The Gravely Group Team


Melvin J. Gravely

Chief Executive Officer/Lead Trainer

Mel Gravely currently provides specialized training for various state and county Head Start agencies providing board, staff, and policy council training. He has had the privilege of training parents, staff and board members at several National Head Start Association Annual conferences.

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Yvette Dobbs

Head Start Management Expert

Yvette has been providing training and technical assistance to non-profit organizations for the last 25 years. She is well versed in Head Start Performance Standards and Management Systems.

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Yvette Woods

Head Start Education Consultant

Yvette has spent more than 20 years working as an educator; mentor and literacy coach. Her experience with education has been in schools as well as community-based organizations.

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Geoffrey Lowry

Head Start Fiscal and Administrative Consultant

Geoffrey has over 20 years of experience working with personnel and operation management including private and non-profit audits on the state and federal level.

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