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Board of Directors
Chairman
Christy Brown
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
cgbrown@divine-endowments.org
Vice-Chairman, Secretary
Sachiko Goode, PHR
Chief Business Development Officer
sgoode@divine-endowments.org

Treasurer
Joyce Wilkins, MBA
​Chief Financial Officer
jwilkins@divine-endowments.org

The premise of Divine Endowments, Inc. is based on a vision, supported by the passion of Christy Brown to expand educational opportunities. It is through investing in the educational foundation of our young scholars, that we create endless possibilities. Our commitment and ability to Bridge the Gap ensures that attendance at a curriculum rich, premium early childhood development and educational facility becomes a reality; an opportunity which every child should be afforded, no matter their family’s financial status.

 The business and affairs of Divine Endowments, Inc. shall be governed by a Board of Directors, which shall have all of the rights, powers and responsibilities that the Board of Directors of a non-profit organization without members organized in accordance with Virginia Law. 


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With a financial career that spans over 25 years, most recently overseeing an operating budget totaling in excess of $2 million; Joyce Wilkins, Divine Endowments’ Chief Financial Officer, oversees all financial aspects and the financial integrity of the organization. Ms. Wilkins' leadership and vast knowledge of financial strategies, economic forecasting and financial variance analysis ensures that all financial components within the organization's business operations and planning remain balanced.
Sachiko Goode, Divine Endowments’ Chief Business Development Officer, brings with her a rich background in human relations, resources and counseling services, as well as in business operations, development strategies and community engagement. With over 13 years of experience, Ms. Goode promotes new, and strengthens existing business development plans, enhance community engagement opportunities and assists in the formulation of Divine Endowments’ future direction, through the support of tactical initiatives.
With over 10 years of experience within the nonprofits industry, supporting area youth; Christy Brown is a philanthropist and has an infectious passion for early childhood development and education. Divine Endowments is driven by this passion, as Ms. Brown devotes over 20 year of experience in several concentrated areas to include business operations and administration, criminal justice, the legal system, financial youth services, customer relations and community engagement. As the Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Brown oversees all aspects of the organization and is responsible for the accomplishment of long and short term goals and objectives, fully fulfilling the mission of the organization.