Our Team

Genia Stevens, Founder and Executive Director (read Genia’s bio here)

Advisory Board

Alnisa Allgood – Executive Director, Collaboration for Good

Ron Whitley – President, Father and Sons Cleaning 

Tia Johnson, President, Beloit NAACP

Yusuf Adama – Rock County Chair, Young Democrats of Wisconsin; Community Activist

Camille Carter – President, Madison Black Chamber of Commerce

Vickie Lynn – Founder, Black Women in Business Expo; Owner of Noni Lynn’s Naturals

Clint Anderson, President, Beloit City Counci

Wanda Sloan – Retired Diversity and Inclusion Executive; Community Activist

Paquita Purnell – Owner, Blessed Divine Creations

Past Advisory Board Members:

Florence Haley, IPMA-HR CP – Retired Human Resources Executive

Sheka Perry, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty Signature

Marijuana P. Vandyck, PhD – Owner, Action as Empowerment, LLC

Contact Us

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Our Partners

Uptown Janesville

Blackhawk Technical College Madison Black Chamber of Commerce Madison College Center for Enrtrepreneurship
WWBIC Associated BankSBDC University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

Rock County Jumpstart is a fiscally sponsored project of
Center for Community Stewardship (C4CS), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Rock County Jumpstart