Reggie Hill - M.Ed.
Reggie Hill is a proud native of the Port City. A graduate of Murphy High School; Alabama A&M University; and Concordia University-Portland, where he received the Master of Education Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. In 2012, Reggie founded "Success 4 the Future" Charity Foundation 4 Kids Ages 3-18, Incorporated. A 501(c)3 non-profit entity established to ensure that at-risk kids steer clear of pathways that lead towards delinquency; social dependency; and incarceration - through implementation of worthwhile behavior intervention and character development programs. Reggie is actively engaged in civic, civil, and humanitarian issues, enjoys golf, and plays the trumpet and piano. Reggie is a member of Alpha Delta Psi Society of Alabama Bandsmen, Inc.; Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity, Inc.; and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.; the Immediate Past District 2 Representative to the City of Mobile Human Relations Commission; current Youth Director of the NAACP - Mobile Branch #5044; a member of the Mobile Baykeeper Young Advisory Council; a member of the Dearborn YMCA Board of Directors; Editor to The Bell Ringer - Official Publication of the AfricaTown Community Development Corporation; and a member of the Yorktown Missionary Baptist Church, in AfricaTown, USA. Reggie is currently a Doctoral candidate of Education, concentrating in Transformation Leadership.
Board of Directors, Chairman
Gerald was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. After matriculating from Murphy High School, he received his degree from Alabama A&M University. Gerald is a successful insurance agent with New York Life in his hometown. Gerald is well engaged with the local business culture and advocates for the advancement and complete resourcefulness of small businesses, entrepreneurship, and non-profit organizations. Gerald is a fan of sports and loves music. He is a member of Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity, Inc.
Board of Directors, Secretary/Treasurer
Bill Shields is Principal of Hyperion Southeastern, a Mobile based diversified holdings firm with emphasis on commercial real estate development and seed to series venture investments. Bill serves as a Director and Trustee of the DuValle Foundation, as well as a Member Advisor to the Rockne Heritage Fund.
Bill is a proud graduate of Murphy High School in Mobile, the University of Notre Dame, and Boston College Law School.