The vision for Powered By EDGE was created out of a desire to enhance and impact the lives of others through service; and giving back to the community of Marion, SC and the Pee Dee area. An idea curated by CEO and co-founder, Kyesha Wells, lead to the collaboration and partnership with co-founder, Whitney Williams, who brought executive direction to bring the vision to life. Through their joint efforts, Powered By EDGE was established as a service-based organization. It is their goal for the organization to serve as the HUB for community outreach, involvement, and volunteerism.
The mission of Powered By EDGE is to serve the Pee Dee area through community service, provide support through life transitions, and aid in personal and professional development; leading to upward mobility.
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
Kyesha Wells, an Entrepreneur and Business owner, from Marion, SC, is committed to making a difference in her small hometown by providing resources to help individuals develop and build self-esteem. Her appreciation paired with growing up in a rural town catapulted her devotion to become actively involved in the community by coaching, mentoring and volunteering. Believing a strong foundation is essential to growth and prosperity, Kyesha has dedicated her time and efforts to making an impact and planting a seed in her native town with hopes of a bigger harvest reaching throughout her state and nation. With Powered By EDGE, her ambition is to continue applying leadership and guidance throughout her community and strive to influence many lives with love, support and service.
Executive Director, Co-Founder
Whitney I. Williams, small-town native of Marion, SC, is a 2013 graduate of Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC where she received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Corporate Finance. During her collegiate years, Whitney joined Alpha Kappa Psi Professional business fraternity aiding in the development of future business leaders and leaders of the university. Subsequently, Whitney became a devout member of Sigma Gamma Rho sorority, Incorporated where she developed the core values of public service and leadership development. Having a zeal for leadership and propelling professionalism, she discovered her passion for post-secondary education and a desire to see young men and women prosper, despite their hardships in life. Shortly after, she obtained a master’s degree in Higher Education and continues to assist young adults as they transition from high school and matriculate in college. Whitney currently serves as a higher education professional and is devoted to service, mentorship, and volunteerism. It is her hope that Powered By EDGE will positively impact communities through the lens of health, education, and professional development.