Jerome Middleton

Jerome is a graduate of the University of South Carolina earning his degree in Business Administration.  He is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Education and Social policy at New York University.  Jerome began teaching at Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools as an instructor in Accounting and Entrepreneurship.  Jerome served as a school leader for DECA and a representative Fellow for the Charlotte Teacher’s Institute.  Prior to working in Education, he worked as a Financial Consultant for Wells Fargo and Target Corporation.  Jerome works to build financial literacy for students and develo

Langdon Soares

Langdon Soares received his BS in Engineering and his MBA degrees from Cornell University. He worked in the fields of engineering and business for over 15 years. During this time, his career included experience in the automotive, pharmaceutical and aerospace industries. 

Mr. Soares received his MS in Education from the City College of New York (CCNY), and has been teaching mathematics, science and engineering at NYC public schools since 2006. During this time, he also was involved in FIRST Robotics competition. 

Steven Ley

Steven Ley started his working life as an aircraft mechanic and avionics technician for US Airways. After a brief time and a few mergers with other airlines, he became a supervisor. Finally, he ended his career with US Airways as a corporate trainer. 

Mr. Ley decided to pursue a career in education, and earned two teaching certifications, and is currently working on a third. 

Mark Rogerson

Growing up on a dairy farm in upstate New York, Mark Rogerson loved to ride dirt bikes and ATVs. He would always take them apart and put them back together because of his fascination with how they worked. 

His first job during high school was at a fabrication shop, which furthered his interest in physics and the world around him. 

After high school, Mr. Rogerson attended Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI) in Orlando, FL, due to his passion for motorcycles.