With over 20 years of experience in people management and operations, Latoyia currently supports the MAP team as Chief of Staff, reviewing and evaluating business procedures and processes to ensure that the company is operating with high efficiency. She oversees all employee-related matters including onboarding, benefits, employee engagement, and capacity building. Her critical attention to detail allows the MAP team to consistently deliver high-quality services.
A southern Michigan native, Latoyia obtained her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Michigan. Shortly after college, she left for New York City and, after a brief career in sales, switched gears to the nonprofit world. Latoyia went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Public Affairs and Administration from Metropolitan College of New York and has worked in operations and administration for Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City, as well as KIPP Through College NYC & Dallas-Fort Worth.
Latoyia met and married Aaron, a native New Yorker and, after having Aaron Judah, Ariana, and Alijah, they decided it was time to leave the “Big City” and made the move to the north Dallas suburbs. Shortly after moving, the final of their four children, Azariah, arrived. The children keep their lives full and fun. With a love of sports, during her down time, Latoyia can likely be found watching, playing, or talking about sports with family and friends. She loves to read, play Scrabble, decorate, and help anyone she can. Latoyia is very active in her church, as well as in her community.