Matthew Macklin

Interim Executive Director

Matthew Macklin is an attorney, MBA, experienced executive, and business owner. For nearly two decades, Mr. Macklin has led teams in various industries, both for-profit and non-profit. In addition, Mr. Macklin has a deep background in healthcare operations, regulatory enforcement, and community relationship building. He is passionate about Men Stopping Violence’s mission and is excited to lead MSV to the next chapter of growth.

Matthew is a dad of four: Chase, Malcolm, Bennett, and Zola. He lives in Seattle, WA, with his wife, Amanda, children, and Newfoundland, Callie.

Mark Bracey

Community Education Coordinator

Mark works with the DeKalb County Alumni Chapters of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, the DeKalb Solicitor’s Office, and International Women’s House on an Engaging Men grant from the Office on Violence Against Women. The goal of that grant is to bring a greater understanding of gender equality to the young men and boys of the Kappa Alpha Psi Guide Right program. Under the grant, he engages Kappa Alpha Psi alumni members in the Building Strong Communities: Kappa Education Sessions, Because We Have Daughters, and summer internships for Kappa League members.

He has demonstrated experience working as a middle school teacher at Cardinal Shehan School in Baltimore, Maryland. With more than three years in the classroom, he managed to facilitate his own after school youth mentoring program and journalism club.  Mark has also worked under the Baltimore Catholic Youth Organization as a middle school boys basketball coach at Cardinal Shehan School.

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Prior to working as an educator, Mark has obtained several internships during college. In 2013, he interned at MEE Productions Inc. in Philadelphia as a Researcher/Contributing Editor. During this internship, he was able to gain a better understanding of the racial/ethnic health disparities in urban communities around the United States. He contributed towards MEE’s Inner-City Truth project which analyzed common trends and challenges of the urban youth in various US cities. In 2014, Mark worked for the Arthritis Foundation in Atlanta as a Medical Writer.  He was able to interview researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and published two feature stories in the Arthritis Today magazine.

Mark is extremely passionate about health education and youth engagement strategies. He currently holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Clark Atlanta University and is currently pursuing his Master of Public Health at Georgia State University in Atlanta.

For more information, feel free to e-mail Mark Bracey.