Bachelor of Arts, Sociology – UNCW
Juris Doctorate, Law – UNC Chapel Hill
Worked in private practice law firms and non-profit legal organization, Legal Aid.
Clerked for the Honorable Marion R. Warren of the 13th District.
Created and founded the ACLU Law School Chapter at UNC-Chapel Hill
As an educator, Tamika has taught Paralegal, Criminal Justice, Career Development and Sociology classes at the college level and consulted as a Public Relations Developer for attorneys and business owners. She is also involved with various Community work including previously serving as the 13th District Judicial Representative for the Coastal Women Attorneys, Cape Fear Museum Board of Directors and Hurricane Matthew Disaster Program. Her pro bono work includes the Cinderella project and community projects on expungement, landlord-tenant law and legal rights seminars.
Tamika has two wonderful boys who keep her busy and on her toes.
Brian currently owns and operates Better Together Fitness, a private personal training studio here in Leland. He is a certified Exercise Physiologist with numerous other training certifications and more than two decades of fitness training experience.
Brian’s previous education and experience includes:
- Bachelors and Masters Degree in Exercise Science / Kinesiology
- (8 years) Running a corporate health and wellness center for Verizon Wireless
- (10 years) Senior Project Manager for an IT consulting firm in Connecticut and Maryland; responsible for overseeing and delivering multi-million dollar projects and being the primary liaison between the client and development team
- (4 years) Assistant Store Manager of a Sports Authority
Each of these past experiences have developed excellent strategic planning skills and people skills that Brian believes will be valuable assets to help oversee the growth and development of the North Brunswick Merchants Association.
In 2014, Brian moved to Magnolia Greens in Leland, where he currently lives with his wife and two kids. As a local business owner and resident, he has a vested interest in the development of this area. And he is excited to be a part of this organization that is focused on bringing the local businesses and residents together to help make our community stronger and brighter for years to come.