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  mary_pic.jpg   Mary Sheehan Warren is a personal fashion consultant who presents personal image consultations to women all over North America, and fashion seminars, workshops, and motivational talks to clubs, businesses, and schools all over the world.  Mary was co-founder of Elegance in Style (EIS) a non-profit organization dedicated to fashion education for women from all walks of life. EIS was founded in 1996 and began by providing fashion seminars and workshops to women's groups, companies, and schools. Currently, the group provides fashion consultant training, and has completed instruction in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Singapore, Spain, and Ireland. In 2000 its sister organization, Success in Style, was founded by Jeannette Kendall in Ellicott City, Maryland as a means for providing career wear to women in need.  Read more...  
         
  Beverly_White-Seals.jpg   Beverly White-Seals, President & CEO, Community Foundation of Howard County

Beverly manages the Foundation, its programs and projects, including community relations, staffing, fundraising, grant-making, overseeing investment portfolios and donor relations. Prior to joining the Foundation, Beverly was the director of workforce diversity for the Johns Hopkins Health System. Previously she was assistant general counsel for General Growth Properties and was of counsel with Hodes, Ulman, Pessin & Katz. In addition, Beverly served as senior assistant general counsel for The Rouse Company and staff attorney for the U.S. Department of Labor.

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  Elise_Lee_LU_Pic_headshot.jpg   Elise Lee has more than 18 years of development and niche marketing experience.  She has spent 14 of those years working across the central Maryland region with United Way, where she is currently the Chief Development Officer.  Lee supervises the planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of  fundraising, marketing and donor relations for the organization. These programs have gained national attention for continued growth and development of national philanthropic leaders.  Read more...  
         
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Jeanne Flint is the Senior Consultant for Orange Door Consulting in Orange County, CA and The Women's Alliance Board President.  Jeanne has invested over 30 years in for-profit and non-profit management, training, human resources administration, marketing, communications and fund development.  In 2013 she transitioned to consulting with non-profits to build viable fund development strategies and implement action plans that bring financial success.  Her passion is helping non-profits build self-sufficiency to assure their vital services will be available to those most vulnerable populations in society.  Read more...

 
         
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Carla David is a talented and much sought after graphic design artist with lifelong interests in art, design, antiques, paper, fashion, fine foods, music and travel. In fact, travel has been much a part of her life as she has traveled extensively throughout Europe and the United States. In her spare time Carla can be found antiquing, playing the French horn or the piano, baking delicious deserts (much to the delight of her family and friends) or heading out on a travel adventure, exploring quaint cities with her husband.

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Bryan West is a Customer Experience Manager/Graphic Designer at Skinny Print LLC.  Bryan  spent 10 years with two large companies as Operations Manager, before partnering with two seasoned veterans of the print industry to start Skinny Print.  He was responsible for numerous nationwide expansion projects and coordination among suppliers, vendors, customers, and clients.  During that time, Bryan also collaborated in the graphic design of branded marketing materials intended for print and video production.  Read more...

 
         
  Caitlin_Day.jpg   Caitlin Day is Career Wardrobe’s Education and Outreach Manager.  One of Caitlin’s main duties with Career Wardrobe is to develop a new job readiness curriculum for Career Wardrobe with volunteers and strengthen Career Wardrobe’s relationships with the Philadelphia communities to provide information to women who need our services.  Read more...  
         
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Kendall Farrell leads Bottomless Closet NYC, providing vision and leadership, strategic planning, and programmatic development for this million-dollar organization that serves 3,000 women per year.  She has effectively stewarded corporate partnerships, and instituted metrics and outcomes measurement.  Ms. Farrell was a 2010 United Way “Woman of Excellence and Achievement.”

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  Trina_Fleming.JPG   Trina Fleming is Director of Operations and Marketing for WHW (Women Helping Women/Men2Work), and is charged with enhancing and maintaining internal organization processes, overseeing all facility needs, the development and management of technology support and a focused outreach to local small business partners.  Ms. Fleming leads a volunteer Marketing and Public Relations Committee focused on critical marketing and outreach to all of WHW’s constituents and effective communication between the organization and the public.   Read more...   
         
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Betty Roe has over 35 years of graphic design experience; she currently is the Art Director at SKINNYPRINT, LLC, www.skinnyprint.com. Her designs have won a number of awards. Betty started as a graphic artist and typesetter in the years before computers broke onto the scene of graphic arts. In the 70s and early 80s Betty designed menus and wine lists for some of the top restaurants in Washington, D.C.  She has designed for Dimensions Healthcare, Range Rover, the TV show West Wing, Prince George’s County Fair and Catholic University. Read more...

 
         
  28connie_pp_web.jpg   Connie Golds is the President and Co-Founder of Desert Best Friend’s Closet, a non-profit organization that provides clothing for low-income residents of the Coachella Valley.   Her organization’s motto—“a new outfit creates a new outlook" —supports the belief that by reusing, recycling and repurposing we can help others while reducing our carbon footprint.  Read more...  
         
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Missy Burke, MA Publication Design, is the Volunteer Coordinator at Success in Style and Charity's Closet (Hanover, MD).  Currently a consultant with Visarts in Rockville, Maryland, Missy is a freelance graphic designer who has worked with a variety of non-profit organizations to strengthen their image, logo and branding. Her focus is on a clear message through simple design.   Read more...

 
         
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Lori L. Rubeling is a Professor of Art & Design at Stevenson University, in Stevenson, MD.  Professor Rubeling has been designing for non-profits, small businesses, and non-governmental organizations for over thirty years. Her academic areas of expertise include design semiotics, aesthetics, scenic design, and community development. This past spring Lori was invited to exhibit and lecture with Art•SUN a women’s’ art group located in  Kurashiki, Japan; Art•SUN was celebrating their 25th anniversary.  Read more...

 
         
     

 

 

 



 

 

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