managing Director of Kayyem Solutions, a consulting firm that provides strategic and operational advice in resiliency planning, risk management, mega-event security, infrastructure protection and cybersecurity business coaching. The principal consultant is Harvard Professor Juliette Kayyem, who is a CNN Analyst and former Assistant Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
As a bilingual professional, Jamie has spent the majority of the past decade living in Latin America. Jamie previously worked with an international education organization that provides scholarships for high schools to participate in leadership development and service-learning programs. She is passionate about their mission to empower students from all backgrounds to build greater empathy, agency, and global perspective. While living abroad, she was the community manager of the United Nations Population Fund in Argentina. In her free time, Jamie loves playing Ultimate Frisbee, cooking, gardening, biking, hiking, and traveling.
Associate Professor of Medicine at University of Arizona College of Medicine Graduate School
Ricardo Correa, M.D., Ed. D., F.A.C.E., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.M.Q is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Program Director for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship and Director for Diversity in Graduate Medical Education at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Staff Clinician and Researcher at Phoenix V.A.M.C. and Faculty at Mayo School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic – Arizona.
Dr. Correa is the editor of Dynamed, S.G.I.M. Forum, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Frontier Endocrinology, Thyroid, Clinical Thyroidology among other journals. And has been involved with local, regional and national organizations in the areas of medical education, leadership, and physician wellbeing, including the A.M.A. Joy in Medicine organization, A.C.G.M.E. at different levels including the Duty Hour Task Force, N.B.M.E., A.B.I.M., A.B.M.S., among others.
He is board-certified in Medical Quality and author of the book, “Case report: basics and publication.” and senior Co-Editor of the book “Endocrinology of Aging.” His research focuses on neuroendocrinology, mainly on pituitary and adrenal tumor and healthcare disparities in diabetes in Latinx populations.
Dr. Correa has won several awards for his recognitions for service to the underserved communities and providing educational support to many minority students on their path to careers in medicine. Some of his awards include the Presidential Leadership scholar, 100 Hispanic Inspiring Scientist and many more.