Executive Staff

L.A.D.Y. Inc. has assembled a staff of community leaders and program developers with a deep passion for service to others.With strong leadership and programming we believe L.A.D.Y. Inc. is poised to have a breakout year for 2010.

Angelique Sharpe

Executive Director
L.A.D.Y. Inc.

Angelique Sharpe is the founder and president of L.A.DY. Inc and is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is a two-time alumni graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with both of her degrees in Education. She is a state recognized trainer for child care providers. Additionally, Angelique has nearly 15 years of formal experience working with children, and teens in urban and rural areas.

Christopher Johnson

Assistant Executive Director
L.A.D.Y. Inc.

Chris Johnson is the Vice-President of L.A.D.Y. Inc’s board of Directors and serves at the Assistant Executive Director in our daily operations. He was born and raised in New Orleans Louisiana, one of the most impoverished cities in the U.S., and joins us with an optimistic view and plan on how to make our communities better. He is a father of 3, and has been with L.A.D.Y. Inc since 2009.

Erick Larson

Director of Research & Planning
L.A.D.Y. Inc.

Erick Larson is married to Erin Larson and is Graduate of the University of Wisconsin- Madison. He studied public policy and research while in his studies and has worked at various agencies and organizations in Milwaukee that serve the community. Some of his most notable work was performed while he was employed at the U.S. Census Bureau- Milwaukee branch.

Rachel Zollicoffer Whyte

Director of Accounting & Finance
L.A.D.Y. Inc.

Rachel is the Treasurer of L.A.D.Y. Inc as well as the Director of Fiscal and Accounting Management. She is a graduate of Howard University and is a Certified Public Accountant. She is also a mother of three healthy and strong boys and is devoted to the mission of L.A.D.Y. Inc

James P Cooksey Jr

Director of Youth Programming
L.A.D.Y. Inc.

James P. Cooksey Jr. is an at large board member as well a LADY Inc’s Director of Youth Programming. In this position, James is responsible for managing, and implementing LADY Inc’s programs. Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mr. Cooksey is the oldest of four children. He is also a father to 2 young boys and a volunteer coach for the Quadrevion Henning Youth Foundation Football League.