Board of Directors




Lawrence Philyaw former U.S. Marine and entrepreneur, founder of Philyaw Communications. Attended North Carolina A&T State University, majoring in Computer Science. An Associate Minister with a passion for helping others and dedication to providing knowledge to young men seeking better opportunities. Married to Priscilla Philyaw (USAF)


Fernando Wheeler is a native of Charlotte, NC. Retired major from the US Army with 20 years of military service in the Quartermaster Corps. Graduate of North Carolina A&T State University with a B.S. Degree in Business Management and Central Michigan University with a Masters Degree in General Business Administration. Since retiring from the US Army has worked as a government contractor as Senior Analyst in the areas of logistics, training and simulations. Married for 22 years to Pamela Wheeler and have two daughters Levonia and Sigouney.


Anthony M. Jackson, a native of Greenville, SC attended NC Agricultural & Technical State University.  A former member  of the United States Navy Reserves. A 25+ years Computer Information Technology Specialist in the Government, Pharmaceutical, and Private sectors, with a passion for new technologies.  Happily married to Vickie Jackson for 18 years and a proud father of a college graduate, Justin Jackson.