Meet Our Team

Adlyn Maldonado

Adlyn, better known as Addy, joined L.O.V.E Our Youth as a volunteer in May 2017 after obtaining her master’s degree in nonprofit management at the University of Central Florida. Her desire to serve as a resource for anyone in need developed into a passion for philanthropy; she hopes to create a lasting impact in the world through service. In addition to her many hats with L.O.V.E Our Youth, Adlyn’s primary role is resource development and in her free time, she enjoys music, hiking, and traveling—maybe not all at once.

Bryan Cobaris

Bryan is the founder and executive director of Faithful FEW Inc. He is a graduate of Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) having earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. Upon graduating, he became a teacher for Orange County Public Schools and served for 15 years as a program director for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida and has served the community in many capacities for over half his life. He has also written, directed, and produced several plays, sketches, and short films as well as acted in several small productions. His other creative endeavors include social commentary articles, published poems, and a series of books he is looking forward to publishing.

Clint Middleton

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Gloria Middleton

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leshoy Williams

leshoy is the managing director of L.O.V.E Our Youth and has an extensive background in computer programming. He has led teams in developing several applications leading to over a million dollars in cost savings. In his spare time, he is a car enthusiast that enjoys photographing cars and designing apparel for other like-minded enthusiasts.

Lasheena Williams, MNM, CNP


While pursuing her master’s degree in nonprofit management at the University of Central Florida, Lasheena desired to serve the youth in her community in a greater capacity, which led to the founding of L.O.V.E Our Youth. In addition to her involvement with L.O.V.E Our Youth, Lasheena sits on several “Boards” for various organizations and has been recognized by the National Afterschool Association and featured in Afterschool Today magazine.

Norma Ross​

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Tamara Phillips


Of Guyanese and Surinamese descent, Tamara grew up in Florida but hails from New York. Tamara graduated with her bachelor’s degree in psychology, a minor in human services, and a certificate in substitute teaching, all from the University of Central Florida. She is currently in the last year of her master’s program where she studies Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. She has always had a passion for working with children and she’s glad to have the opportunity to assist families through her work with L.O.V.E Our Youth. She is excited for the work to come as she steps into a career of service to others.