Grace Walfall is the Administrative Director for the Montefiore School Health Program. Grace has more than 21 years of experience in community service and organizational development. Prior to being appointed to the position of Administrative Director, Grace was the Director of Community Health Initiatives for the MSHP. In that capacity she led a team of Community Health Organizers who used a public health approach to eliminate health disparities. Prior to joining the MSHP, she was the Executive Director for Cool Girls, Inc., a self-empowerment non-profit organization in Atlanta, GA whose mission is to break the cycles of poverty, low self-esteem and teen pregnancy for girls living in low-income communities. Grace was also an Intervention - Prevention Specialist with DeKalb County School System, where she managed programs designed to reduce tobacco, alcohol, and drug use, teen pregnancy, and violence for the largest school system in Georgia. Grace earned her B.S. in Human Nutrition from Rutgers University and a MBA from Rutgers Business School.
SECRETARY: SHARON PEARSON
Sharon has been in the Casino Marketing field for twenty five years. She is currently an Independent Casino Marketing Executive with Host Connections International for Caesars Entertainment. During her 25 years in the casino business, Sharon has successfully held positions as a Marketing Executive, Slot Host, Facility Operations Coordinator, and Casino Host Manager. Sharon’s responsibilities lie in the sales and marketing area where she develops and maintains a rapport with gaming customers, plans and develops marketing campaigns and strategies as well as maintains consistent profitability and comp guidelines. Her previous position, was at Trump Marina Hotel and Casino as a Director of National Marketing where she provided complimentaries within company guidelines to maintain profitability and aggressive telemarketing to new and inactive databases. Sharon has an Associate degree in Marketing and Business Administration from Morrisville Agricultural and Technical College/SUNY New York. After attending Morrisville, she went on to study Business and Marketing at Bergan Community College in Paramus, NJ. Atlantic County Institute of Technology in Hamilton Township, NJ. In her my spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling, working out and time with her two poodles. One of which she will train to be a therapy dog for seniors and children.