Deonta leads the strategic direction and integration of RockHealth.org’s impact and organizational activities in collaboration with the organization’s CEO, Board, Initiative Leads, and team members. Deonta previously held portfolio investing, advisory, and field leadership positions at New Profit, a national venture philanthropy fund. 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, a nonprofit intelligence platform. Deonta is a graduate of Manhattan College, where he received a B.A. in International Relations with minors in Economics and Philosophy.