Victoria Davidson

President and Founder

As President and Founder of the Loving Me As Is (LMAI) organization and campaign, Victoria Davidson is a multifaceted professional with more than 20 years of work experience spanning across public and private industries, ranging from financial services to federal contracts.

While leading and supporting numerous mission-critical projects at SRA International, her clients included the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI), Department of Defense (DoD), the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Her proven leadership skills include: leading diverse and award winning teams, adept in focusing on big picture, project and risk management, procurement activity to ensure result-oriented strategies from multiple perspectives. During her nearly 10 year tenure at SRA International, she was named the National Coordinator of the Act Against Aids Leadership Initiative, a program CDC developed to increase the awareness of HIV/AIDS prevention, education, and more. 

Crushing the competition, Ms. Davidson was one of 27 candidates selected from more than 7,000 applicants to serve as a Financial Analyst at Goldman Sachs, a premiere investment firm on Wall Street in New York city.  As a member of the Global Security Service team in the Equity Division, she was charged with facilitating the settlement of diverse securities worth more than $350 million. 

She is native of Rochester, NY and currently resides in Maryland with her husband of nearly 16 years. A recipient of numerous awards, Ms. Davidson is a certified Project Manager Professional (PMP), holds a bachelor in communications, and master in business administration.  

Edgar Reese

Senior Advisor

Marketing & Training

Upon completion of his Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology, with a minor concentration in Criminal Justice from Norfolk State University. Edgar Reese was employed as a Youth Specialist with the Virginia Department of Corrections at Bon Air Learning Center. After a tour of duty there, Mr.Reese was offered the job of Program Coordinator with the Greater Washington Boys and Girls Club in  Washington, DC.  After only eight months in this position. Mr. Reese was offered the position of Executive Director of the Montana Terrace Boys and Girls Club Branch of Greater Washington Boys and Girls Club.  He also managed programs for at risk youth   in four additional public housing sites throughout Washington D.C. He also created Head Start programs in Ward 5 in which he was recognized by Councilmember Harry Thomas Senior.  After his tenure as Executive Director, he then  became first National Director of Youth Ministries for Prison Fellowship Ministries.  This organization was founded by the former White House aid to President Nixon, Chuck Colson.  During his tenure there Mr. Reese started a national mentoring program for at risk youth and children of prisoners in six states across the country. 

Mr. Reese continued his career in assisting at risk youth by becoming President/CEO of D.C. Community Prevention Partnership in Washington, DC Metropolitan area. He oversaw the development and implementation of substance abuse programs throughout the DC Metropolitan area for at-risk- youth. Mr. Reese next tenure was serving in the position of Business and Community Liaison for Eagle Group International contracted by Department of Labor. During that time Mr. Reese focus was to build relationship with employers that would employ Job Corp Students. Mr. Reese also started a Marketing Team in which he is served as the President. Mr. Reese retired from managing non-profits and started providing consultant services to Non -Profits in the areas of Community Development, Faith Based Mobilization, Youth Program Development, Building collaborative partnerships between the public and private sector and teaching and public relations. Mr. Reese has been acknowledged for his work by community stake holders. CEO’s and local and national politicians. He was acknowledge by the U. S. Attorney Janet Reno in 1993 by touring his organization along with then Assistance Attorney General Erick Holder in providing programs for disadvantage families in the D.C. Metropolitan Area.

Shauna Lee

Senior Advisor

Relationship Management & Workshop Development

As the Senior Advisor for Relationship Management and Workshop Development, Shauna Lee is an accomplished professional with more than 10 years of customer service experience, frequently recognized for her leadership in managing multi-faceted projects.  Furthermore, her expertise in relationship management and capacity building are linked to proven business growth and an increased in strategic partnerships.

While serving in local politics in the Prince George's County area, Ms. Lee provided oversight in support of numerous campaign activities for County Executive, States Attorney, Orphans court, County Council, and school board. She worked very closely with the campaign manager to plan and facilitate  many inaugural balls. 

Through community activism, Ms. Lee is credited for starting a county-wide initiative called Students Against Name Calling (SANC) designed to stop or reduce childhood bullying.  As a result of this initiative, Ms. Lee received hundreds of letters from students, who are survivors of bullying, thanking her for reaching out to them and empowering them with the courage and knowledge required to take action within their own schools and communities.  

 

Besides being a community activist and mother of two sons, Ms. Lee is a speaker, panelist, and a recipient of several awards recognizing her work on the local and state level.  In 2016, Ms. Lee earned a dual Masters in Management (MSM) and Human Resources Management (MHRM) from the University of Phoenix.

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