Our Team

Executive Team

Theodore R. Daniels

Founder and President

Theodore “Ted” R. Daniels is the founder and president of SFEPD, an award-winning nonprofit teaching financial literacy to people of all ages and backgrounds, with an emphasis on communities of color. In 1998, Daniels founded SFEPD to teach individuals, especially first-generation college students, critical financial skills they might not otherwise receive or learn too late. He is a global financial educator, author, and lecturer. A leader in the financial literacy movement, Ted Daniels has 40 years of experience as a financial and investment advisor.

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Tiffany Murray, Ph.D., AFC®

Managing Director

As SFEPD’s Managing Director, Dr. Tiffany Murray assists with developing and executing SFEPD’s programs and business strategies; oversees administrative, operational processes, and financial literacy program implementation; and creates and implements plans for the efficient workflow of programs and projects.

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Una Daniels-Edwards

Vice President,
Program Management

As Vice President of SFEPD, Una oversees SFEPD’s day-to-day management and strategic program oversight. She oversees the execution of the Society’s Annual Financial Literacy Leadership Conference, and she also is responsible for recruiting and credentialing instructors and workshop facilitators.

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Melissa Schnur

Director of Marketing & Events

As Director of Marketing & Events for SFEPD, Melissa oversees all aspects of the organization’s events, from branding, graphic design, and social media/marketing strategy for the webinar series Quarterly Talks with Ted, the annual financial literacy conference, and the SFEPD Academy for high school students. Melissa also serves as the webmaster for SFEPD and curates and designs the monthly Enews update.

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Jaqee Cooke, AFC®

Assistant Program Manager

As Assistant Program Manager, Jaqee Cooke is the newest addition to the SFEPD team and will work to strengthen the SFEPD financial education program. She spent over 30 years spent leading sales professionals for Fortune 100 companies before launching  a coaching practiced dedicated to working with people who want to feel less stress about money, learn new ways to view their finances and to trust that they have everything that is needed to lead the life they desired.  

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Robert Kinzer

Lead Financial Educator

Robert Kinzer is the lead financial educator for SFEPD and brings a wealth of financial expertise to the organization. Robert retired from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) with 31 years of service in 2017.  He served as a Senior Community Affairs Specialist. Robert taught and promoted financial education and economic inclusion to state legislators, education administrators, teachers, and consumers across the country.

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Ginie Lynch

Communications Consultant

As a Communications Consultant, Ginie assists with public relations outreach, media relations, and conveying SFEPD’s financial literacy messages and program information to external audiences. Ginie Lynch has a background in educational management, public and media relations, and communications.

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Martiara Boyd

Student Assistant

Martiara Boyd began her journey with SFEPD when she became a Student Ambassador at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in 2021. This initial involvement sparked a passion for the organization’s mission and values, leading her to assume a more integral role as SFEPD’s Student Assistant.

In her capacity as a student assistant, Martiara has been involved in a diverse range of projects and programs at SFEPD. Through her work, Martiara continues to exemplify a commitment to excellence and a deep-seated belief in the transformative power of education.


Financial Educators

Marcus Creighton
Founder and CEO
The Creighton Institute

Dywane Hall, MA, CRPC®, AIF®
Financial Advisor
LPL Financial

Danny Harvey, MBA
Director, Financial Planning Program
Prairie View A&M University

Dorethia Kelly, MBA
Founder and CEO
#MoneyChat

Denise Murray
Retired

Linda Stroman
Founder and Owner
Lasting Change Life Coaching, LLC

Sylvia A. Watford, AFC®, FFC®
Owner, Financial Coach
Triune Financial Coaching Services LLC

Daphne Wright, CPA, CFP®
Wright & Associates


Oversight Professors

Latisha Addison, Ed.D.
Executive Director, Student Financial Success
Texas Southern University

Kofi Amoateng, Ph.D.
Professor
North Carolina Central University

James Bartkus, Ph.D.
Professor
Xavier University of Louisiana

Raquel Bennett, M.S., M.A.
Administrative Executive Associate
Medgar Evers CUNY

Kate Brown, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Derrick Collins, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Business
Chicago State University

Akash Dania, Ph.D.
Department Chairperson &
Associate Professor of Finance
Delaware State University

Bobbie W. Daniels, Ph.D., CPA, CGFM
Associate Professor
Jackson State University

Inger Daniels-Hollar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Florida A&M University

Lawrence Goehring
Visitng Professor
Florida Memorial University

Suresh Gopalan, Ph.D.
Professor
Winston-Salem State University

Mahmoud Haj, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics
Grambling State University

Danny Harvey, MBA
Director, Financial Planning Program
Prairie View A&M University

Steve Holeman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Virginia State University

