WHO WE ARE


 

LEADERSHIP

 
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Staff & Executive Leadership

THOSE UPHOLDING THE DREAM, OUR VERY OWN SOCIAL JUSTICE LEAGUE. Led by fearless cofounders, Ambra Redrick and Franky Hudson, our Teen HYPE staff may appear like regular people but each brings forth their super powers when called upon!

 
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Ambra Redrick

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer

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LaRon Evans

Senior Manager of In-School Initiatives

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Mary E. Madigan

Director of Development

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Demitria Bell

Health Educator

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Franky Hudson

Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer

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Callie Brantley

Manager of High School Initiatives

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Sarah Osen

Communications & Development Support Specialist

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Stephen Wallace

Health Educator

Dorothy Smith

Senior Manager of Strategic Partnerships

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Camille Martin

Health Educator & Outreach Worker

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Justin Banks

Health Educator

 

BOARD MEMBERS

 
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Our diverse board members come from a variety of sectors, representing business, social services, healthcare, education, and the entrepreneurial spirit of Detroit. All believe in the value, power, and potential of young people! In that spirit, one of the hallmarks of the Teen HYPE board is the full inclusion of current teens and Teen HYPE alumni in the governing structure.

Advisory Board

 
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Marc Bland

IHS Automotive Technology

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Joni M. Thrower

Jamjomar DBA McDonald’s

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Rodney Cole

DTE Energy

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Janice Cosby

Ascension Health of Michigan

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Marlowe Stoudamire

Butterfly Effect Detroit


Board of Directors

 

Olushola Samuel

CHAIR | University of Michigan Hospital

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Clarinda Barnett Harrison

United Way of Southeastern Michigan

Sarah Belzer

SECRETARY

Jaelah Bundy

VICE CHAIR | Teen HYPE Youth Member

 
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Jade Burns

Center for Sexuality and Health Disparities, University of Michigan

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Jena Calloway-Baker

Michigan State University

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Jaye Clement

Henry Ford Health System

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Symone Coleman

Blue Cross Blue Shield | Teen HYPE Alumna

 
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Asandi S. Conner

The Conner Group, LLC

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Soumaya Harb

Brandon Hill

Teen HYPE Youth Member

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Scott Kowalski

PNC Bank

 
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Zahria Liggans

Teen HYPE Youth Member

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Frederick McDonald

Private Equity Investor

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Lauryn Moore

Teen HYPE Youth Member

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Priya Patterson-Lee

Teen HYPE Youth Member

 
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Amy Peterson

BOARD MEMBER EMERITUS | Michigan Dept. of Community Health

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Chris Prater

Jenkins Construction

Ambra Redrick

CEO - Teen HYPE

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Alex Smith

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Muddasar Tawakkul

Ford Motor Company

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Angela Whitaker-Payton

TREASURER | Attorney

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Rusty Young