Shelfina Wilkins – Data Manager
Cherry N. Whitehead-Thompson – Co-Founder/ Volunteer Support
Michael Alan Jackson,CCHW
His educational/leadership accomplishments include University of Illinois, College of Business, 1998 with C-BA in Business Administration. A former banker with over 25 years experience in business management. Board Certified with the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP) and a 2012 Graduate from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition as a Certified Health Coach. He is currently enrolled at Quantum University (IQUIM) studying Integrative Medicine (BA- Holistic Health Sciences). Since 2012, he has served as an Outreach Educator/Facilitator and Coach focusing on the health and wellness of families and individuals. Michael has earned the designation of Certified Community Health Worker (2017) through the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. (SCDAA).
The Sickle Cell Foundation of Tennessee was founded to meet the unmet needs of individuals living with Sickle Cell Disease. The foundation educates Sickle Cell consumers about how to manage their disease and improve their quality of life. SCFT promotes the concept, “live a life worth living”. Therefore, SCFT provides consumers with the resources, materials, and tools to foster interdependence, which ultimately increases education and their quality of health care.
The SCFT has been recognized as the official chapter for the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America in the state of Tennessee. SCFT was recognized as the 2010-2011 Sickle Cell community-based organization of the year by the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America. In 2012, SCFT was recognized as the Corporation of the Year by the Stone Awards and recently was recognized for its positive impact in the community by the Memphis Black Expo.
Throughout its short history SCFT has built a considerable momentum. In just 6 years the organization has developed an effective array of successful programs with measurable outcomes, cultivated a qualified and capable staff and dedicated volunteer team and established community-wide support with a strong base of collaborations and strategic partnerships.
Lorenzo Derek Renfroe is a native of Memphis, Tennessee where he graduated from Southside High School. Attorney Renfroe is a graduate of Lake Forest College (Lake Forest, IL) with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, Washington University in Saint Louis with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. During his engineering career, he worked as at Test and Evaluation Engineer on the Tomahawk Cruise Missile during his employment with McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company. Attorney Renfroe later graduated from Southern Illinois University’s School of Law and is an Attorney licensed to practice law in the States of Illinois and Tennessee. Attorney Renfroe has served on various boards including but not limited to Bethany Home, Memphis Leadership Foundation and the Sickle Cell Foundation of Tennessee, Inc. He is the father of four children, Bruce Derek, Lorenzo, Caleb and Maci Grace Renfroe. He is married to Dr. Yvette Williams-Renfroe and is a member of The Life Church of Memphis where he serves as on the Usher Team. Attorney Renfroe is a 1993 Graduate of Leadership Memphis and is also active in Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. where he was a Founding Member of the Alpha Memphis Education Foundation. He is passionate in his commitment to his community and continues to serve Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity both locally and nationally. Attorney Renfroe is committed to the mission of the Sickle Cell Foundation of Tennessee, Inc.
Phil Brown has taken Global Green Tech Structures to new heights. He has spearheaded International joint venture deals in Abu Dhabi, UAE and South Africa. Through promoting this ground breaking building envelope technology offered by the Global Green Tech Structures, he has amassed a following from International Governments, to Shakes, Global sustainable technology leaders and Builders / Developers. Phil has also assisted his Chairmen of the Board in creating a turnkey solution to sustainable housing initiatives in Antigua by sourcing and shipping complete house packages to include all applicable building materials and finishes to provide an all inclusive offering to clients reducing their sourcing needs for materials by 80 %. He has recently gained company approval from MASDAR to manufacture panels and cladding system for the 1st CO2 neutral city in the world, housing over 75,000 handpicked citizens to live. Shortly thereafter Phil has been able to secure a deal in South Africa that involves the supply of panels for a golf estate project for over 800 villas, condos houses, club house and hotel. Along with the approval by the Minister of Housing for Cape Town SA to pilot a program to build 100 RDP / BNG houses to help stimulate the eradication of the human settlements. Currently Phil is working in North America on a marketing campaign to promote and educate governments, builders / developers, architect / engineering communities and the motoring public on the importance of implementing green sustainable technologies for a bright future around the world. Phil’s level of expertise and experience has made him a great fit as President for Global Green Tech Structures, LLC.Phil Brown comes to Global Green Tech Structures with more than 12 years of experience in the Fortune 50 community. He has led performance by breaking records in all positions held, managing over $150,000,000 in Sales.During his corporate tenure, Phil became a real estate investor and later transitioned into a builder/ developer starting his company KENBRO Properties, LLC, and KENBRO Global Tech. Phil has over 9 years of real estate interests constructing / managing commercial and residential projects. His additional experience as a licensed builder includes project management, training, consulting, land acquisition, site development, as well as zoning and permitting for both commercial and residential verticals.Phil is a graduate of Tuskegee University where he obtained Bachelors in Science in Marketing and a Minor in Economics. He resides in Atlanta, Georgia.