ABOUT Morlon Greenwood
Morlon Greenwood was born in Kingston, Jamaica. At the age of 11, he came to the United States, where he found himself living in Freeport, on Long Island, New York. Being a Jamaican, his first love was soccer. However, he found himself with an active interest in many sports such as, wrestling, football and track and field. It was in his freshman year of high school that the gym teacher and assistant wrestling coach, Russ Cellan, tapped into Greenwood’s natural talent for wrestling. During Greenwood’s sophomore year, he took 4th place in the Nassau County Wrestling Championship. Cellan, who was also the football coach, persuaded Greenwood to give football a shot; a decision that would prove to be significant. At the end of his junior year at Freeport High School, Greenwood was awarded a full football scholarship to Syracuse University. Not one to forgo his love of multiple sports, he continued to participate in both wrestling and track and field throughout his junior and senior years, making him the proverbial, “triple threat.” His abilities were proven when he became the first ever state champion; a first for his coach Terry Haise, in his 26-year career at Freeport High School. Greenwood’s athletic successes didn’t end there.
After starting in 48 consecutive games at Syracuse University, Greenwood was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in 2001 as a 3rd round pick. His professional career as an NFL linebacker covered a span of eight years (playing four years for the Miami Dolphins and then four more for the Houston Texans as a starter.)
During 2009, he became a free agent and waited (like many other professional athletes) to be selected by an NFL team. Not one to sit idly by awaiting opportunity to present itself, the NFL veteran decided to expound upon his love of music which he had developed from the age of 14. Greenwood took-on the stage name “Ultimate” later that year and recorded “Take Me There” which created a buzz on rhythmic radio. “Take Me There” was followed by “It’s My Birthday” which soon became the #1 song added to rhythmic radio which featured independent artists. In 2010, Greenwood continued his professional football career by signing with the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League (UFL) where he played for three years. Greenwood’s universal athleticism was not confined to football during those years. During the off-season, Greenwood cross-trained with boxing, and once again determined to become the best. It only took a few months of training with Dwight Pratchett before Greenwood turned professional. Greenwood currently holds a record of 3-0 with 3 KO’s, two of which came in the first round. With the same determination, Greenwood endeavored to “give back to the community” by reaching-out to at-risk and underprivileged youth so as to share with them the opportunities and keys to success in life which reside in each and every individual regardless of personal circumstance(s). This passion lead to the formation of the Morlon Greenwood Foundation, Inc. which is a recognized 501 (c) 3 not for profit organization. The Morlon Greenwood Foundation’s mission is, “Raise-up youth to become successful socially responsible citizens through mentorship imparted to encourage the realization of their full potential while respecting diversity within the community”. “Believe it and you WILL achieve it” serves as a reinforcing motto for the Foundation. Greenwood sums it up best in saying, “To be a success, you must keep in mind that it’s not where you start but where you finish and a plan to start fast and finish strong is essential to reaching one’s goals in life.” Through the Foundation’s vast network of like-minded organizations along with financial support from the local and National community, The Morlon Greenwood Foundation, Inc. has been able to reach over 2,000 youths during the past 4 years and that number is growing evermore day-by-day. Please see more under the heading “About Foundation” to learn more about the purpose, endeavors, and accomplishments of the Morlon Greenwood Foundation.
ABOUT THE FOUNDATION
The Morlon Greenwood Foundation provides socially and economically disadvantaged students with creative, community-based, high-quality programs designed specifically to channel youths’ intellects while honing their individual academic, athletic, and social skills. Strengthening youths’ connections to their respective communities while positively influencing their individualized skill sets through education and athletics provides the structure necessary for these youths to become upstanding members within their communities and abroad.
Our plan of action is to deploy leadership and mentoring programs within the communities we serve. We develop and implement these programs in conjunction with school administrations, teachers, and coaches in elementary, middle, and highs schools. The programs are designed to focus upon leadership training while setting academic, social, and athletic goals for the youth. We also work with other community-based organizations aligned with our mission statement so as to maximize the effectiveness upon the youth. All of our programs are set to meet the specific needs of each individual youth we support.
We understand in many of the neighborhoods we serve, there are a large number of single-parent households and parents who have to work while their children are out of school. We also recognize youths’ minds wander and their decision-making process is often compromised if left unchecked in the absence of structure. The foundation looks to be a positive outlet and influence upon the youth throughout the calendar year. Our mentorship program is designed around sports and activities camps bringing together children within the communities served by the Foundation in order to promote comradery and healthy competition. The camps are designed to educate youths on the fundamentals and values of sportsmanship, team work, accountability, and respect for diversity. Youths also have mentors in the form of older youth, coaches, athletes, and industry professionals specifically focused upon helping the youth make the proper choices when faced with adversity or negative peer pressure.
