THE TEAM

NuuEDGauges
Visionary / Mentor
DERRICK O'NEAL
Founder

Founder and the main driving force behind NuuEDSCORE's forge into EdTech space. Derrick is a marketing maverick and idea accelerator who has worked in multiple industries prior to starting NuuEDSCORE.

Inventor / Naturalist
DERRICK HARDY
Chief Creative Officer

Derrick has 28 years experience in digital arts and graphic design with over 12 of those years spent working for two of the top tech companies in the world. He is the creator of NuuEDSCORE's UI/UX design and will be overseeing all of NuuEDSCORE's branding, media, design and marketing materials.

Mentor / Planner
SURLENE GRANT
Public Affairs and Community Relations Consultant

With vast experience implementing and managing communications, she brings expert resources in public relations, public affairs, community relations, marketing and promotions. She has strong education and professional skill sets in all of these areas.

Visionary / Planner
BRIAN BOJAN DORDEVIC
Chief Technical Officer

Brian is a true visionary and a strategist. He identifies the overlooked business opportunities and finds the most cost effective solutions. With a decade of digital marketing experience under his belt and over 10 million dollars of successfully executed budgets in his management, he is capable of finding a working solution for any project.

Analyzer / Planner
DR. SHARON L. BURTON
Educational Content Manager

She holds a DBA in Quality Systems Management, two MBA degrees, and seven certifications. She delivers over three decades of strategic leadership competencies, consulting with experience in corporations, government, and academia.

Mentor / Visionary
JANE TAFF
Chief Operations Officer

Jane Taff has a background in Non-Profit management, is a Certified Professional Life Coach, and a Certified Behavior Analyst who specializes in Leadership and Communication Training. She has a deep interest in personality studies and uses them extensively in her Coaching and Consulting practice which works with managers and executives to equip them to function at their highest levels to achieve success with their teams.

Mentor / Planner
TERESA TOWNE
Assoc. Partner & Native American Outreach Coordinator

Teresa combined her deep respect for education with her love of her Native American culture to focus her educational endeavors on English & Ethnic Studies, Native American Studies. Professionally, she has over 25 yrs. experience in service management, contract writing, and customer relations.

Analyzer / Planner
TRACY JONES
Chief Financial Officer

CEO of TLJ Professional Services, Inc, is an Accounting professional of over 35years, provides bookkeeping, accounting and tax preparation services to individuals and small businesses since 2003. She specializes in Accounts Payable and held the position of Director of Accounts Payable with Digital Realty Trust, a $3 Billion dollar REIT, before pursuing her entrepreneurship journey. In 2005, she started the non-profit; Beat the Streets, Inc. to provide resources in education, employment and life skills to young adults.

Planner / Action-Taker
KEITH HAZELL
Workforce Development/Events Coordinator

Keith has a 30+ year career that includes dynamic business leadership positions. He has demonstrated abilities with organizational systems as well as strong interpersonal relationships.

Visionary / Mentor
CHRIS SCHURING
Strategy Advisor - Okavate Inc

Mr. Schuring brings an extensive 35 year career in the technology and sales fields with advancement into executive management. Key management positions at several startup firms in strategic, tactical, sales and marketing areas as well as International Operations and business development.