Erica is from Chicago and moved to Baltimore a few years ago. She is currently a Professor at Morgan State University and also the CEO of Lyceum for Innovative Leadership. Lyceum is a professional development firm seeking to assist individuals with understanding and developing interpersonal skills. Before becoming a CEO, Erica began her career as an engineer and, later went back to school to get her PH.D. Erica stated “I was a young girl who grew up in the hood and was able to accomplish a lot which I am proud of.” Erica inspires others to dream big and to pursue any goals we hope to accomplish.
Keya Briscoe grew up in Baltimore and attended Loyola University. She is currently a Workforce Planning Specialist at NASA. Keya started her journey at Enterprise Rent-A-Car in the management trainee program. Keya realized that Enterprise was not the job for her so she decided to leave the company. She was hired by the Federal Government working as a GS-5 clerk and did everything asked of her. Keya showed great leadership skills so she was moved up in the hierarchy until she became a Specialist. Keya stated “I do not need a cheerleading squad because I know that I am good at what I do. If I’m asked to be at a place at 7Am, I usually arrive at 6:30Am.” Keya elaborated on the importance of hard work and how it can get one to a desired level of success. She motivated each of our clients at MND to not be afraid to take a risk.
Traci Horne is a Relationship Manager at Wells Fargo. She was born and raised in Baltimore and attended Towson University. Traci grew up in a middle income family and wasn’t faced with many financial issues. She has been in the Banking industry for over 24 years but began her journey as a Clerk Typist. Traci has faced many challenges but it never got in the way of the success she had envisioned. She stated “when you get into this game called life, do not allow any circumstances discourage you and make you feel that you are less than what you are.” At Wells Fargo, she began as a Teller and worked her way up the hierarchy. She appreciates every challenge she went through because it made her a stronger woman.
Christine St. Vil
Christine St. Vil is the founder and CEO of Moms ‘N Charge. After graduation, Christine began her career in the Human Resource department and immediately knew this was the career she wanted to pursue. Years later, Christine left the Human Resource department and decided to start up her own business. Moms ‘N Charge was established in 2012 helping mothers feel good without feeling guilty. Christine expressed that dreams can only become a reality when actions are being made.
Jessica is the founder and CEO of JWatson Creative. After graduation, Jessica landed a job at Solo Cup Company selling cups. It was through this job that she realized the exceptional people skills she had. A few years later after climbing up the ladder into the Graphics Department, Jessica was furloughed. During this period, Jessica decided to start up her own company which was established in 2009. She inspires us to love what we do, “appreciate and learn from every experience because it will lead you to a better place.”