Meet the Board

Lorenza Cooper

Lorenza Cooper

President

Lorenza has served as the foundation president since 2017 collaborating to increase philanthropic scholarship awards for high school students.

Troy Bishop

Troy Bishop

Vice President

Troy has been with the MKYF Board since 2016 and now holds the position of Vice President. He has spearheaded fundraising to help fund scholarships. 

Eric O. Smith, BS, MS

Eric O. Smith, BS, MS

Secretary

 

 

 

Timothy Holley, CPA,

Timothy Holley, CPA,

Treasurer

 

 

 

John Henderson

John Henderson

Board’s First Secretary

John T. Henderson, Jr. is a founding member of the board of directors for MKYF, having served as the board’s first secretary.

Danielle Turnipseed

Danielle Turnipseed

Board/Community Member

Danielle has been a community member of the MKYF for more than 6 years, supporting the efforts of the organization . . .

Dr. Marques A. Julius, PT

Dr. Marques A. Julius, PT

Board Member/Webmaster

Marqués is in his first year of service. A three-time HBU graduate, his focus is the website and online community outreach …

Revlon O. Williams

Revlon O. Williams

Board Member

Revlon has served on the foundation board since 2014. He is a graduate of SUNY at Buffalo, BS, the University of Florida, MS, the…

McKinley Hudson

McKinley Hudson

Board Member

McKinley Hudson is the former treasurer of the Metropolitan Kappa Youth Foundation, Inc. He is a 1963 graduate of Central State University…

William Allen

William Allen

Board Member

William has been a foundation board member since 2019, contributing his efforts in ensuring that the foundation effectively served its community and purpose…

Victor Barkley, BS, MS

Victor Barkley, BS, MS

Board Member

 

 

 

 

Robert H. Wilson II

Robert H. Wilson II

Board Member

Robert is a former technology professional at Verizon Communications, Inc., in New Jersey and Maryland with concentrations in technology…

Kenneth R. Elliott

Kenneth R. Elliott

Board Member

Kenneth R. Elliott has served as an MKYF Board of Directors member for 10 years in this, his second stint as a Board member. 

Ian S. Bullock

Ian S. Bullock

Board Member

As a proven leader, Ian has held several leadership roles in Operations and Global Service functions, within both automotive…

Rodney E. McKenzie

Rodney E. McKenzie

Board Member

Rodney McKenzie is an Executive Vice President and Chief Audit Director at Wells Fargo. In this role, he is responsible for leading the audit …

Howard Nicholson, II

Howard Nicholson, II

Board Member

Howard is a four-year member of the MKYF Board and spearheaded the foundation’s foray into STEM with the adoption and sponsorship…