Meet the team that is helping social workers, police officers, and other public servants connect people in need with the services they need.
Michael Kehoe, PE
Board Chair & Executive Director at Johego
Michael Kehoe is the Board Chair and Executive Director of Johego. In these capacities, he is responsible for implementing strategic objectives developed by the Board of Directors.
While working on a water and sanitation assessment in Sierra Leone, Michael became interested in how to more effectively coordinate the efforts of individuals and organizations working in the public interest. By founding Johego, he hopes to streamline the collection, curation, and delivery of information concerning the availability and quality of social and medical services throughout the United States.
Prior to starting Johego, Michael worked as a senior staff engineer at Geosyntec Consultants, a multinational environmental consulting firm for which he helped design and implement a wide variety of groundwater, stormwater, soil, and soil gas remediation projects. Michael earned a BS with honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a MS on a full academic scholarship from Stanford University, and a professional engineering license in California.
In addition to his work at Johego, Michael serves as a volunteer board member at the Society of St. Vincent de Paul St. Louis, as a teaching professor at the University of Missouri – St. Louis, and as an officer in the United States Navy Reserve.
In his free time, Michael enjoys exploring St. Louis, meeting new people, and reading as much as he can.
Quentin Ortega, MBA
Board Member & Vice Chair at Johego
EVP of Business Development at Great Data Lake
Quentin is a Board Member at Johego. In this capacity, Quentin supports Johego’s strategic planning, product development, and customer acquisition, among other initiatives.
Over the years, Quentin has been involved with numerous entrepreneurial ventures and organizations. Currently serving as the Square One IT Track Leader, ITEN Entrepreneur In Residence, and Executive Vice President of Business Development at Great Data Lake, Quentin is passionate about improving processes, growing companies, negotiating fair business deals, and seeing new thought leadership applied to organizations of all sizes. These passions have lead Quentin to his current roles which allow him to have the most positive impact possible on multiple organizations.
Quentin has his MBA, a degree in Management and Information Systems, and a certification for Sustainable Business from Missouri University of Science and Technology.
In his free time, Quentin enjoys watching movies, attending concerts, and learning new things.
Patrick Reed, CFA, FRM
Board Secretary at Johego
Director of Advisory Risk Management & Reporting, Edward Jones
Patrick Reed is thrilled to be joining the Board of Johego beginning June 2019. In this capacity, he is focused primarily on Strategy and Risk consultation.
Patrick is currently the Director of Advisory Risk Management & Reporting at Edward Jones. He is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of risk management, as well as the risk management of strategic initiatives for their Investment Advisory business. He also has non-profit board experience, serving as a founding board member of The Big Muddy Dance Company, a contemporary jazz dance company with the mission “to invigorate life through dance.”
Patrick received his bachelor’s in Finance with a second major in Music Performance from Saint Louis University in 2007. He also received his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2012 and is a member of the CFA Society of St. Louis, as well as the CFA Institute. Additionally, Patrick became a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) in 2015 and is a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals.
Patrick is passionate about learning and helping others. The CFA and FRM designations are self-directed, and Patrick has also committed himself to establishing competencies in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and decision sciences. Patrick is also committed to developing other professionals to achieve success and bringing joy to those around him. He is particularly excited to support Johego with his skills and abilities and make a new impact in the lives of others.
Nancy Weaver, PhD, MPH
Board Member at Johego
Professor, Saint Louis University
Dr. Nancy Weaver is Professor of Behavioral Science and Health Education at the College for Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis University.
Nancy applies communication sciences, analytics and public health principles to promote positive parenting of young children and adolescents. Whether encouraging nurturing relationships between caregivers and kids or working with institutions and health care systems to adopt effective programs, she advances strength-based messages that are easy to understand and are highly relevant to diverse audiences.
