Finding Inspiration in Every Person
Our community events are a fun and engaging way for young people to connect with their peers and neighbors while learning new skills and exploring their interests. From arts and crafts to sports and outdoor activities, we offer a diverse range of programming that is designed to be both challenging and enjoyable. At Youth 2 Greatness, we believe that every young person has the ability to achieve greatness, and we are committed to providing the resources and support they need to succeed.
Meet The Team
CEO & Founder
Yuri Smith is the visionary president of Youth 2 Greatness Indy, a dynamic organization committed to enhancing the Indianapolis community. With a strong emphasis on community needs, Yuri spearheads initiatives that prioritize the well-being and growth of local residents. Under his leadership, Youth 2 Greatness Indy organizes engaging events and programs that foster meaningful connections among neighbors, providing them with quality opportunities to uplift and enrich each other's lives. Through his dedication, Yuri has successfully created a thriving community where individuals come together to create a brighter future for all.
Shaivon Stewart is the Marketing Manager at Y2G, leveraging her MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University. In this role, she combines innovative marketing strategies with a deep understanding of business administration. Her expertise is instrumental in driving Y2G's brand forward, ensuring the company stays at the forefront of its industry. Through her leadership, Shaivon has made significant contributions to Y2G's growth and success, showcasing her ability to blend academic knowledge with practical marketing solutions in a fast-paced, comunity-driven environment, ensuring brand awareness across the city of Indianapolis.
Aaron Noble is a skilled Operational Consultant known for his expertise in developing processes and systems to scale teams effectively. His focus on creating streamlined, efficient workflows ensures that organizations can grow sustainably while maintaining high levels of productivity and team cohesion. With a keen eye for identifying bottlenecks and implementing innovative solutions, Aaron plays a crucial role in transforming operational challenges into opportunities for advancement, thereby enhancing the overall performance and scalability of the teams he works with.
Tyla Ayers excels as the Community Manager at Y2G, where she plays a pivotal role in nurturing and growing the community. Her approach focuses on creating engaging experiences and fostering a strong sense of connection among members. Tyla's strategies enhance community interaction, ensuring that Y2G remains a vibrant and supportive network. Her dedication to community management is evident in the thriving and active environment she has cultivated, making her an invaluable asset to Y2G's team.
Grants & Money Coordinators
Kimberly Dickerson, as the Grants & Money Coordinator, plays a crucial role in managing and overseeing the financial aspects of funding and grants. Her expertise ensures efficient allocation and utilization of resources, contributing significantly to the financial health and sustainability of the organization. Kimberly's role involves strategic planning, meticulous coordination, and effective communication, making her an integral part of the team's success in securing and managing financial resources.