MEET OUR DEDICATED BOARD MEMBERS
New Soles, Inc. Board of Directors sets our direction, takes responsibility for financial decisions and performance, and is accountable for achieving organizational objectives. Their diverse skillsets, experience, and areas of influence are critical in helping us build a strong community for all.
Lij Tswago Sr.
Lij Tswago Sr., commonly know as Chocky is the founder and President of New Soles, Inc. His passion for helping the youth stems from his own turbulent journey as a youth. At the age of 18, Chocky was sentenced to 20 years in prison in which he served a few months shy of 10 years. After working in the social services field for over 6 years, he decided to start an organization that would help at-risk youth, in hopes of them not traveling the path he did.
Brandon Horsey is the co-founder and Vice President of New Soles, Inc. He works in the law enforcement field as a correctional officer. Brandon also has a passion for playing basketball. He has coached several little league teams over the years and led them to the playoffs every year.
Cat Paige is an active and committed board member and the Program Manager for Soles of Tomorrow. Cat is a Finance Administrator at JP Morgan Chase and has been with that firm since 2013. She recently received her Diversity & Inclusion Certificate from Cornell University. She is also an Executive Board Member of the Gloucester County NAACP, US Navy Veteran and classically trained Pastry Chef.
Jane is our Program Manager of the Community Outreach division. She also works as a NJ Realtor and as a Sales Consultant specializing in organizational compliance for a Philadelphia-based corporation. In addition to her volunteer work with NSI, Jane is on the board of The Camden Clock Chasers and helped spearhead their now annual “Chasing Dreams 5K” in 2015. She enjoys cooking, is an avid music lover & a proud mother of four.
Our Director of Advocacy & a native resident of New Jersey, Christopher S. Lewis passion for nonprofit work was inspired by his life as an adopted child whom directly experienced the impact of the generosity and tutelage of his mother. This resolve stuck with him through college, ultimately leading to him becoming a mentor to his staff as a Director of Supply Chain within the Aerospace & Defense sector of Procurement at the age of 27. Christopher's attention to detail, love of the arts and passion for the game of chess helped mold him into a creative forward-thinking individual with a burning desire to inform, motivate and inspire our youth. He also donates his time to the Senior Community providing free seasonal lawn care services.
Devinwade Robinson is the Creative Director for New Soles, Inc. He is also an illustrator, photographer & show producer. Devinwade is a business owner and a successful entrepreneur. He enjoys working with the youth to help them identify and hone their creative abilities.
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