The Alana Marie Project's Team

Marquisse Watson


President and Founder

Marquisse oversees the day to day operations of The Alana Marie Project. Marquisse has a passion for helping others. She also works as a Registered Nurse at a local hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. 

Antwon Watson


Vice President and Treasurer 

Antwon oversees day to day operations of The Alana Marie Project, as well as managing The Alana Marie Project's finances. He is passionate about giving back to the community and loves volunteering in his free time. Antwon holds a Bachelor of Art in Business Leadership from Ashford University.

Achmed Beighle


Development Coordinator

Achmed is responsible for creating new business ideas and concepts for The Alana Marie Project. Achmed is a loving father to Quade and Elenore. He is a devoted husband to wife Katie. He holds a Master's degree from Thomas More University.

Courtney Carroll


Outreach Coordinator

Courtney connects with partnering organizations to help provide resources for families that have experienced the loss of a baby. She has a heart for people, the arts, and encouraging conversations. Courtney is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Ohio, and earned a Master of Art in Counseling from Cincinnati Christian University.

Greg Tepe


Public Affairs Advisor

Greg is responsible for assisting with organizational development, planning, and executing events for The Alana Marie Project.  He has two dogs, Bruno and Bronx, and is a avid sports fan. Greg graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering.

David & Samantha Bishop


Sponsorship Specialists

David and Samantha are responsible for identifying and gaining sponsorship for The Alana Marie Project. They have been married for 9 years. David and Samantha have three beautiful daughters. In their free time, they enjoy watching Notre Dame Football together.