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Meet the Team

Played 17 years as a professional baseball player, 7 years with the St. Louis Cardinals and 10 years in Japan. Was a hitting instructor with the Montreal Expos and Director of Pacific Rim Operations for the Chicago Cubs. Became the first African American Manager in Japan in 2003. As founder of Dream Alive Vision and building the relationship with our executive staff, this becomes the ultimate opportunity to create an economic balance in disadvantaged and underserved communities across the United States. We look forward to making a difference. Keep your dreams alive.

Leon Lee

Chairperson

 

For over 20 years has married his passion of empowering others and empowering businesses as a consultant. With a history of serving others from running community pantry programs, coaching at risk youth to prison ministry leader. In addition to this he has consulted with diverse businesses of all sizes in achieving bottom line results by building better businesses by building better people achieves greater profits. Lastly Barry lives by the mantra “people don’t so much need a hand out but a hand up”

Barry Nembhard

President

 

Dr. Ivey has spent over 20 in Collegiate Athletics and is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Missouri, teaching a course in Foundations of Sport Performance via an online Master’s program in Positive Coaching.

 

Dr. Ivey has also served at the University of Missouri as the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Access and Leadership Development. In this role, he assisted with Community Engagement, Legislative Relations, and K-12 pipelining and programming.

 

Pat Ivey lettered as a defensive end at Missouri from 1993-95. In 1995, he was honored as being the strongest athlete in the history of Missouri. In 1996, he was signed as a free agent by the San Diego Chargers. Beginning in 1998, Ivey worked as a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at the University of Missouri. He started his graduate assistantship after spending time with Denver Broncos and during his time with the Green Bay Packers in 1999.

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Dr. Pat Ivey

Executive Vice President

 

Frankie G. Collins has over 16 years of experience in the field of education. He is currently serving as an online adjunct professor at South Carolina State University after serving in an assistant professor role at the same institution from 2011-2015. Prior to teaching in higher education, Dr. Collins taught classes in physical education at the K-12 level in addition to coaching and officiating various sports for over 9 years. 

Frankie has always had a passion to help those around him. He uses that passion in his many community efforts including forming tutoring programs within the communities and colleges, volunteering in numerous capacities, and mentoring students. He plans to continue to use his passion and orientation to service to help him in his role within Dream Alive Vision Corp.

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Dr. Frankie Collins

Secretary

 

Professional: Gabriel Jackson is a licensed Real Estate Agent with Lyon Real Estate. He is part-owner and Head Strength and Conditioning coach at Mini's House of Pain. He’s also an Educator at Mills Middle School in Rancho Cordova, CA Gabe is the owner of Next Level Academy, a softball and baseball development center. 

Coach Jackson has been certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association for more than a decade and has a passion for “developing young people” and believes that there are many life lessons to be learned through athletics and strength & conditioning. He encourages student-athletes to allow athletics to be the vehicle that leads them to college and has helped dozens of students through the process.

Education: Gabe holds a Bachelor of Arts from Humboldt State University, a master’s degree in education from National University and two teaching credentials: single subject PE and education specialist along with the following certifications: Certified Strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. USATF level 1, USAW level 1, FMS level 2, SFG II, Precision Nutrition Certified, Member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Advisory board member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA, Northern California).

Gabe Jackson

Treasurer

 

Gregory L. Jones, Jr. is a barber instructor at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce Florida Greg believes strongly in the notion each one teach one, give a man a fish feed him for a day teach a man to fish feed for lifetime in addition to serving as a barber instructor for Indian River State College he is also a barbershop owner at MLB barbershop 2 Inc. where he employs former students and empowers them with fundamental tools for success as they embark upon their entrepreneurship journey Greg holds an AA degree in general education from Indian River State College, a Certified teacher endorsement and a Master Barber license in the state of Florida

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Greg Jones

Treasurer

 

Sandy Mack Sr., since 2012, has held the position of Program Specialist at Children’s Services Council of St. Lucie County where he mentors and monitors funded programs to ensure achievement of the agreed upon goals and overall contract compliance. Mr. Mack also sits on several committees to educate, inspire, and engage the community to take action against the violence and health issues that are plaguing the community.

Mr. Mack’s passion is being present and available for the young men in the community to help redirect behavior and show what it means to be a man that serves God and His people. He served as the Commander of the R.A.W. D.A.W.G.S. Youth Corp- a gang prevention program for boys. Mr. Mack is now the founder of his nonprofit program Camp About Face; a mentor program for boys ages 8-18 where he mentors from the principles of the Bible.

He serves as Deacon and Director of Music at Miracle Prayer Temple Worship Center in Ft. Pierce, FL. Mr. Mack’s desire to testify and share the love of God can be heard on music media platforms from his EP titled “Sandy Mack Sr. BLESSED.”

Mr. Mack has a B.A. in Business Administration from Warner University. He loves spending quality time with his wife Yolanda, a retired schoolteacher. They have 3 sons; Sandy Mack Jr., Khalil, and Ledarius. They are blessed with 3 beautiful granddaughters from their father Sandy Jr; Ma’kiyah, Maayana, and Aria.

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Sandy Mack

Secretary

 

Greg Skeene is a dynamic Technologist with over a decade of years of experience in Information Technology. He possesses over a dozen Gold-Standard I.T. Certifications that allow him to be agile and robust, covering multiple domains of in the Tech Industry. As a people-oriented individual, he fits well into many cultures and environments while being able to maintain a positive public image and get the job complete. Greg is also the CEO of Control Your Route, which has an international track record of providing coaching for the future/current engineers and technology leaders to develop themselves to maximize their professional and communication skills in the Technology Field.

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Greg Skeene

Advisory Board

 

Dr. Douglas is CEO of the OSHEA Group LLC, a lay pastor of Salt City Church, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis and an affiliate faculty member of the Black Studies program at the University of Missouri. The author of 5 books and numerous articles, he holds a Ph.D. in Educational Studies/Curriculum and Teaching with a concentration in Cultural Studies and a Post-Master’s Certificate in School Administration. Drawing on his international background, Dr. Douglas’ work explores the intersections between identity, community space (e.g. athletics, barbershops, churches and neighborhoods) and the social and cultural foundations of leadership, sport, and education. A sought-after speaker and consultant, he has worked with professional and collegiate athletes/ organizations across the U.S. and internationally.

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Dr. Ty Douglas

Advisory Board

 

Teresa Bishop serves as the Executive Director for the Roundtable of St. Lucie County, a 501(c)  organization, and works closely with executive level leaders, to accomplish system change that results in  improved outcomes for youth. She is also the Founder and Director of Provision Training and Consulting,  LLC and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Personnel Management, from the  University of Central Florida. 

 

Over the past 25 years, she has worked both nationally and abroad, to improve capacity of communities, federal and state agencies, as well community and faith-based organizations, to achieve positive outcomes. She has focused her efforts in the children and family arena and in recent years has championed causes around community development, youth development, and juvenile justice issues. Ms. Bishop has provided support to a number of federal agencies including the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Labor and The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. She has and continues to work closely with state, local and grassroots organizations to provide training and technical assistance to improve staff and program development, strategic planning and organizational development to impact   community change and system reform. 

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Teresa Bishop

Advisory Board