Marked 2017 Speakers


Dr. Scott Martin

Dr. Scott Martin is lifelong educator who has worked with students for the past 20 years as a teacher, coach, and school administrator. His teaching posts include work in the inner-city, in suburban public schools, at a private day school, and at a major research university. His work involves creating conversations around innovative school leadership and city transformation. He works with city planners, school leaders, and community organizers to re-imagine institutions as places of moral health in pursuit of human and communal flourishing. Dr. Martin is currently the founder and Executive Director of Odyssey Leadership Academy, a school committed to helping students become wise, virtuous, and compassionate architects of repair in the world.

CeCe Jones-Davis

Cece Jones-Davis is a minister from Halifax, Virginia and a graduate of Howard University and Yale University School of Divinity, as well as the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, Worship and the Arts.

Devoted to her call as a worship leader, artist, speaker, social advocate and writer, Cece's work is deeply inspired by the social ministry of Jesus Christ. She is the founder of Sing for Change, Inc., a social justice initiative that works to mobilize faith-motivated musical artists and communities in the fight against HIV/AIDS. She is also the founder and facilitator of the Women & Girls Working Group, raising awareness regarding issues impacting female reproductive health globally.

Cece has been featured on worship albums, including Stephen Hurd's "In the Overflow: Volume II" and "Times of Refreshing." her first single, "Dreams" is currently available on digital media sources.

Cece was honored to serve the Obama Administration and now lives in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with her husband, Mike, and their children, Halo and Honor.