FitzRoy is a known leader, innovative builder and a visionary with an authentic voice. His accolades range from the church board to the civic board of service in Hampton Roads, VA. In essence, his commitment to serving people extends beyond the four walls of the church to that of various successful entrepreneurial ventures. He is the President and CEO of FOOTPRINT, LLC, a community-based mental health agency where the mission is “DEVELOPING THE MOST VALUABLE COMMODITY; PEOPLE.” He is an active community board member for the Portsmouth Effingham YMCA. FitzRoy is also a Spiritual coach and the founder of FOOTSTEPS, a mentoring and solution focused program. Given his service-based affiliations, he has shown himself to be a “Life Changer” in his community.
FitzRoy has always believed that if you cannot find what you are looking for, it is your charge to become it. This charge is reflected in his core values. Additionally, his beliefs are manifest in not only his academic and professional pursuits but also his civic duties. FitzRoy earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at Norfolk State University in Norfolk, VA. He will also earn his Master of Divinity degree from the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University in May of this year. While a scholar and bourgeoning theologian, his commitment to the mental health concerns of his community continues to grow. Under FOOTPRINT, LLC, a mental health agency, FitzRoy is devoted to providing mental and behavioral support to children in an affordable and professional capacity. But, more importantly, he is an advocate for helping his fellow man and understanding that service to people is a requirement for creating change in one's community.
From birth, it was firmly instilled in him that “Great people serve the world; mediocre people serve themselves.” Therefore, as one who is motivated by a deep desire to help others learn and grow, as well as expand their sense of possibilities to reach their highest potential, FitzRoy understands his greatest accomplishments to be in the changed lives of the people he serves.