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Pastor Dr. Cheryl E. Powell


Pastor Cheryl Powell is a woman of faith and prayer, and a rising voice in her generation and Christendom. Graced with a keen prophetic anointing, Pastor Cheryl passionately delivers the Word of God with clarity for life application. Her desire is to see the Body of Christ come into spiritual maturity and boldly demonstrate a Kingdom-minded life on the earth. 


Pastor Cheryl began her post-secondary studies at Palm Beach Atlantic University, where she received training in church administration. Pastor Cheryl has continued her studies at Galilee Ministries Chaplaincy & Pastoral University. She has also attained her credentials as a National recognized Chaplain and has earned a B.A. in Biblical studies and a Doctorate in Religious Education. 

Teshanne Phillip, MBA

Founder and President


Teshanne Phillip is a visionary, humanitarian, author of four books, ghostwriter, Global
speaker, mentor and empowerment coach. She travels around the world restoring hope in various nations.


As a 2003 graduate of Johnson & Wales University’s Hospitality School, Teshanne has served in various leadership roles in higher education for over 15 years. She is the recipient of the 2014 Gail Benjamin Student Service Award, for her excellence in helping students achieve their educational goals. Her dedication towards educational success is evident throughout her successes. She has earned her Master’s in Business Administration from Kaplan University and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Public Administration at Capella University.

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Barbara E. Rodriguez

Marketing Director, Board Member


Barbara Rodriguez was born and raised in Arizona.  She started her graphic design career while working in a small print shop in Phoenix, where she soon learned graphic design was her calling and passion. 

Barbara works tirelessly to assure that each customer’s vision comes to life through her creative talents. She has designed: books, posters, invitations, brochures, and mailers. There is not any design challenge she is not willing to take on; she delivers high quality products in a timely manner. Her passion started more than 20-years ago and she continues to thrive by bringing each customer’s vision to life.

Barbara enjoys being on the team of I am Hope Foundation and often conducts fund-raising sponsorships for I am Hope programs and projects.