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2020 - 2021 National Leadership



Cristina Morales Heaney
U.S. Safety Services
San Antonio, TX
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Chair Elect

Susan L. Dawson
Waltz, Palmer & Dawson, LLC
Rolling Meadows, IL
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Karen Bennetts
Little Red Bird, LLC
Charlotte, NC
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Immediate Past Chair

Jeanette Armbrust
Skyline Greater LA
Los Angeles, CA
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Lisa Coppola
The Coppola Firm
Amherst, NY
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Jacqueline Hayes
Crayons & Marketers
Nashville, TN
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Tanya R. Hill
Forever Fresh
Detroit, MI
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Lesa Seibert
Louisville, KY
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Chair, Presidents Assembly

Megan Paton
ODA Strategy
Cleveland, OH
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2020-2021 National Advisory Council

Corporate Partners


Bank of America
Jill Calabrese Bain
Charlotte, NC


Amie R, Search
Atlanta, GA


Master Your Card
Mercedes Garcia
Purchase, NY  


Wells Fargo Bank
Regina O. Heyward
Charlotte, NC


Southwest Airlines
Karen Price Ward
Mitchellville, MD 

Community Partners

Karen Kerrigan
President & CEO
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
Oakton, VA

Monica Smiley
Enterprising Women
Cary, NC

Bill Sorenson
Heritage Capital Group
Jacksonville, FL

Lorin Beller
Lorin Beller, Inc.
Cardiff by the Sea, CA

Billie Dragoo
Indianapolis, IN

Kandi Hidde
Frost Brown Todd LLC
Indianapolis, IN

Darla Beggs
Abba Staffing and Consulting LLC
Bedford, TX 

2020-2021 Presidents Assembly Steering Committee

The Presidents Assembly Steering Committee is responsible for serving as “voice of the chapters” on the National Board and facilitating communications between National and the chapters, facilitating chapter collaboration/information sharing via webinars, creating a community of chapter leaders and helping chapter leaders with strategic planning, problem resolution, etc.



Megan Patton
ODA Strategy
Cleveland, OH

Chair Elect

Janie Stubblefield
Mobile Counseling, LLC.
Dallas, TX

Immediate Past Chair

Michele Schina
Philadelphia, PA

Committee Members

Sherrie Barr Mack
The MackBarr Group
Buffalo, NY

Sandra Clitter
Your Tech Tamer
Media, PA

Brenda Harris
BPN Staffing Solutions
Charlotte, NC

DJ Heckes
Albuquerque, NM

Gina Hitchens
GHG Financial Planning
Mobile, AL

Diana Hoff
Hoff Arboriculture 
Lake Oswego, OR

Pam Goble
Ability Home Care
San Antonio, TX

Ellen Linares
HF Financial
Charlotte, NC

Malee Ojua
Sacred Fire Creative
McMinnville, OR

Wendy Lyn Phillips
Wendy Lyn Unlimited, Inc.
Orlando, FL

Liz Radivoyevitch
Rad Graphics
Cleveland Heights, OH

Janie Stubblefield
Mobile Counseling, LLC.
Dallas, TX

Julie Towner
Towner Communications
Mission, KS

Valerie Vaughn
Apex Business Advisors
Overland Park, KS