Founder / Chairman
Born and raised in Shelby, Mississippi, Darryl Gooden learned early on the importance of how hard work and commitment creates the foundation for success. Growing up in a single parent household of fifteen kids, Gooden was diagnosed with ADHD, speech impairment, and a learning disability. Coupled with these matters, Gooden also began to misbehave in school.
His mother and teachers spent a great deal of time helping Gooden overcome his difficulties, and he enrolled in Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee. While in school, Gooden was heavily involved in in several student organizations, such as The ROTC Program and Multi-Cultural Club. He finished with his Bachelors degree in Science and Sociology.
In addition to his collegiate career, Gooden became a “Kodak All –American” football player and was drafted into the Canadian Football League. Eventually, Gooden returned to the states and played professionally with The Arizona Rattlers and Memphis Mad Dogs. After retiring, Gooden has been apart of the Arizona Indian and Gaming industry for over 20 years. Read More….
Joshua C. Black, Esq.
Joshua is an employment law attorney and the owner of the Law Office of Joshua Black, PLC, a law firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. Joshua advocates for his clients in all matters of employment disputes and regularly represents clients in matters of discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, and wage disputes. Joshua also advises small businesses on matters related to employment, contracts, and compliance with state and federal employment laws. To learn more about Joshua please visit www.azemploymentlawyer.com.
Dr. Bryan Rand
Dr. Bryan Rand is a Maximized Living Doctor and a Peak Performance Specialist for the USA Men’s Freestyle Wrestling Team. In addition, he is also the official Chiropractor for the ASU wrestling team. Dr. Rand is certified in spinal correction and nutrition. He received his education from Parker University where he studied anatomy and physiology, later receiving his doctorate of chiropractic degree.
He is devoted to helping athletes perform at their optimal best and gives the same quality of care to his patients in the office. His passion is to help as many people as he can achieve health and gain their life back through living the 5 essentials.
Dr. Rand’s calling to healthcare started as a young child battling chronic illness and ear infections. Doctor visits were a monthly regimen and nobody had the answers. Dr. Rand has had permanent hearing loss because of his ear infections. When Dr. Rand was 8 years old he was introduced to Chiropractic and ever since that first adjustment, he has not had a single ear infection. Dr. Rand knows how important the spine and nervous system is to achieve maximal health. He has a moral obligation to tell as many people as he can about true health and healing. Dr. Rand cares about teachers and knows how important their role is. He would not be where he is today if it was not for his teachers and professors.
When Dr. Rand is not in the office or promoting health, he enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Katie and his two rambunctious boys, Harlen and Deacon. They enjoy playing basketball and paw patrol.
Roslyn Williams has a passion for God, family, ministry and helping people. Roslyn has helped people for as long as she can remember. While caring for her father who was diagnosed and lived with Alzheimer’s for seven years, she became an accomplished business owner in her hometown Baltimore Maryland. Roslyn owned and operated a day spa for eight years. During that time she became a member of the International Student Exchange Program and housed a Brazilian exchange student for a year, mentored young adults, partnered with organizations and provided support to help people that were less fortunate. In addition, Roslyn teamed up with the American Cancer Society “Look Good…Feel Better Program that teaches female cancer patients beauty tips so they will feel better during chemotherapy and radiation.
After moving to Arizona 8 years ago she decided to step into the driver’s seat again and open another establishment here in Phoenix. Because of her affinity for helping people she decided to pursue her dream to become a Psychologist which was a dream that has existed since she was a young adult. Roslyn went on to receive her degree in Psychology and her Masters degree in Addiction Counseling.
Roslyn has mentored women and children. She has counseled individuals, groups and couples. She recognizes that a lot of psychological issues that people are diagnosed with could be avoided if they had someone to talk to and walk them through the trauma or pain that they’ve experienced. She has a passion for encouraging, inspiring and enlightening people to live life abundantly and freeing themselves from mental and emotional bondage. Roslyn has worked with organizations such as Magellan, Luke Air Force Base as well as other behavior health companies. She has assisted individuals with managing their mental illness, substance abuse and family issues. Roslyn also volunteers for FIBCO (First Institutional Baptist Church Organization). Roslyn works with the members and assist in developing ways that this organization can help to keep young boys out of the Juvenile System. Roslyn along with the other members of Fibco are very diligent in working on this project.
Roslyn is a motivational speaker and she launched her radio program “Life Matters Today” on KXXT 1010AM on October 10, 2010. The show airs every Sundays 6pm -7pm. This program will stimulate, motivate, innovate and help equip individuals to manage matters in life ranging from Relationships, Health, Fitness, Finance, Community and Career. She is currently writing her first book entitled “Mind Your Intuition.” In her book she talks to women about trusting your God given intuition and not allowing your emotions to drive you to make decisions that you later regret. Roslyn’s says that too many women have the answers however we must learn to trust our intuition.
Roslyn has extensive experience working with individuals with mental illness, substance abuse issues and trauma related disorders. She takes joy in providing a platform for people to discuss their issues and receive encouragement to help strengthen them.