Maurice A. Stinnett
Maurice A. Stinnett is the Founder and CEO of Make One. A longtime education advocate, Maurice was driven to start Make One after recognizing how greatly enrichment programs can strengthen and support learning in children and families through his work and through his own life experience as an urban student.
In addition to serving as CEO of Make One, Maurice also serves as Dean of Students at Central State University, the Midwest's only public Historically Black College and University (HBCU). Maurice previously served as the Sr. Director of Community Engagement and Education at CentroNia. Maurice has worked in the fields of education, advocacy, and community engagement for over ten years, having worked with Esperanza, Prepare the Future Ohio, and Call to Renewal. He previously served as the Chairman for the World Leadership Program, a White House Initiative to bridge cultures and spark learning and dialogue between graduate students and universities in the Middle East and the United States. Maurice is an energetic educator and presenter with experience as adjunct professor and invited speaker at multiple institutions of higher education in diversity, religion, and education.
Maurice holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business from Central State University, a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a Master of Education from Columbia University. He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Education degree through the Urban Education Leaders Program at Columbia University.
Executive Vice President of Enrichment Programming
In his capacity as Senior Director, Jamil O’Quinn oversees the day to day program implementation of academic enrichment after school programs, and winter, spring, and summer camps.
Jamil has a longstanding passion for the arts, having acted, sang, and performed in many productions, most recently having been a member of the National Broadway Tour of the Book of Mormon! He also minoring in theater, dance, and arts at University of California, Berkeley. Jamil has found a way to merge his love of the arts with his love for education, having previously served as Director of Performance Arts at West Angeles Christian Academy, as well as serving as Associate Director of Enrichment Programs and the Arts at CentroNia.
Jamil obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, and possesses a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary. During his time at Berkeley, he wrote and directed his first stage play entitled “Blackness: Perspectives of Color." Jamil is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and a former McNair Scholar.
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Meaghan E. Mingo, MPH
Executive Vice President of Research and Evaluation
In her capacity as Executive Vice President, Meaghan oversees the evaluation of academic enrichment after school programs, and winter, spring, and summer camps.
Meaghan Mingo is a researcher and evaluator with experience in evaluation design, instrument
development, data collection, qualitative analysis, and reporting in education and public health settings.
In addition to her work with Make One, Meaghan currently serves as a Research Analyst at Westat, a
social sciences research firm in Rockville, MD, where she works on research and evaluation projects
for a variety of clients, including the National Science Foundation, the Food and Drug Administration,
the District of Columbia Public Schools, and other education and health agencies and nonprofits.
Meaghan regularly develops instruments such as surveys and interview guides, conducts focus groups
and interviews, and develops plans for evaluation projects to meet diverse client and community needs.
Prior to joining Westat, she worked in research and evaluation at two education organizations: the nonprofit Facing History and Ourselves, as well as Big Brother Big Sister of America.
Meaghan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Emmanuel College, and received her Master of
Public Health from Drexel University with a focus in Community Health and Prevention, where she
participated in an NIH-funded program to develop researchers focused on health disparities. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Sociology at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.