MEET OUR TEAM

Get to know the inspiring individuals that make ASSERT NOW possible.
Aurora Newton

Aurora Newton

Founder / CEO

Aurora is currently finishing her doctoral program in organizational psychology. She is an advocate who

is passionate about the safety and wellbeing of children, teens, and women. Her vast experiences have

equipped her to empower others, especially those who are vulnerable or at risk.

Scott Newton

Scott Newton

treasurer/secretary

Scott is an example of someone who loves to serve and empower others. He is the “jack of all trades”

for us. He has been in customer service for years and is an accomplished manager. Currently he plays a

dual role on our board as our secretary and treasurer.

Leah Fay

Leah Fay

Community Relations Director

Leah is a graduate of Wright State University, with her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and a minor in

Women’s Studies and French. She is a licensed social worker (LSW). She has a heart and passion to

educate awareness and prevention of sexual assault and domestic violence.

Matt Holderman

Matt Holderman

Director of Media/Productions

Matt’s main goal is to serve God and glorify Him as best as he can and try to show His love to those

around him. He plays the guitar, sings, and plays the piano. His heart is to change the world through

leading for those his age and younger to embrace their purpose.

Nicke Holderman

Nicke Holderman

Assistant

Nicke has reigned victorious over many hardships in her life. Having grown up in a single parent home, she understands the unique trials that one can face in this situation. She is passionate to bring awareness and equip others to navigate those trials empowered.

Christina McComas

Christina McComas

Assistant

With a unique background in education, as well as a heart for children, teens and women, Christina

brings her excitement for learning and ability to engage people of all backgrounds into our many training

programs. She also brings her experience in multicultural coaching.

Nichole Dibble

Nichole Dibble

Assistant

Nichole is a Neo-Natal RN who is passionate about protecting and empowering lives to thrive. She has overcome great adversity in her life and is driven to educate others on how to stand victorious.

Kari Sowder

Kari Sowder

Board Member

Kari is our vice president of the board. She has spent several years working, teaching, coaching, and

serving others in finance. She is an amazing equipper and advocate for education and empowerment.

She is very involved in the community. Her desire is to see everyone live their passion.