President/CEO & Founder

  Dhomonique Murphy is a 3x Emmy Award Winning Television Journalist and the reigning Mrs. Virginia American Dhomonique has appeared on stages across the nation and has been featured on The Steve Harvey Show, FOX, ABC, NBC, HSN, CBS and countless radio, print, and local television platforms. Dhomonique is the founder and President of Readers2Leaders,…

  Alex Gorniak is an Equipment Supervisor for McDonald’s Global Supply Chain. Alex attended Purdue University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Management from the Krannert School of Management. Alex has over seven years of experience working in the food and aviation industries for brand companies such as McDonald’s and United Airlines. His…

  Vincent Peterson Vinnie serves on the organization’s fundraising and finance committees. He specializes in finance, accounting, and budgeting. His financial experience includes positions in public accounting and investment banking in the New York City and Washington D.C. metro areas.   Vinnie earned degrees in accounting from Duquesne University (Bachelor of Science) and St. John’s…

  Katie Schaeffer specializes in many talents including: Media & influencer relations, public relations, marketing, content marketing, event management, project management, social media, digital media, writing, global planning, marketing strategy, campaign development, creative ideation. A mother of two, she has a passion for childhild literacy in communities across America.

  Soraya is a lawyer and former judge of the United States Virgin Islands Superior Court. She was the first woman and first Hispanic from St. Thomas to serve as a judge.[1] She served not only as a trial judge, but also as an appellate court judge, hearing and deciding appeals from the Superior Court…

Advisor/Treasurer

  Ken Hunt is a versatile business growth and optimization catalyst with a deep-rooted passion for analytical problem solving and a proven track record of engineering $125M+ in cumulative cost savings and revenue generation, across multiple industries. Outstanding communicator with keen attention to detail and a natural ability to forge collaborative relationships with internal and…

  Liudeli Torres is the Founder and President of Don’t Be Basic and a highly sought after web designer and innovator. His organization helps “businesses be BOSSES in a digital space.” Liudeli resides in Ohio and has a passion for early childhood literacy and development in underserved communities.

Director of Philanthropy

  Ben Childers is very passionate about early childhood education and literacy as well as philanthropy. Joining the Readers2Leaders team was a perfect and natural fit. Ben is the Head of Client Success at Engaging Networks and leads a global team that works with the world’s largest nonprofit organizations on their supporter engagement, technology stack,…

Director of Partnerships

  Nathaniel (Nat) X. Marshall is truly a product of Central Virginia. He was born, raised, and educated in Bedford County; he graduated with a degree in Business Administration & English from the University of Lynchburg (formerly Lynchburg College); he married an Amherst County native; he has worked for BWXT, the largest employer in Campbell…

Director of Operations

  Frank Murphy is a highly regarded CEO with over 30 years experience in management and execution. He currently manages a portfolio of real estate across the nation and is the CEO of Poplar Grove Golf Club based in Amherst, Virginia. The golf club was the last course designed by famed Sam Snead before his…