An Ever-Growing Story

Marlo Martin, Founder President/Chief Executive Officer
Gloria Gamblin,
 Chief Financial Officer
Carolyn Cannon,
Chief Operations Officer

Executive Board of Directors & Leadership Team

Advisory Board Members:

Established in 2011, G.E.M.S. Inc. is a 501(c)(3) education non-profit organization that holds academics, community relations and civic duty in high regard. We believe every resident plays a vital role in the health, diversity, and well-being of our community and city.

With a small executive leadership team and a core group of volunteers, we have managed to build a number of partnerships with local businesses and organizations from around the area. It is our partnerships that have allowed us to create programs, host events, and encourage residents to become engaged and grow as individuals and a community.

Four (4) Areas of Focus:

  • Health & Life Skills 

  • Education 

  • Arts & Culture Diversity

  • Literacy
Mark Gaines, PM
Program Development, Advisor
Education Strategist, Advisor
Vacant Position
Civic/Community Engagement, Advisor
Gloria Bailey-Ray
Public Relations/Communications, Advisor
Vacant Position
Health & Wellness, Advi0sor
Grants & Donor Giving, Advisor

Our Mission

Our goal and mission, since inception, is to strengthen families and enhance the lives of youth (grades 6-12) by providing enriching teaching opportunities that empower and engage students in positive outcomes through literacy, arts and healthy life-skills development.

Linda Anderson
Executive Board Administrator
Vacant Position
Program Manager