Mr. Padilla brings more than 26 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector. He has spent the majority of his professional work focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Mr. Padilla has been a nonprofit executive for a number of nonprofits.
Currently, Mr. Padilla is focused on education in the form of executive coaching, digital integration, and training. All of StrataG's work is implemented using a DEI framework.
Barbara Dawson brings more than 25 years of experience working with nonprofits serving communities of color, disenfranchised and marginalized youth and their families. Ms. Dawson has worked in the capacity as a director, manager, curricula developer, and facilitator for both government and private sector contracts. Her passion is working with youth and their families to facilitate leadership skills and to encourage and build harmonious and healthy relationships.
LaJuana Johnson brings more than 20 years of senior leadership experience and has directed a wide range of initiatives on issues ranging from evaluation and organizational development to diversity, equity, and inclusion to change management.
Ms. Johnson has excellent project management and facilitation skills and has coached and trained numerous federal, state, and local partners in DEI related topics. Ms. Johnson uses a framework of social justice, experiential learning, and andragogic principles for her work
Mark Buckley brings more than 25 years of experience as a successful, mission-focused nonprofit leader. His expertise includes effective organizational advancement, executive coaching, team-building, board development and training, and extensive fundraising. He is a certified advanced grant proposal writer through the Grantsmanship Center, raising in excess of $20 million, and holds a double major in public policy and psychology from WWU.
Theressia Hamilton brings more than 25 years of successful development and leadership experience including government contracts, training, board support, group facilitation, and budget. Ms. Hamilton leverages data against KPIs to make strategic business decisions. She is a creative problem solver, critical thinker, and an experienced thought partner.