The People Who Make It Happen
FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT
Belicia is from a family line of Service. Belicia served in U.S. Army. Belicia is fully invested in a movement to serve those who have selflessly served our country. #PAINT22 plans to share a message of happiness in this life. Belicia coordinates projects and is head of operations. Belicia obtained her Masters of Science in Entrepreneurship from the University of Tampa where the business originated from and continues to grow. Past projects included digital and web-design.Transitioning from computer to canvas inspired the mission of #Paint22. The idea is to bring a more positive spin on the staggering suicide rate of veterans. Belicia also runs Art Expressway. A business that makes Art projects mobile, focused on long term care facilities.
MARILYN G. BROWN
Marilyn is a U.S. Army Veteran who served 13 years active duty. Marilyn has a strong background in the Non Profit community. Marilyn served as Executive Director for both North Hardin Hope and Vaughn Reno Starks. Marilyn has founded and organized charities such as New Hope Soup Kitchen, Food and Clothes Closets. She has her BBA from McKendree College, graduated from Campbellsville University, Liberty University and University of Louisville. Mrs. Brown is currently serving as a Realtor and is our VP that helps Paint22 in decision making processes and overseas grants. The excitement and passion she has shared for #Paint22 is a perfect match and we are grateful to have her.
DR. THOMAS PITTZ
After 15 years of work in industry, Thomas received his doctoral degree from New Mexico State University and has focused his teaching and research in the areas of strategy, entrepreneurship, and project management. He has presented his work in various academic conferences including the Academy of Management, the Southern Management Association and the United States Associate of Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Dr. Pittz has served on multiple boards and brings 12 years of Non Profit knowledge. Thomas's financial background have proven to be a perfect fit Paint22. Dr. Pittz currently pursues a Non-Profit of his own lead by his wife. While teaching as a Professor at University of Tampa Entrepreneur Center, he also sales commercial real estate and handles his own personal business ventures. It is an honor to have him aboard.
Alexis STIX Brown
Alexis STIX Brown earned her Bachelors in Art with an Emphases in Drawing at the University of Bellarmine in Louisville, Ky. Alexis has a strong history of teaching Art from private schools to community centers. Her 15 years of experience in art has provided our team with a well rounded artist, comfortable in many different mediums. Alexis is currently the lead artist for Art Expressway. Stix serves our board as the secretary which comes with responsibilities of inspiring, creating, manages marketing tactics, and documents the board meeting minutes and files. Check out STIX art work at