Our Team

jada mcmillon


Jada McMillon has worked in the field of child welfare and social services for over 20 years with more than 15 years in a leadership role. Ms. McMillon is an experienced administrator in child welfare and social services with an extensive background in the delivery of case management and support services to diverse populations in various settings.  Ms. McMillon is also experienced in psychosocial assessments, crisis intervention, education and counseling, and strength-based assessments for at-risk families. She obtained her Bachelors Degree in Social Work from the University of South Florida. Ms. McMillon also holds leadership certificates from Eckerd College Leadership Development Institute and John Maxwell’s Master Mind – The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership.

Ms. McMillon started her child welfare career with the Hillsborough County Youth Advocate Program where she worked with children, young people and families using a holistic services model that combined elements of wraparound, mentoring, positive youth development and restorative justice.  Ms. McMillon ultimately rose to the Director of the Hillsborough County Youth Advocate Program before joining Positive Spin, Inc. in 2007.

In her current position as Executive Director of Positive Spin, Inc., she continues the mission to engage, elevate and strengthen families by providing support and growth opportunities that lead to sustained positive outcomes.

Ms. McMillon is a long-time Hillsborough County resident and Florida native.



Patti Grimminger came to Positive Spin in 2020 with over 39 years of accounting experience. Twenty-
five years in the Non-Profit with twelve of those years as a CFO.
Patti’s experience includes government accounting, public accounting, nonprofit accounting, treasury,
and auditing. Supervised accounting staff, interfaced and coordinated with senior management and
employees to promote better relationships, solved problems, and developed cost saving strategies.
Served as point of contact for the Office of Inspector General, General Accounting Office, grant
providers, auditors, various board of directors, customers, vendors and employees.
Prior to moving to the non-profit industry, Ms. Grimminger was employed by a top International
Public Accounting Firm PricewaterhouseCoopers as well as worked for IBM and The Resolution Trust
Corporation which was put into place by Congress to help solve the Savings and Loan Crisis.

Kamiah Milliner

Here at Positive Spin, it's my job to provide employment support services to clients being managed.

Sheila Tape

I help families become self-sufficient and independent so they can work toward their dreams.

Javell Davis

My job is to connect families with resources to help them get back to stable and happy.

Elaine Thomas

As Program Manager, I have the privilege of partnering with families and employees in managing day to day activities in the program.

Vincia Dixon

I work side-by-side with families to achieve their goals of stability, success, and self-sufficiency.

Mikeala Grant

I help families by motivating, inspiring, and encouraging them to make fundamentally better choices toward a bright future.

Patricia Lodge

I always feel fulfilled when I play a part in getting a family off the streets.

Sabrina Taylor

I help those families looking for a hand-up not a hand-out by connecting them with the resources they need to be self-sufficient.

Chrystian Otero

I help families by listening and understanding their trauma without judgement.

Gary Cassell

It's my job to help families locate safe, sanitary, and decent housing. I educate them on maintaining and safe-guarding their home, too.

Cornelia Weatherley

To me, there is nothing more fulfilling than helping a parent find that sigh of relief after overcoming a struggle.

Priscilla Perez

In my early years, I was a struggling mother. I understand the struggle and it will always be my passion to help families with theirs.

Nyela Hope

I equip families with the knowledge they need to confidently make financial decisions.

Fred Bowden

I help families address and overcome the barriers in their lives that keep them from moving forward.

Thalia Maxwell

I listen to understand each family's unique needs to help them create realistic goals they can achieve.
The team at positive spin, including case managers and specialists


We're always looking for passionate people to join us in achieving our mission. Submit your resume below. We will be in touch when there is an availability.