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Our Leadership

Our big KIPPsters are constantly seeking new ways to support our students to climb the mountain to and through college.


Dr. Jennifer Brown

Executive Director

  • B.A. in English, Winthrop University
  • M.A. in English, Winthrop University
  • Ed.D. in Education Leadership and Policy, Vanderbilt University

Dr. Archie L. Bouie, II

Chief Operating Officer

  • A.S. in Business Administration, Jones College
  • B.S. in Management and Finance, University of Phoenix
  • M.Ed. in Leadership of Educational Organizations, American InterContinental University
  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership and Development, Grand Canyon University

Dr. Melissa L. Fullmore

Chief Schools Officer

  • B.A. in Communication, Lynn University
  • M.Ed. in Education Leadership, Florida A&M University
  • Ed. M. in Leadership Development, Harvard University
  • Ed.D. in Education Leadership & Policy, Southern Methodist University

Zac West

Chief External Affairs Officer

  • B.A. in Music Education, University of Evansville
  • M.A. in Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary