Lorenza Lydia : Founder
Graduated with a 3.5 GPA from Eastfield College (Mesquite, TX), majoring in Business Administration in Social Work. Possess comprehensive skills in fiscal management, including budgeting and service contracting; proficient in conflict resolution and fostering positive relationships; committed to supporting and guiding staff in professional development; adept at collaborating with professional staff, board members, and teen and adult volunteers. These skills are crucial as we regularly hire interns throughout the year.
Nicole Sharp – Social Media Manager
Nicole has many relatives that has served, active involved with the community serving those that are less fortunate.
Robyn L. James: Marketing Director
ROBYN L. JAMES – Middle Alabama Area Agency on Aging (M4A)
Robyn James serves as the Development &Marketing Director for the Middle of Alabama Area Agency on Aging(M4A), one of Alabama’s 13 local Area Agencies on Aging.
Ms. James is responsible for all marketing and outreach initiatives, special project innovations, and grant management. Read More
In this role, she educates first responders on how to become dementia knowledgeable, sensitive, and responsive. She also educates them on issues caregivers face when caring for a love done with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Ms. James served over ten years as the State Director for several aging programs with the Alabama Department of Senior Services. She served as the State Liaison for Alabama’s statewide Elder Justice Council where she coordinated 35agencies and organizations to develop new initiatives, laws, and public policy to protect seniors from elder abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation. She led the effort to create Alabama’s Elder Abuse Protection Toolkit for seniors and caregivers which was replicated in various states.
Ms. James was the Founder and State Director of California’s Seniors Against Investment Fraud (SAIF) Program. The SAIF program was chosen as a national model and has been replicated in several other states. Ms. James was appointed as the National Chairperson to assist all 66 state securities regulators with their senior fraud prevention initiatives. Ms. James has dedicated her career as a public servant advocating for older adults and has served on multiple local, state, and national coalitions. Her passion to advocate and protect older adults, individuals with disabilities, and caregivers has gained her a reputation as one of the leaders in her field. Most recently, Ms. James was nominated as Shelby County Public Servant of the Year. She also received the honorary award as one of Alabama’s Top 50 over 50 Award in the class of 2018.Ms. James holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and is a freelance writer for the Shelby County Reporter.
Leon Contreras: Active volunteer
Leon Contreras retired Colonel USAF, after 35 years of service in two wars