Deonta leads the strategic direction and integration of RockHealth.org’s strategy alongside the organization’s CEO, Board, Initiative Leads, and team members. Deonta previously held portfolio investing, advisory, and field leadership positions at New Profit, a venture philanthropy fund, and academic research and accelerator management positions at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. He has also served as a featured contributor to +Acumen, has published research in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, was a 2022 Aspen Ideas Health Fellow, and is an Advisory Committee Member to Impala. Deonta is a graduate of Manhattan College, where he received a B.A. in International Relations with minors in Economics and Philosophy.