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
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.
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.
VINCENT L. ELLERBY
Vincent Ellerby is a Senior Principal Systems Engineer and Senior Manager with Raytheon Intelligence and Space division of Raytheon Technologies. Raytheon Technologies 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, deployment and maintenance for a spacecraft ground system that performs the health, safety and mission management of a constellation of classified space assets.
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.
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
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.
Charles Griffie has served as Senior Vice President, Operations and Engineering of the general partner of Western Midstream Partners, LP since October 2019. Previously, Mr. Griffie served as Senior Vice President, U.S. Onshore Field Operations for Anadarko.