We are a small team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you.
Founding Executive Director
Maven is a Queer Black and Native American award winning advocate , entrepreneur, and artist with over 10 years of non profit experience. He has been published in The St.Louis American, The St.Louis Post Dispatch, Real Health, Delux, Voyage, and St.Louis Magazine. In 2022 he was selected as one of Top 100 HIV advocates in the country by Poz Magazine. He has also appeared on several local television stations and worldwide streaming platforms. Maven is also a National ballroom scene legend.
Email me: firstname.lastname@example.org
He/Him/They/Them | Two-Spirited
Founding Finance Director
Monjour Davis has a Master’s in Business Administration and works with Saint Louis University. They are leader in the International House of Bodega as well as a consistent drag entertainer and ballroom scene competitor.
Email me: Monjour@theshadesproject.com
All pronouns |Non-Binary
Founding Director of Holistic Health and Wellness
Nurse Brown is a licensed Registered Nurse in the states of Missouri, Texas, and Georgia. He has worked in several medical spaces that have offered him an array of unique experiences. He is also a father, free spirit, and believer of holistic medicine and health benefits.
Email me: email@example.com
He | Him
Founding Human and Social Service Coordinator
Email me: Vivian@theshadesproject.com
They/Them | Non-binary