Board Of Directors

Cynthia Montour
Founder/CEO

Cynthia is a proud native of Brooklyn, NYC. She has achieved a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from John Jay College. She began her career in Healthcare and has worked in that field for the past 9 yrs. Cynthia is also a member of the outreach ministry at her home church.

As an avid lover of writing and Jesus, she began her blog in 2016 and built up a following of women needing empowerment. She witnessed the struggles her mom faced raising her as a single mother. Now a single mom herself, she hopes to break this generational cycle through her faith in God.

After the success of her blog she was inspired than with the need of a non-profit organization. She strongly believes that  “no experience in your life will be wasted”. She put in the hard work and effort in order to create Hope Deferred Inc., which was launched this year. She is now the founder of Hope Deferred Inc. a non-profit organization she hopes will help inspire women to live a better life.


Jamel Salter
Treasurer 

Jamel received a Bachelor’s in Business Management from Binghamton Univerity and a Masters in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University.

His practical experience includes successful tenures at companies across several industries, including at a leading technology company, with $12 million in annual revenue. Jamel is also the founder of AccDoc Accounting and Bookkeeping which provides outsourced bookkeeping and accounting solutions to medical and dental practices in Long Island, NY.

Jamel serves as an Associate Pastor at Living Word Christian Fellowship in Queens where he oversees the youth ministry.


Natasha Lambkin
Secretary

Natasha was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York to a Trinidadian Father and Jamaican Mother. Influenced by both cultures, embedded the idea that nothing in life comes easy. However, having the honor to be nurtured in a loving and hard-working family; cultivated her into the businesswoman that she is today.

She learned early on that you must pursue your dreams in order to turn them into reality. With that, she needed faith and passion to see her through, this allowed her to accept the will of God’s plan for her life. From becoming a F.I.T Alumni, to a Runway-Commercial-Print Model, and then a C.E.O/Founder to a Women’s Wear Clothing Line named Tashee. Tashee is a faith-driven brand that promotes modesty in fashion. She strives to empower, teach, and motivate people through her brand.

Now God has presented her with another opportunity to strive and empower women through this organization. All in all, sowing and being a blessing to others is allowing her to constantly pursue His purpose for her life.


Nicole Salter

Developmental Coordinator

Nicole was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. After graduating high school she attended Adelphi University where she studied physical education. After graduating Nicole taught elementary school aged students for 5 years then later began a career in counseling adults with autism. Nicole worked in this field for 13 years then moved on to assisting homeowners with their insurance policies.

Nicole loves to help people. In addition to her working careers, she also helps oversee the youth ministry and nursery at her home church. Nicole enjoys working with and helping others.

She is now onto another career change where she will be counseling newlywed couples in making their marriages stronger. She loves to learn and be hands-on in various creative products.