Listee Features — May 11, 2020


Developing an early interest in merchandising, Adriana Delgado always enjoyed designing her own clothes and outfits. While enrolled in college, she initially intended on obtaining a degree in psychology, but noticed that her mother did not utilize her psychology degree, a fact that inspired her to pursue a practical degree that she could use in her career. Eventually, Ms. Delgado earned an Associate of Applied Science in fashion marketing and management from Berkeley College. Beginning her career at one of the top stores in the New York & Company franchise as a member of the merchandising team, Ms. Delgado further flourished in various positions at Verizon Wireless for the majority of her professional ventures. Currently, she excels as a senior

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With over 50 years of professional experience, Sheila Rabb Weidenfeld has created, produced and hosted a number of programs ranging from talk shows to game shows, as well as variety and home shopping shows. Among the many shows she has been involved with include “That Show with Joan Rivers,” “On the Record,” “Panorama” and “The New Yorkers.” First celebrated for her accomplishments with an Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 1972, Ms. Weidenfeld later received awards for Outstanding Achievement in the Media from the American Association of University Women in 1973 and 1974. Subsequently, she was presented with a Silver Screen Award for her work on “A Campaign to Remember” for the U.S. Holocaust

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Having been aligned with Florida State University in the College of Medicine since 2005, Dr. Gail T. Galasko has garnered a laudable reputation as a pharmacologist and faculty scholar. As a full professor and course director of systemic medical pharmacology, her duties include teaching pharmacology courses, as well as developing, coordinating and integrating the course curriculum. She boasts over 35 years of expertise teaching pharmacology at several schools, including the University of the Witwatersrand, the University of Virginia and Southern Illinois University in the School of Dental Medicine. She has developed curricula, directed and restructured pharmacology courses for medical, dental and pharmacy students and for nurse practitioners, and has participated in major curricular revisions and accreditation self-studies, resulting in much

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Maria Rendine


With more than 40 years of professional experience, Maria Farese Rendine had been a career switch mentor with Old Dominion University from 2005 to 2008. After her retirement from Fairfax County Public Schools in 2001, she has continued with the school system as substitute teacher and test proctor. She held a number of positions with FCPS, including theatre arts teacher mentor from 2001 to 2004, chair of the Fine Arts Department from 1999 to 2001 and an English, drama, speech and photojournalism teacher from 1982 to 2001. Earlier in her career, Ms. Rendine was the English Department chair and English and speech teacher with Wayne Township Schools in 1975, as well as a teacher with Bibb County Schools. Ms. Rendine

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Kseniia Asefa, LPC, is renowned as a therapist with more than 10 years of excellence in her field. Her interest in psychology began after her volunteer efforts with orphaned children. Initially obtaining a Bachelor of Science from Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts, she relocated to the United States to pursue continuing education in psychology. Ms. Asefa subsequently earned a Master of Arts in counseling psychology at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2015. From 2009 to 2012, Ms. Asefa worked as a human resources assistant for Tour Time Limited in Ukraine. Completing a practical internship at Mary & Tom Leo Associates from 2014 to 2015, she found success as an independent contract therapist seeing patients throughout Illinois

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After working as a fashion envoy for Mollie Parnis, Wayne Clark and Norma Walters during the late 1970s and mid-1980s, Katie Becker McLoughlin decided to start a family and pursue a career that did not require as much as necessary travel. Inspired by her friend, a real estate company owner, and her father, a commercial broker, she was motivated to become a real estate agent. Between 1993 and 2005, Ms. McLoughlin gained valuable expertise in the field as an associate broker for Burbank Whittemore. Since 2007, Ms. McLoughlin has excelled as a real estate broker for Houlihan Lawrence, with which she concentrates on the Southern Sound Shore communities of Larchmont, New Rochelle, Mamaroneck and Rye Neck, New York. An expert

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Vida Buckley


A Christian, wife, mother and author, Vida Buckley has found success with such written works as “Broken Beyond Belief,” “I Feel Like Popcorn” and “That Ain’t Christian.” She writes self-help books from her very own life experience in order to help someone else move forward in their day-to-day life. Since 1997, she has also dedicated herself to her community as a minister. Apart from her religious and writing endeavors, Ms. Buckley has gained valuable expertise in contract coordination as a contract coordinator for AbbVie Inc., where she has held a number of positions including as a contract coordinator II and clinical project assistant. In her current role as a contract coordinator, Ms. Buckley manages all inbound requests for contract processing,

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