Cherie Brooks

Founder & Executive Director

Cherie Brooks is a Founder and a Principal in Power52 Foundation (Power52, Inc).  Under Cherie’s guidance, Power52 Foundation has launched its first training facility in Baltimore City, Maryland which is in the candidate phase of the NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) accreditation process.  Cherie has obtained her Master Trainer credentials from NCCER as well.  Future training programs are being developed in the Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire), Lakeland Florida, and Hawaii Islands.  Prior to Power52, Cherie served as the Executive Director of Prosperity Pail Ministry works.  Under Cherie’s leadership, Prosperity Pail worked to provided STEM centers for local schools to introduce youth to renewable and clean technologies.  Before launching into the 501C3 world, Cherie worked in the wireless industry with direct negotiation of contracts, project management, and site acquisition services for fortune 500 companies, including Verizon and AT&T.  She has sited and managed over 100 telecom sites and negotiated and oversaw each site through leasing to construction milestones. Cherie managed subcontractors/site acquisition specialists on all project phases (leasing, zoning, compliance, A&E, and Regulatory) on AT&T’s LTE Project as well as Verizon's New Site /Raw Land Builds.  In 2003, Cherie received her Maryland real estate license.  Since being licensed, she has been recognized with several club level awards for outstanding sales achievements.  Cherie’s greatest strengths are her creativity, drive and leadership. She thrives on challenges, particularly those that expand the company’s reach.

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Rob D. Wallace

Founder, Power52 Inc.

Rob (Daniel) Wallace is a Co-Founder and a Principal in Power52 Energy Solutions, Power52 Foundation's sister company.  An electrical & energy engineer, project manager and business consultant, Rob has more than 11 years-experience in program management, renewable energy systems design and development, systems implementation, training and technology management. Rob has developed and built more than 100 MW of solar and wind projects in the U.S. and Africa.  Mr. Wallace has also worked in the power market, focusing on frequency response, energy arbitrage and battery storage.

Mr. Wallace also has experience managing engineering, design, and development of all renewable energy projects for a host of private and public clients. Some noteworthy clients include University of Maryland Medical Systems, Johns Hopkins University, City of Baltimore, Carroll County Government, CHIMES International, and the Federal Government.

Rob sits as Chairman of the board for CHIMES International and has served as President of the Baltimore Chapter of AABE (American Association of Blacks in Energy). 

Ray Lewis

Founder, Power52 Inc.

Ray Lewisis a Co-Founder and a Principal in Power52 Energy Solutions, Power52 Foundation's sister company.  Ray Lewis was born in Bartow, Florida, in 1975. The oldest of five children, Lewis became a football star at Kathleen High School and was recruited to play at the University of Miami. In 1996, Lewis was a first-round pick of the Baltimore Ravens. He led the team to a Super Bowl victory in 2000, and was named Defensive Player of the Year that same season. In 2013, Lewis led the Ravens to another Super Bowl victory. He retired in 2013.