Our Team

Shaping Change One Heartbeat at a Time

Welcome to the beating heart of CollectivExpress – our incredible team of catalysts for positive change. Each member is a storyteller, a visionary, and a driving force behind our commitment to transforming communities in Greater Cleveland.

Meet the Collectiv

Josiah Britt

Josiah is the Executive Director and founder of CollectivExpress. His idea for the organization began with a question: What would happen if we used culture to bring information and opportunity into underserved neighborhoods in Cleveland?

Our Team

Charity Pruitt
Grants and Operations Manager

JT Lynch
Band leader & teaching artist

Nova the Rebel
CollectivAthletics Manager and Teaching artist

Our Board

Darelle Ford
Health and Culture Content Developer, Cleveland Clinic

Nafessa Blackwell
Board Chairperson, Cash App

Theresa Quinn
Fundraiser/Admin, Citipointe Cleveland Community Church 

Temah Jackson 
Board Secretary Cuyahoga Public Library

Kyla Phillips, N.P.
Cleveland Clinic

Marcia Shepherd
Neighborhood Leadership Development Program


The Collectiv Action

Our team isn’t just a lineup of individuals; it’s a Collectiv action that amplifies our impact. We’re united in our diversity, driven by a shared vision, and fueled by a passion for community empowerment.

Want to Get Involved?

The synergy of our team extends to you. If you’re inspired by our mission and share our commitment to community, there are numerous ways to get involved. Explore volunteer opportunities and become an active part of our collective journey toward positive change.

Get in Touch

Feel free to reach out to us with any questions, feedback, or inquiries. Your thoughts are valuable, and we look forward to connecting with you.

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