Timothy Buchanan - Executive Director

  • MBA in Strategic Management
  • 30 years management experience in the automotive manufacturing industry
  • Including the following disciplines:
  • Director of Engineering, Asst Chief Engineer, Global Engineering Manager, Operations – Department Manager, Purchasing Manager, Quality Manager
  • Minnesota Govern Homelessness Volunteer Committee
  • Minnesota Wilder Foundation program sponsor for the Kids Nest Program and Mobility Program – team advisor
  • Michigan State University – Stretching and Growing committee member
  • Junior Achievement Advisor – GM Metal Fab – GM Diesel Equipment

Board of Directors

  • Chief Judge Wanda L. Dallas
  • Clayton County Magistrate Court

  • Nicole Horne
  • Clayton County Commission Office of Youth Services

  • James Hardaway
  • CEO - Hardaway Services

  • Michelle Nevels
  • Great Lake Institute

  • Sharon Garth
  • Retired, Wells Fargo Bank

  • Wanda Miller
  • Safe Haven Transitional, Inc

  • Wanda Trotter
  • Retired, Amway Corp

Amanda Williams - Financial Controller

  • Jubilee Christian Church of Atlanta
  • Finance and Business Administrator - 7 year
  • Tuskegee University
  • Grant Manager - HBCU-UP, Biology Department- 6 years
  • Volunteer Experience
  • Pi Sigma Epsilon Fraternity Charter Member – 1 year
  • Co- Created Chapters Policies and Procedures
  • Co-Created Chapters Member intake process
  • Mission Trip Coordinator- 2 years

Tim Buchanan II - Program Director

  • (7) years retail management experience
  • (2) years involvement w/ the Grand Rapids CR Club computer program
  • (3) years voluntary mission trips including one to help the people in Mississippi after the Katrina disaster
  • (2) two voluntary trips to Kentucky to help low income residents’ - clean-up project
  • Youth Sunday School teacher – New Hope Baptist Church Grand Rapids, MI
  • (2) years Outreach Program - Jubilee Christian Center