Board and Advisors

Meet Our Board Members

Dr. Marianne Cintron

Dr. Marianne Cintron has been an educator for 25 years and a classroom teacher for 10. She is the founder and President of Step By Step Dyslexia Solutions, with a national vision and excitement to bring literacy to incarcerated adults and reduce recidivism. She remediates all.

She founded Cintron Orton Gillingham Reading Institute, where she offers opportunities to invest in two different virtual training programs which are genuinely educational. She follows the Science of Reading and her credentials have allowed her voice to be heard worldwide.

She is an author, a public speaker, and a YouTube host (with over 1.4K subscribers) and a Podcast host (over 160 episodes and 16.6K views). She is a regular guest speaker on BBC TV/Radio Raising Expectations and an annual speaker at the Promise Governance Leadership Conference this September.

 

Michele Young

Vice President

Michele Young is a wife, mother of 2, grandmother of 5. Young holds a Bachelor’s degree in English single subject teaching option, with an emphasis on Special Education and Communication. Her other roles include: upper graduate specialty in fundraising for nonprofit organizations at UCLA, writer, retired educator, philanthropist, and former Area Governor of Toastmasters.

Her philosophy is, “Success finds a way; failure finds an excuse!”
Michele once competed in a televised event at CSULA, which was a Chinese poetry recital and won 1st place.

Michele is a world traveler who speaks Chinese and Spanish. She studied Asian cooking in Hong Kong for 30 days. Although she has been to many countries and many beautiful locations all over the world, her favorite is Maui.

Michele is the founder and CEO of Project Chrysalis, which foster youth aging out of the system get a business suit for job interviews leading to meaningful employment. Michele aspires to make the world a better place in anyway she can.

 

Cristina Bequer

Treasurer

Cristina Bequer is an advocate for children with dyslexia. She graduated from the University of California Davis with a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science and is currently applying to Veterinary school. She is also a title holder in the Miss American Organization where she speaks to educators and students on how to recognize the signs of dyslexia. Cristina is looking forward in working with Dyslexia Solutions to continue spreading awareness for those students who may be struggling with dyslexia.

AnGèle Cade

Consulting expert, who has dedicated the last two decades to helping entrepreneurs and business owners develop effective corporate structures and implement managerial procedures, while enforcing viable compliance measures.

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With a pointed emphasis on supporting client’s current and future business goals, AnGèle truly walks alongside her clients to make sure they are set up with security and success. AnGèle equips business owners with a viable system within the corporate structure created, so they can stay focused on the goal of revenue regeneration through growth.

Today, AnGèle is the CEO and Co-Founder of Executive on the Go, Inc. a thriving consulting firm for today’s entrepreneur. After nearly 20 years spent developing, supporting, and counseling thousands of local, national and international businesses AnGèle is recognized as the “Go To” expert for structural professional business needs. Additionally, Mrs. Cade is creator and instructor of Accelerated Business Launch, the automated online program that advises business owners on best business practices, grounded in legitimacy.

In accounting for her professional success, Mrs. Cade credits her propensity to her faith and her commitment to consistency. To remain aware of developments affecting her field, she maintains her affiliation with the UCLA Alumni Association, Vistage Worldwide, the WIN Network and serves as a local director of the Global Society of Female Entrepreneurs.

When AnGèle is not consulting, she can be found speaking, teaching, and training business owners and employees alike on the best practices to set goals, create priorities and attain support for their vision. She is passionate about sharing down to earth, real world business experience to help solve problems and empower those around her.

Both on and off the stage, AnGèle genuinely connects with each and every client. Through her business ethics, personal integrity, and professional insight, and extensive experience, AnGèle truly exemplifies it’s not what you have, but who you serve that truly makes an impact.

William Cintron

CFO

Contracts Manager for Cameron Instruments

He has been serving with ITT Barton/Cameron, for 46 years.

 

Mindy VanZuiden

Mindy VanZuiden, Founder of Tutorburg, is a dyslexic parent of two dyslexic children. She left the public school system after 14 years of being a PE teacher and is now a Homeschool mom. Being a lifelong learner, she is studying now to be a dyslexia specialist.

Meet Our Advisors

Mike and Adelle McKinney

Dr. Mike and Adelle McKinney, President and Founders of Promise Christian University.