With a desire to become a business owner from a young age, Sunshine Ray would dedicate her attention to her father as he worked and became knowledgeable about the food and beverage industry. She subsequently obtained a Bachelor of Science in business marketing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Ms. Ray later became licensed as a business broker, a real estate broker and a salesperson. Ms. Ray eventually utilized her valuable knowledge in her position at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas for more than 20 years. As a result of her expertise in marketing and business, her family approached her to join Atlas Plumbing to develop a marketing campaign while assisting in the business office in 2015.
Growing up, Alicia Suárez Eller’s parents taught in the fields of music and agriculture in Chile. Eventually, she made the decision to follow in her parents’ footsteps and become a teacher. Upon relocating to North Carolina during the early 1960s, she attended Louisburg College and earned an Associate of Arts in 1965. Soon thereafter, she received a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish teaching, cum laude, from Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1970. Ms. Eller began her career as a fourth grade teacher at Gold Sand Elementary School in Louisburg, North Carolina, between 1970 and 1974. She further assumed employment with Louisburg High School as a Spanish teacher from 1975 until her retirement in 2001. After retiring as a
Dawn Corbo is renowned as a realtor working with Weichert Realtors, one of the nation’s leading real estate agencies. Prior to beginning her career in real estate, she pursued an education at the Katherine Gibbs Business School, graduating in 1976. Ms. Corbo subsequently worked with the General Electric Credit Corporation in Stanford, Connecticut, until relocating to New Jersey in 1989. Sensing that a move would be the best time for her to make a career change, Ms. Corbo began developing and refining her knowledge of the Garden State, and has proudly served buyers and sellers in Sussex County and Morris County, New Jersey, in the years since. She considers her deep familiarity of the areas in which she sells to
An acclaimed educator, Pamela A. Brandt works as the Art Department curriculum chairperson for Hartford Joint 1 School District, where she also served as the applied and fine arts curriculum chair in 2015. Previously, she contributed to the school district as a special education art teacher in 1984. Likewise, Ms. Brandt retains her professional affiliation with the Wisconsin and National Education Associations, the Hartford Elementary Education Association, the Wisconsin and American Art Therapy Associations, the Wisconsin and National Art Education Associations, and the Wisconsin Association of Mid-Level Educators. Ms. Brandt became involved in her profession because she was always fascinated with working in the Girls Scouts within the special needs groups. She decided that she wanted to be an art
A respected voice in her local community, Ellen L. Bonnifield has earned distinction for her expertise as a weather observer within the humid climate of Northern Colorado. Since 1995, she has served as her local weather observer for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Likewise distinguishing herself as a co-writer of the Valley Voice in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, since 2005, she has also contributed to various industry-related publications since 1989. In 2019, she notably served as a contemporary non-fiction judge for the Western Writers Association of America’s Spur Awards. Prior to her current work, Ms. Bonnifield was a library science teacher at Oklahoma Panhandle State University for one semester and an algebra teacher at a community