Anita joined Trinity Community Ministries as Executive Director in March of 2020 after having served as the Interim ED for approximately 4 months. New to the nonprofit world, Anita’s background has been in the private sector and entrepreneurial arenas. Most recently, Anita served as the Founder and President of Pinnacle Workplace Solutions, LLC, an Atlanta-based Company focused on delivering Human Resources Consulting, Executive Coaching and HR Service Delivery. As the principle lead at Pinnacle Workplace Solutions, Anita helped organizations to achieve extraordinary business results utilizing practical approaches and solutions.
Prior to founding Pinnacle Workplace Solutions, Anita spent more than 30 years with The
Coca-Cola Company’s corporate headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. Over the course of her career, Anita held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility in the Company’s North America business, Coca-Cola International and Corporate Headquarters. Anita is an experienced HR Business Partner who has also worked in a variety of specialist areas such as Employee and Labor Relations, EEO/Compliance/Diversity & Inclusion and, Workplace Rights. Anita also has extensive global HR and service delivery experience in the Americas (including Latin America), Europe, Eurasia, Africa and Asia.
A native of Lansing, Michigan, Anita is a life member Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Phi Tau Omega Chapter where she currently serves as Vice President. Anita also currently serves on two Boards of Directors including Pearls of Vision Foundation, Inc., and, Coca-Cola Federal Credit Union. Anita earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Western Michigan University and holds numerous certifications including a Master Certificate in Human Resources from Cornell University and Sherpa Certified Executive Coach, University of Georgia.
Business Office Manager
Ebony has more than 19 years of experience working in the non-profit sector. She worked as Office Manager with one of Atlanta’s largest shelters for newborns and their families. She currently holds the position of Business Office Manager; where she ensures the daily operations run smoothly. Since she joined the organization in 2011, she has maintained accounts payable, accounts receivable, and monthly billing. She maintains the responsibility for developing intra-office communication protocols, streamlining administrative procedures, inventory control, and task delegation.
Ebony currently has her Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and certification in Business Office and Legal Administrative Assistant. She also holds a certificate of completion in Nonprofit Organization Management, Nonprofit Accounting, and Nonprofit Human Resources Essentials through Georgia Center for Nonprofits, better known as Nonprofit University.
Christina Toney-Schmitt graduated from Samford University with a Bachelor of Arts in Religion, and from Emory University with a Master of Divinity. She recently earned her certificate of Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the University of Georgia. Christina has worked with faith-based nonprofits for the past several years where her work often centers on story-telling. She is excited to be a part of the life changing work at Trinity Community Ministries.You can connect with her at email@example.com.
Dr. Tommy Dozier
Dr. Dozier is a native Atlantan and a graduate from Trinity Community Ministries. Since graduating TCM, he received his BA in Business Administration from Morehouse College, his BS in Psychology from Argosy University, his MS in Addiction Counseling from Grand Canyon University, and his Doctorate from Andersonville Theological Seminary. He is a Certified Master Addiction Counselor, a Certified Clinical Supervisor, a Certified Anger Management Specialist, and a Certified Addiction Recovery Empowerment Specialist with the Georgia Addiction Counselors Association.
Dr. Dozier says this about the opportunity to work at TCM:
"When the opportunity arose to become the Program Director for Trinity House, it was like a dream come true. I can now bring my vast experience and knowledge back to the organization that helped to mold and form me. I can now have a direct voice in helping men regain their lives and become leaders in their homes and in their communities."
Phillip Cooper is from Columbia, SC. He wrestled with addiction for 15 years. His life changed on September 27, 2013 when he was given a bus ticket to North Carolina to get help and ultimately ended up in Atlanta, GA. Upon graduation from Trinity House, Shakur became a volunteer, then a Resident Manager and was promoted to the position of Case Manager.
Since assuming the role of Case Manager, Shakur has found opportunities for residents to be certified forklift drivers, taught classes, and he has even taken the residents to participate in canvassing for Congressman David Scott.
In addition to working at Trinity House, Shakur has an organization called "Teenz on Point" which focuses on teaching teen-aged boys from underprivileged and under-served areas the tenants of manhood.
Receptionist/ T.E.A.M. Dinner Coordinator
Mrs. Felicia Jones is from Mobile, Alabama. She is a retired school teacher who continuously gives her time and effort to the Trinity program. She is a member of Big Bethel AME Church and started at Trinity Community Ministries as a volunteer.