Board of Directors

Marlon Foster

Executive Director

Marlon Foster is the Founder and CEO of Knowledge Quest, a youth and community development organization founded in 1995 whose mission is “to vigorously equip youth and families to maximize their potential through education, wellness and opportunity.” He is considered a ‘social entrepreneur’ because of his unique approaches to community and economic development. He is a life-long resident of South Memphis and presently lives in the immediate neighborhood in which Knowledge Quest is headquartered. Marlon Foster holds a Bachelor of Business Arts Degree from LeMoyne-Owen College and a Master of Divinity Degree from Memphis Theological Seminary. The Seminary established The Rev. Marlon and Sheila Foster Professor of Pastoral Theology and Homiletics in honor of their humanitarian efforts. Mr. Foster was also invited to the White House by President Obama and honored as a ‘Champion of Change’ as a part of our nation’s Winning the Future Initiative to prevent youth violence and make our communities safer.

Tim Haberberger

Chairman & Treasurer

LaTonya Burrow


Webb Brewer
Lorenzo Myrick
Sally Nickele
Eraina Schauss
Craig M. Simon
Jerome Wright
Jason Dunn (Emeritus)