Leadership Initiatives Team

Marshall Bailly

Executive Director

Marshall Bailly

Executive Director

Marshall grew up in the small town of Paw Paw, Michigan and is the eldest of four, with one brother and two sisters. By the time he graduated high school, Marshall had come to strongly value independence and self-determination and

Jessica Bailly

Youth Development Programs Director

Jessica Bailly

Youth Development Programs Director

Jessica graduated from American University with a degree from the School of International Service. She has lived and worked around the globe for the past decade. She has designed new education curriculums and lead development efforts for several organizations including

Umar Muhammad

Youth Development Programs-International Director

Umar Muhammad

Youth Development Programs-International Director

Umar Muhammad is a Cisco-certified Computer Hardware Engineer who serves as Program Director of Business Creation and Expansion for Leadership Initiatives’ (LI) Nigerian operations. Umar’s resume credits include employment with Maida Business Center (2002) and African Petroleum Business Center (2004).

Lauren Hensel

Assistant Programs Director

Lauren Hensel

Assistant Programs Director

Lauren is the Assistant Programs Director and has the overall responsibility of ensuring Leadership Initiatives' Youth Development Programs are an enriching, fun, and educational experience for everyone involved. She has been involved in the development of numerous new programs including

Sarah Stiles

LI Georgetown Education Director/Georgetown University-Professor of Law & Sociology

Sarah Stiles

LI Georgetown Education Director/Georgetown University-Professor of Law & Sociology

Sarah Stiles joined the Georgetown University sociology faculty in 2007. Prior to that she taught at American University for eight years where she was Director of the Leadership Program in the School of Public Affairs. She met Marshall Bailly at

Dr. James Giordano

LI Neuroscience Summit Education Director / Chief of Georgetown University's Neuroethics Studies Program

Dr. James Giordano

LI Neuroscience Summit Education Director / Chief of Georgetown University's Neuroethics Studies Program

Dr. Abdullahi Kabir

LI Medical Summit Education Director / University Of Bauchi Teaching Hospital-Assistant Director

Dr. Abdullahi Kabir

LI Medical Summit Education Director / University Of Bauchi Teaching Hospital-Assistant Director

David P. Weber, CFE

LI Law & Trial Summit Case Director / Goodwin Weber PLLC-Lead Attorney

David P. Weber, CFE

LI Law & Trial Summit Case Director / Goodwin Weber PLLC-Lead Attorney

David Paul Weber is the former Assistant Inspector General at the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

In this role, David served as the SEC’s Chief Investigator and directed all criminal, civil, and administrative

Sue Johnson

Advanced Law and Trial Summit Co-Director and Outreach Specialist

Sue Johnson

Advanced Law and Trial Summit Co-Director and Outreach Specialist

Born in Albany, NY, Sue grew up in Raleigh, NC, surrounded by books, telescopes, and a multitude of science-oriented materials – a rich environment for learning. Sue was awarded a full academic scholarship to UNC-Chapel Hill, where she was inducted

Jocelyne Uy

Advanced Law and Trial Summit Co-Director and Outreach Specialist

Jocelyne Uy

Advanced Law and Trial Summit Co-Director and Outreach Specialist

Jocelyne was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Much of her love of professional sports comes from having the good fortune of living in several great sport centered cities (San Francisco, Chicago, Windsor/Detroit and now Las Vegas) during championship seasons.

The

Jacob Arndt Ph.D.

Student Presentation and Communication Coach

Jacob Arndt Ph.D.

Student Presentation and Communication Coach

Christopher Klepadlo

Lead Education Facilitator

Christopher Klepadlo

Lead Education Facilitator

Christopher Klepadlo earned his Masters degree in International Relations with concentrations in Human Rights and Democracy & Governance from Salve Regina University in Newport, RI. He also received BA degrees in Italian and Spanish from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY.

Sarah Agar, MSW, LMSW

Student Counselor

Sarah Agar, MSW, LMSW

Student Counselor

Nam Nguyen

Outreach and Database Manager

Nam Nguyen

Outreach and Database Manager

Blake Spreeman

Registration and Accounts Manager

Blake Spreeman

Registration and Accounts Manager

Glory Nuhu Dadi

International Business Partnerships Coordinator

Glory Nuhu Dadi

International Business Partnerships Coordinator

I am a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria (BSc Geology), Diploma in Business management and entrepreneurship, Thinking School Africa fellow, Young African Leadership Initiative Fellow, leadership mentor and a coach. I am passionate about people and strongly believes in

Mohammed Auwal Yakubu

International Translation Team Lead

Mohammed Auwal Yakubu

International Translation Team Lead

Auwal graduated from the University of Maiduguri where he studied Agriculture-Education (Double Hons.), he also has a master degree in International Affairs & Strategic Studies and a Diploma in Human Resources (HR). Auwal had worked with a multinational telecommunication industry

Max Derbyshire

Assistant Director, International Business Internship Program

Max Derbyshire

Assistant Director, International Business Internship Program

Rashida Abba Kasim

Student Relations Manager

Rashida Abba Kasim

Student Relations Manager

Rashida graduated from the University of Maiduguri with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry; she served in Government Girls College Bauchi, Bauchi State - Nigeria under the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Program in 2011. She worked with United

Zac Clark

Student Logistics Coordinator

Zac Clark

Student Logistics Coordinator

Tamar Davou Dinju

Student Development Coordinator

Tamar Davou Dinju

Student Development Coordinator

My name is Tamar Davou Dinju, I am a graduate of Business Education, where I majored in Management from the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (A.T.B.U) Bauchi Nigeria. My passion for humanitarian development stemmed from my experience at Community Action for

Zachary Smith

Advanced Law & Trial Liaison

Zachary Smith

Advanced Law & Trial Liaison

Zachary is the Advanced Law and Trial Summit Liaison and is responsible for coordinating all program activities between Leadership Initiatives and Goodwin Weber personnel to create the best utilization of resources between each organization, and, above all, to ensure the