The Outdoors for Everyone Project relies on a dynamic Board of Directors for strategic guidance. Our Directors are educational, medical, cultural, photography, business, and marketing leaders who offer the diversity of viewpoints and keen insight vital to advancing the Outdoors for Everyone Project’s mission.
Dr. Diana Carlson
As an Internal Medicine Specialist, Dr. Carlson provides care for patients with simple to complex medical issues. She also provides general care for disorders such as diabetes and thyroid disease, heart and kidney diseases, hypertension, lung diseases, and a number of other health problems. She maintains rounding privileges at DMC Huron Valley Sinai Hospital and Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital to provide continuity of care.
She received her Baccalaureate Degree from Wayne State University in Honors Biology in 2004. She received her medical degree in 2008 from ATSU- Kirsksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, the founding school of osteopathy, in Kirksville, Missouri. She completed her residency training at the Detroit Medical Center. She completed a clinical and translational research fellowship at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Her publications include papers and abstracts concerning skin health.
Dr. Carlson is a member of such notable medical associations as the American College of Physicians and American College of Osteopathic Internists. Dr. Carlson grew up in and currently resides in Metro Detroit.
Marc is an audit senior manager with EY (Ernst and Young) and has worked in their Detroit office for over 12 years.
He has experience with SEC registrants and privately-held entities in a variety of industries, including healthcare, diversified manufacturing, automotive, venture capital, and health insurance. Marc has provided service to a client base of companies with annual revenues of $15 billion. Marc’s services include presenting financial statements to governing boards and providing informative analytical feedback, along with making recommendations in relation to the adequacy of internal controls, reliability of financial information, and compliance with applicable regulations, as appropriate, through management comment letters. Marc is experienced with a variety of technical accounting matters including: purchase accounting, asset impairment and restructuring, pension settlements, stock options modification, and others.
He is a Certified Public Accountant with a bachelor’s of science degree from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.
Matt serves as Director of the Berkley Public Library, Berkley Michigan. Matt’s tireless work on behalf of the library has not gone unnoticed. In 2015 he was named by the Berkley Area Chamber of Commerce as the Business Person Of The Year. While at the library Matt has upgraded equipment, expanded services, and been generous in offering meeting space to community groups.
Matt previously served as Associate Director at the Baldwin Public Library in Birmingham, Michigan for five years. Matt has a long and storied career working with libraries from Seattle to Battle Creek.
Matt has also served as President of the Berkley Rotary Club.
He earned his master’s degree in library and information from Wayne State University, Detroit.
Randy Eschels, CLU, ChFC, CFP
Randy entered the financial services business in 1983, joining his father Ted Eschels’ agency, and won the “Rookie of the Year” award with Washington National. In 1993 Randy purchased the Eschels Financial Group, Inc. from his father. The agency specializes in providing retirement and financial planning for educators throughout Michigan, and is an approved 403(b) provider in many school districts. It is a founding member of U.S. Retirement Partners, the largest independent 403(b) provider in the United States. The Eschels Financial Group also assists financial service professionals provide insurance and annuity products to meet their client’s needs. The agency is a principal member of Insurance Designers of America.
Being a strong believer in giving back to the industry, Randy has served on various Boards and as President of many of the industry's leading associations. Including currently being on the Advisory Board for NAIFA Greater Detroit, and from 2004 through 2010 serving on the Oakland University Personal Financial Planning Program Advisory Board.
Randy has been given a plethora of awards and distinctions including the E.H. Meyers Award for outstanding service to the life insurance industry along with being honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Michigan State University in 2002.
He also received a Special Tribute Award from the State of Michigan for his years of service to the Common Ground – Sanctuary.
For over 25 years David Mills has been the Broker/Owner of the groundbreaking non-traditional real estate brokerage The Buyers Real Estate Company. One of the first of its kind in the United States, the Company focuses on exclusively representing Home Buyers. During his career he's been awarded a plethora of real estate designations and awards. To further help Home Buyers make the right decisions he hosted the weekly call-in radio program "The Smartest Way To Buy A Home Show.” He is also Broker/Owner of Luxury Home Realty llc, a boutique real estate brokerage servicing the needs of luxury clientele. The Brokerage takes a unique and innovative approach to the luxury home space. For over 18 years he owned his own appraisal firm and was awarded the "Master Residential Appraiser" designation. He spent over 18 years as a licensed builder, building and rehabbing homes for investment and rental purposes.
He's been a member of City Council, Zoning Board of Appeals, and a Parks and Recreation Board Chairperson. He's also donated his time to various charitable organizations.
David founded the Outdoors for Everyone Project to to bring the benefits of the outdoors to those that can't, for one reason or another, experience it for themselves.
Dr. Lolonya Moore
Dr. Lolonya Moore is a practicing OB-GYN at Women First OB-GYN Center, Royal Oak, Michigan. Women First is a dynamic OB-GYN office consisting of five doctors, Physician Assistant and two Certified Nurse Midwives who understand that woman’s healthcare needs are unique and continue to change throughout their lifetime. Dr. Moore is affiliated with Beaumont Health and is an attending physician at Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital. Dr. Moore completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan, completed her medical education at Wayne State University School of Medicine, and completed her Residency at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Obstetrics & Gynecology. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Mr. Moore has practiced in the non-profit, community health and health care sector for over 16 years. He has a Masters of Public Health in Nutrition from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and a Bachelors of Arts from Fisk University in Nashville, TN. Quentin has pioneered the development of educational tools and resources, including online environmental assessments; monitored, implemented and evaluated community programs around cardiovascular health, nutrition and physical activity; and directed multi-site pilot projects with successful outcomes, including cost savings.
In Quentin's role at Trinity Health as Director, Population Health & Disparities Prevention, he is focused on building hospital and community linkages to increase collaboration, resource alignment and address disparities in communities. He is also responsible for the development, implementation and leadership of the new $80 million grant and investment strategy, Trinity Health Transforming Communities Initiative, a multi-year initiative addressing key drivers of health and social determinants that impact communities.
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