Our Goal is to continuously develop a community of support with current and former professional athletes, school districts, local businesses, and corporate sponsors committed to providing resources inclusive of time, commitment, and financial support allowing Foundation the opportunity to continuously expand the reach and effectiveness of our programs.
The Morlon Greenwood Foundation looks forward to speaking with, mentoring, and encouraging other like-minded 501(c) (3) organizations wishing to become involved with us in addition to those seeking guidance, direction, and support. If welcomed, The Morlon Greenwood Foundation is prepared to work in a hands-on manner inclusive of financial support of those organizations positively reinforcing the maturation of socially and economically disadvantaged youth.
“Believe it and you will achieve it”
We are a 501C-3 and Contributions may be Tax Deductible pursuant to the provisions of section 170 C of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. TAX ID: 47-4335559:
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dave began his career with NL Industries, a Fortune 150 conglomerate where he held Senior Financial positions in NYC, Brussels, London and Houston.. After 15 years, Dave left NL and refocused his career in more entrepreneurial ventures holding Senior Financial and Operation positions in Texas and California. As a CFO of a Petroleum Service Company Dave led a successful LBO of the Company by Senior Management. As President of a Medical Device Startup, Dave took the Company from “cradle to grave” including obtaining FDA approval and culminating in the sale of the Company to an Industry leader. After retiring in California, Dave and his wife Susan moved to Las Vegas. Dave has 2 children and 4 granddaughters. Dave coached his children’s youth soccer teams for 11 years; Officiated at swim meets for 13 years; volunteered at many charitable events including 2 years as a Big Brother in NYC. Dave graduated from New York University with a B.S. in Finance and Accounting and threw the shot and discus on the Track Team for 4 years. Dave served in the US Marine Corps including a tour in Vietnam in an Infantry Company. Upon returning to the US Dave was assigned to the USMC Track Team at Quantico, Va competing in the Shot Put and Discus against Major Universities across the Country.
Akindele Kolade, MD
3201 S Maryland Parkway Suite 318, Las Vegas, NV 89109.
Dr. Akindele Kolade, MD is triple Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Child, Adolescent, and Adult psychiatry and Board Certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Society of Addiction Medicine.
Dr Kolade is a seasoned Psychiatrist with 25+ years of experience in medicine Results-driven and service-focused professional whose entrepreneurial drive coupled with vast academic credentials has resulted in numerous successes as a Medical Director and Consulting Psychiatrist for large-scale hospitals. Well versed working with clients from diverse ethnic and demographic backgrounds specializing in the treatment of child, adult, adolescent patients as well as patients with addiction.
Dr. Kolade is in private practice specializing in psychiatric and addiction management services for all age groups in Las Vegas. Additionally, Dr. Kolade is the President/CEO of Cal Psychiatric Services, which provides consultations, evaluations, telepsychiatry, and direct medical care in several hospitals in Las Vegas.
Dr Kolade is also conducting clinical Research drug trials.
Outside of Medicine Dr Kolade is the founder and CEO of ProAscella Productions and Films. He is a Movie Producer, an Actor with his debut movie “Loving Daniella “in some streaming media services.
Jonathan S. Dean, DDS
9525 W. Russell Rd., #100 Las Vegas, NV 89135
702-579-7645-office | 702-569-2523-cell | Jonathandean2523@gmail.com
General dentist with extensive knowledge of clinical surgical/restorative procedures, orofacial pain and trauma management.
