Executive Board of Directors
FOUNDER & CEO
Ronovan Chaisson serves as the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Lighthouse Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that helps students 9th – 12th grade figure out what type of career they would like to pursue before graduating from high school. He is also committed to serving his community and other nonprofit organization throughout the City of Desoto, and Dallas. Currently Ronovan is serving as an advisor to another nonprofit organization name Diversified Direction Foundation, an organization committed to improving the Dallas community through the innovative methods of creative expression and achievement of dance and the arts.
Ronovan has held a position as the Fundraiser Board Chairman for the 2018 Hope & Pearls Gala: The Fight Against Human Trafficking hosted by It’s Going to Be OK, Inc. He has been a member of Concord Church since 2008, serving on many different church committees as a singles leader, choir, actor, transportation, and leading a Men’s Growth Group. He has worked with several different organizations throughout the state of Texas including the National Association of Black Accountants – Huston-Tillotson University Chapter in Austin, Texas, Dallas – Ft. Worth Urban League of Young Professionals, and Huston-Tillotson University Dallas Alumni.
His past board experience includes board member for the City of Desoto Arts Commission and former President of the Avondale Home Owners Association located in Desoto, Texas. He is also a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Ronovan is a graduate of Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. He also is a graduate of Kimball High School and former recipient of the History Makers of Tomorrow Scholarship sponsored by the Greater Dallas Urban League. Ronovan is married to his beloved wife, Lavonne Chaisson, together they have two daughters, Yasmine and Evelyn.