Jeff Templeton is an entrepreneur and youth advocate proudly from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
A small business owner/operator and the founder & president of youth advocacy S.P.E.A.K, an overview of Jeff’s career details a lifelong devotion to personal growth and public service. As an honors graduate of James Madison high school, Bucks County Technical High School, and Swenson Arts and Technology for graphic arts, education and ongoing learning has been a core pillar of Jeff’s life. This has been borne out not only in his personal life, but also a key element in Jeff’s promotion of S.P.E.A.K’s mission and daily work.
Stacey A. Wright was born in Brooklyn, NY, but moved to Philadelphia when he was 12 years old and was rasied by his grandmother, Dorothy Holland (Nana) and Barbara Walker (Aunt Jean). Stacey attended Martin Luther King High School, where he graduated. He then choose to continue his studies Shaw University. While at Shaw University Stacey became a Student Development Intern, a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., and participated in many on campus activities. He majored in Business Finance and Accounting. He is currently serving as Chief of Staff for PA State Representative Stephen Kinsey,
Thomas B Phares is a senior Loan officer at First Choice Bank. He was born and raised in Philadelphia, and graduated from Archbishop Ryan High school. He is married with 3 children; Jessica Phares, soon to be graduate of Pittsburg University; Bruce Phares student at East Stroudsburg University and Matthew Phares Student at Roman Catholic High school. Growing up in the northeast section of Philadelphia he has also been involved with the Mummers Aqua String Band as a marshal and board member.
Timothy C. Brooks was born and raised in the historic city of Philadelphia. Growing up in the Germantown section of Northwest Philadelphia, Tim had the benefit of experiencing a very diverse culture and an ever changing environment. Tim was raised by his late mother in a single parent household with two older brothers, and a younger sister. Tim is currently a Store Manager Mentor for GameStop Corp.