Meet The Team
The Creative Team Behind My Next Chapter
We are a small team of passionate people who believe that every story matters, and that everyone including former foster youth and young adults deserves to live their best life.
Born in Los Angeles in 1965, James Washington attended Jordan High School before playing college football at UCLA. James was drafted into the NFL in 1988 where he played for the Los Angeles Rams, Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins. With the Cowboys, he won back-to-back Super Bowl titles. Growing up as an inner-city youth in Los Angeles, has given James a huge heart for giving back to the youth in his community and beyond.
Sharon is the founder of Thematic Learning Organization and managing principal at SDG Business Consulting and Financial Services (SDG) and oversees the delivery of financial literacy education, business support and risk management services. Thematic Learning Organization (TLO) is a non-profit who partners with corporations, state and local government, schools, churches, and non-profit organizations to offer educational workshops.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Attila Morgan is a licensed financial literacy advocate with a passion for helping people access the truth and tools they need to enhance their finances and create a better future for themselves. She is equipped with sound consulting principles and well-validated techniques which produces amazing results. Attila has dedicated nearly three decades of her life in the financial services industry……
Our Team Members
Brittany St. Julian
Born and raised in Los Angeles in a single parent household where struggle was present but creativity and out of box thinking was formed. She spent my grade school years in catholic school where she focused on good grades and sports as means to get into a good high school. She would be accepted into a Cleveland High’s magnet program where the shock of her life begun. She changed environments from inner city to suburban and with this mindset…..
Sadara DeVonne is a licensed California Attorney and Real Estate Broker with over 17 years of experience in the field. Her passion is to equip, advance and advocate for diverse populations in their pursuit and retention of real estate. Ms. DeVonne enhances individuals, families and organizations by assisting them with building and retaining wealth acquired through real property. Well versed in the most complex real estate matters, Ms. DeVonne provides proficient counsel…..
Michele Mabrie is a southern California native who graduated from La Puente High School. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in both Psychology and Sociology at the University of La Verne. She also obtained her master’s degree in Social Work at UCLA with an emphasis in Child Welfare. Michele worked for over 10 years as a Clinical Social Worker with high-risk youth in the Compton and South-Central Los Angeles communities. Michele later obtained her guidance counseling….
Angelika Henry is a highly successful Consultant that designs and delivers education through distance and remote learning platforms. Her clients include colleges and universities, large and small companies, and nonprofit organizations. She is focused on promoting knowledge and understanding through customized education with an objective to develop partnerships in the eLearning and online course ecosystem. Angelika is Certified by the State of California to teach within the K12, Adult and College systems.
Denise Harbor is a native of Los Angeles. She grew up disadvantaged and in an impoverished neighborhood of Los Angeles. She often had someone lend her a helping hand. There was always a neighbor, security guard, or teacher who took a special interest in her and wanted her to succeed. They motivated and encouraged her to believe in herself. She is currently a Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner utilizing her skills as a Nurse Practitioner working for a non-profit organization for the past 5 years. She is responsible for medical intakes…..
David Kitchen is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Training Dynamics Network. David specializes in developing Team, Youth, and Cyber Leadership programs. For more than 30 years, David has developed leadership and customer service programs for unified school districts and Fortune 500 companies, as well as working as a recruiter/advisor for private colleges promoting business management, internet, and cybersecurity programs. David is a professional trainer, public speaker, and author.
Michael Lattimore MA, CISSP serves as the Cyber Operations Officer for Training Dynamics (TDN) and an authorized Certnexus CyberSAFE instructor. He trains formerly incarcerated and former foster youth as CyberSAFE Specialists for Success Support, LLC . As a Cybersecurity Awareness Evangelist, Michael has credentials as a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) ,Comptia A+ Certified, Modern Classroom Certified Trainer (MCCT) , and Global Information Security Specialist (GIAC-GISP).
Glen grew up in the San Gabriel Valley and graduated from Temple City High School. He then went on to UCLA and obtained a degree in Political Science. After that, he stumbled into a career as a Real Estate Appraiser having found his true passion. He has been an appraiser for over 30 years appraising homes all over Southern California with a wide range of experience including REOs, Luxury, 2-4 unit, ADU, TIC, and Cooperatives, and is an expert witness in Los Angeles, Orange, and Santa Barbara counties. In 2004, he worked for many years on his own enjoying the daily variety from being an appraiser…