THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Claudette is also the CEO of Kuya Cards, a greeting card company that offers authentic Caribbean cards for all occasions with messages written in Patois with English translations. Each card is created to reflect the richness of Claudette’s Jamaican roots.
Claudette and her partner Anne are also the founders of Partners in Educating All Children Equally (PEACE). PEACE offers consultation and training for the early childhood community in infusing peace in the curriculum and creating peaceful education environments for young children. Claudette and her family attend Garfield Memorial Church.
A humble woman,Tamara is positioning herself for the launch of her own non-profit where she will be able to pour confidence and pride into young ladies that are in need of support. The Urban Barber Association is very fortunate to have this wise woman on the team. She brings inteligence, class and common sense to the table. She has two wonderful sons that she loves very much. Tamara is a beautiful woman in and out and we look forward to seeing huge things from her.
Devon has led and has been a partner in many community outreach and public health efforts throughout the Greater Cleveland area, such as the Beauty and Barbershop Cancer Awareness programs. Devon has over nine years of experience in healthcare in the areas of customer service, medical operations and community relations.
Devon is trained in the Patient Services, Caregiver Support, Business Operations areas of healthcare and risk reduction program implementation as well as equipping people and communities with techniques to live longer, healthier lives.In addition to his work in public health and healthcare operations, Devon has served on various committees to engage and empower caregivers at Cleveland Clinic. Outside of his professional duties, Devon serves on the advisory board for the Cleveland Institute of Dental and Medical Assistance Career College Lyndhurst campus.
In 2010, Kristyna moved to New Orleans to lead financial services for LISC in the Gulf Region. There she was responsible for providing potential borrowers with access to loans and other funds to continue efforts began post- Katrina to rebuild the Gulf until LISC left the market at the beginning of 2012. She now calls New Orleans home and manages her own small business providing organizational development services to area non-profits.
Adam Morgan was born in Cleveland, Ohio on January the 7th 1967. He went to Harvey Rice and Prospect elementary schools located in East Cleveland and Cleveland. He later went to Kirk Middle school located in East Cleveland. He then went on to graduate from Shaw High School also located in East Cleveland. After graduating from High School Mr. Morgan went on to study Graphic Design and Pan-African Studies at Kent State University where he received a B. A . Degree.
He later went on to receive a Masters in the Art of Teaching at the Kent State University. It was while studying for his B.A degree that he started to get involved in African American rights. It was at Kent where he was co-founder of the Men of Excellence, which later was changed to the International Men of Excellence.