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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ALEXIS SURMAN

Support Staff

Alexis started with G³CS as an intern during her senior year of high school and now is a staff member of G³CS. She helps with EYM activities in schools, along with EYM Sundays. Alexis also assists with administrative work and community involvement.

Since graduating from Colonial Forge High School, Alexis has been working toward her EMT certification along with her Paramedic certification. Through working her way further into the medical field she wants to focus on helping others; traveling to different areas and helping those injured in emergencies. Her passion for helping and working with others aligns with her role at G³CS.

In her spare time Alexis enjoys spending time outside hiking, surfing, and kayaking, and loves to travel to new places.

Email Alexis at asurman@g3cs.org

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CHRIS McMILLIAN

ADMINISTRATOR

 Chris is a recent graduate from Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia with a BA in Sociology and a minor in music. Chris grew up a two-sport athlete, playing basketball until high school and football until his junior year of college. He has also played the saxophone since he started middle school in 2008 and has loved Jazz and blues music ever since. Chris’s greatest passion is service to his community and mentorship to the youth who will one day be the leaders in our society. He loves to educate, encourage, and stimulate young minds, dedicating time and energy to making sure kids grow up moving in the right direction with strength and confidence.

Chris started with G3CS as an administrator in January of 2020. He assists with the EYM programs in schools around the county along with EYM Sundays and community outreach.

In his free time, Chris likes to read, play music, watch sports, and play video games with his friends. He also enjoys a nice long nap.

Email Chris at cmcmillian@g3cs.org