Marla Wilson, is the National Executive Vice President of Honey Shine, Inc., a mentoring and educational program for girls in Elementary through High School based, in Miami, FL and founded by Tracy Wilson Mourning, wife of NBA Legend Alonzo Mourning.Wilson oversees the day-‐to-‐day planning and execution of the organization’s marketing and vision to provide character development, educational opportunities, exposure and advocacy, to young girls and women worldwide. Under her leadership Honey Shine, Inc., has a garnered national support and created strategic partnerships with professional women’s organizations, local businesses, and national corporations that support the work that Honey Shine, Inc. is doing with young girls from under-‐resourced communities. Since Wilson joined the organization in 2014, Honey Shine, Inc., has expanded its educational and mentoring footprints in Los Angeles, CA, and Dallas, TX, with plans for growth in Washington, D.C., and Las Vegas, NV. Wilson, a seasoned not-‐for-‐profit and philanthropy executive, was formerly a Senior Director with the American Heart Association’s, Go Red for Women Campaign, Executive Director for the Miami-‐Dade and Monroe Counties March of Dimes, and founder of the 1 Percent Circle, an exclusive consulting group that match high-‐profile clients with mission related initiatives. Prior to spreading her wings to help those in need, she was an Account Executive with IBM.Wilson holds a bachelor’s of arts in Communications from the University of Central Oklahoma, and is the mother of twins, son Malik and daughter Mijani.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Sabrina Gallo – Board Chair, Tracy Wilson Mourning- Founder, Dr. Roslyn Artis, Matthew Beatty, Lydia Desnoyers, Marie McKenzie, Sofia Samuels