The Isaac Ishmael Initiative is a subsidiary of Accord, Inc., a Colorado registered 501c3. Accord was formed by Brian Newman and Lizzy Wagner in 2011 under the name Step Up 2 Help, Inc.

Today, Accord serves as the umbrella organization for two subsidiaries: The Isaac Ishmael Initiative and Project I See You,

Accord is governed by a Board of Directors:

  • Rick Adler (President)
  • Wendy Abernathy (Treasurer)
  • David Malouf (Secretary)
  • Mark Edlund
  • Paul Leisure
  • Mercy Tucker (ex-officio)
  • Brian Newman (ex-officio)
  • Lizzy Wagner (ex-officio)