Meet the Board!


Tameka Kee
Founder & CEO

Tameka is our Founder & CEO, leading the strategic vision and direction of The Power of Girls.
Tameka has over 15 years of experience in experiential marketing, community development and partnership activation. She has also held community relations positions with the Atlanta Falcons (NFL) and Atlanta Dream (WNBA) where she developed programming focused on health and wellness, youth mentoring and women’s initiatives.
A graduate of Old Dominion University, Tameka earned her Bachelor of Science in business administration and marketing. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc and previously served on committees for GoGirlGo! and Usher’s New Look Foundation.
What's your Girl Power: Leadership!
Inspirational Quote: "Be strong, be uniquely you, be brave but always just be!"
Countries Visited: Italy, Greece, Caribbean Islands, Mexico
Travel Bucket List: Spain, France, Australia, Africa, Malvides, Thailand, HongKong


LaRhonda Jackson

As a young girl, I always fancied myself as a TV news reporter. Partly because I grew up as the little sister in a family of boys, meaning I was nosey and a natural “tattletale”. Thankfully, I later discovered my passion for writing and unearthed my desire to be a great communicator. This led me to Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, where I graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism. My first broadcast job took me to the Augusta, Ga. market, where I worked as a general assignment reporter — covering anything from overturned farm tractors to the Masters. Realizing that I wasn’t really about that newsroom life, I pivoted and focused more on roles in public relations and integrated marketing communications. I’ve had a number of awesome opportunities to lead strategic communications for sports entities, nonprofit organizations and global corporations, relying in large part on my keen abilities as a natural storyteller. Beyond that, I’m a born-and- bred Atlanta Falcons fan, enjoy expanding my shoe collection, hanging with the family and pretending to host my own cooking show (Pinterest recipes are life). I’m also an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and have co-chaired my chapter’s mentoring and scholarship cotillion program.
What's your Girl Power: Snark/Humor/Sarcasm; being a connector; and consistently winning in Fantasy Football in a league full of men. *curtsies*
Inspirational Quote: "The earning potential of your intellectual capital is limitless
— never settle for less than you’re worth."
Countries Visited: Great Britain, Spain, Morocco, various Caribbean island nations
Travel Bucket List: Maldives, Kenya, Nigeria, Croatia, Portugal, Bali, Italy, South Africa, Panama


Jennifer Lacy
Vice President

Jennifer Lacy spent 10 years as a professional basketball player in the WNBA with the Phoenix Mercury, Atlanta Dream, Tulsa Shock, Los Angeles Sparks, and Connecticut Sun. She is now a buyer’s specialist for Keller Williams. Jennifer graduated from Pepperdine University in 2005 where she studied broadcast production, public relations, and psychology.
What's your Girl Power: My ability to see the beauty in everything. I am a "look at the bright side" kind of person who chooses to live life as an eternal optimist. I am a natural leader and motivator.
Inspirational Quote: "Nothing is too big or impossible; there’s nothing that can't be conquered or overcome."
Countries Visited: Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Hungry, Poland, Croatia, Turkey, Cyprus, South Africa, Angola, Dubai, Israel, Greece, Honduras, Finland, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Latvia
Travel Bucket List: Bali, Australia, Fiji, India, Maldives


Ashley Monroe Clark

Ashley is a seasoned marketing professional with a decade of experience in sports, multicultural and event marketing. Ashley has created and worked on marketing and event campaigns for brands such as Coca-Cola, AT&T, The Home Depot, and Equifax. Ashley graduated from Georgia State University in 2007 and received a Certificate in Event Planning from Emory University. She is the owner of ADM Events, a full-service event planning and floral design company. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys supporting her Atlanta Falcons, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
What's your Girl Power: My resiliency
Inspirational Quote: "Life is a journey in which the days seem long but the years are short, so each day live your best life, learn something new, laugh, and tell someone you love them."
Countries visited: Greece, U.K., Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, Mexico, Bermuda and various Caribbean islands
Travel Bucket List: Iceland, India, China, Peru, Australia, Egypt, South Africa and Seychelles


Ambree Stancil

Ambree is an accountant for the newly opened Mercedes Benz Stadium and previously worked in similar roles for the Atlanta Braves, Turner and the Atlanta Dream. Ambree graduated from South Carolina State University and earned her M.B.A. from Mercer University.
What's your Girl Power: Motivation!
Inspirational Quote: "Life should not be boring! There is always something to see, to do, to learn. Leave no stone unturned!"
Countries Visited: The Bahamas, Jamaica, Saint Martin
Travel Bucket List: Belize, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Fiji, Greece, Italy, Maldives, Sierra Leone (my heritage has been traced back to here), Seychelles, UAE

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Sprague Paynter
Board Member

Sprague has a background in communications, client services and community engagement. She currently serves in a leadership role for The Molly Fletcher Company after a career in the sports industry working for the Atlanta Dream and the Atlanta Falcons. Sprague is a graduate of Emory University where she played basketball and studied English and psychology. Outside of work, she enjoys playing sports, cheering on her favorite teams, good food & good friends, family time, reading, volunteering and traveling.
What's your Girl Power: Quiet Confidence (and my crossover)
Inspirational Quote: "Wherever you go, you make an impact— good or bad. So be the type of person who always leaves things better than you found them."
Countries Visited: Australia, Austria, Canada, Dominican Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, UK
Travel Bucket List: Greece, South Africa, Japan

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