Our Team

“KITS does what no other organization does, inspiring opportunity and healing through film. With half a million foster youth facing few opportunities, KITS transforms the potential hopeless into a credit to themselves and their communities.” 

Tige Charity

KITS Founder, CEO

Raleigh Barmer

Chief Operating Officer

Charissa Kennedy

Interim Program Manager

Samuel Joey Alleyne

Youth Services Director

Paul Lee

Executive Administrator

Lena Charity-Shapira

Fund Developer

Ed Broaddus

Studio Manager/Editing Mentor

Tyrin Niles

Programs Assistant

Tamesha Scott

Youth Engagement/Talent Coordinator

Joseph Roa

EYC Youth Producer
 

Daniel Williams

EYC Youth Producer

Nathaniel Patterson

EYC Youth Producer

Script-to-Screen Mentors

Kamal Bolden

Acting Mentor

Tai Brown

Acting Mentor

Teri Brown-Jackson

Screenwriting Mentor

Antonio D. Charity

Co-Founder,Acting Mentor

Adrián Duston-Muñoz

Screenwriting Mentor

Reggie Gaskins

Acting Mentor

Ryan Gibson

Screenwriting Mentor

Amber Harris

Screenwriting Mentor

Beverly Hunter

Screenwriting Mentor

Jaszmin Kuhner

Editing Mentor

Devan Renea

Screenwriting Mentor

Tiffany Thomas

Screenwriting Mentor

Kwame Waife

Acting Mentor