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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 Director of Community Engagement and Partnerships at Summit Education Initiative. In this role, she establishes, improves, and maintains the processes, goals, and expectations related to SEI’s results-based facilitation activities. Alicia also currently serves on the Greater Akron Chamber Women’s Leadership Council, The United Way of Summit County Board of Directors and Planned ParentHood Advocates of Ohio Board of Directors.


Her work has not gone unnoticed. She has won various awards including the 2020 Kent State University College of Education Recent Alumni Award, 2020 Athena Young Professional Award,  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. Limitless Ambition also just recently received the 2021 National Association of Social Workers Agency of the year 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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Kelli Thomas
Board President

Operational Supervisor at FedEx Custom Critical

Emily Grnach
Board Vice President & Governance Committee Chair

Manager of Ethics and Compliance at FirstEnergy

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Terese Fennell
Board Secretary & Governance Committee Member

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

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Sharon Means
Board Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair

COO/ Integrator at Redmond Accounting Inc.

Debra Musch
Board Member & Governance Committee Member

Executive Recruiter at Higher Horizon

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Christa Nuru
Board Member & Fund Development Committee Member

College and Career Academy School Counselor at Akron Public Schools

Candace Tell
Board Member & Fund Development Committee Member

Founder of Empowering Queens and Hidden Treasures Cupcakery

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Roxanne Turner 
Board Member & Governance Committee Member

Vice President, Corporate Responsibility at Omnicell

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Justin Chenault
Board Member & Fund Development Committee Member

Executive Director, North Hill Community Development Corporation

Daria Gaither
Board Member & Fund Development Committee Member

Communications Manager at Fed Ex Custom Critical

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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

Nicole Hoover 
Board Member & DreamKit Taskforce

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Limitless Ambition Volunteer Team
Ashley Williams
Director of Finance
Rebecca Smith
Director of Operations
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Madison Cameron-Brown
Program Facilitator
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Rachelle Yarbrough
Community Outreach Coordinator
Gabrielle Barnes
Social Media Specialist
Lyndsay Molnar
Fund Development Committee
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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