Dr. Andrew Sears

Dr. Andrew Sears, Executive Director, TechMission; President, City Vision University

Andrew is the founder and Executive Director of TechMission, and the President of City Vision University. He grew up in an inner-city environment, and was the son of a Baptist preacher in a Black storefront church in Kansas City (Andrew's testimony). He later received his MS in Technology and Policy and MS in Computer Science at MIT, and a Doctorate in Transformational Leadership from Bakke Graduate University. While at MIT, he co-founded the Internet and Telecoms Consortium, a multi-million dollar research group, with one of the fathers of the Internet. After MIT he did Internet consulting to companies including St. Paul Venture Capital and Sprint.  He and his wife Heather and sons Zeke and Ezra live in Quincy, MA and are active in their local church.

Dr. Joy Vann-Hamilton

Dr. Joy Vann-Hamilton, Dean of School of Business, City Vision University

As City Vision's Dean of School of Business, Dr. Vann-Hamilton provides oversight over academics, faculty, and students in our Business, Nonprofit Management, and Technology and Ministry programs. She also works on partnerships for those programs with other institutions.

In addition to her work with City Vision, Dr. Joy Vann-Hamilton is the owner of Cum Laude Educational Consultants, which helps Pre-K to 12th grade programs develop and improve their STEM education offerings. She is also the a founding board member of Citizens of the World Charter Schools in Kansas City, MO. She has a PhD in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis on instructional technology, an MBA, and a BA in psychology.

Lynda Mitton

Lynda Mitton, Addiction Studies Department Chair, City Vision University

Lynda Mitton is the Addiction Studies Department Chair for City Vision University. Lynda has over 15 years experience in the area of addiction counseling and clinical supervision in outpatient and residential settings. Most recently her professional experience includes teaching and curriculum development in the areas of general psychology and addiction psychology.

Harriet Hodge-Henry

Harriet Hodge-Henry, Director of Operations

Harriet is responsible for overseeing the functions of the Business Office. She previously worked as an administrative supervisor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the New England Medical Center. She also worked at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the Accounting Department. She was a production manager at Digital Equipment Corporation in Roxbury, MA. Harriet is an active member of her church – The Gathering Christian Fellowship – and she also is the director and founder of a youth organization – The Kids Klub of Roxbury. Harriet received her BS in Operations Management from the University of New Haven.

Ann Marie Cameron-Thompson

Ann Marie Cameron-Thompson, Director of Financial Aid / Accounting Manager

Ann Marie joined TechMission in 2015 to serve as the Director of Financial Aid and chief accountant. She is the primary person responsible for processing City Vision University students' applications for financial aid. She studied at Cambridge College, earning a Master's in Business Management. She is married to Ralph Thompson, and has one daughter and two step-daughters. She immigrated to the US at the age of 12 and lives in Cambridge, MA.  She currently attends the New Life Restoration Church in Dorchester, MA and is ordained as a minister.

Nancy Young, Director of Admissions

Nancy is responsible for communicating with potential City Vision University students and assisting them with the admissions process. Nancy received her BS in Criminal Justice from Central Missouri State University and received her BS in Addiction Studies at City Vision University in July 2013. She presently lives and works in Missouri. 

Evan Donovan

Evan Donovan, Director of Educational Technology, City Vision; Director of Technology, TechMission

Evan serves as Director of Educational Technology for City Vision University, assessing the technology needs of the school and how to improve instructional delivery and business processes. He also serves as Director of Technology for TechMission, in which capacity he  manages all TechMission's websites and internal IT systems, including the custom Salesforce system in which the college tracks students and interns. He previously served as Web Developer for TechMission, and before that was TechMission's Online Publications Editor.

He is active in his local church, Christ the King Dorchester, has a BA in English from Covenant College, and is currently a master's student in City Vision's Technology & Social Entrepreneurship program.

Rachael Jarboe


Rachael Jarboe, Director of Student Services, City Vision University

Rachael works primarily in assisting City Vision University students with all types of student support from technical to financial aid. She also helps with technical support for other TechMission projects.

Prior to her appointment as Director of Student Services, she served TechMission as a Volunteer Coordinator. Rachael received her BA in Interdisciplinary Missions and Music from Nyack College in 2002, followed by her MA in Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies from Nyack College and Alliance Theological Seminary in 2004. Rachael lives in Maryland where she is an active member of Our Father's House, Assemblies of God church, where she serves as the outreach and missions coordinator.

Nykeah Parham

Nykeah Parham, City Vision Internship Coordinator

Nykeah joined TechMission in 2015 as the Internship Coordinator for the City Vision Internships program. She works with sites all over the United States to assist them in placing City Vision interns, and helps potential interns find a good match for their interests and skills. 

She received her BA in English with a concentration in Africana Studies from Williams College in Williamstown, MA in 2013. Now in Boston from Los Angeles, she attends Christ the Rock Church, is learning the Boston culture, and is currently taking courses in City Vision's Technology & Social Entrepreneurship program, working towards her MBA. 


Veronica Anguiano, Bookkeeper, TechMission / City Vision University

Veronica joined TechMission in 2017 as a part-time bookkeeper. 


Sumaila Zakaria, Intern, City Vision University

Sumaila joined TechMission in 2017 as an intern, working primarily on the academic programs for City Vision University.