Empower Males. Strengthen Families.
At M.E.N.S. Wear, Inc., we provide a holistic approach of workforce readiness training, personal and soft skills development, and supportive resources to equip males with essential tools that will uplift them as individuals and strengthen their families. We seek to positively impact males to become:
Confident, positive role models, husbands, and fathers
Pioneers in building strong families and communities
Major contributors to the U.S. economy
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
A native of Detroit, MI, Ms. O’Neal is the founder and President of M.E.N.S. Wear, Inc. (Making Employment the Next Step). Established in 2004, the organization has provided life skills/personal develop training services and professional wardrobe clothing to 1500+ young adult males and men throughout the metropolitan Atlanta, GA area. For more information about Ms. O’Neal, click here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angeliaoneal/.
Trent Watkins is a graduate of the University of West Georgia and is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of West Georgia as well. Previously, Mr. Watkins served on the Decatur Heights Neighborhood Association Board of Directors as the Social Media Director. Mr. Watkins serves as Board Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair. He worked as a Controller with Lewis Contracting Services, LLC. located in Lithonia, Georgia and currently is an ERP Consultant with Sockeye Consulting. For more information about Mr. Watkins, click here.
Melanie D. Wofford is the President & CEO of Community and Housing Initiatives Corporation (CHIC) and Managing Partner of It's All About the Green, LLC. Melanie serves in both the East and West Coasts, focusing on her passion for promoting economic equity for people of color. Melanie has assisted in the acquisition of millions of dollars in funding for various organizations in her capacity as a proposal writer/consultant. For more information about Ms. Wofford, click here.
Kwasi Hudson is an Independent Insurance Broker with Hometown Insurance Group. He is a former recruiter in the United States Navy and his background includes data analysis, sales management, and sales leadership management. Mr. Hudson earned a B.S. in Political Science and Government from the University of West Georgia. For more information about Mr. Hudson, click here.
Willie Mickell brings extensive experience cutting across managerial, administrative, and executive fields in the education sector. He is the founder of Rockwell Student Engagement LLC. The company mission is to empower, inspire, and influence college students from all walks of life to be successful through student engagement while in college and in post graduate leadership roles. For more information about Mr. Mikell, click here.
Corey Sutton is a founding board member and former chair of M.E.N.S. Wear, Inc. Mr. Sutton is an innovative leader with over 40 years of extensive retail, restaurant, and multi-unit management in finance. Currently, Mr. Sutton holds the position of Senior Vice President of Operations for Global Tax Centers and as a Talent Specialist for the Dept. of Workforce Development in Indiana. For more information about Mr. Sutton, click here.
STAFF & INTERNS
L.E.A.D. Intern (Leading thru Economic And nonprofit Development) Alumni
Intern, Ahsan Manji is a native of Duluth, GA, and a junior at Georgia State University majoring in Public Health. Currently, he serves as an Outreach Officer for Veterans In Pain, a non-profit organization which empowers veterans through information, access to orthobiologic solutions, and alternative solutions for chronic pain. For more information about Mr. Manji, click here.
Marketing Intern Alumni
Danlyn Sullivan is a recent graduate of the University of West Georgia with a B.S. in Journalism and Minor in Business Administration. She has experience in content marketing which assists companies in developing material that promotes brand awareness. Ms. Sullivan has published articles in The West Georgian, produced content for University of West Georgia’s, WUTV, M.E.N.S. Wear, Inc., and Hercampus.com. For more information about Ms. Sullivan, click here.