Jeremiah J. Griffin, LICSW, has held positions as the Chief Operations Officer in two for-profit companies. He has held the position of Executive Director in several not-for-profit social service companies and has worked with the hardest to serve population in mental health, corrections, youth services, community based venues and therapeutic communities. Mr. Griffin, a Master Trainer, has also owned a private clinical practice. Mr. Griffin, a founding member of The Austin Group, LLC, also serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Griffin received a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Southern Connecticut State University, a Master of Social Work from the University of Connecticut, and his License from the National Association of Social Workers - Academy of Certified Social Workers. Mr. Griffin is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the District of Columbia.

Dr. Melvia L. Wallace has worked for Fortune 500 companies holding positions in Finance, Organizational Development, Production Management and Global Supply Chain Management. In the Human Services sector, she has held positions as the Executive Director of a multi-site national workforce development program and as Director of School Based Services. As an independent consultant, Dr. Wallace has provided leadership training and development to several Fortune 500 companies. Dr. Wallace, a founding member of The Austin Group, LLC, also serves as its Chief Operations Officer. Dr. Wallace received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Psychology from Duke University, a Master of Business Administration from Clark Atlanta University and a Doctorate in Adult Education from Rutgers University.