JaChel Redmond

JaChel Redmond

Consultant

JaChel Redmond is a nonprofit leader with over 20 years of experience driving growth and operational excellence. At Pear Associates, she supports clients with grant writing and strategic planning.
Previously serving as the CEO of Special Abilities of North Texas, JaChel led growth strategies that increased participant engagement by 81% and program revenue by 28% in under two fiscal years. Her leadership significantly improved staff retention and grew contributions and grants by 92%, leading the organization to its most successful era ever.
Before her tenure at Special Abilities, JaChel spent eight years supporting programs and development at the Tom Joyner Foundation (TJF), founded by the nationally syndicated radio host Tom Joyner. TJF’s mission was to support historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) with scholarships, endowments, and capacity-building enhancements, helping more than 29,000 students with over $60 million raised. During her time with TJF, JaChel was responsible for successfully facilitating corporate partnerships that yielded more than $1.2 million and managing the end-to-end program operations for its national Full Ride Scholarship Program.
Early in her career, JaChel worked with the New Memphis Institute (formerly the Leadership Academy) and the Humane Society of Memphis, where she developed valuable skills in community engagement and program coordination.
JaChel serves on the Regional Leadership Council for Texas Pride Impact Funds, volunteers with hospice, and is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Communications from the University of Houston—Victoria.
When she’s not working, JaChel enjoys singing karaoke, traveling to explore new cities and countries, and spending quality time with her family and friends. She resides in Dallas, TX, with her partner, her son, and their dog, Lucky Bear.