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OUR PEOPLE

ABOUT OUR FOUNDER
TeQuion Brookins

Founder & Principal Consultant

TeQuion (Southfield, MI)  is a millennial entrepreneur and philanthropist with 15 years of experience helping small and micro businesses thrive. She specializes in nonprofit formation and compliance. She holds dual Masters degrees in Business and in Finance from Walsh College (MI) as well as a Bachelors Degree in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from the College of Wooster (OH). She has been recognized as a distinguish alumni by her high school and college alma maters and was awarded the 2020 Crain's Detroit Business 20 in Their Twenties award for her professional achievements at the McGregor Fund. 

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ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM
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Kamaria Taylor

Office Manager

Kamaria (East Lansing, MI) is an experienced virtual administrative professional, graphic designer, and efficiency strategist. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Integrative Public Relations and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Central Michigan University. Driven by the desire to help leaders reach their goals, she takes pride in providing resourceful and intuitive support for mission-driven organizations. As office manager, her priorities include providing first class customer service and support to increase the capacity and sustainability of TeQuionBrookins.com & our clients.

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CONSULTANTS & SPECIALISTS
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Yakima Brookins

Compliance Partner

Yakima (Manassas, VA)  has over 25 years in the finance sector in various industries including banking and, most currently, gaming. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner and holds an MBA from Walsh College (MI). She performs professional internal audit work, directing comprehensive audit programs including financial, Sarbanes-Oxley, and compliance projects, and provides consulting services to fortune 500 companies, but enjoys supporting the financial growth of micro businesses and nonprofits including churches.

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Nakia Powell-Thomas

Associate Consultant

Nakia (Sterling Heights, MI) is a highly industrious, practical, and detail-oriented human resource management professional who is skilled in preparing performance metrics, researching, analyzing, and presenting data. She holds a Master of Science in Management, Human Resource Management concentration from Walsh College (Troy, MI) and a Bachelor's of Arts degree from the University of Michigan. 

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Christian
Hadden

Financial Management Consultant

Christian Hadden (Detroit, MI) is an accounting professional and entrepreneur with 13 years of nonprofit accounting experience. In addition to  TB.com, Christian holds a senior level accounting position at a national nonprofit that improves the lives of young people, their families, and communities. Christian's  tax, finance and accounting firm, Lucrative Unlimited, LLC, serves individuals and small business owners  and hosts a podcast called Lucrative Lifestyle Podcast. She is a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals and Greater Romulus Chamber of Commerce and is a Certified Life Purpose Coach. 

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Brittany Timmons

Nonprofit Specialist

Brittany (Orlando, FL) in addition to her role with TB.com, serves as the Director of Community Strategies and Initiatives for a Florida Foundation. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from the University of Central Florida and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the Edyth Bush Institute of Rollins College. With over 10 years in the nonprofit sector serving in director roles, she has extensive experience in program management and evaluation, relationship building, board  management, program impact, internal operations, grant writing and partnerships, funder relationships and donor services. She takes pride in analyzing for solutions. She serves as the Treasurer for Lincoln Park South Lake Alliance nonprofit, a PEAK Grantmaking FL Chapter Communications Co-chair and as a Crummer Rollins College , Evoking Change Advisory Team Member. The only title that trumps Brittany’s work in the nonprofit sector is “Mom,” to her two beautiful children, Mackenzie and Jaxson.

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George Jackson, GPC

Senior Grants Specialist

George Jackson (Detroit, MI) is a native Detroiter with 18+ years of experience in public service and non-profits, with a focus on fundraising and resource development and specializing in grant writing and grants management. He has spent his career advocating for various causes including environmental conservation, social justice, youth, and community development. Nothing inspires him like creating solutions that change people's lives. In addition to TB.com, George works in development and fundraising with a local institution of higher education. He maintains membership with a number of professional organizations and serves on the board of a local nonprofit organization.

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Sirrita
Darby

Associate Consultant

Sirrita Darby (Detroit, MI) is a Detroit-native with a doctorate from Michigan State University where
her research focused on trauma among Black students in urban school districts. In 2018, Sirrita cofounded Detroit Heals Detroit, a nonprofit that aims to help Detroit youth develop the coping strategies and obtain resources necessary to
transform their pain into power. The nonprofit focuses on four pillars of impact:
healing justice, community transformation, youth-led organizing, and liberation
& access. In addition to her growing and thriving nonprofit, she was recently spotlighted on the 2022 Forbes 30 under 30 list for Social Impact.

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TB.COM NETWORK

The TB.com Partner Network consists of professionals who share in our mission to provide high-quality services to businesses that have positive social impact. We leverage this professional network to provide your organization with fully vetted & trusted expertise. Our partners work collaboratively and individually to support the services and products our firm offers. To initiate the partnership sign up process, click here.