Our LeadershiP

Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas

Founder & CEO

Michelle L. Thomas has more than 30 years of experience in change management, strategic planning, organizational development and operations management. Her niche is working with organizations undergoing change to create new and/or improved programs and operations to better deliver results for their stakeholders. Michelle is adept at translating executive-level vision into practical solutions that improve the customer experience.

Raina Anderson

Raina Anderson

Director of Programs

Raina Anderson is an attorney who has dedicated her career to public service. She is the daughter of Justice Reuben V. Anderson, the first Black Supreme Court Justice in the state of Mississippi. Following in her father’s footsteps, Raina has devoted her career to public service with a focus on Education, prosecutorial justice, and the training of law enforcement officers.

Jen Cecil

Jen Cecil

Director of Data Analytics and Project Management

Jen is a PMI certified project manager, trainer, researcher, and self-professed data-lover, as well as a proud former bureaucrat with more than 10 years of experience in municipal government management and leadership. She holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from University of Michigan with and emphasis in econometrics and program evaluation along with certificates in Public Finance from the University of Chicago and Managing Complex Projects from UC Berkeley.