Our Creative Founders
Since founding Beta Gamma Chi in 2009, our founders have served in many capacities and continue to be trailblazing voices in our organization. Our bold brand, innovative positioning, and unapologetic mission can all be attributed to their unwavering commitment to the success of Beta Gamma Chi.
Founder, Executive Director
Gerald Dessus, M.Ed
As Executive Director, Gerald manages the executive leadership team and oversees the general operations.
Founder, Board Member
Khyle Wooten, Ph.D
Khyle has served in many roles, including first National President. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees.
Edward Good, B.S
As our National President, Edward manages the Board of Trustees. Under his leadership, we have doubled our revenue, increased membership growth by 50%, and formulated a bold strategic vision.
Malcolm Richardson, M.Ed
As Director of Membership, Malcolm has increased member retention by 30%, increased active membership by 15%, and has cultivated a diverse and equitable culture that prioritizes belonging.
Sheldon Fisher, M.A
Since joining the executive team as Director of Development in 2022, Sheldon has more than tripled our Q1 and Q2 fundraising and cultivated new brand partnerships.
Darin Earl II, B.A
As Director of Programming, Darin oversees community programs and member development. Since joining the team in 2022, Darin has debuted two new programs and cultivated new brand partnerships.