Meet Our Executive Leadership Team!

Board Officers

Board Chairs

Jerry J. McPherson,


Jerry J. McPherson originally hails from the Bronx, New York, having relocated to the valley just over four years ago. He has been an active member of YP since his arrival and has displayed a long history of community engagement since a teen, volunteering at his local community center tutoring and coaching youth basketball.

Jerry McPherson is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a military veteran and managing partner of The Mathias Group.

Katelynne Harris-Lange | Civic Engagement Chair |

Elizabeth Montgomery | Communications Chair |

Ashlee Atkins,
Vice President

A Phoenix native, Ashlee is an accomplished HR professional who specializes in small to mid-size organizations providing guidance and leadership on recruitment services.

YP has played an integral part of Ashlee’s professional progression as she’s taken on numerous leadership roles and has developed a huge network of professionals throughout the valley.

Meet her and the new YP Executive Board TONIGHT 6-8 p.m. at the Churchill!

Shannon McKinley | Community Outreach Chair

Abigail Brammer | Fundraising Chair |

Brittney Martin,

Brittney has been a member of YP since 2014 and has served multiple board positions.

“YP has been incredibly critical to the establishment of my professional network in the Greater Phoenix community. As secretary, I look forward to continuing the work of YP with a group of dynamic individuals all committed to building the landscape of Phoenix.”

Simeon Onwuzuligbo| Leadership Development Chair |

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