StepUp All-Stars

  In order from bottom to top: Angela Coleman, Melissa Wilkerson, Mary Roberts, Laura Martin, Linda Nunnallee, Colisha Gilbert. 
  In order from bottom to top: Angela Coleman, Melissa Wilkerson, Mary Roberts, Laura Martin, Linda Nunnallee, Colisha Gilbert. 

If you have been involved with StepUp, chances are that you have had the pleasure of meeting some awesome individuals who have served the StepUp community for a number of years.

Laura Martin, Linda Nunnallee, Colisha Gilbert, Melissa Wilkerson, and Angela Coleman have all dedicated over five years their time and hearts to StepUp.

We sat down with these ladies for an exclusive interview that will hopefully answer some of your burning questions about what makes them tick.  Some of their answers may surprise you!

Laura Martin

State Date: September 2009

Favorite part of the job: Having a front row seat to witness so many powerful achievements.

Proudest Accomplishment: Being a vital member of such a vibrant and loving community

Childhood Dream Job: Archaeologist

Strangest Talent: I’m a decent juggler

If you could have one super power, what would it be: Telepathy

Linda Nunnallee

State Date: October 2010

Favorite part of the job: No question- the people with whom I get to work- inspiring participants; an incredible staff; a committed board of directors; and selfless volunteers

Proudest Accomplishment: my year as a co-partner with one of the most incredible women I’ve ever had the pleasure to know..

Childhood Dream Job: I wanted to be a singer, but unfortunately, I cannot carry a tune.

Strangest Talent: I can wiggle my nose (sort of)

If you could have one super power, what would it be: Duplication

Colisha Gilbert

Start Date: September 2008

Proudest Accomplishment: Transforming the Children’s Program into a learning arena for ALL ages and assisting several Children’s Program graduates in realizing their dreams of going to College!

My job... speaks to my passion in life….loving on those in need….

Favorite Quote: “Early in Life I had learned, that if you want something, you had better make some noise!” - Malcolm X

Melissa Wilkerson

Start Date: September 2010

Favorite part of the job: I enjoy encouraging and empowering people to believe and know that "they can want better and be better.” 

Proudest accomplishment: From celebrating individuals obtaining new employment to seeing someone purchase his or her first vehicle, there is not one, but many meaningful moments of my job.

Childhood dream job: An Attorney

If you could have one super power, what would it be:  The ability to fly

Angela Coleman

Start Date: July 2007

Proudest accomplishment: Raising two well-rounded, intelligent and caring young men

Favorite part of job: Working directly with our participants and being a part of the programming that is offered for the people we serve.

Childhood dream job: Anchorwoman on the news

If you could have one super power, what would it be?: I’d like to be in several places at once – what super power is that?

 

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