DDP Board of Directors

Board Chair John Dingler is a management consultant with the North Highland Company focusing on partnering with business clients to identify and implement innovative solutions utilizing both process and technology. John graduated with a B.S. degree in Political Science, and began his career serving non-profits in both information technology and public relations roles. In addition to management consulting, John also coaches clients in the areas of career and leadership development. He is a futuristic thinker striving to connect people, process, and technology together, making something better than it is on its own. He is passionate about collaborating with others in realizing their unique strengths and passions and pursuing the work that they are called to perform. John has a will to serve his community, and is an active member of his church as well as the local Rotary International chapter.

John joined the Board of Destiny’s Daughters of Promise because of his strong desire to support the great work of helping to equip our young people and future leaders in realizing their unique potential as they embark into adulthood and launch their careers.

Interesting fact about me: I am former IBMer and a co-inventor of several patents focusing in the areas of media and telecommunications.


David CampTreasurer

David Camp is an Entrepreneur and IT Executive that has experience in large Fortune 500 companies, small startup companies, and academia.  David is a strategic thinker who can see the bigger picture through multiple-hats thinking. David received his Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech. Most recently, David has been working with companies on developing Predictive Analytics, Big Data, and Business Intelligence capabilities.

David joined the Board of Destiny’s Daughters of Promise because he believes that investing in today’s younger generation is what will create the best future for our children and our world.

Interesting fact about me: I enjoy helping companies address difficult problems and opportunities through integration of business processes, financial processes, and technology to deliver profitable solutions.


Secretary

Rebecca Thomas is originally from St Thomas, USVI. She completed her BA in Sociology at the University of South Florida. Rebecca holds two positions including her long term role for Publix Super Markets and as a Virtual Assistant for Virtually Organized. Rebecca has a passion for organizing and helping others get organized.

Rebecca joined the board as the Board Secretary. She is excited about the challenge and is looking forward to utilizing her organizational skills in this role. Her hope is that these qualities will also help further the goals and vision of the organization.

Interesting fact about me: I am a huge smooth jazz fan and enjoy art festivals.


Director Haskell Ruff is originally from Atlanta. He completed his BA in Accounting at the University of Oklahoma. Haskell owns his own business HB Ruff Consulting. In his career, he has helped organizations to implement new month-end closing procedures that improve closing from 45 days to 5 days; decrease audit findings by 20% year over year; and help generate cost savings of over $1M. He has been recognized as Omega Psi Phi Fraternity’s Chapter (Gamma Phi) & District (5th District) – Omega Man of the Year.

In his spare time, Haskell enjoys playing tennis and watching football.

Interesting fact about me: I am driven by the concept of mentoring and developing teens for their future.


Cathye RobinsonDirector Cathye Robinson is currently an Information Technology Director at Georgia-Pacific LLC in the Corporate Financial Systems area. She is a North Carolina native, and holds a B.S. in Office Systems Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Cathye has served in many organizations, including Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Girl Scouts, and other church and community groups.  She has been a Special Needs advocate in Cobb County Schools, and enjoys being a professional and personal mentor.

Cathye join the board because she has been blessed with amazing personal and professional female role models and mentors, beginning with her mother and sister. She believes in the core values of Destiny Daughters of Promise (Commitment, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence), so it seemed natural to want to help the young ladies of DDP develop leadership and life skills.

Interesting fact about me: I live in an “only-girl zone” with my husband and two sons. Over the years, I have gotten much-needed girl time by spending time with my nieces, friends’ daughters, and by volunteering.

Trici HolmesDirector Dr. Trici Holmes is an educator of 18 years and is currently working at a private institution as a College Counselor and serving as an Adjunct Professor with Central Michigan University. She is committed to impacting young lives and community service. Dr. Holmes is originally from Florida and came to Georgia for college where she received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Morris Brown and then attended Clark Atlanta University. She also earned a specialist and doctoral degrees, both in educational leadership, from Argosy University.

Dr. Holmes joined Destiny’s Daughter of Promise because of her passion for making a difference in the lives of young students. “Every student deserves a champion…an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists they become the best they can possibly be.” ~Rita Pierson

Interesting fact about me: I was a previous Elementary Principal.

Stephanie RasberryDirector Stephanie Rasberry is a native of North Carolina. She completed her B.S. in Medical Technology at Armstrong Atlantic State University and M.S. in Project Management at Keller Graduate School of Management. Stephanie has worked extensively in the field of Laboratory Science. She is currently employed at Q2 Laboratory Solutions, a leading Clinical Research Organization, as a Quality Data Specialist.

Stephanie became interested in Destiny Daughters of Promise after attending several Girls to Women Symposiums. Hearing the girls’ testimonials, ignited the passion in her heart to empower the next generation of young women.

Interesting fact about me: I am a Military Brat that lived several years in Okinowa, Japan. I am an active member of Elizabeth Baptist the Church, serving on the Hospitality and Nursing Ministries.


Cassandra OliverDirector Cassandra Oliver is currently an Area Manager for Global Ordering Sales Support at AT&T in Technology & Operations. She leads a team of Client Support Specialists with responsibility for the post sales customer experience for Business Voice over IP services. She is a customer focused leader and is passionate about providing excellent customer service to all those she supports and beyond. She is a native of Detroit living in Atlanta with her two daughters.

Cassandra is a servant leader who believes “A life of significance is about SERVING those who need your gifts, your leadership, your purpose.” — Kevin Hall. She is passionate about transforming our future by empowering our communities today. Cassandra currently sits on the National Executive Board of Community NETwork African American Telecommunication Professionals-an AT&T Employee Resource Group.

Cassandra joined DDP because of it’s mission of empowering young girls to realize the greatness that they already possess to be the next generation leaders of our communities and world.

Interesting fact about me: I love adventure!


Director Chris Troutman is a commercial real estate attorney with Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele, LLP in Marietta, Georgia and is involved in commercial real estate transactions, commercial litigation, and also has a small practice assisting visual and graphic artists. Chris received his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude, where he served as an Articles Editor for the Georgia Law Review, and his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida. Chris is originally from Tampa, Florida, where he worked as an environmental and construction contractor for eight years prior to attending law school. He lives in Marietta with his wife and four children—two boys and two girls.

Chris is passionate about empowering girls to be future leaders and expanding the opportunities available to them. Chris also currently serves on the Executive Board of the Marietta Band Association.

Interesting fact about me: I have owned seven vintage Volkswagens, and currently own a 1965 VW bus.