Doctor of Dental Surgery
- State of Nevada- WREB License
- State of Virginia- SRTA License
Intra/extra oral examinations, extractions, bone ridge augmentation, soft tissue augmentation, crown, bridge, implant placement and restoration, partials, dentures, Invisalign orthodontics elite provider (top 1%)
- American Dental Association
- National Dental Association
- Nevada Dental Association
- Las Vegas Urban League Young Professionals
- Horizon Scholarship Committee Member
- Leadership For Tomorrow Committee Member
- Mentorship For Future Dentist
- Big Brother and Big Sisters-Volunteer
- 100 Black Men-Volunteer
- 2015-Current, Owner/Dentist, Distinctive Smiles Dental, Las Vegas, NV
- 2015-Current, Owner/Dentist, Summerlin Smiles Dental, Las Vegas, NV
- 2007-2015, Owner/Dentist, All Smiles Dental, Las Vegas, NV
- 2004-2007, Captain/Dentist, United States Air Force, Nellis AFB
- 1999-2000, 9th Grade Earth Science Instructor
Education and Training
2009 AB Dental-Surgical Alveolar Implantology
- 3D implant placement computer-guided system
- Implant placement and restoration
- Alveolar bone grafting
- Socket preservation
- Sinus augmentation
2004-2007 United States Air Force-Dental Officer 99/DS Nellis AFB
- Advance training in head and neck trauma and airway management
- Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital-Emergency Triage Officer
- Combat Deployment Dental Support Officer
- Dental forensic team
- ACLS/CPR certified
2007 Periodontics Post Graduate Course
- Alveolar bone ridge augmentation
- Regenerative procedures
- Gingival graft surgery
- Crown lengthening
2006 Prosthodontics Post Graduate Course
- Cranial defect, ocular and palatal prosthesis fabrication
- Implant retained denture/partial
- Full mouth rehabilitation
- TMJ treatment
2004 Johns Hopkins School of Medicine- Department of Otolaryngology
- Surgical and noninvasive treatment of head and neck oral pathology
- Research and diagnosis of head and neck oral pathology
- 2004. University of Maryland- Doctor of Dental Surgery
- 1995-1999 University of Virginia- Biology
Scott Dortch is the President of Royal Pacific of Las Vegas (RPLV) a customer apparel and promotions company located in Las Vegas. Scott has served in this role since 2010 overseeing the company’s day to day operations. Scott wears many hats and is intimately involved in every aspect of the business. For the previous 20 years he worked at The Order Fulfillment Group in Indianapolis where he climbed the ladder and served as the Director of Operations. As a software developer turned executive, Scott has developed a unique perspective when it comes to business relationships. Scott is passionate about building mutually beneficial partnerships with vendors, customers and most importantly – employees.
Crestline Insurance Services, LLC
6955 N Durango Dr Suite 1115-765 Las Vegas, NV 89149
(702) 832-0220 x 101 – Office Line
“Energized and happy to help James Newkirk of Crestline Insurance’s number one goal is finding ways to best protect his clients businesses insurance needs so they can focus more on their business growth and find ways to victory. His hope is to bring that drive to the Board and help the kids and families of the Las Vegas community thrive with the programs provided by the Morlon Greenwood foundation.
James Newkirk has been involved in Insurance for twenty years, specializing in Business Insurance for the last seventeen years. He opened Crestline Insurance in June of 2014 and works with a great team helping Crestline Insurance’s clients with their Business Insurance needs.
He lives in Vegas and enjoys working with the Crestline Team, spending time with his family and enjoying his life with his partner in adventures and wife of ten year, Paulette.”
DR. NEVILLE CAMPBELL, M.D. / M.B.A.
CENTER FOR WELLNESS & PAINCARE (3 CONVENIENT LOCATIONS)
Las Vegas (Main Location): 311 North Buffalo Drive Ste. A Las Vegas, NV 89145
Henderson: 1701-7B N Green Valley Pkwy Henderson, NV 89074
Las Vegas: 6930 S. Cimarron Road, Suit 260 Las Vegas, NV 89113
Office: (702) 476-9700
Neville Campbell is a board-certified anesthesiologist and a board-certified interventional pain management physician. He completed both his medical training and his anesthesiology residency in New York City at renowned Mount Sinai School of Medicine and State University of New York at Downstate respectively. After completion of residency training, he returned to Mount Sinai Hospital to complete an ACGME-accredited pain medicine fellowship program, in the Department of Anesthesiology. Additionally, Dr. Campbell holds a Masters in Business Administration degree with a concentration in Health Care Management. Dr. Campbell has received numerous appraisals and letters of commendation from his patients for his ability to effectively listen while providing comprehensive care using a multi-disciplinary approach. An approach aimed at treating the whole person– mind, body and spirit. With his empathetic demeanor and outstanding skill set in the clinical practice of pain management, Dr. Campbell considers himself the ‘go to guy’ for the simplest to the most complex pain conditions. Employing multimodal strategies, minimally invasive therapies and spinal implantable devices, he aims to improve his patients’ functionality and quality of life. Dr. Campbell is actively involved in community service both locally and internationally. He currently serves on the board of directors of a non-profit organization that leads mission trips to underprivileged countries. Dr. Campbell is married with three children. His hobbies include reading, meeting people, and global volunteerism.
Emanuel Capers is an at-large member of the Paterson Public Schools Board of Education in New Jersey. Capers won the seat in the at-large general election on November 8, 2016. Capers is the founder and director of 4th and Inches, which provides football, basketball and boxing camps, as well as fundraisers and discussions panels. He is also the camp director for the MG52 Youth Football Camps held annually in Freeport, NY and Las Vegas, NV.
F. TRAVIS BUCHANAN, ESQ., & ASSOCIATES, PLLC
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Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
United States of America
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