My Brother's House
Cherrie Davis--Executive Associate (GA)
US Army Veteran
Cherrie Davis brings exceptional professional and military experience to My Brothers House. Her company, ShiftForward, is a passion long realized by Cherrie Davis. She has extensive experience working with individuals and organizations to realize their destination, her true worth is the ability to put structure around idea, and assist you and your company with identifying the best way to an execution that enables cooperative buy-in and commitment to the business' goals.
Prior to her current role, Cherrie was the Senior Integration Leader for GE Capital, headquartered in Norwalk, CT. In this role, she partnered with business leadership and 8 business divisions, to provide focused strategic integration that leverages analytics, change management methodologies, and Six Sigma to provide insight into business needs, and drive change. Due to Cherrie’s ability to influence, gain trust, and confidence, she has been identified as an internal executive coach.
Cherrie’s military career spanned over 28 years of leading strategic human resources, change management and process improvement for a variety of organizations. Cherrie is a proven leader and influencer as demonstrated by her key assignments in Hungary, Bosnia, North Atlantic Treating Organization (NATO), Afghanistan, Iraq, South Korea and the Pentagon. Cherrie rounded out her military career driving the Army’s Chief of Staff’s transitional strategy in three pivotal roles; Chief of Operations for Transition Strategic Outreach, Deputy Director for Transition Strategic Outreach followed by Employment Director for the Soldier For Life Program.
Cherrie’s civilian positions have included: HR Director for Our Lady of the Lake, Quality Trainer and Organizational Developer for GE, Financial Services; Marketing and Sales for GE, Lighting.
Cherrie received her B.A. in Communications from Black Hills State University, Spearfish, SD, where she was recognized as the Distinguished Military Graduate and by Who’s Who among Students in American Colleges and Universities. She earned a Master’s in Human Resources with an emphasis in International Management, from Webster University, St. Louis, MO. Cherrie’ holds professional certifications for Senior Professional Human Resources, Executive/Organizational Coaching and Quality Management
James Simpson--Executive Associate (NY)
US Army Veteran
A veteran of the US Army's famed 82nd Airborne Division, James Simpson affirms his commitment to helping his fellow veterans through his work with My Brothers House. After working in the construction field for two decades, James founded his own firm, Diversified Contracting Solutions, which is known for its excellence in both commercial and residential building and renovation projects. Such was the caliber of this firm, that James earned recognition from both the African American Business Women of New York, and the Long Island Village of Hempstead's Mayor, Wayne Hall. A graduate of New York Theological Seminary, James was certified as a Minister in 2009, and is a member of Judea United Baptist Church in Hempstead.
Alex Kilii--Executive Associate (WA)
Kenneth Traynham--Board Member
US Navy/US Marine Corps Veteran
Technology Consultant R. Jordan brings his wealth of tech expertise to My Brothers House. His considerable resume includes positions at such firms as Hayes Management Consulting, Qatalys, GE Healthcare, and IDX Systems. He holds a Master Of Science degree in Health Informatics, and played critical roles in developing information technology and software design for healthcare and general business applications.
Sharon Hatch--Board Member
Tammy Peay--Board Member
Lavane D. Olds--Board Member
US Army Veteran
R. Jordan--Board Member
Matthew Potash--Board Member
Dr. Remolia Simpson--Founder & CEO
US Army Veteran
Our Founder and CEO, Dr. Remolia Simpson, is a passionate veterans' advocate. Ms. Simpson’s extensive educational background includes an undergraduate degree in Management Studies, Master’s degrees in Human Services (MA) , and a Doctorate in Biblical Counseling. She has directed a day program serving 360 mental health and special-needs clients, in which she supervised staff counselors and caseworkers in the Washington, DC area. On Long Island, Ms. Simpson managed a homeless shelter, with wide-ranging responsibilities. As a six-year US Army veteran, Dr. Simpson also plans to include services for homeless veterans in our practice. She continues to work tirelessly to bring all our veterans home.
Taynah Oliviera--Fundraising Director
Ms. Taynah Oliviera comes to My Brothers House ready to build the organization's essential fundraising capabilities, for all our veterans' benefit. Ms. Oliviera is a recent graduate of the University of Central Florida, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree. Her education has taken her far abroad, to Hong Kong, where she studied at its Polytechnic University. Ms. Oliviera is fluent in several languages, and is an experienced event planner. She looks forward to devoting her energies to the success of My Brothers House.