Our Team

The ACE Awareness Foundation team is comprised of passionate Memphians, life-long child advocates, and strategic communicators. We are committed to revolutionizing policy and practice, and transforming communities. Your engagement with us is always welcome and appreciated.



Ebony K. Bailey, LPC MHSP

Molly Crenshaw, LCSW, RYT
Perea UPP Site Director and Parent Coach


Latasha Echols,
Hospitality Coordinator, UPP KQ


Marlon Foster,
Partner, CEO, Knowledge Quest


Sarah Gagnon,
Community Liaison, UPP Baptist


Shandrian Guinn,
Warmline Supervisor


Paige Marcantel,
Site Director, UPP Baptist


Jenny Nevels,
Partner, ED, Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation

Dot Philips, A.A.S. Paralegal Studies
Perea UPP Hospitality and Community Outreach Leader

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Ellen Rolfes
Executive Director
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Krystal Ross
Executive Assistant, ACE Awareness Foundation
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Tara Seay, LPC-MHSP
Christ Community UPP Site Director and Parenting Coach


Our Board


Stephen Bush, Chairman
Shelby County Public Defender

Dennis Higdon, MD
Retired Anesthesiologist

Dorothy Johnson
Retired Educator

Adriane Johnson-Williams
Program Officer, Pyramid Peak

Melissa Russell
CFO, Pyramid Peak Foundation

Tonja Sesley-Baymon
President/CEO, Memphis Urban League

Malrie Shelton
Defending Childhood NOVA Director, Shelby County

Dr. Altha Stewart
UTHSC Center for Health and Justice for Involved Youth

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