Victor J. Rush - Executive Director
Victor was born and raised in Hartford, graduating from Weaver High School in 1980. He went on to study Philosophy at UConn and holds an MA in Transformational Leadership and Spirituality from Hartford Seminary. Victor first became involved with HCM when his church, Ebenezer Temple UHCA, partnered with HCM to host one of the After School Sites in the fall of 2015. He then joined HCM's board of Directors in 2017. Prior to joining HCM as our Executive Director in June of 2019, Victor worked in the banking and housing sector, spending time at TD Bank, the Hartford Housing Authority and most recently the Connecticut Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) as its Managing Director of Administration. Having been empowered himself to lead in his community he is committed to empowering others to continue carrying on the mission of helping to transform our community for Christ. Victor is . He and his wife, Jeanette, have three adult children all of whom are using there musical talents to serve the Lord.
Jarrad R. McCown - Director of operations
Jarrad's love for children and ministry brought him to HCM the Fall of 2017, 45 minutes away from his home city of New Haven. Active in the local church there, he currently serves as Senior Pastor of Every Need Church. Passionate about education, Christ, and being a positive male role model, Jarrad stands on Philippians 4:13, "I can do all things through Christ Jesus that strengthens me". Jarrad studied at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. As Director of Operations Jarrad oversees all programs being sure HCM mission is established. Jarrad is the proud Husband of Triana McCown and father of Teryn and Joseph McCOWN WHO ALL LOVE THE LORD.
Latanya Williams- Commuinty Liasion
Latanya. was born and raised in Hartford, CT. Determined as a single parent to have a better life for herself and child she went from welfare, school, and to work. This was through The Job Connection program. Latanya attended Manchester Community College and graduated with an Associate degree, in Criminal Justice. She went on and finished her studies at Saint Joseph College in West Hartford, CT graduating on the Deans list.
Latanya moto is simple, " no child left behind." Every day as a member of our community with God's blessing, We should and will leave no child behind.