Board of Directors:

Dr. Eric Gravenberg


President of Alameda Community College; Vice President of Student Affairs; Merritt Community College; Former Senior Executive at UC, CSU and Howard University campuses and system offices; Education Consultant

Richard Nelson

Vice President/CFO

Former Bank Executive; Former state of California Small Business and Housing Official; Small Business Owner; Founder of Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Charles Ratliff

Vice President/Secretary

Former Community College Trustee; Former Chief Deputy Director of the California Postsecondary Education Commission; Researcher and Program Evaluator; Former Director of Upward Bound and EOP Programs; Co-Author of California’s 2002 Master Plan for Education – Pre-K to University; Education Consultant

Mr. Martin Veal

Vice President/Operations Manager

Former Deputy Commissioner, Board of Parole Hearings; Former Prison Warden; Former Chief Deputy Warden

Gabriel Simien

Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer

President of Neimis marketing agency; Graduate and Entrepreneur of the year of the Sacramento Young Entrepreneurs Academy; Co-founder and VP of Operations of the Fit4Real Academy;