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"All students are like diamonds to me.  I know that God has me here on earth to be a vessel for young people.  I want to do ALL I can to help students succeed.  I want students to know that they can do and be anything that they put their mind to, regardless of their background or situation.  All they have to do is believe in themselves, pray and put the work in. I also want to empower them to be the great Leaders and Change Makers to make this world better.  I love, love, love helping students."

Dr. Theresa Price


Board of Directors

Ryan Anderson

VP Comerica Bank, NCRF Board President

Corey Price

Director of Strategic Partnerships & Collaborative Opportunities

Veronica Kummerfeldt


Carmelo MarKray

CEO, Own My Own Inc.

chase price

Firefighter/Former Pro Athlete

Christopher Henry

VP Bath & Body Works

Dr. Gloria Ponce-rodriguez

Manager, College and Career Readiness

Ruben Torres

Assistant Vice President, US Bank

Vanessa Ramos

Manager, Comerica Bank

Neal Verga

CEO, Newport Printing Solutions

Dawn Yamazi

VP Talent Recruitment, Illumination Entertainment


Alva P. Mason-Adams

Manager, Toyota Motors USA

Ron Brown

Former NFL Professional, NFL Players Association Alumni

Wayne Cox

CEO, CAM Financial

Tamela Cash-Curry

Attorney, Los Angeles County

William Bryan

CEO, LPL Financial

Lisa Cagnolatti

Senior Vice President, Southern California Edison

Peter Cunningham

Managing Director, Investments

Jamie Young-Eke

Senior Executive, Audacy Communications

Dr. Manicia Finch

VP of Enrollment, South Carolina State University

William Moore

Southern California Edison

Tim Nguyen

Regional Manager, Tri Counties Bank

Rebecca Osborne

Retired School Administrator, LA Unified School District

Delores Thompson

National Radio/TV Personality/Educator

National Board

James Gilmer

CEO, JWG & Associates

Regina Mack

Community Leader, Parent Advocate