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Sherry Klauka – A Roller Coaster Ride in the Business World

Posted by on Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Adaptability is key to achieving new heights in the business world. Life is full of surprises, and we never know which twists and turns it will take—or where each new day may lead us. Even the smallest chance events can change the path of our future overnight. Sherry Klauka's story is a classic example of how an unexpected shift in course, a lucky coincidence, and a commitment to hard work can change everything. She’s an inspiration to anyone looking to revitalize ... Continue Reading

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Jennifer Soldan – Finding Adventure and Fulfillment as an Entrepreneur

Posted by on Thursday, November 10th, 2016

With a passion for skydiving and travel, Jennifer has never been one to shy away from adventure. But, sometimes unexpected moments in life ask us to reimagine our path and can have a ripple effect on our future. When faced with some major health challenges, Jennifer, her husband, and their daughter were grateful when their community in Atlanta, GA wrapped them in empathy and love. Jennifer credits faith, family, and friends—along with the leap of faith she had taken two ... Continue Reading

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Carrie Howard – Natural Positivity Brings Hope

Posted by on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Life may throw us all roadblocks from time to time, but when you’re as spirited as Carrie, you find a way around, over, or through them. Carrie Howard works as a pediatric oncology nurse at a Chicago-area children’s hospital, bringing comfort and optimism to both children and their parents. She always shares the positives about her work because “there are a lot of success stories that come out of working in pediatric oncology and that is what keeps me going.” When ... Continue Reading

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Erica Thomas – Trading on a Bright Future

Posted by on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Life in the Big Apple is a non-stop wonderful kind of crazy—full of passionate and purposeful people. And Erica Thomas is in the thick of it working in Manhattan’s financial sector on the trading and sales Fixed Income desk. It’s a hectic world of financial wheeling and dealing. Erica thrives in this environment—she’s got the drive and vision to achieve her dreams, but she wanted more. She was eager to take her passion in a new direction where her vivid ... Continue Reading

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Katelynn Gallagher – Breaking the Rules to Follow Her Heart

Posted by on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

It takes a great deal of work to become a lawyer, but Katelynn Gallagher was convinced it was her path. Before becoming a public defender, she spent seven laborious years working toward her Doctor of Law (J.D.) from the New England School of Law. Years later, Katelynn reflects that “I’ve wanted to be a lawyer ever since I was little, so I never expected to end up here, but I really couldn’t be happier.” Here is at the heart of ... Continue Reading

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Dora Newlin – A Strong Vision for Success

Posted by on Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Have you ever seen one of those portraits made up of hundreds of tiny images? The spirit of the person shines through, but when you look closer, their face is made up of hundreds of other, smaller faces. If this was a portrait of Dora Newlin, the faces that make up her image would be her husband and her two children, seven and five. There would be family, friends, neighbors in her community of Denver, Colorado, and people she worked with ... Continue Reading

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Julianne Gray – Sharing the Gift of Choice

Posted by on Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

When your focus is on your true purpose in life, your ability to make choices becomes much easier. Julianne Gray believes that wholeheartedly, and has tenaciously pursued a course in life that would support her deepest desire—to raise her young family. Julianne’s family is her passion. She shifted her focus from a career as an HR recruiter to her role as a stay-at-home mom when her first little one was born. She was deeply fulfilled by this choice, but was able ... Continue Reading

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DeLane Johnson – Marvelous Mom and Marketing Maven

Posted by on Friday, October 21st, 2016

Here is the hook: you can make your dreams come true. And if that sounds like a marketing or PR pitch, it’s because that’s what DeLane Johnson spent 12 years specializing in. Of course, dreams in the real world are backed by hard work, which DeLane combined with her talent. Wenatchee, Washington sounds like the perfect place to make dreams come true. “You go over the mountain range, the Cascades, and the rain stops. It’s literally 300 days of sun and ... Continue Reading

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Jodie Magley – An Aussie Living the American Dream

Posted by on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

For Jodie Magley, life is a wonderful adventure that has taken her places she’d never expect. She grew up by the sea in New South Wales and worked in surf shops as a young woman, but her dream was to care for children. “I went to college to be a nanny. That is what I wanted to do with my life,” says Jodie, and life in Australia was blissful. For 16 years, Jodie loved other people’s children, but she always ... Continue Reading

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Jennifer Junkin – Spreading a Mission of Nurturing Love

Posted by on Friday, October 14th, 2016

The people who do the greatest things in life often have a humble spirit and Jennifer Junkin is one of those people. Her positive energy is contagious, and she sees it as her personal mission to provide loving care. “My passion is for orphan care, mission work, and foster care,” Jennifer notes, although that doesn’t even begin to describe how she has dedicated her life to helping disadvantaged children in Africa and Haiti. Jennifer is a woman of faith, but she ... Continue Reading

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