Meet The Team

Dr. Kimarie Bugg

is the Chief Empowerment Officer (CEO) and Change Leader of Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere Inc. (ROSE). ROSE’s mission is to train healthcare providers and community organizations to provide culturally appropriate encouragement, support and clinical care so that African American mothers will breastfeed at higher rates and sustain their breastfeeding experience to match the goals expected by the Surgeon General of the United States. Kimarie has worked in a pediatric emergency clinic, special care nursery and has been a bedside breastfeeding counselor in a large metropolitan hospital, managed perinatal and breastfeeding programs at the state level.

Dr. George Bugg

is currently the chief of the neonatology service at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA, and the neonatal director of the Emory Regional Perinatal Center. He is a… View Profile

Wesley Bugg

is a 2016 graduate of the University of Miami’s School of Law (JD, LLM), and 2013 graduate of Emory University (BA). He is currently the deputy director of Court Vision International Inc., a… View Profile

Caleb Bugg

is a first-year graduate student in Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a 2017 graduate of Morehouse College, where he studied and… View Profile

Jontavious Johnson

is a graduating senior, Theatre and Performance major, at Morehouse College. He was born and raised right here in Decatur and a proud alumnus of Southwest Dekalb High School, where he… View Profile

Dr. Clifton Kenon Jr.

is a public health professional working in international reproductive health and lactation. A lactation consultant also, Dr. Kenon enjoys working with families… View Profile

Gregory Long

is a stay-at-home dad who has homeschooled his two wonderful sons since 2006. Prior to that, he worked in the technical field at Comcast for 16 years as a Technical
Trainer for… View Profile

Phillip Simmons

joined ROBE as an intern in October of 2017 he currently does research to help find new and innovative ways to better and expand ROBE as a non profit. Phillip loves basketball and is currently… View Profile

Kevin Sherman

was released from prison after spending 30 years incarcerated. He was born and raised in New Orleans uptown. At an early age he got into street crime, which led him to… View Profile

Calvin Williams

is President of Lucian Families Inc., a Cincinnati, Ohio-based company that provide products and services to organizations that support parents, co-parents, couples and families in… View Profile

Carl L. Route , Jr.

Community Transformer and Wisdom Council member at Reaching Our Brothers Everywhere (ROBE) since 2019. Scholarship Recipient with MSM Satcher Leadership Institute’s Community Health Leadership Program 2020… View profile