Board of Directors

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Pastor David O. Taylor 

Board Chair

Pastor Taylor is co-owner and the CEO of Accent Group and Family Services, a community-based services agency.  He is a graduate of Richard Bland College, Evans-Smith Leadership Institute of Virginia Union University School of Theology, St. Paul’s College and he holds a master's degree from Capella University.

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Dr. Laura Taylor
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Lauren Lattimer
Rev. Charles Sumpter

Lauren holds a master's of science in literacy and culture from Longwood University. She is a former elementary and special education teacher in Chesterfield County Public Schools as well as a Girls on the Run coach.  Currently, she is raising her three wild boys and tutoring children in reading. Lauren loves hiking with her family and traveling.  

Reverend Charles Sumpter is an associate minister at Second Baptist Church in Chester, Virginia. He is retired from the US Army, holds a bachelor’s degree in History from Norfolk State University, a master’s degree in Business from Central Michigan University, a Master’s equivalent from the US Army War College, a Master of Divinity from the Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University, and a Doctor of Ministry from Liberty University.

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Dawn McCoy

Dr. Laura is an educator and she holds a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Phoenix. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and a master’s degree in teaching from Mary Baldwin College. Dr. Laura is also a published author of the children’s book, THE BEE-ATTITUDES.

Chief Executive Officer

Dawn McCoy has over 20 years of experience working in the non-profit sector and public service leadership. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Howard University and a master’s degree from the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy where she was a Bryce Harlow Scholar.