MEET THE MENTORS

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Jessey Mixon

Jessey Mixon is an immune-compromised, intuitive educator, career counselor, and Mother who has suffered from Lyme disease for 23 years. Her journey through fear, pain, and loneliness, has led her to develop the Mastering Your Immune Challenge program so she can help other people with immune challenges and get their lives back on track.  She holds an M.S. in Psychology. Academic and Professional Background I am an immune-compromised, intuitive educator, career counselor, and Mother who has suffered from Lyme disease…

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Michael Freedman

Michael Freedman

Michael Freedman is the founder and chief cheerleader of The Public Square Academy. Michael leads the Program Design and Mentoring programs and orchestrates the Academy subscription. His goal for the Academy is to create a vibrant ecosystem of programs which raises the level of citizenship and public effectiveness through training, educational programs, workshops, and topical forums. Michael has an M.A. in Communications Management and a B.A. in Speech Communications. Academic and Professional Background Michael’s background is in business operations, education,…

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Becky J. Starnes

Becky J. Starnes is a professor of public management at a Tennessee public university. Becky developed and manages the Know Your County Government program, which provides a broad understanding of the place and functions of county government in the US. She has a Ph.D. in public administration and public policy from Auburn University, an M.B.A from Gonzaga University.  Becky helped write the ANSI and ISO Quality Standards for Education and was a Baldrige National Quality Award Examiner. Academic and Professional…

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Luke Hartman

Luke Hartman is a Sr. Executive with and behavioral care and higher education leadership experience. Luke is a dynamic mentor and speaker who brings with him a wide diversity of experience and expertise. His expertise is in behavioral healthcare, cultural intelligence, teacher preparation, leadership development, inclusion and empowerment.  He has taught Educational Psychology, Collaboration-Inclusion, Culture, and Poverty. Luke holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Virginia Tech; M.Ed. in Special Education Wichita State. Academic and Professional Background Education:…

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