Meet The Team

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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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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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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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Patricia Pacot-Osburn

Associate Consultant

Patricia Pacot-Osburn (Detroit, MI) is a lifelong advocate for education and community building. Born in Haiti and raised in Nassau, Bahamas, she provides entrepreneurs with an array of strategic guidance to build or enhance brand recognition. She also provides business owners and their families with financial solutions including financial planning and insurance. Patricia holds a Master’s of Business Administration Certification Degree (St. Thomas University, FL.) and a Master’s of Arts in Teaching with a TESOL Certification (University Of Southern California, CA). She is the sole proprietor of Liberty Learning Solutions, Cornerstone Investments, and Mothers of Boys International Broadcasting Network.

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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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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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Tajhae Barr

Communications Specialist

Tajhae Barr (Davison, MI) a multifaceted professional with extensive experiences in leadership, communication, mentorship, and self-publishing. A graduate of University of Michigan, she holds a Bachelor's degree in Professional Communication. Tajhae is passionate and strategic about assisting individual change makers and organizations achieve their branding goals. Her role as a Communications Specialist provides clients with a personalized plan of action to attain their goals as well as helping with tasks such as copywriting, social media management, and much more! Her various abilities and experiences allow her to be of value to the TequionBrookins.com team and our clients. 

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Faisal Kamal

Sr. RFP & Procurement Specialist

Faisal Kamal (Cambridge, ON, Canada) has more than 7 years of experience working in strategic procurement and category management across various industries, ranging from specialty chemicals, ingredients, agricultural sourcing and industrial supplies. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies managing large sourcing projects, on average delivering millions of dollars in savings, with many projects delivering savings year over year. He holds a bachelor's degree from York University in Toronto, Ontario and is currently learning French and pursuing his PMP certification.

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George Jackson

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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Interested in offering your professional services to a broader audience? Join our team today. We have an immediate need for the following:

Virtual Assistants

CPAs

Legal Professionals

Software Engineers

Commercial Real Estate Agents

Federal Grants Managers

Financial Planners

Media Production Specialists

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All of our opportunities are remote,  1099, contract-based roles that include hourly rate pay + commission bonuses for maximum flexibility.

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