Meet the Xecs

The executive board of Social X is staffed by intellectual entrepreneurs that are as creative as they are brilliant in bringing one idea after another to life. Our Xecs, pride themselves on effectively emphasizing the “fun” in function to properly support the delicate balance of energy and information in all things. Therefore, they are not only the leaders of the Social X Movement, they are also the clients.

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Marquayla Ellison - president

Social X MKE President, Marquayla Ellison is a proud Milwaukee native and the creative force behind Ellastic Designs, LLC, a graphic design firm. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Design and Visual Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2013. One of her favorite things to do in Milwaukee is attend local music festivals like: Jazz in the Hood, Skyline Music, and Summer Soulstice. Marquayla is passionate about the arts and continually gives back as a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and AIGA, a national design organization.



Ranell Washington - vice president

Advocate for all things related to economic development and wealth creation via business ownership, Ranell Washington is currently Vice President of Business Banking at Town Bank. Ranell obtained a BS in Finance and Marketing, and a Certificate in Real Estate from (Thee) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (#UDubb #PantherProud). Known amongst his peers as the unofficial Mayor of Milwaukee, he is a champion of and for all things Milwaukee. A volunteer for Secure Futures, which educates high school students about financial literacy, a founding board member at Milwaukee Excellence Charter School, and corporate communications coordinator for Black Lens MKE, a pillar of Milwaukee Film. Ranell enjoys all things related to finance, higher education, and the arts.


Tenia Fisher - director of health & wellness

By day, Tenia Fisher is molding young minds by teaching first graders at Greater Holy Temple Christian Academy. Her lifelong love of running and fitness was furthered by attending UW-Milwaukee on a full track & cross country scholarship. Continuing to spread the love of fitness to youth, Tenia was the head track and cross country coach at Rufus King High School for 11 years. She is now the Lead Captain of F.E.A.R. (Forget Everything And Run), a Social X program. Her favorite places to run in Milwaukee include the east side, trails, and of course, the lakefront. As a proud Milwaukeean, Tenia looks forward to building the fitness and social aspect in Milwaukee, as the Director of Health and Wellness.