Executive Board

President/Founder: Christal KeyesPretlow has worked with such financial industry cornerstones as PNC Bank, Chase, Key Bank and most recently serves as one of the Vice Presidents within PNC’s Risk Management Organization. Throughout her tenure in this industry she provides consistent high level performance around programs which have become day to day operational functions within the organizations. She earned a BS in Business Administration for DeVry University and an MA in Human Resources Management from Keller Graduate School of Management. She has been an active asset to the nonprofit sector with an emphasis on social change for over 25 years. Christal has firsthand experience with extracurricular tutoring as the mother of a formerly struggling student. Her experience as a result assessment executive gave her particular insight into the inner workings of coaching services and enabled her to conceptualize Ruth’s Learning Center.

Vice President: Sanita Webb has over 25 years of experience in the nonprofit sector in addition to her time spent in corporate settings. She currently works for PNC Bank in the Risk Management Organization and she holds a BS from Park University in Logistics/Math and an MSA in Information Resource Management from Central Michigan University. Sanita was a Partnership in Education Coordinator in conjunction with the Monsanto Mound Lab and Jefferson High School. The 10 year tutoring program focused on math preparedness for the high school equivalency test with success rate of 99.2%. She is also a Certified Mattia Proficiency Tester through the Miami Valley Laubach Literacy Council. Sanita served for 13 years on the Board of Directors for the Dakota Center, she has attended the Urban League’s Dayton Black Leadership Development Program and the Dayton Area Chambers of Commerce Leadership Program and she has served for 3 years as a Board Member to the Montgomery County Food Program.

Treasurer: Regina Scott is a Business Instructor at Columbus Downtown High School where she teaches Finance Foundations and Financial Accounting. She earned her BA from Ohio Dominican University. Regina worked for JPMorgan Chase for 10 years, most recently as Assistant Vice President in the Home Loan Servicing Division. Her nonprofit experience extends to working with The House of Prayer in Columbus and also as the Operations Manager for Rahab’s Hideaway, an organization that aids in the fight against human trafficking.

Board Member: LaToya Keyes is a Software Analyst for Lockheed Martin and currently works at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. Prior to becoming a government contractor, LaToya served 8 years in the United States Army. During her military service, she worked as a telecommunications specialist and exercised administrative actions. LaToya earned her BS in Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland UC and is certified in numerous Information Systems and Networks. She has enjoyed over 10 years in nonprofit settings and currently works with The Peace Center in Springfield, Ohio which focuses on educating students and leaders about bullying in all aspects of life.

Board Member: Ashli Eley is a Behavioral Counselor with Hampton Newport News Community Service Board. She received her degree from Norfolk State University and is presently pursuing her MA in Clinical Counseling. Ashli is very active in both her profession and community and plans to continue make an impact on others through her willingness to be involved in the community helping youth with their academics and providing resources they need in order to be more successful mentally, emotionally, academically and spiritually.

Chaplain: Reverend Ivan Pretlow is the Senior Pastor of Lighthouse Family Worship Center in Huber Heights, Ohio. He is an ordained minister and on the clergy roster of the Apostolic Faith Church of God Live On (AFCOGLO). He has served as the Music Instructor for the Premier Academy of Ohio with specialization in composition and performance. Reverend Ivan is the founder of the Strategic Fellowship Association which focuses on improving the communion of participating churches through outreach, fellowship, and the celebration of diversity.