WRF People


Dr. Sherece Y. West-Scantlebury
Chief Executive Officer

Rev. Cory Anderson
Chief Innovation Officer

Sherra Bennett
Equity Officer

Andrea Dobson
Chief Operating and Financial Officer

Rev. Shantell Hinton-Hill
Senior Equity Officer

Demetrious Jordan
Program Fellow

Nia Lindsey
Grants Management Assistant

Christian Scott-Richards
Leadership Associate and Board Liaison

Madhav Shroff
Equity Officer

Kristen “Kris” Phantazia Smith
Program Fellow


Board Chair
Cedric Williams

State Farm Insurance Agent/Owner

Vice Board Chair
Alejandro Avilés Rodríguez

Senior Advisor | Ginnie Mae

Board Secretary
Naccaman Williams

Secretary | Walton Family Foundation

Melissa Wyman Bradley

Vice President | Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Detria Austin Everson

CEO, John and Lillian Miles Lewis Foundation

Terry Mazany

Former President & CEO | The Chicago Community Trust

Mike Ramirez

Community Development Representative | Arvest Bank

Latanyua T. Robinson

East AR Regional Director, Arkansas Community Loan Fund

Lisenne Rockefeller

Chair and CEO | The Winrock Group, Inc. and Winrock Farms, Inc.

Warwick Sabin

President and CEO, Deep South Today

Vicki Saviers

Independent Education Management Professional

Kathy Smith

CEO and Founder, EdVision LLC Education Consulting

Sharon Toomer

Founder | Toomer Strategies LLC