Reaching Higher’s Executive Board is a working board that’s actively engaged in the development and ongoing growth of its programs. Board members provide key expertise in the areas of Finance, Instruction, Marketing, Fundraising, and Ethics. Additional Board members are being sought to lend additional expertise in the areas of media and public relations. For more information, please call (810) 220-8812 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
KARA COTTON MOORE
Orlando was appointed to the Board of Directors in February 2012 and will help the organization build stronger ties with youth through the use of social media. Orlando is from Detroit and now resides in Grosse Pointe where he enjoys going to church, spending time with family, acting, and listening to music. He one day hopes to become a news anchor and a talk show host – we have no doubt his dreams will come true!
Susan has been a long-standing volunteer and supporter of Reaching Higher. As a member of the Board, Susan shares her love for teaching by helping to bring new instructors on board.
Susan and her family live in Howell, Michigan.
Greg became a premier homebuilder in Birmingham Michigan who after building a multi-million-dollar company in 13 years decided to close his business to pursue his authentic dreams.
He is a lead instructor for Reaching Higher Inc., a youth leadership course that originated in 1997. Reaching Higher is in over 40 High School, Middle, and Elementary schools and servicing five local counties.
For the last five years Greg has also been a dedicated executive consultant and Life coach. His specialties include: empowering individuals and companies to operate and design an environment that provides the freedom to create a powerful future.
Greg is an active member of Christ our Light in Troy Michigan and is happily married to Carole with two beautiful daughters Sara and Alyssa.
Lisa Masters is a Realtor and Entrepreneur/Business Owner with over two decades of real estate industry experience. She currently works for Signature Sotheby’s International Realty in Birmingham. Lisa resides in Birmingham with her two sons.
Lisa has been with Reaching Higher for over 6 years as a mentor and now as an Instructor in the classroom. She received her degree in Business Administration from Saginaw Valley State University where she received a full basketball scholarship along with All American Honors.
Karen Swieczkowski is a Ambassador for Livingston County as the Community Relations Director at Brighton Ford. Karen started as a mentor for Reaching Higher in 2014 after attending a Reaching Higher Graduation at Brighton High School. She knew then it was a program she wanted to share with the youth in her community. She was born and raised in Howell, MI and still resides in Howell, now with her Husband and son.
Karen is a Rotarian, Board Member at LACASA, An Advisory Board Member at The Salvation Army of Livingston County, Co-facilitator at 100 Women Who Care About Livingston County and involved with many other local organizations and the face of Brighton Ford.