Based in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Love No Ego Foundation started as a Limited Liability Company in 2016 and received its 501c3 nonprofit status in 2018. Founder and Executive Director Freddy Jackson started with a vision to serve the youth of central Virginia. Now as a purposely driven and fast growing organization, the Love No Ego Foundation is locally, nationally, and with dreams of growing internationally, providing positive change to the youth and young adult population, inspiring and improving the quality of life for many.
Foundation board members bring unique expertise in humanitarianism and compassionate giving, as well as an enduring commitment to serving our donors and our communities.
Freddy JacksonExecutive Director
Freddy serves as Executive Director. He is responsible for directing and implementing the Foundation's strategy and operations of programs, and for ensuring that the Foundation’s mission is fulfilled through expanding relationships with the community. He also keynote speaks, mentors, lead workshops, and performs athletic personal training sessions with the youth.
Emily CollinsExecutive Assistant
Emily serves as the Executive Assistant to the Director. Her role entails grant seeking and application, event coordinating and scheduling, and community outreach.
Judith serves as the Chair. She oversees the daily operations of the Foundation ensuring that all is in accordance with the bylaws, our partners, and overall regulations.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice for over 25 years. She has worked in many capacities of human services during her years of service, including children and families.
Crystal BeasleyVice Chair
Crystal serves as the Vice Chair, overseeing specific tasks or issues as defined by the Board, including but not limited to, personnel, resources, support, and opportunities.
Regional AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Director and Coordinator - Walker Upper Elementary School
Fitzgerald serves as the Treasury, overseeing all aspects of financial management, including funding, budgeting, tax, partnerships and sponsorship, and sales.
Certified Yoga Instructor
The Love No Ego Advisory Team is a team of individuals who bring unique knowledge and skills which augment the knowledge and skills of the Board of The Love No Ego Foundation, making the organization more effective. The Advisory Team provides non-binding strategic advice to The Love No Ego Foundation, giving the organization greater flexibility in structure and management.
Davida N. Wingfield
Davida is a Community Practitioner who has over 20 years of experience in the area of developing nonprofits. She has raised millions for her clients and is especially noted for her ability to help faith-based organizations and newly formed non-profits find success among mainstream non-profits on the competitive field of fund development.
Ishaani Geetam Khaond
Ishaani is a global management professional and a social entrepreneur with 22 years' experience in international development and social enterprise sectors in U.S., Europe and Asia, with expertise in strategic management, human capital, operations, and policy & planning. A Master’s degree in Public Administration and an MBA in HR have powerfully supported her in these roles. Her natural love for a deep connection with people from all ethnicities and stages of life, her travel to 19 countries and living experience in North America, Australia, Eastern Europe, South Asia and South America have tremendously enriched her personal and professional paths, helping her to forge connections and bridge gaps in many ways.
Gary Von Kennel
As the first Global CEO of Rapp Collins Worldwide, Gary built Rapp Collins’ worldwide network of over 60 offices in 30 countries into a Global Brand. Gary was promoted from CEO to Global CEO of Rapp Collins in April 2006 – a first ever for the agency. Gary’s fourth CEO position for Omnicom in a seven year run…Agent of Change!
Gary's experience includes the roles of a “corporate reconstruction” consultant for Capital Southwest, lead the new corporate strategy and management team for Heelys Corporation, management restructure and new marketing strategy for Blue Magic (Board Member), Lifemark Corporation, provided marketing strategy and new management recommendations, and more. Gary currently resides in Dallas, Texas with his wife (Jane) of 47 years.
Maurice has a number of professional and educational achievements to his credit, including being the visionary and leader of the Crystal Cathedral Ministry. A native of Fluvanna, Virginia, he is a professed lifetime educator, orator and motivator for the last 40 years.