FELICIA VANN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

Felicia Vann has been dancing since the tender age of six. She has trained at Katnap Dance Center, The Edge Performing Arts Center, the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics and the Josephson Academy of Gymnastics. In 1998 she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in both Dance and Psychology from Loyola Marymount University. Aside from being the lead choreographer for the Precision Dance Company, Felicia has coached and choreographed for several dance and cheer teams across California and various up and coming recording artists. She has performed with the Wild Abandon Dance Company, the Fusion Dance Team, the LMU Lions Cheer and Dance Squad, and the Warren Easton High School Cheerleaders and was awarded Miss Cheerleader 1990. Felicia has also choreographed performances for Loyola Marymount University's Evening of Dance and for three national business conventions in New Jersey, Atlanta, and Virginia. Felicia is currently working as a dance competition judge for Miss Dance Drill Team USA, L.A. Unified School District and L.A.’s Best and is the Head Song Team Coach at Bishop Montgomery High School. In addition to serving as the Executive Director of Precision Dance Company Incorporated, she works diligently with her husband Robert Lee Vann Jr. in their private franchising business and is a loving mother to Robert Lee Vann, III. Felicia’s passion is the development of young people and she will always be committed to inspiring young people to be the leaders of tomorrow.

STAFF MEMBERS
 
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Pamela Lewis

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REHEARSAL COACH/CHOREOGRAPHER

 Brittany Bryson

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 REHEARSAL COACH/CHOREOGRAPHER
Diana Lemoli 
 
REHEARSAL COACH/CHOREOGRAPHER
Tiffani Arnold 
 
ELEMENTARY DIVISION COACHES
Analu Montoya, Nicole Ryan 
 

FINANCE MANAGER

Trudy Vann

 

ASSISTANT FINANCE MANAGER
Ayiesha Parham
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PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER

Yvonne Waters

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OFFICE MANAGER

Nicole Ryan
 
OFFICE ASSISTANT
Carly Potter 
 

ART DIRECTORS

Cerise Carleo
  Tiffany "Bijou" Vann.

 

TEAM SUPPORT MANAGER
Karyl Jefferson

BOARD OF DIRECTORS


PRESIDENT
Robert Vann

Robert Vann is a graduate of Tuskegee University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering. He is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated, an organization that encourages high scholastic achievement and exemplary community service. He has served as a lifeguard for many years for the Los Angeles Recreation and Parks and has instructed several swim classes. In addition, he volunteers as a tutor for young people specializing in math and science subjects. Currently, Robert works as a Senior Quality Engineer, taking the lead on several aerospace contracts and is the co-owner of a private franchising company.

 

SECRETARY
Yvonne Waters

Yvonne Waters has accumulated over 20 years of experience as a Legal Secretary. She has been responsible for assisting numerous attorneys with court filing and serving legal documents. She has maintained communication to both Federal and State courts. Her duties have included scheduling depositions, court reporting and calendaring. In addition, Yvonne has served on many committees of the Evangelistic Church of God in Christ and St. Luke Restoration Christian Center. She has taken on many leadership roles including Secretary for the Evangelist Missionary Department, Public Relations Coordinator for the Women's Department, Assistant to the Regional Elect Lady and Assistant to the District Missionary. Yvonne most rewarding position that she has held is the President of the Purity Department, a group geared toward providing support and motivation to young people.


 

TREASURER
Gertrude Vann

Gertrude Vann is currently a medical biller for USC Medical Center. She has twenty years experience in this field and has received several certificates for her academic accomplishments from Mount St. Mary's College. Gertrude has an Associate's Degree in Business Administration from the Los Angeles City College and has taken numerous child development courses at California State University, Los Angeles. She specializes in billing, creating finance statements and patient/family finance counseling. Aside from her medical billing experience, Gertrude serves as the Correspondence Secretary for the Mission Counsel at the Greater Ebenezar Missionary Baptist Church and as Special Events Coordinator/Supervisor for the youth choir.

 

BOARD MEMBER

Michele Dolphin

 

Michele Dolphin graduated from Shaw University with a degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. She attended Shaw University on a full scholarship for softball.  As a player she led the CIAA and Division II in strikeouts .She was recently inducted into the athletic Hall of Fame at Shaw University the youngest inductee ever. After graduation she pursued a career in Education and worked for 2years with children with Traumatic Brain Injury. Recently she began working in the private sector of Education as an Elementary school teacher. In 1995, she was inducted into the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority where she is a contributing member of her community by establishing a very successful program at her school to feed the homeless. Michele now splits her time between being a businesswoman, wife and mother of three boys, two of which are twins, and running a successful internet beauty and health business.

BOARD MEMBER

Stephen Dolphin

 

Stephen Dolphin has worked with legendary recording artists such as Stevie Wonder, Peabo Bryson, Cheryl “Coko” Gamble of the group SWV and the Temptations, and has been a part of projects with record labels Motown and EMI Gospel. Steven is a successful recording artist and songwriter, known for his solo performance on the song “I can’t handle it by myself” on the album “Goodtimes” by Brent Jones and The TP Mobb, and “Rich” on the album “Beautiful” also by Brent Jones and The TP Mobb which he also wrote. In addition to his passion for music, Steven is an entrepreneur with a successful Ecommerce business, a loving husband to Michele and a father of three, Stephen Jr., and twin boys Myles and Isaiah.

 

 

BOARD MEMBER

Dr. Angila Romious, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Angila Romious is Systems Research Analyst -Institutional Planning and Research for Mount Saint Mary’s University. She is also Associate Faculty with the University of Phoenix, teaching Quantitative/Data Analysis, Research Methods, and Environmental Science courses. In addition to analyst and faculty work, Dr. Romious is an External Evaluator, conducting program and project evaluations for non-profit organizations and businesses. Dr. Romious has served on the board of the Pearl Foundation of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.-Long Beach. She is a long-time supporter of the Arts and Precision Dance Company. She graduated from University of California, Irvine with a M.A. and Ph.D. in Social Ecology.
 

BOARD MEMBER

Joseph Sims

 

Joseph Sims has been a citizen of the world of art for four decades. Commercially, as a visual merchandise director at Macy’s for 36 years. As an artist, his work has been exhibited throughout California and on the East Coast. He is a member of the Los Angeles Assemblage art group, and was the 2007 curator at the LeFlorence Art Gallery. Joseph was at the forefront of Black art in Los Angeles during the 1970s as chairman of Brockman Gallery’s Street Graphic Committee. Not limited in his expression, he has created sets for stage productions and fashion shows. Joseph received an Associate of Arts degree from Los Angeles City College, and also attended California State University at Los Angeles and Otis Art Institute.

 

BOARD MEMBER

Cece Sims

 

CeCe Sims is legal secretary and executive assistant, working at major Los Angeles law firms for over 30 years. Her love of language led to a second career as a writer and editor, and she has edited numerous books and publications as well as provides personal literary services.  Creative in many areas, she sings in her local church and has performed professionally, is a fashion and home decor consultant, and frequent impromptu comedienne.