About Us

Board of Directors:


Kimberly Finley,

President

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Kimberly Finley, is the Founder and Executive Director at Purposefully You! Inc. Kimberly founded this organization to address the importance of our youth understanding their individual uniqueness, as they were created on Purpose, with Purpose, for Purpose!  We provide the opportunity for youth to learn some important facts about who they are, what interest them and the direction they need to travel to get to their destination.  We introduce them to information NOW to help guide their tomorrow.  Self Awareness, Exposure and Knowledge is POWERFUL!

Kimberly’s had the opportunity and pleasure to work closely with our youth from different walks and experiences.  Some positive experiences and some not so positive.  She has had the opportunity to partner with organization through work and volunteerism with students in: Juvenile Detentions, Youth Run-a-Way Shelters, and Youth in Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation facilities to Junior Achievement, BIG Brothers Big Sisters, Girl Scouts of America to students in school through Operation Hope, Banking on Our Future a Financial Literacy programs and Girl Power at Roosevelt High School.  She has seen the need for our youth to be encouraged and empowered to live a purposeful life!

Kimberly is a Certified Life Coach, specializing in Personal, Marriage and Career Growth.  She holds a  Nonprofit Management Certification and Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification.  She has over 10 years of executive level leadership.  She is extremely passionate about encouraging and empowering others, particularly our youth, because they are our future! One of Kimberly’s gifts is encouraging and empower others to be the BEST version of themselves and owning their purpose! To be FEARLESS and AUTHENTIC!  She has been actively involved and interested in working with youth for many years. Through the programs at Purposefully You! Inc., Kimberly continues to use her gifts and talents to encourage, empower and make a positive difference on all of the youth she encounters.

Kimberly is happily married.  She is a member of Concord Church where “We Grow People”.

Mario Finley,
VP and Treasurer

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Mario is the Operations Manager and Associate Agent at II Max, Inc. (Allstate Insurance).  Mario attended the University of Memphis with the goal of becoming a professional football player.  However, things changed quickly after a series of injuries and so did his goals for his life.  He’s worked in the Operations Management field over 15 years.  Mario has always been an advocate of education and the importance of growing your knowledge.

Mario is happily married.  He is a member of Concord Church where “We Grow People”.

It was extremely easy for Mario to see the importance and need for this organization. He understands the importance of our youth identifying with their gifts and talents early on, so they can understand how and why their education is extremely important and how it plays a role in their future, even when plans change.

Yemaya Witcher-Rodgers,
Secretary

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YeMaya is an Accountant III at Commscope, Inc., a Global Company with $3.8B in revenue.  She manages the day to day operations over several North American and Canadian entities.  YeMaya graduated from Prairie View A&M University with a BBA degree in Accounting.  She has worked in the Accounting field in many different industries (manufacturing, telecommunications, advertising, legal, and public accounting) for over 20 years.

YeMaya also is a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and learned early in life the importance of giving back and making a positive impact in the lives of others.   Her biggest and most supportive role is serving beside her husband, as the First Lady at Wildwood Christian Church.

YeMaya connects with our mission from her own personal experience and understands the power of knowledge and education.

Advisors

Gladys Cooper,
Retired, Family Court/Juvenile Division
City of St. Louis

Dr. Linda Gray,
President, Corporate Connections
SCORE Certified Mentor

Natasha Gay, MBA, CFP®, CRPC®
Founder, The Moneynista
Financial Planner & Coach