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Charles moved to Las Vegas in 1994 from Queens, New York.  He currently holds the trainer operator position at Republic Services.  He has a strong background in public speaking, physical training, and sports strength and conditioning.  He recently started, successfully ran, and sold Awesome Landscape Services, a for profit landscape business.  While hiring and working with the youth he started to see a need to sew into the kids in our community and provide a positive environment.


Melissa moved to Las Vegas in 2006 from Paso Robles, CA.  She is currently pursuing her degree in Business Administration.  She owns a Business Consulting Firm and has worked in the business management field for over 10 years.  She will be the director of operations.

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Julian has been in Las Vegas since 1994.  He attended Las Vegas Academy and majored in Tech Theater.  He currently owns a Wealth Management Firm where he educates the community on how to make safe and wise money decisions as well as save money and prepare for retirement.  He is also the owner of Big Boys Toys, a local collision repair center. He currently works to raise money for the Autism Speaks Foundation.  Julian will bring his expertise in management, and his knowledge in fundraising as our key note speaker.

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Justin moved to the Las Vegas area in 2017 to relocate with the Las Vegas Raiders. He has been with the Raiders since 2012 and is currently the Manager of Revenue Planning & Analytics. Justin is a 2011 graduate of Santa Clara University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance. Since moving to the area Justin has had a chance to work with other organizations like Three Square and Goodie Two Shoes. Justin will be relied upon for assistance with fundraising and organizational strategy.

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Samantha is born and raised in Las Vegas. She graduated from UNLV with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, management.  She has a strong background in marketing, community relations and client engagement.  Samantha is currently working for a lobbyist in NV.  Her duties include attendance at legislative hearings, bill tracking, as well as interacting with Nevada legislators.  She will be relied on to help with marketing, fundraising, and volunteer coordination.

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