Our Story

Speak to Me, Inc. (STM) is a Dallas, TX – based 501 c(3) non-profit founded by Brentney Parks and Christopher Parks to improve communication among various groups of adults, youth, and children.   STM specializes in at risk or under socialized individuals as well as low to moderate income communities.  However, STM seeks to equally enhance communication and socialization for all no matter what social or economic status.

Board of Directors

Brentney Parks
Speak to Me Chair; Robin Ark Group CEO
Chris Parks
Speak to Me Co- Chair; Robin Ark Group President

Chris is formally affiliated with Verizon Communications

Kelly Bennett
Board Member

Chief Creative Officer at Ruthies Food trucks

Michelle Rider
Board Member

Head of IVL Affinity Marketing Aetna

Mioshi Johnson
Board Member

Philanthropist, motivational speaker and wife of NFL player Super Bowl XLVII

Dionne Anglin
Board Member

KDFW Fox 4 News Reporter

Isiah Reese
Board Member (Advisory)

Director World Wide Marketing (OEM Division) Microsoft

Edie Raether
Board Member

MS, CSP is a Change Strategist and Author

Dr. Dana Shafir
Board Member

Certified health and nutrition coach and a licensed psychotherapist

Corey Cleghorn
Board Member (Advisory)

CEO Clout World Inc Marketing and Advertising Firm; Publisher of Dallas Entertainment Journal


Brian Cuban
Attorney, Board of Trustees for the Dallas Mavericks and Author of Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Carla Ferrer

As seen on Oprah, ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX Best Selling Author, Speaker, Coach, Nutritionist; Founding Partner IDLife

Dr. Dennis Black

Naturopathic Physician, 7th Degree Black Belt a former World Champion kick boxer, Green Beret, Airborne Ranger, Army Officer and Military Pilot

Eve Michaels

Eve Michaels, world renowned Transformational Image Specialist, Motivational Speaker, author and Makeover Expert as seen on ABC, NBC Nightly News, The TODAY Show, Entertainment Tonight, EXTRA, The Discovery Channel

Chef Ken Patrick

National recognition from the White House and is an ambassador of Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign & Chefs Move to Schools Program, where he educates school leaders, students & their parents on the importance of implementing healthier eating choices for their children.

Dr. Michael J. Maxwell, PhD, LPC, NCC, CSC

University instructor, former University sports coach, school counselor, and juvenile delinquent therapist.