Taking stock of children Palm Beach County recently announced that Danielle Oldham, a Wellington resident, is the newest member to join its leadership team. Oldham, asked to improve service offerings in three key areas of mentoring, college preparation for students aged 12-22, and graduate support of the nonprofit, throughout their university experience.
Take stock of children, now in its 26th year of awarding two-year scholarships to students living in poverty and its commitment to breaking the cycle of poverty with education, achieves a 98 percent success rate with an innovative, multi-year model that begins mid-school, and continues after high school graduation, to help students navigate their individual academic pathways to earn degrees.
Oldham brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position, including previous career positions in higher education consulting at several universities and colleges in Kentucky and Ohio, and a keen business marketing acumen honed in the insurance sector.
His skills in relationship management, business development, community engagement, marketing, student counseling, service and program development allow him to succeed.
“We look forward to Danielle leading our program team and collectively improving the quality and depth of our mentorship and college preparation program, as well as the implementation of new supports for our students,” said said CEO Nancy Stellway.
Oldham brings strong community relationships and a sincere commitment to the great Palm Beach County community. Current and past business affiliations include serving as a member and executive of the board of directors of the Palm Beaches, Broward and St. Lucie Realtors Association and serving as vice chair of the affiliate committee with its board of directors. regional administration, North Palm Beach Chapter.
“Working with students, watching them grow and reach their full potential is a passion of mine,” said Oldham. “I believe the Take Stock in Children mentorship program is a key bridge in helping students achieve their educational goals and career aspirations, and I am very happy to join the team. “
Oldham is a graduate of Western Kentucky University, where she obtained a Masters in Leadership Dynamics in 2012. A lifelong learner who embraces education, she also enjoyed taking courses leading to a Masters in Education, Counseling and Human Development. . Oldham received his bachelor’s degree from Lindsey Wilson College in Kentucky in 2004.
In his spare time, Oldham enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, watching them play competitive football, travel and eat good food as a self-proclaimed “sweetie”.
Take Stock in Children impacts the community by providing limitless opportunities to its young adults with the gift of education. Strengthen your community by investing time as a mentor to support students as a friend and role model throughout their educational journey, or donate to help fund resources essential to student success. Learn more about http://www.takestockpalmbeach.org.