OUR TEAM

VERNON GREEN JR.

Founder

Vernon Green Jr. is a retired Army Chief Warrant Officer. Having served our country for 20 years, he is now an honorable veteran serving people in his community. He and his wife, along with their three daughters, reside in Virginia, with an established presence in New York and the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area. Maintaining his passion for serving God and people, Vernon founded G³ Community Services, a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing services and support to those in need. Vernon works daily to build a network of passionate, like-minded people who are dedicated to the mission of getting the right resources to those who need them.

Vernon is also the Founder & CEO of GCubed Enterprises Inc., a for profit business started in 2014. GCubed is an SBA 8(a) certified, Service Disabled Veteran Owned, Minority Owned, Small Business. GCubed is focused on IT and cybersecurity with an emphasis on “Keeping People and Business Securely Connected.” Vernon holds a master’s degree in Cybersecurity, a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Technology, as well as several IT based certifications: Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), and Security+.

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JONATHAN SHORES

Executive Director

Jonathan is a Baltimore area native artist and musician. Since moving to Virginia in 2007, he has been serving at local churches, schools, and non-profit organizations leading music, organizing events, coaching youth sports, and volunteering. Growing up as an athlete in basketball, football, and soccer, Jonathan has a passion for mentoring young people through sports and art to help instill positive values and leadership skills. Jonathan joined the staff of G³ Community Services in 2018, with an aligned vision to continue the work of restoring, inspiring, and empowering the local community.

Jonathan is the head of G³ Community Service’s EYM (Extraordinary Young Minds) program which aims to to help the youth realize their potential and envision a future where they can mature into well-rounded, productive men and women leaving their own footprint on society. A graduate of James Run Christian Academy, Jonathan aims to challenge young people and positively impact their continued learning and exposure to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics for the betterment of themselves and their families and the community at large.

In his spare time Jonathan enjoys acting, obstacle course races, and spending time with family.

Email Jonathan at jshores@g3cs.org

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KAREN MYERS

Administrator

Karen is the newest addition to the G³CS team. She has taken on the role of Administrator. In her role she leads projects, creates programs, and supports outreach events. As a former Army spouse, Karen’s dedication for working with families stems from her time traveling and learning about varying human experiences. Her belief in restoring positive community partnerships led her to work with brain injury survivors and Intensive In-Home Counseling services.

Through her advocacy work she has participated with many organizations in the community that support military families, school programs, and individuals who have been affected by sexual violence. She holds a master’s in Human Services Counseling with a concentration in Crisis Response & Trauma and a bachelor’s in Psychology. Karen’s passion for spreading kindness to empower communities aligns with the G³CS commitment to restore and inspire. 

In her spare time Karen enjoys traveling, exploring new coffee shops, watching period dramas, and spending time with her family. 

Email Karen at kmyers@g3cs.org 

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