About Us

Balpreet Guraya

Board Member

Experienced Visual Designer with a demonstrated history of working in the design industry. Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite, UI Design, Photography, and Management. Strong arts and design professional with an Associate of Arts degree focused in Design and Visual Communications, from Ohlone College, California.

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Cristina Salazar Guerrero

Board Member

Graphic designer with 5 years of experience with a B.S. in Computer Science. Outstanding work in design, coding, and project management. Promotes tutoring in STEM related fields within her community and creates a workforce environment that leads to higher performance, success, and creative flare. Her work has granted her awards and academic honors.

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Joshua Smith

Technical Advisor

Technical Writer and Proposal Manager for Running Name LLC with 3 years experience. Highly proficient in long-term written projects for non-profits and copy editing. Studied in organizational behavior, critical and data analysis, research techniques and starting to learn Python 3.

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Paul Pearson

Founder

With over 20 years of experience in the IT industry and 10 years of management expertise, I excel in leveraging technology to enhance team productivity, streamline processes, and effectively fulfill organizational missions. I possess a comprehensive understanding of marketing and information technology, coupled with a genuine passion for education and cyber threat intelligence (CTI). Known for my consistent, honest, and reliable approach, I have successfully collaborated with teams of all ages on a global scale, including non-profit organizations, federal government agencies, Department of Defense (DoD), and small businesses.

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Rachael Cook

Board Member

Talented and passionate graphic designer with a keen eye for creativity and innovation. With years of experience in the industry, Rachael has honed her design skills and developed a profound love for art. As an avid mentor, she finds great joy in guiding and inspiring other aspiring designers, helping them unlock their full potential and achieve their creative dreams. Rachael's dedication to nurturing emerging talents and her unwavering passion for the world of art make her an invaluable asset to the design community.


Sarah Melton

Board member

Sarah is an ecommerce expert with over 15+ years of Ecommerce Marketing, Strategy, Operations and Technology experience in start-up to mid-size business environments. She has a proven ability to drive revenue through innovation and exceptional leadership skills. Maintaining an intimate understanding of the processes, software and day-to-day business operations while executing a high level strategy.

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Tazha King

Co-Founder

An experienced and data-driven leader with nearly 15 years of progressive experience in management, fundraising, and program development, execution, and evaluation. Has a track record for reaching ambitious goals on an “impossible” timeline, cultivating impactful relationships that drive outcomes for clients and stakeholders, and thriving in the “gray spaces” of program launch and scale.

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