Jacqueline M. Holland, Ph.D., CFCS
Interim Department Director, Family & Consumer Sciences
Morgan State University

Gow-Cheng Huang, Ph.D.
Professor
Tuskegee University

Robert W. Kamkwalala, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Harris-Stowe State University

Lynne Kelly, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Howard University

Glenda Lindsey, DrPH, MS, RDN, LDN
Lecturer
Morgan State University

Guohua Ma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
South Carolina State University

Candias Maiden, CPA
Accounting Instructor
Jackson State University

Samique March-Dallas, Ph.D., CFA
Associate Professor
Florida A&M University

Tammy McNeil, M.S.
Assistant Professor
Bennett College

Anis Mnif
Director, Graduate Programs
Tennessee State University

George Owusu-Antwi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Central State University

Stephen Peoples
Instructor
NC A&T State University

Lisa Peppers, Ed.D.
Assistant Dean
Harris-Stowe State University

Mohammad Robbani, Ph.D.
Professor
Alabama A&M University

Sylvia Rose, JD
Associate Professor
Hampton University

Kim Smith, MBA
Instructor
Alabama State

Alex Tan, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair
University of the District of Columbia

Fortune Taylor, Ph.D.
Professor
Johnson C. Smith University

Tracy L. Washington, DBA 
Department Chair-School of Business
Benedict College 

Tamatha White, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Miles College

Constance Woods
Student Success Specialist
Southern University of New Orleans


Student Ambassadors

Benjamin Agw-Errie
Benedict College

Cayla Alexander
NC A&T State University

Asma Andolsi
Tennessee State University

Emilio Angel
Alabama A&M University

Ethelbert Anum
Talladega College

Kevin Barber
Jackson State University

Jacody Bearden
Alabama State University

Ahmad Benney
Tennessee State University

Phaith Boyce
Fort Valley State University

Martiara Boyd
NC A&T State University

Laurann Brown-Harris
Harris-Stowe State University

Donovon Bryant
Florida A&M University

Fritza Camille
University of the District of Columbia

Makayla Childs
Elizabeth City State University

Jaden Clemon
Miles College

Precious Colon
Tennessee State University

Amoni Crittendon
Alabama A&M University

Walter Davis
NC A&T State University

D’Kia Dent
Tuskegee University

Donnetta Devries
Alabama A&M University

Manuchim Didia
Jackson State University

Ellis Dogbe-Gakpetor
Livingstone College

Emile Dogbe-Gakpetor
Livingstone College

Marcus Dotson
Fort Valley State University

Donte Douse
Hampton University

Kayleigh Dunn
Alabama State University

Destiny Felton
Florida A&M University

Sa’Mya Foster
Florida A&M University

Cory Freeman
South Carolina State University

Loretta Gray
Morgan State University

Caridynn Green
Texas Southern University

Anna Havatidi
Alabama State University

Chloe Haynes
Southern University and A&M College

Joan Henburg
Southern University of New Orleans

Shagourney Lewis
Tuskegee University

Tatiana Hugue
South Carolina State University

Mikayla Hutchinson
Howard University

Tania Kemp
Miles College

James Jackson
Alabama State University

Keith Jackson, Jr.
Southern University and A&M College

Alvin Jacobs
Alabama State University

Chandler James
NC A&T State University

Winter Johnson
Alabama State University

Madiah Jones
Florida A&M University

Veronica Jones
Tuskegee University

Betangabeh Khumbah
Howard University

Cheldon Lampkin
Southern University and A&M College

Paige Loague
Hampton University

Jayla Massey
North Carolina Central University

Jordan McMillian
Winston-Salem State University

Donato Miller
Tuskegee University

Lamont Morehead
Miles College

Reina Oliver
Hampton University

Celina Oyono
Elizabeth City State University

Kennetha Paris
Harris Stowe-State University

Camaria Partlow
Texas Southern University

Ninah Pierce
Florida A&M University

Alexis Roberts
Florida A&M University

Jarrel Rosser
Miles College

Carmell Sanders
Alabama State University

Thaymiluz Santos
Florida Memorial University

Gloria Simpson
Winston-Salem State University

Michael Stallworth, Jr.
Alabama State University

Paul Tako
Livingstone College

Sila Tako
Livingstone College

Jevon Tatum
Talladega College

Arelia Thompson
Harris-Stowe State University

Heaven Tillman
Southern University and A&M College

Nasir Turnage
North Carolina Central University

Javen Washington
North Carolina A&T University

Jeremiah Washington
Fort Valley State State University

Dasia Williams
North Carolina A&T University

Jordan Williams
Benedict College

Marcus Williams
Alabama A&M University

Teliyah Wynder
Prairie View A&M University