Episode #22 with Dr Charles Redd on how he overcame juvenile illiteracy with the Bible, excel at higher learning and pursue a higher calling in civic ministry that has added value to those in need
Dr. Charles Redd, Jr. is a nationally recognized Fortune 500 business leader, adjunct professor, speaker, and ministry founder. With more than 30 years of exceptional performance in both business and ministry, Dr. Redd has a profound approach to developing successful leaders. His track record of transforming underperforming sales teams at The Hershey Company, PepsiCo – Frito-Lay, and Coca-Cola Enterprises has made him a national leader in operations, sales leadership, and sales revenue. Dr. Redd’s approach to building exemplary leadership teams has resulted in record-breaking sales in major retailers including Wal-Mart, Kroger, Publix, and convenience stores, as well as high rates of retention and increased morale.
Episode #21 w/ MaryAnn F Jackson, on transitioning from urban beginnings to becoming a Senior leader @Prudential w/ an “insane network” and her perspective on the importance of finding value in others
Mary Ann Jackson
Vice President, process Management | Prudential Financial
Mary Ann is Vice President of Process Management with Prudential, focused on organizational design and operational compliance. With Prudential since 1997, in her first 16 years, she held several positions in Group Insurance. In September of 2013, she transitioned to the corporate Financial Management Project Management Office and began working on large organizational redesign and regulatory implementations. Mary Ann graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and minor in Cultural Studies from Bentley College in Waltham, MA, then completed her MBA in 2005 from the University of Phoenix.
Mary Ann is a member of The National Association for Female Executives and BDPA, is an INROADS Alumni, lifetime member of The National Black MBA Association, and a Leadership Newark Fellowship Alumni. She serves as the CFO for The Girls Action Network, a nonprofit that focuses on the empowerment of young women, as the executive vice chair of the board for United Way of Greater Newark and is COO for the Black Leadership Forum. She recently joined the Advisory Board for Apex Solutions Group LLC., a minority-owned business management consulting company.
Episode #20 with Vondell Richmond, on how becoming an awardwinning Film Maker, and Life Coach, now helps him supply life changing information at the level of community in his role as City Councilman
Vondell Richmond is a city councilman at the city of Clarksville, TN realtor and success and growth coach. He is also an actor and award winning filmmaker. He helps the employees to start and grow their important projects and dreams.
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Episode # 19 with Cathy Dolan-Schweitzer, sharing how becoming a cancer survivor helped shape her insight on the value of healthy people, teams and projects as the catalyst for change in healthcare.
Cathy Dolan-Schweitzer, aka the Healthy Project Coach, is the president and expert behind Health Well Done and the author of Health Well Done, A People-Centered Management Guide to Building Healthcare Environments. A teacher at heart, she is a leader in Healthcare Project Management.
As a pioneer in the patient-centric economy, Cathy’s over 23 years’ experience of leading teams to simplify the planning and building process for optimal benefit of the patient, the staff and medical professionals, and the planet makes her eminently skilled at coaching and guiding other project managers and A/E/C industry professionals to improve, grow, and successfully bring healthcare projects to completion.
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Episode # 18 with Sara Sooy MBA, sharing how her journey to becoming Commissioner over Somerset County unfolded and made her the youngest female elected official in the state of New Jersey.
Sara Sooy is a lifelong resident and current Commissioner of Somerset County. Sara has an MBA in Real Estate Development from Rutgers University-Newark and currently works in commercial real estate as an entrepreneur. She is a member of the Somerset County Business Partnership, Heart Works and Kiwanis, and volunteers with the Bernardsville Senior Center and Morristown Soup Kitchen.
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Episode # 17 with Devon Watts and Jimmie Gonzalez speaking on living as a leader worth following, helping others to do the same and leaving a legacy for the next generations.
Jimmie & Devon combined, have over 30 years of leadership experience in the Corporate & Small Business arena creating and sustaining strong mission-driven cultures and leadership teams that deliver results to the bottom line. They bring a wealth of experience leading & developing Operations, driving Strategic Improvement, and creating Leadership training programs. Together they have successfully led the transformation of numerous businesses by helping them pivot into new, innovative mission-driven Operating Models.
In December of 2020, they launched Legacy Leadership Learning Group or L3G Consulting, with the goal of bringing their corporate savviness and entrepreneurial experience to men of color who are looking to not only build a business but create a Legacy. As certified Entrepreneurship Coaches armed with the knowledge that Financial Independence equals Social Independence, their mission is to help these men not just start a business but scale it and keep it by providing the x’s and o’s of business creation and expansion.
Jimmie & Devon are also co-hosts of the Legacy In Leadership Podcast where they provide their audience edutainment as only they can for those looking to learn how to live as a leader worth following, how to develop others to do the same, and in doing so leave a legacy for generations to come.
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Episode # 16 with Betty Jean, MA, NCC, LPC, CCTP sharing the importance of having good mental health while providing FREE counseling resources available by phone in the state of New Jersey
Betty Jean is a seasoned and dynamic clinician with expertise in Early Childhood, Women and Trauma focused care. Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), Trauma Educator and Trainer for grassroots community support initiatives both here and abroad. Skilled speaker and diverse communicator with strong cross-cultural competencies. Significant experience leading humanitarian efforts in areas of counselling/health care needs assessment, sustainable development, and fund development. Skilled in development of teaching and training curricula for varied audiences and disciplines. Possess strong leadership, motivational, organizational, and administrative and project development skills. Proven ability to manage varied projects, programs, budgets and people groups both nationally and internationally. Self-motivated, purpose driven, and committed team player and team member. Stage 3 Breast Cancer Survivor & Conqueror devoted to helping other women journey to healing and wholeness through cancer advocacy, teaching, speaking, praying, and just being present. She is a passionate and committed professional, colleague, teacher, and friend.
Below are the ways you can reach Betty Jean,
Contact No. 18662024357
Episode # 15 with Dr. Yvette Young sharing secrets on how she rose to her Regional Medical Director position in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and navigating the business of healthcare as an MBA.
Dr. Yvette Young is the Vice President of Clinical Operations for PM Pediatrics in the North-Atlantic, where she is responsible for leading the development of PM Pediatrics locations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She oversees process improvements to accelerate and drive both operational efficiency and clinical excellence in the region. She also serves as the Medical Director at PM Pediatrics of Livingston. Dr. Young has previously served as a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending at The Valley Hospital, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at The George Washington University School of Medicine. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Dr. Young completed her Pediatric residency and Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She earned her medical degree from the University of Maryland Medical School and her Bachelor’s degree at Hood College. Dr. Young also holds an MBA from Rutgers Business School.
Below are the ways you can reach out to Yvette Young,
Episode #14 with Karie Williams sharing secrets to starting a DBA, Executive Coaching, teaching students and building a podcast platform that delivers value to your audience.
"Karie is a career coach, educator, designer, and solopreneur with a passion for helping creatives win at business. As a career coach, her niche is helping creative business owners identify and remove the barriers that are keeping them from developing a viable business.
When she is not coaching or designing, you can find her teaching visual communication courses at Austin Community College or recording new episodes for The Creative DBA Podcast. "
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