Kristen Geez

Chief Executive Officer & President

Kristen Grant-Evuleocha, also known as Kristen Geez, is the creator of Advising Generation Z. Kristen is an Author, TEDx Speaker and Host of Advising Genz TV. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Ethical Leadership and Masters of Education in Training and Development and is currently pursuing her Ed.D in Transformational Leadership.

Elizabeth Dawes

Chief Administrative Officer

Elizabeth, Chief Administrative Officer, holds a Bachelor's degree in Nonprofit Management. She manages databases for 4-Teen & Truancy Courts and 11-school districts. She assists the CEO with daily administrative duties, communicates with the general staff/board members on the CEO’s behalf.

Kemmiko Grant

Board Vice President & Treasury

Kemmiko (Kem) Grant is a retired banker of 27 years and has held positions as Vice President of Comerica Bank & Chase Bank. She holds an Executive MBA in Business Leadership and a BS in Business Management, and she is currently a Business Advisor in Tarrant County

Jose Villasenor

Board Member- School Partnerships

Jose Villasenor, Administrator in Irving ISD, has supervised various education programs, including Social Services, Guidance and Counseling, Dean of Students, Section 504, Truancy, Drug Prevention, Teenage Pregnant and Parenting, Homeless Education, Bullying, and Mentoring programs for 15 years.

Cal Quigley

Board Member-Curriculum 

Cal Quigley IV is CEO and President of Reforming Academics, an adjunct Professor of Sociology, Information Technology, for Tarrant County College. Currently pursuing his Ed.D.

Tomeka Fortune

Board Member- Training & Ethics

Tomeka has a Bachelor’s of Arts and Sciences Degree in Communications from Dallas Baptist University and a Master’s of Science in Human Resources and Training and Development. Tomeka is a HR Business Partner at Nissan Motor Corporation

Garwin Feggins

Board Member - Marketing

Garwin is currently the Sr. Corporate Recruiter for A.H Belo ( The Dallas Morning News and Belo and Company) in Dallas Texas. He has over 15 years in Talent Acquisitions, Diversity Consulting and Human Resources experience with major companies

Rianne Derr

Board Member- Health & Wellness

Rianne graduated from nursing school in 2010 with her Bachelors of Nursing, 2015 with her Masters in Nursing Leadership, and 2016 with a Masters in Business Administration Healthcare. Rianne works as a Nurse Manager of 2 Medical Surgical Floors at Medical City Dallas Hospital

Kerstin Davis

Board Member- Crisis Preparedness

Kerstin Davis, Emergency Management Professional at GM Financial, is an Air Force veteran who has worked in the Emergency Management field for over 15 years. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Saint Louis University, majoring in Emergency
Management and minoring in Theology.


AGZ Executive AdvisorY BOARD

This group serves as subject matter experts by mentoring and coaching Young Professionals Ascending members and helping to raise funds for Advising Generation Z.

Melissa Plaskook

President and Co-Founder

On-Air Media

Melissa is the co-founded of On-Air Media, which helps individuals, groups and businesses self-produce digital content. From audio to video, On-Air Media guides clients from inception to completion

Gina Grant


Women That Soar

Gina Grant is a wife, mother of four and the CEO of Women That Soar (WTS), a Dallas-based media and content development company.

Dr. Renee F. Hornbuckle

Lead Pastor

Destiny Pointe Christian Center

Dr. Renee Fowler Hornbuckle is a pastor, author, speaker, mother, life/crisis/church strategist, business executive, entrepreneur, member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc

Michael Jones Jr

Presiding Judge Precinct 4

Judge Michael Jones is the Presiding Judge of the Justice of the Peace Court located in Precinct 4. He was elected as Justice of the Peace for Precinct 4- 1 in 2018.

Linda Parker, Ed.D.

Deputy Superintendent

Dr. Linda Parker, Ed.D., works at Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD as the Deputy Superintendent where she leads the work of transforming education to meet the needs of every child.

AGZ  Staff

Mariah Martin

Lipstick Ready Assistant Director

Curriculum Writer for Girl Centered Content and Outreach Events Mariah Martin focuses on working with girls ages 8-18 whose emotional and behavioral characteristics are impeding their ability to succeed in their current educational setting. Mariah was a former dancer for the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dance Team. Mariah holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mathematics degree and Math Certification from UT Arlington.

Alfred mcadory

Shepherds of Healing Director

Supervisor of all things Male Mentoring Related and Contributes to SOH Blog Alfred McAdory obtained his Bachelor in Computer Information Systems from the University of Louisiana Monroe. As Program Director, AJ provides motivation and career enrichment to male students during the academic year as well as providing an opportunity for male professionals to mentor young boys enrolled in SOH.

Ashley Cunningham

Lipstick Ready Lead Mentor

Content Creator for Lipstick Ready’s Blog and Assists in Outreach As a Nurse, Ashley focuses on teaching girls about the changes that will occur in their bodies and mind as they transition into womanhood. Ashley holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies as well as a Master of Science in Educational Psychology, Certification: Master Certified Mentor.

Debra ColE

Family & Wellness Coach

Leads Social and Emotional Learning Seminars and Workshops for Adults Debra has 13 years of experience strengthening young adults and families into overcoming adversity, self-sabotage and stress. As a Family & Wellness Advocate, Debra works closely with the parents of our school-age students addressing the social and emotional needs of our families.

Tyler Grant from San Antonio. Has a Master of Social Work. Tyler has 7 years of community engagement experience and handles YPA event logistics. 


Graphic & Web Designer

Sara Michelle Tristan earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Houston - Downtown with a minor in communications. She has worked with hundreds of clients worldwide and created more than 300 websites. Sara is currently pursuing a master's degree in technical communications.



Young Adult Events Coordinator

Young Professionals ASENDING Members 2010-2020

Advising Generation Z’s, "Young Professionals Ascending", is an elite mentoring group for young professionals ages 19-29 who want to network, develop, volunteer, and thrive. YPA meets bi-monthly to provide over 100+ young professionals with access to senior executives in various industries who share tips on how to navigate through life's difficulties.


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