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MISSION

 

The Alpha Phi Alpha George E. Hailey Scholarship Endowment develops quality fund raising approaches generating maximum revenue to assure financial stability, maintaining and expanding scholarship dedicated principal, while advocating and assisting students to achieve opportunities in postsecondary education.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FOUNDER

GEORGE E. HAILEY

George E. Hailey is an independent entrepreneur. George currently owns and operates two companies; Discount Realty where he is a licensed real estate agent providing property sales, management and maintenance to a broad base of clients and Discount Tax Service, providing federal and state income tax preparation for individual, estate, trust, corporation, partnership and non-profit organization. George is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), providing financial plans and strategies, primarily for tax clients.

CHAIRMAN

DR. JERIOD D. PATTERSON

Dr. Jeriod D. Patterson serves as a Solution Architect for Nokia in the Managed Network Services Division.  In this role, he is responsible for consulting with customers and sales teams to win new deals and generate new revenue using customized technical solutions in the North America Region.

VICE CHAIRMAN

VINCENT L. ELLERBY

Vincent Ellerby is a Senior Principal Systems Engineer and Senior Manager with the Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) division of Raytheon Company.  Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world.  His responsibilities include leading the engineering development, hardware procurement, subcontracts management, and integration and test program for a spacecraft ground system that performs the health, safety and mission management of a constellation of classified space assets.

TREASURER

ANDRÉ WILSON

André Wilson is an Epic Certified Clinical Application Analysis at Children's Hospital Colorado.  He supports the EMR build for all research conducted at Children's, which partnered with University of Colorado Department of Pediatrics to be #1 in NIH Research Funding. In his role he leads EMR optimization, process improvement, production support, and complex projects. 

FINANCIAL SECRETARY

STEPHEN SHEPARD

Steve Shepard is a retired entrepreneur in the construction industry.  Prior to his retirement, he was co-owner and CFO of BDI Construction, Inc.  Four of the company’s major projects were the United Airlines Air Cargo Facility at DIA, the Federal Water Quality Lab in Lakewood,  Jesse Whaley Maxwell Elementary School, and Lowry Elementary School.

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

YEMANE GEBRE-MICHAEL

With over 23 years of sales and leadership experience Yemane joined the ACE leadership team in 2015. He has held key leadership roles in a variety of leading companies ranging from telecom, transportation, finance and government. Yemane leads the ACE sales teams in all markets through strategic plans, creating a culture of success, goal achievement and strong customer relationships.

MEMBERS AT-LARGE

RONALD J. CELESTINE
CHARLES GRIFFIE