Byron and Jennifer
Jennifer Mooney was born in Canton, Ohio and raised in Cincinnati. Raised in the North,primarily by her mother and grandparents, she was taught fierce independence at a young age with one of her first spoken words being “responsibility.” Her business career included 20+ years as an officer, Vice President, and award-winning executive for Time Warner and its predecessors.
Community involvement has been central including eight years on the Cincinnati Human Relations Commission, the nation’s oldest human rights organization. She consults in Internal-External communications. She holds a BA from Albion College (Michigan) and an MA from Union Institute and University-Vermont College. She is married to Don Mooney and together they have four daughters.
Don and Jennifer live in Taos, NM. They are outdoor adventurers which has included reaching the summit of Kilimanjaro and regular high altitude hikes in New Mexico. Jennifer’s free time is spent outside, often with a book in her hand.
Byron McCauley is a husband and a father who loves America and always strives to make tomorrow better than yesterday. As a veteran journalist, he has been an award-winning reporter, editor and columnist writing about the intersection of politics, race, social justice and free enterprise. As a communications executive, he has helped businesses and nonprofits tell their brand stories and with power and clarity.
The son of a single mother who was a high school teacher in Louisiana, Byron has also worked in education advocacy and reform, lobbying state legislators and crafting national policy. He has seen too many bright students fall through the cracks because of lack of adequate support and resources.
He holds a master's degree in Public Relations from the University of Southern Mississippi, and a bachelor's degree in Journalism from Louisiana Tech University. He completed the Strategic Marketing Management Program at Harvard Business School. Byron has served as a fourth-grade tutor and has been active with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. He is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He and his wife, Jill, have three daughters.
In his spare time, Byron spends time with his family, plays golf, goes on urban hikes and practices yoga.