From FBI Agent to Career Coach: Meet SheEO, Rhonda Glover Reese

Dr. Rhonda Glover Reese Certified Leadership Development & Career Coach Dr. Glover Reese began her career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in August 1984, assigned to FBI Headquarters (FBIHQ) in the Technical Services Division. After many years of transition and acceleration into leadership, she was assigned to the Human Resources Division, FBIHQ in Washington, DC, […]

Meet Mikel Hicks, 2024 Michelle Obama Award Recipient

Mikel Hicks, a native of Annapolis, MD, is deeply rooted in the DMV area and takes immense pride in her local community. Her most cherished role is that of a mother to a remarkable 16-year-old honors student and athlete, a responsibility she regards as her greatest achievement. Professionally, Mikel has made significant strides as the […]

Meet Career Pro: Desirée Knight, CAE, CMP Fellow, DES

Desirée Knight, CAE, CMP Fellow, DES Sr. Director, Meetings & Events, American Psychological Association Desirée Knight has been an integral part of AREMA since joining in July 2000. She expertly manages a diverse range of events, including the AREMA Annual Conference & Exposition, various seminars, webinars, and educational meetings. A graduate of West Los Angeles […]

Meet SheEO: Laveda Whitfield

Laveda “Lovey” Whitfield CEO, Created to Empower Others (C2EO) Laveda “Lovey” Whitfield, an award-winning motivational speaker, media spokesperson, and certified life coach, brings over 22 years of entrepreneurial experience to the table. Known for her dynamic energy and impactful presence, Coach Laveda has played a pivotal role in transforming thousands of lives. A proud native […]

Meet Career Pro: Lauren Chelf 

Lauren Chelf Director of Meetings & Expositions at AOAC International Lauren Chelf, the dynamic Director of Meetings & Expositions at AOAC International in Rockville, MD, brings over a decade of dedicated service to the association. Her expertise shines in managing both the Midyear and Annual Meetings, as well as pivotal events that draw a global […]

Meet SheEO: Sherina Garner

Sherina Garner CEO, Wonderfully Made 4 You Meet Sherina Garner, the embodiment of enthusiasm and the life of the party! In 2013, she pioneered the innovative concept of paint parties with her venture, Wonderfully Made4You. Starting with a modest count of 44 paint parties in her inaugural year, Sherina’s business has soared to an impressive […]