Who We Are

We Are A Full-Service Program, Management, Consultancy and Staffing Company

With a dynamic global environment, we leverage over 40 years of technical experience to design and develop programs that create inspiration in our youth and adults to change their behavior and attitudes to want to do better about themselves. We have customized approaches that meet and exceed individual and program needs. Our partnership network is vast, and our suite of programs are created with flexibility that respond to career technical training demands and in response to an ever-changing labor market.

We use over 40 years of experience to help develop programs that inspire youth and adults to want to do better and be better. We use a tailored approach to meet individual and program needs. We partner with entities to build a support system and provide real-life experience. We work with experts to create flexible programs that respond to labor market and educational demands.

Our Mission at Intellectual Concepts is designing management solutions to achieve client success, with innovation, creativity and ingenuity. We are committed to excellence in providing personalized management, consultancy and staffing services through:

  • Mutual trust and respect
  • Education and Leadership
  • Efficiency and Service
  • Access and Quality

We believe that by working together, we will improve the cadre of program, academic, career technical and staffing services needed to serve our community.

At Intellectual Concepts, we value:

  • Mutual Trust and Respect
  • Education and Leadership
  • Efficiency and Service
  • Access and Quality

To create and support an organizational culture of leadership and management to ensure greater accountability, creativity, and consistency.

Our company guarantees your satisfaction by way of:

  1. Generating a perfect product fit for your business needs.
  2. Delivery of services by a caring and friendly team.
  3. Delivering our services on time and within budget
  4. Effective problem-solving support and resolution.

Our Team

Our team members come from many diverse backgrounds and professional experiences, but we are all connected by a shared goal and vision of improving our nation’s youth through academic and career technical training.

Othneal Wilson

President/CEO and Managing Consultant

Othneal is a recognized expert in academics, career technical training, support services, program management and recruitment. Othneal is a dynamic leader with over 20 years of executive management expertise to the fields of government contracting solutions, education administration, career technical training, nonprofit operation, workforce development, youth programs and recruitment. He has been developing and managing public-private partnerships with demonstrable results in both the profit and non-profit sectors for best outcomes through strategic management and transformational leadership that is employed at all levels. His career has been dedicated to government solutions in the administration of the U.S.

Deroll Barrett

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Deroll is the Founder and Executive Director of Youth Improvement Services, Inc. (YIS) and has over 20 years of experience working with youth in educational, residential and community settings. He has used his leadership skills to develop and lead teams for the past 6 years, in providing social development programs to youth. These highly effective programs have catered to up to 400 youth at a time. Deroll is experienced in leading operations for dormitories, recreation centers, student leadership programs, a child development center, and a Solo Parent program to ensure efficiency. He has managed a budget of $2.5 million per year in a federally funded program for at-risk youth. He earned a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of the West Indies.

Tamara Vickers

Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Legal Compliance

Tamara has been a legal administrative professional for over 10 years. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of the West Indies. She has volunteered extensively with organizations that support youth development and is a founding member of Youth Improvement Services. Tamara is tasked with the creation of sales and lead generation strategies for sales staff and networking with both clients and job candidates to build relationship. Tamara also ensures which potential clients are best suited for the company’s purpose. Tamara ensures our daily corporate and legal compliance.