Board of Directors

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Board of Directors 2018-01-19T12:42:19+00:00

Board Members

Sandy Garbovan is a Claims Manager in the Service Center for ProAssurance, a medical and professional liability insurance company, and has 15 years experience as a legal administrator with Swiss Re, a multi-national reinsurance company. Sandy earned her master’s in Business Administration, as well as a Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate from Madonna University. She has two years experience serving as the Board Secretary for Creative Montessori Academy. For the last three years, Sandy has served as Secretary for the D’Frost Run, an annual motorcycle ride benefiting Penrickton Center for the Blind.  Through Sandy’s work experience and community involvement, she has gained strong communication, organization and event planning skills.  Sandy enjoys going to the theater and traveling.

Faith Thompson is Owner of nVisions Services Company LLC. Faith oversees business development, marketing, advertising, client acquisitions and recruitment.  Her previous work experience includes working with Wayne State University Physician group as the Marketing Project Leader, Interim Marketing Manager, and Project Manager. Faith earned a bachelor’s in Professional and Technical Writing from Madonna University.  She is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications at Eastern Michigan University.  Faith has a strong passion for education and is an active participant in her community. Faith brings many skills to Macomb Montessori Academy’s Board including knowledge of marketing, business, as well as strong project management and communication skills.

Glenn Hutton served as the Vice President at St. Benedicts School and retired in 2004.  Previous to working at St. Benedicts Glenn worked for General Motors Corporation as an Engineer and Supervisor.  Glenn is a member of USA Honor Society, Management Improvement Team, as well as an Ambassador at General Motors Corporation.  Glenn is passionate about health and education and is an active community member of the American Heart Association and the American Alliance for Health/PE.  Glenn enjoys sharing his passion for health and wellness with the youth in his community where he coaches a local high school basketball team.  Through his work experience and community involvement, Glenn has developed exceptional communication skills and has gained strong expertise in team building and project management.

Gloria Sherman is a licensed Professional Counselor and worked as a Middle School Counselor for over 15 years and has an extensive work history with the Department of Human Services. Gloria earned her bachelor’s in Social Science Education from Michigan State University.  She is also a graduate of Eastern Michigan University where she earned her master’s in School Counseling, and also holds a master’s of Educational Administration from Saginaw Valley State University.  Gloria is a co-founder of Parenting Partnership and also the owner of Parenting and Teaching with G.L.O, LLC.  Gloria has been recognized within the community and on a statewide basis for her work with children and families.

John Marks holds a master’s in Social Work and is a retiree from First Community Baptist Church. He worked in the Substance Abuse Prevention-Training Program at the Church. John has served on the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross as well as the Council of Baptist Pastors with St. Johns Hospital and has received honors from the State of Michigan for his work in Wayne County and the city of Detroit. John has a passion for children, education and working within the community to offer a better education for our families.

Samuel Bullock is a retired Pastor of Bethany Baptist Church located in Detroit.  He is an active member of the community with past board experience serving as a member of The American Red Cross, Southeast Michigan Chapter. Some skills Samuel brings to MMA’s Board of Directors include education, PR, and Marketing.

Emmitt Jones is a community leader who is active in providing better opportunities and positive character choices for youth.  He owns Kath Khemical & Maintenance, Inc. and serves as a role model for entrepreneurship in the African American community.  He is highly analytical and asks penetrating questions to ensure all children gain access to opportunity.

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