Susan Kichuk | Targeted Strategies Group

Pioneer of Building Sustainable Organizations | Susan Kichuk

The Targeted Strategies Group (TTSG) spent over 20 years helping Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs build economic opportunity through the successful succession of family businesses. Then almost 5 years ago, it was time for them to think of their succession plan. The founder, Garnet Morris, sought out the right candidate for the role when he appointed Susan Kichuk as CEO.

Dr. Shelta Richardson | The Academy of Early Learning

Dr. Shelta Richardson

Shelta Richardson, CEO of The Academy of Early Learning, has worked in the field of education for over 25 years in various settings, from corporate childcare to faith-based settings. Her college career also made an impact on her work with the Academy. She went to college to be a Band director and came out as a childcare director.

Mirna Martinez Santiago, Esq. | Girls Rule the Law, Inc.

Making A Difference with Law | Mirna Martinez Santiago, Esq.

Mirna Martinez Santiago has more than 25 years of legal experience, handling a range of matters, but is now focused on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and Employment Law. In 2018, Mirna founded Girls Rule the Law, Inc. (www.girlsrulethelaw.org) to introduce underprivileged and underrepresented middle and high school girls to the law and allow them to interact with mentors in the legal, judiciary, and legislative fields.

Marita Decker | FutureCourse

Marita Decker

FutureCourse is a mission-centric, vision-inspired, “for-impact” organization that works to unlock leadership potential and career sustainability/growth/momentum, especially in women and other minorities. While many organizations are focusing on women who have made it to the top, FutureCourse aims at those who are developing, and often struggling, as emerging leaders.

Maria DeLorenzis Reyes | Training Innovations

A Goal-oriented Leader | Maria DeLorenzis Reyes

Maria DeLorenzis Reyes has over 30 years of experience working in corporations and then starting and building her own business. The combination of corporate and entrepreneurial experience, coupled with business education in varied industries is one of her most significant qualities. Most people come with either corporate or business ownership backgrounds.

Louisa Symington-Mills | Cityparents

Inspiring Working Parents Everyday | Louisa Symington-Mills

Cityparents Ltd is an award-winning organization supporting working parents and professionals in corporate roles who want to balance their work and home lives. Founded in 2012 by Louisa Symington-Mills following her successful career in banking and finance, Cityparents provides expert-led resources, information, and advice to individuals and businesses across a range of topics, including career progression, work/life balance, home/family life, and parenting, wellbeing at work, inclusion, and creating flexible and inclusive workplaces.

Kim Rocco Shields | Genius Produced

Kim Rocco Shields

A Cinematic Visionary Transforms Learning & Online Education: Her company’s philosophy is to engage learners by creating educational content using the language of cinema to make it compelling, exciting, and highly accessible to a broad audience. “There’s no reason educational content can’t be just as bingeable as any show you’d see on Netflix.”

Kenyatta T. Brunson, MSA | N Street Village

Kenyatta T. Brunson, MSA

Driven by her compassion to make lives better for the women of N Street Village, throughout her 25-year career in the nonprofit sector, Kenyatta T. Brunson has worked with individuals from the most vulnerable populations in society: at-risk youth, those with substance use disorders, mental health issues, and the chronically homeless.

Helen Fisher | Nicholson Mcbride

Psychology in Business | Helen Fisher

Helen Fisher is a business psychologist who specialises in helping organisations become more effective through their people. Described as logical and analytical, an ingenious thinker and long-range planner, and good at anything that requires rapid reasoning, Helen is direct, results-oriented and thorough. She is passionate about researching new subjects that capture her interest.