Executive Members


405038_861893461881_945469368_nDr. Eric J. Cooks, CEO 

Born and raised in Apopka, FL and a class of 2000 graduate from Apopka High School, Eric has always been devoted in the pursuit of excellence. Raised by his loving and devoted aunt after the loss of his mother, he found strength and continued to follow his dreams. After high school Eric furthered his education at Florida A & M University majoring in pharmacy. After graduating with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2008, Eric moved to Atlanta to join the workforce at a community pharmacy. Presently he is living his dream of giving back to the community and educating Atlanta’s youth through his knowledge and love of community service.

 

218894_1375113115755_4075881_oTavares Dennis, Vice President

Tavares Dennis was born and raised in Decatur,Ga. He graduated from Southwest Dekalb High School in Decatur Ga. class 0f 2001. Tavares pursued further education at Middle Georgia Community College where he studied business management, while attending he was a student athlete. With the focus of business on his mind Tavares Dennis started two small businesses Greenwayp.l.s. and Dennis Lawn Service, he also serves as Co-founder and Vice President of Extraordinary League NPO. Tavares loves to spend his spare time with his son and coaching lil league sports, with the passion for fishing and hunting.
 65_524300715451_1865_nDr. Ledarius Smith,  Board Director and Accountant

Originally from Rockledge, FL and a Class of 2001 graduate of Rockledge High School, LeDarius continued to pursue higher education at Florida A&M University. After graduating with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2007, LeDarius began his career as a community pharmacist at CVS/Pharmacy. LeDarius is a loving husband and blessed father of three children. Passionate about health and fitness, he now serves his community with Extraordinary League.

 

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Marrielle Myers, Development Department Chair

Marrielle Myers was born and raised in Durham, North Carolina. She earned a B.S. in mathematics from Hampton University and a M.Ed. and Ph.D. in mathematics education from North Carolina State University. Marrielle’s volunteer work and community advocacy began during her undergraduate tenure. At that time, she directed a tutoring program for low income children, served as a group leader for Operation Smile, and participated in a host of other activities as a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Marrielle moved to Atlanta in 2014 and now works with the Extraordinary League in the development department with a focus on feeding Atlanta’s homeless.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Kristofer Smith, Health Department ChairIMG_1466

Originally from Decatur, Georgia, Dr. Kristofer Smith is a 2009 graduate of Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University. Upon receiving his Doctor of Pharmacy from FAMU, Kristofer returned to Atlanta, serving his community as a Community Pharmacist for 6+ years. An advocate of a lifestyle of healthy living, Kristofer has enjoyed numerous opportunities to serve his community through participation and production of health fairs, speaking engagements on health issues, and by supporting such causes as finding a cure for AIDS and Multiple Sclerosis. He is currently a Clinical Pharmacist in Atlanta, caring for patients with Multiple Sclerosis, and is chair of The Extraordinary League’s health initiative.