BOARD MEMBERS

In other words, the team who makes the operations of BooksFromBekkah, Inc. a successful one! Get to know them!

 
 
Dr.  Rebakkah Jerreah Johnson, PharmD, Healthcare Management MBA Candidate 2018

Dr.  Rebakkah Jerreah Johnson, PharmD, Healthcare Management MBA Candidate 2018

president/chief executive officer

Dr. Rebakkah Jerreah Johnson is an award-winning pharmacist and philanthropist of the St. Louis community.  Whether by uplifting the African American community through promoting good health or providing financial support, this 25 year old is devotedly committed to serving the underserved.

 
Dr. Dana Nicole Vance, PharmD

Dr. Dana Nicole Vance, PharmD

secretary

Dr. Dana Nicole Vance is an impassioned pharmacist with a background in community and hospital settings proudly serving as Secretary of BooksfromBekkah, Inc. She is a graduate of St. Louis College of Pharmacy where she received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree. As a St. Louis native currently practicing at SSM St. Louis University Hospital, Dr. Vance delights in the opportunity to continually give back to her community.

 
Dr. Robert Lawrence Salter, RPh, MHA, CEO

Dr. Robert Lawrence Salter, RPh, MHA, CEO

Treasurer

Dr. Robert Lawrence Salter,  is CEO of Market Analytics LLC, a St. Louis based health and education consulting firm, specializing in Marketing and Strategic Planning. Dr. Salter is a healthcare management Instructor at Washington University.  A Registered Pharmacist graduate of St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Dr. Salter also completed his MHA at St. Louis University and EdD at Lindenwood University. 

 

 
Elizabeth Wilson

Elizabeth Wilson

officer

Elizabeth Wilson is the Executive Director of the Georgia Micro Enterprise Network, GMEN, the State Microenterprise Association for small, micro and agribusinesses in Georgia. She has provided professional leadership and training in the development of nonprofit services and management including program design, project planning, marketing and fundraising.  She has a strong knowledge of urban, economic, and small business development, and has done a tremendous job in community development in Georgia and across the country. 

Elizabeth developed the first microenterprise program for women in Atlanta, BusinessNOW, and she provides consulting services to several national and international economic development organizations. Elizabeth has assisted hundreds of non-profit and faith based organizations in capacity building and thousands of individuals across the country in developing small businesses and reaching self-sufficiency.  She has written several books including “When Life Gives You Lemons, Open a Lemonade Stand”, “Young Gifted and Entrepreneurs" and “Growing up COGIC”.

Selected as Who’s Who is Atlanta, one of the 150 Influential Women in the Church of God in Christ, COGIC, Elizabeth Wilson is also the Vice President of Economic Development of the 12,000 congregation, 6.5 million member denomination.

 
Theresa Dawniese Johnson, Financial Specialist, CEO Professional Office Solutions

Theresa Dawniese Johnson, Financial Specialist, CEO Professional Office Solutions

officer

Theresa  Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Professional Office Solutions, provides professional resolutions in administrative, real estate, and financial/business solutions to individuals and businesses.

Ms. Johnson has an accomplished business career that spans over 25+ years in economic development of faith-based development initiatives, fostering diversity partnerships for increased growth in the city, and volunteer efforts to multiple local/regional/national philanthropic organizations that support minority entrepreneurs, arts and education and empowerment of  African Americans and others in securing economic self-reliance and social equality. 

Ms. Johnson currently serves as Financial Specialist at Edward Jones, a financial services firm headquartered in Saint Louis, MO that serves investment clients in the U.S. and Canada.

 
Symone Lisa Lenoir

Symone Lisa Lenoir

officer

Symone Lenoir is a public relations professional with a background in consumer brand marketing and media relations. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with emphases in Communications, Women & Gender Studies, and Social Work. She is an avid supporter of many programs that work to provide resources to those with limited access to high quality education. Symone is a Saint Louis native, currently residing in Chicago, Illinois.