Nancy’s research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Missouri Foundation for Health and other granting agencies and has led to the widespread dissemination of many efficacious programs. Most recently she launched Support Over Silence for KIDS (supportoversilenceforkids.org) to address public child mistreatment. Weaver is Co- director of the Community Engagement Core of the Center for Innovation in Child Maltreatment Policy, Research and Training at Washington University and was the founding Director of SLU’s REACH Center: Research and Equity in Action for Child Health, a regional initiative that brings together academic and community partners to advance the health of moms, dads, families and children.
Nancy frequently consults with health care systems, providers and non-profit agencies to design and evaluate population health initiatives and prevention approaches.
Mary Cameron, PhD
Volunteer Data Scientist at Johego
PhD Researcher, Stanford University
Mary Cameron was Johego’s first-ever Data Science Fellow and currently serves as a Volunteer Data Scientist at Johego. As an avid puzzle fan and math nerd, Mary learned early on that she could help make the world a better place by using math and computers to help chip away at big problems in our community. She is delighted to be putting those skills to use as a member of the Johego team, where she collects, analyzes, and validates the information that goes into the Johego social services directory.
Mary has a B.S. in Mathematics from Arizona State University and an M.S. in Computational and Mathematical Engineering from Stanford University. She is currently finishing her Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University, where she is using mathematical models to quantify the effects of air pollution on climate and health, and developing solutions to help society transition to 100% renewable energy.
When she’s not on her computer, Mary enjoys firing up an audiobook and going for a long trail run in the beautiful California mountains.
Ryan Moniz, PhD
Volunteer Data Scientist at Johego
Data Scientist, Facebook
Ryan Moniz is a Volunteer Data Scientist for Johego. In that capacity, he is developing and implementing strategies to achieve a variety of organizational objectives through social media.
Ryan works as a data scientist at Facebook, where he leverages his analytical and project management skills to improve advertising outcomes on the world’s largest social network.
Ryan earned a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Davis and an MS/PhD in Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology from Stanford Engineering, where his research was focused on scale-dependent dispersion within the stratified interior on the shelf of northern Monterey Bay.
Outside of work, Ryan enjoys water sports, board games, snowboarding, and romping with his French bulldog Bowser.
Executive Advisor at Johego
Partner, Future Laboratories
Zac is serving as an Executive Advisor to Johego’s CEO, Michael Kehoe. In this capacity he is helping to shape Johego’s strategic and tactical development, as well as secure partnerships that will support Johego’s business and technical evolution.
Zac is also a Partner at Future Laboratories, a nationally-recognized education initiative, and advises a number of organizations in the social justice and social innovation space. A 2008-2009 Henry Luce Scholar, Zac has taught at MIT, the University of Washington, and Richard Hugo House, and has held policy positions with the Mayor of Memphis and the Selangor State Assembly. He was also a lead game designer for the card game Magic: The Gathering and a designer for Duels of the Planeswalkers, which was named one of the top 100 games of all time by PCGamer Magazine. He lives in Manhattan.
Zac’s mission is making the world work for as many people as possible in the shortest possible time.
Peer Advisor at Johego
Co-Founder, All Black Creatives
Darren is serving as a Peer Advisor to Johego’s Executive Director, Michael Kehoe. In this role, Darren helps Michael identify and prioritize actions to achieve Johego’s strategic objectives.
Darren is the Co-Founder of All Black Creatives, an organization focused on connecting, inspiring, and empowering Black and Brown creatives throughout the globe. Recent activities have included an Instagram-sponsored micro-conference about how to use Instagram to grow your brand and business, a partnership with Bumble to produce a Friends-giving for creative and entrepreneurial women of color, and a “Black Inc.” micro-conference in partnership with Google to provide an exclusive brand development masterclass to our creatives.
Want to Get Involved?
We are currently looking to expand our team. If you might be interested in volunteering for Johego, please check out our Volunteer page for more information:
Disclaimer: In their capacities as Johego board members and staff, the above personnel affirm that they are not acting as agents of any external organizations.