Leadership Team

Our Team

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.