JASON WILSON FOUNDER/CEO
Jason Wilson, Founder and President of the Yunion, has more than 20 years of programmatic experience in working with youth and young adults. Under his leadership, the Yuinon has reached more than 10,000 youth and young adults in the metro-Detroit area through mentoring, prevention and life skills programming. Mr. Wilson has a relentless passion for guiding and mentoring young African American males, and currently leads our Cave of Adullam Transformational Training Academy.
NICOLE WILSON, RN, MBA/HCM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Nicole Wilson has served as the Yunion’s Executive Director since its’ inception and has more has more than 17 years of management experience and an additional eight years of programmatic experience working with at-risk youth and families. Mrs. Wilson is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelors Degree from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor and a Masters of Business Administration in Health Care Management from the University of Phoenix. She is also a state certified HIV Prevention Test Counselor and trainer.
ERIC REED DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Eric Reed is the Director of Operations for The Yunion. He joined the organization in 2017. Eric has more than 25 years of experience in human services as a direct care worker and administrator in the areas of child welfare and juvenile justice at the private agency level and with county government. Mr. Reed earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Communications) from Central Michigan University in 1988 and a Masters Degree (Administration) from Wayne State University in 1999.
RONALD LEE, JR. PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Ron Lee Jr. has more than 20 years of youth programming experience and has been in his current position with the Yunion for more than 10 years. Starting with the Yunion as a producer and facilitator, Ron’s passion is an incomparable asset to the youth and families that we serve.
SERENA EAGAN, LMSW CASE MANAGEMENT FIELD SUPERVISOR
Serena has been in her role with the Yuinon since 2013. She has a strong background in working with youth and families as a social worker, specifically youth with special needs. Serena received her BA in Social Work from Eastern Michigan University and her MSW from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor.
ARTAVIA HUNTER ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR
CHRISTOPHER NORRIS EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASST/ CATTA LEAD ASSISTANT
Christopher Norris has served with the Yunion in his current roles since 2012. He has an Associates in General Business and has worked with youth in mentoring, counseling and teaching roles for more than six years.
Sidney Bishop Case Manager
Sidney Bishop has worked with youth and families for over 20 years and currently serves as a Case Manager for the Yunion. Sidney earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from Grambling State University.
Davion Reeder Case Manager
Davion is a College Readiness Teacher, mentor, and 2nd Lieutenant for the Michigan National Guard. Mr. Reeder earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Eastern Michigan University. Previously, Reeder served as a Life Guide for the Yunion beginning in 2018.
Chandra Haliburton Workforce Development Case Manager
Chandra Haliburton serves as a Workforce Development Case Manager for the Yunion. Her versatile background includes counseling, psychology, human services, and case management. Chandra has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Wilberforce University and a Master of Science in Psychology from Southern New Hampshire University.
Karonna Funderburg Lead Workforce Development Case Manager
Karonna Funderburg has served as a Lead Workforce Development Case Manager for the Yunion since 2019. Karonna also has over 16 years of youth and community-centered leadership experience. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Developmental Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy.
Adesola Holmes Workforce Development Case Manager
Adesola Holmes started with the Yunion 2017 and currently serves as a Workforce Development Case Manager. She has several social services certifications and is projected to earn her Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Services from the University of Michigan this year