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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
STAFF & FACULTY

Hope Leadership Academy Board Members

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DR. RODNEY D. SMITH

CO-FOUNDER/MANAGING PARTNER. SOPHIC SOLUTIONS, LLC. 

“Education is extremely important to our community and serving KC east of Troost Ave is paramount to me!”

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CLARKE SMITH

INSTRUCTOR, PRAGMATIC INSTITUTE

“I want every child in Kansas City to get the education and support they need to thrive in our city - being part of the HLA board gives me the opportunity to help our staff, teachers and kids make it happen.”

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JAKE LATTA

VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES, BRANDMUSCLE

"I believe that every child should have access to high-quality education and I am proud to sit on the board of HLA where they are making that a reality in their neighborhood."

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CATHY COWAN

MARKETING OPERATIONS | STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS

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DR. GINO TAYLOR

VICE PRESIDENT OF PEOPLE, CULTURE, & EQUITY

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JAMON FINLEY

LEARNING INSTRUCTOR

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"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined."

Henry D. Thoreau

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DAMIAN CUNNINGHAM

SR. ISC SUPERVISOR

HONEYWELL FM&T LTC

U.S ARMY (RETIRED)

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 It is not enough to want to be a thing. You must be willing to do what that thing requires

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ADONIS WILLIAMS

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, ACADEMY BANK.

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"Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution"

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AMY TURNER

FORMER EDUCATOR

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“Every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story.”
Josh Shipp

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    Dec 11, 2023, 7:00 PM – Dec 12, 2023, 7:00 PM
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    Dec 11, 2023, 7:00 PM – Dec 12, 2023, 7:00 PM
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