Listee Features — July 18, 2017


Throughout her career, Debra Bartz has consistently balanced her dual positions as a holistic life coach and pilot with persistence and tenacity. As the owner of Learn Conquer Soar Coaching, the holistic integrative nutrition and coaching company she created in 2010 to promote health and wellness, Ms. Bartz encourages her clients to lead transformational healthy lives. Further, as she has taken to the skies as a pilot since 1982, most recently as the captain of an Airbus 320 for United Airlines, she has paved the way for other female pilots and continues to mentor aspiring women pilots to excel in the field of aviation. ​ Ms. Bartz began her career by earning a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Air

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Encouraged by her father, Cynthia A. Mehary has wanted to pursue a career in education since she was a child. She achieved her goals, and she has become known for going above and beyond for her students to not only to help them grow academically, but also personally. ​ During her distinguished career, Ms. Mehary served as a lecturer at the Bryant and Stratton Business Institute in Williamsville, N.Y., in 1986, a business and computer teacher for the Buffalo Board of Education from 1986 to 2008, an adjunct professor at Buffalo State College from 1989 to 1992, and a teacher for the Niagara Falls City School District. She held a part-time position as teacher at Erie Community College from 1978

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