Dr. Maxwell has worked for over 20 years in education and social services. He is the Senior Vice President for Agency Innovation with the Las Vegas Urban League. He also is the Executive Director of the agency’s Early Childhood Connection; in his role he oversees the operations of the State funded program which serves thousands of families, children and child care providers across southern Nevada.
Dr. Maxwell served 11 years as an educator with the Clark County School District and 5 years as an educator and Assistant Principal at Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy. He left school based education in 2010 for his work with the Las Vegas Urban League.
Dr. Maxwell is the President for the Nevada Association for the Education of Young Children. He is also on the Southern Nevada Early Childhood Advisory Council. He earned his Ed.D. and Master’s degrees in Educational Leadership along with his Bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He coaches youth sports, lacrosse and basketball. He also has a mentoring organization called Men of Redemption (MoR) Mentoring & Education. He and his wife, Kim, have three children and have been married for 19 years.
The Jameson Fellowship focuses on leadership and recognizes individuals – of diverse ages, races, backgrounds, sectors, and organizations - for their contributions to southern Nevada. The Fellowship is an investment in relationships and aims to build a solid and connected leadership base across the nonprofit sector.