Legacy-56, Inc.
P.O. Box 47821
St. Petersburg, FL  33743

(813) 220-3148

Legacy56inc@gmail.com

David James Davidson
 

Over 37 years of leadership experience at national, state, and local levels in education, social services, and civil rights.

 

Education

  • Graduate of Melrose Elementary, Sixteenth Street Junior High, Boca Ciega High School, Project Upward Bound, Pinellas County

  • B.A. Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Eckerd College, St. Petersburgh, Florida

  • M.Ed.  Educational Leadership, West Georgia College, Carrollton, Georgia

Life Work

  • Special Project Coordinator, Pacific Educational Group (PEG)-Responsible for National and Regional Summits on Courageous Conversations about Race-Current

  • Director of Racial Equity, West Wind Education Policy, Georgia

  • Consortia on Racial Equity in K-12 Education in Ohio, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania
     

Katurah Jenkins Hall, Board Chair

Over 35 years of experience in clinical practice, classroom instruction, community consultation and training, leadership in the field of psychology and in ministerial leadership. Retired after 30 years of service to the University of South Florida as a Professor of Psychology.

Education

  • Graduate of Jordan Elementary, Sixteenth Street Junior High, Northeast High School, Project Upward Bound, Pinellas County

  • Ph.D. Clinical/Community Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

  • Certified Addictions Professional,

  • MA Christian Education/Church Leadership, Dallas Theological Seminary, Ordained Elder
     

Life Work

Current

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Independent Practice

  • Executive Pastor of New Dawn Restoration Center, Tampa

  • Greater Reach Alliance of Christian Counselors and Educators (GRACE), Founding President

Past

  • Psychological Consultant in Private and Charter Elementary and Middle Schools

  • Program Evaluation Consultant, Century 21 After School Programs

  • Retired Psychology Professor (1986-2016), University of South Florida

Lorene Blossom Gregory
 

A 25+ year marketing and communications veteran specializing in message management, public relations and multi-cultural marketing.  Seasoned professional in business development, fundraising, grant writing and proposal content development.Lorene Gregory is a 25+ year marketing and communications veteran specializing in message management, public relations and multi-cultural marketing.  Seasoned professional in business development, fundraising, grant writing and proposal content development.

 

Education

  • Graduate of Melrose Elementary, Sixteenth Street Junior High, Northeast High School, Project Upward Bound, Pinellas County

  • B.A.  in Communications, Clark College, Atlanta, GA

 

Life Work
 

  • Currently Dover's Solutions, Inc.  Director of Business Development and Strategic Accounts

  • Past Director of Business Development and Marketing, VDart Inc. Atlanta           

  • Past Director of Communications and Business Development, Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council

Loretta Monroe Calvin
 

Over 20+ years of Corporate experience with a Fortune 100, $26-bil global distribution organization, including various leadership positions in Sales, Operations, Information Technology and Human Resources, supporting the Americas and Global locations to create winning solutions.
 

Education
 

  • Graduate of Melrose Elementary, Sixteenth Street Junior High, Northeast High School, Pinellas County

  • B.A. , Business Administration and Education, Stetson University, DeLand, Florida

  • Certified Diversity Practitioner, Diversity ROI Practitioner (Virtcom Consulting, New York)

Life Work

  • President & Chief Strategist of Monroe Consulting Group, Inclusion and Cultural Competency expert with experience in every facet of Organizational Development.

  • Over 20  years of experience leading strategic planning sessions, leadership and employee development, coaching, change management, sales training, diversity and other programs.

 

  • Community Service on Board of Directors for non-profit organizations: Dress for Success of Tampa Bay, UNCF Advisory Board and is current President of Tampa Bay Florida Diversity Council, and past two term member of the Pinellas County Urban League. Currently Substitute Teaching, Duval County

Regina Rosier Brown
 

Over 25 years as a math and science teacher in Pinellas, Prince George ‘s, Manatee Counties with experience with STEM clubs, Title 1, Afterschool enrichment.

 

Education

  • Graduate of Melrose Elementary, Sixteenth Street Junior High, Northeast High School, Project Upward Bound, Pinellas County

  • B.S. Dietetics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

  • Ordained Minister, St. Petersburg, Florida

Life Work

  • Volunteer Mentor at Melrose Elementary; Tutor for Pinellas County Schools

  • Founder and CEO of Regina Rosier Ministries, Inc. 

 

  • Out of the Ashes Women’s Ministry

  • In Pursuit of Destiny Daycare Home and Youth Ministry

  • A Dancer’s Heart Dance Ministry

  • Food Service Supervisor, Redlands Christian Migrant Association

  • Counselor, YWCA Teen Parenting Program

  • Retired from Pinellas County Schools in 2015

Sarah E. Ward
 

Over 25 years of experience in Executive Management, Legal Advocacy and Community Involvement.
 

Education
 

  • B.A. Sociology, Bethune-Cookman College, Daytone Beach, FL

  • M.S. Criminal Justice, Northeastern University, Massachusetts

  • Juris Doctorte, Stetson College of Law, St. Petersburg, FL.
     

Life’s Work
 

  • Currently, Planning Manager, Pinellas Planning Council

  • Past Executive Director, Pinellas County Metropolitan Planning Organization

  • Past Planning Administrator, Pinellas County Planning Department

  • Past Instructor/Academic  Counselor, Bethune Cookman College

 

Thomas Wendell Pittman
 

Over 30 years of management experience with over 10 years of experience in Ministerial leadership.

Education

  • Graduate of Melrose Elementary, Sixteenth Street Junior High, Northeast High School, Pinellas County

  • B.S. Biology, Clark College, Atlanta

Life Work

  • Currently Substitute Teaching, Duval County

  • Past Community Engagement, Parental Advisory Council, After School Care,

  • Retired from General Motors, Service Parts Operations (30 years in 2008)