Good Life Foundation
Shaun McCarthy
Shaun McCarthy
VP of Operations - GL Imprinting
Ryan Williams
Ryan Williams
Director of Operations
Stephanie Pasquale
Stephanie Pasquale
Board Member
Tamika Otis
Tamika Otis
Board Member
Rahmo Ford
Rahmo Ford
In-School Life Coach
Ortez Madison
Ortez Madison
In-School Life Coach
Anthony “Fu” Pitts
Anthony “Fu” Pitts
In-School Life Coach
JT Houston
JT Houston
School Based Program Director
Mayor Ben Walsh
Mayor Ben Walsh
Board Member
Ben Walsh is the 54th mayor in the history of the City of Syracuse. His approach to leadership and public service was shaped by growing up on the city’s west side in a family of proud public servants. His own call to public service first came into focus during his
Ynesse Abdul-Malak, PhD.
Ynesse Abdul-Malak, PhD.
Board Member
Ynesse Abdul-Malak, RN, MPH, PhD, is a Sociologist with the requisite expertise in research involved different types of methodology on issues of racial and gender inequality, health disparity, and disability studies. She has a broad research background and experience in several higher institutions in the U.S. and abroad. She works
Rickey Brown
Rickey Brown
Life Coach
Part time life coach to youth and community asset, as Executive Director to the Upstate Minority Economic Alliance (UMEA), Rickey still finds time to work with some of the most challenging youth.
Hasan “Dj Maestro” Stephens
Hasan “Dj Maestro” Stephens
Founder & CEO
Founder and CEO of Good Life, Hasan has dreamt of using his talents in Hip-Hop culture to help shift youth culture and it’s perspectives since his days as a youth. For him, Good Life is that culture change agent.
A leading youth advocate, mentor, entrepreneur and educator, Hasan A. Stephens
Don Sawyer, PhD.
Don Sawyer, PhD.
Board Member
Don C. Sawyer III, Ph.D., is currently a faculty member in the Department of Sociology at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT.  He comes to QU after serving 12 years as an administrator, doctoral student, and community builder at Syracuse University.  At Quinnipiac University he teaches: Introduction to Sociology, Sociology of Race,
Azariah Yemma
Azariah Yemma
VP of Programming
As Program Director, Azariah is a long time volunteer for Good Life. His commitment to donate his time to see the right outcomes for youth was recognized and appreciated. He is a key factor in the organization’s growth and success.
Azariah is no stranger the justice system. His experience as
Jonathan Cerrito
Jonathan Cerrito
Co-Founder / Board Chair
Jonathan M. Cerrito counsels sponsors of multi-employer and single-employer plans, companies, tax-exempt entities and executives on all matters of tax, ERISA, employee benefits, non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements and the employee benefit aspects of mergers. Jonathan was named by the Whitman School of Management of Syracuse University as one of the
Henry Culbreath
Henry Culbreath
Board Member
Henry Culbreath, Jr., an alumni of DC Public Schools who was reared in DC Public Housing as the son of two heroin addicts. Despite his tough upbringing, Henry embraced the assistance of multiple mentors and educational advocates and won a myriad of scholarships that culminated in him receiving his Master’s from the Harvard