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.