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Gerald Riley & Wife

 Gerald Riley Attended Pensacola high school, Jeff Davis College and served 10 years in the United States Army where he did three deployments and became a decorated disabled veteran and after the army he attended SouthEastern Beauty School, Rivertown Beauty School and Columbus Technical College.

Their Story

Gerald is the founder and President of Overflo Outreach Ministries Inc. Is currently a minister of lergy under Vincent Bell and serves on the board of The Edge Ministries Inc.

Gerald is a 3yr member of The Chattahoochee Valley Beekeepers Association President of Columbus Barbers United and Founder of Barber United Uganda in East Africa where Gerald and his wife Catosha Riley provide medical support in Villages with healing hair cuts for over 200 people with a life skill training camp with supplies and mineral that his impacted other that have started there own business overseas.

Gerald and Catosha Riley have received great recognition from the mayor of Uganda, Nasser Ntege Sebaggala on teaching men and women in their country confidence to become Fishermans of man to be able to feed their family’s .

Catosha Riley is a native of Columbus Ga. where she attended Kendrick High School and Columbus Technical College receiving her certificate in Master Of Cosmetology and Entrepreneurial Leadership For Women at eCornell University.

Catosha is Co-founder and VP of Overflo Outreach Ministries Inc., CEO of The Marriage Company LLC, OOM., Motivational speaker, Administrator of Blended Family, and is an independent marriage consultant. Catosha is the CEO of a female company, Ark Plus LLC. consultant and workforce development.

Gerald and Catosha has a total of 11 kids and 14 grandkids.
They have their own podcast and YouTube channel that airs weekly.

Both are community outreach humanitarians that currently give over 500 turkeys to the needy every year for the last past 13 years, cut hair for the homeless network 8 consecutive years. Established a grooming program at Carver high school in the honor of a local youth mentor, Coach David Pollard in his passing that has blessed 100’s of unfortunate students for the last 6 yrs. Partners in education at Rothschild Leadership Academy(Middle School) and Wesley Heights Leadership Academy(elementary) with a life skill, grooming and mentor program. Sweeper Entrepreneur Program at Overflo Salon and Barbershop for at risk youth.

BACK TO SCHOOL CUTS giving 500 backpacks and school supplies, 105 haircuts and lunch in collaborations with Foxie 105 and The Edge Church Every year Overflo sponsors a Fisherman Of Man team building for families to fish and have fun providing a fish fry with their own catch, giving away certificates and prizes.

CAMP OVERFLO is awesome, we take local youth to Fort Benning Georgia to camp out learning land navigation, team-building skills, survival skills and how to start a campfire as well as telling great camp stories with morning breakfast and Sunday School.

CUFFLINKS AND PEARLS provides a space of leveling up for our youth to demonstrate skills in customer service and leadership where they get an opportunity to dress business casual professional in uniform , meet local city officials and business owners.

TRUNK OR TREAT is Team Overflo’s alternative to trick or treat. We provide a safe environment in our parking lot for families to receive candy, information from local organizations and food. In the last five years we have serviced over 2,500 peoples.

AGRICULTURE CAMP where take youth and families to various farmland to pick blackberries, strawberries, peaches etc. and learn the education of agriculture.

SUITS FOR YOUTH in collaboration with a local church giving away suits, ties, shirts, belt and shoes to youth and young adults that have never had a suit before.

JESUS JEANS and BBQ were we invite the community to church to hear the word of God servicing them with the food in conjunction of a barbecue competition with prizes of trophies.

HEART FOR THE HOMELESS, we provide supplies such as feminine products, shampoo, toothpaste, socks, blankets, and wipes etc. for the homeless on Valentine’s Day!

GROOMING FOR CHRISTMAS in collaboration with Reach 4 Your Dreams giving away100 haircuts to local youth

THE MARRIAGE COMPANY LLC. YOUTUBE AND PODCAST, Inspiring others to have Effective Communication through Love and Conversation

BOOKS IN THE BARBERSHOP with technology inspired to increase a need to read while in the salon and barbershop.

COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY in collaboration with our local church, giving away food boxes to those in need and stuffing book bags for the weekend at Reese Road Elementary Of the Riley‘s awards and recognition include but are like not limited to:

  1. Barbershop of the year 2015, 2016, the Columbus Georgia Beauty Honors Award

  2. Best Beauty Salon 2019, The Courier Newspaper

  3. Certificate of Appreciation Rothschild leadership Academy 2017

  4. Certificate of Appreciation Marshall middle school 2011 - 2012

  5. Alpha Phi Alpha 7 7 Important People Award of 2017

  6. The Martin Luther King Jr Humanitarian Award from Metropolitan Baptist Church 2016

  7. The Dr Walter Taylor Citizenship in the Community Award 2019 The Life Church

The Rileys continue to make stride towards helping the youth in those in need in the community
of Columbus Georgia. You can also see some additional efforts made by the Riley on their
website at



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