Alicia Robinson
Founder & Executive Director

Dream-Believe-Achieve isn't just Limitless Ambition’s motto, it's the mindset that fuels Executive Director, Alicia Robinson. Alicia began with a dream of empowering a generation of young women that could one day change the world. She believed in this dream so much that she gave up a life of comfortable security to pursue her passion and truly impact the lives of thousands.


Alicia took the seed of an idea and grew it into a fully functioning nonprofit organization that has already begun to change the way young women dream of their future. She personally has taken a path to prove that you can overcome pain to pursue passion. Alicia has her Master’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Kent State University with a concentration in positive youth development and nonprofit studies. Her areas of research are African American women, their levels of motivation, and the contextual influences that make them academically successful. 

Additionally, Alicia serves as the Associate Director for Research and Evaluation at the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women at Case Western Reserve University. In this role, she oversees the center’s research initiatives, women’s leadership summits, and the evaluation of the center's programs for continuous improvement. Alicia also serves on the Greater Akron Chamber Women’s Leadership Council and the Akron Urban League Young Professionals Leadership Team.


Alicia's work has not gone unnoticed. She has won various awards including the 2019 Akron Women's Network Emerging Leader Award, the 2019 Crain's Cleveland Notable Women in Entrepreneurship Award, and the 2017 Greater Akron Chamber 30 for the Future Award. She was also the recent recipient of the 2020 Athena Young Professional Award! She continues to be a living example that no vision is too small or impossible when you dream, believe, and achieve without limits!


 Our board of directors is focused on driving the mission of Limitless Ambition while fueling the vision of the future. Our leaders are beacons of empowerment for all of our community and they provide the stewardship needed to ensure we provide value with every strategic step forward.


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Tiffany Roper
Board President

CEO at Oh Snap Photo Lab 

Debra Musch
Board Vice President & Governance Committee Chair

Executive Recruiter at Higher Horizon

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Terese Fennell
Board Secretary & Governance Committee Member

Associate Attorney at Seeley, Savidge, Ebert & Gourash Co, LPA

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Kelli Thomas
Board Member & Fund Development Committee Co-Chair

Operational Supervisor at FedEx Custom Critical

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Sharon Means
Board Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair

COO/ Integrator at Redmond Accounting Inc.

Emily Grnach
Board Member & Chair of Curriculum Taskforce 

Manager of Ethics and Compliance at FirstEnergy

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Candace Tell
Board Member & Fund Development Committee Member

Founder of Empowering Queens and Hidden Treasures Cupcakery

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Christa Nuru
Board Member & Fund Development Committee Member

College and Career Academy School Counselor at Akron Public Schools

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Shavaughn Johnson
Board Member & Fund Development Committee Member

Registered Nurse Care Coordinator for Radiation Oncology at Cleveland Clinic

Daria Gaither
Board Member & Fund Development Committee Member

Communications Manager at Fed Ex Custom Critical

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Justin Chenault
Board Member & Fund Development Committee Member

Executive Director, North Hill Community Development Corporation

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Roxanne Turner 
Board Member & Governance Committee Member

Vice President, Corporate Responsibility at Omnicell

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Gina Betti 
Board Member & Fund Development Committee Member

Financial Advisor at Edward Jones 

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Melissa Owens
Board Member & Curriculum Taskforce

Haz Mat & Accident Specialist at Fed Ex Custom Critical

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Tristyn Mathews
Board Member & Curriculum Taskforce Member

 College and Career Academy School Counselor at Akron Public Schools

Nicole Hoover 
Board Member & DreamKit Taskforce

Director of Field Talent Acquisition and Development at Hearthside Food Solutions

Limitless Ambition Volunteer Team
Ashley Williams
Director of Finance
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Madison Cameron-Brown
Program Facilitator
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Emani Mickens
Program Facilitator
Taryn Phillips-Smith
Program Facilitator
Lyndsay Molnar
Fund Development Committee
Iris Townsend
Curriculum Taskforce
Gabrielle Barnes
Social Media Specialist
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Rachelle Yarbrough
Community Outreach Coordinator
Laura Zinke
Dream Kit Task Force and Curriculum Task Force
Limitless Partners

Limitless Ambition has partnerships with organization to help us fuel our mission and continue to make an impact in our community. Below are our "Limitless Partners" who help us bring our mission to life! 


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