Listee Features — July 9, 2020

Sarabeth Miller


With more than 55 years of professional experience, Sarabeth Reif Miller was a teacher at Kankakee Valley High School in Wheatfield, Indiana, from 1976 to 2010, having held the same position with DeMotte Elementary School in Indiana since 1972. Her friend Doris Myers went to the school board and got her the job, and was the one who first submitted her name to Marquis Who’s Who in 1984. Prior to obtaining these roles, she was an office employee at Hannon’s from 1969 to 1972 and at Jasper County Co-op from 1965 to 1969. Earlier in her career, she was an office employee at Little Company of Mary Hospital and Home from 1960 to 1965 and Porter County Herald from 1954

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Lauren Bogle


With a Bachelor of Science in agricultural communications from Texas Tech University, Lauren Bogle initially began her career in broadcast journalism with Fox and PBS. After realizing that digital media would soon disrupt the traditional broadcasting business model, she transitioned toward advertising in order to pursue a more sustainable career. Ms. Bogle worked as a social media content manager for 2930 Creative and as a social media specialist with Warren Douglas Advertising. In 2017, she established the Bogle Agency. As the owner of her current agency, Ms. Bogle specializes in advertising, integrating digital strategies and videography. She oversees company social media, overall strategy and employee management, as well as accounting duties. As a leader, she takes pride in executing strategies

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Myrtle Veach


Having accrued three decades of inimitable experience as a religious educator and consultant, Myrtle “Myrte” R. Veach garnered a laudable reputation as a youth manager on behalf of Lifeway Christian Resources between 1977 and her retirement in 1994. In her earlier years, she found success with Memorial Baptist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and First Baptist Church in Garland, Texas, as a youth education director. She was subsequently hired by the Baptist Sunday School Board in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1969, where she excelled as a youth consultant. Additionally, Ms. Veach maintained the Veach Youth Ministry in Brentwood, Tennessee, where she was both the president and a consultant between 1994 and 2000. During the course of her extensive career, Ms. Veach often

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AJ Myers


Throughout the years, AJ Myers has found success as an energetic professional with a particular knowledge in administration, human resources, coaching and professional writing. Trained in NLP, EQ, and certified as an integrated life transformational coach, Ms. Myers serves from a foundation founded on God’s unshakable grace and forgiveness, believing we can be linked and bonded in his love. She presently serves as creative and professional content writer, and artist, in Moab, Utah. She co-authored “A Journey of Riches: Abundant Living” and “Messages from the Heart.” Ms. Myers’ articles written to help heal and inspire women have been well received by several local and international publications. Her autobiography, book one of four, “From Winter Comes,” is ready for publication with

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Shara Sand


The director of counseling services at the Manhattan School of Music since 2012, Shara Sand, PsyD, is renowned for her work in psychology. Having begun her professional journey with the intention of becoming a musician, she eventually accepted a job with a psychotherapy institute in order to support herself. In the course of her affiliation there, Dr. Sand developed a genuine interest in human behavior and in the process behind decisions that either enhance or inhibit life. Dr. Sand decided re-attend school in order to enhance her understanding of the field and her ability to contribute. Since then, she has served in a variety of positions, including as a member of the faculty at Yeshiva University, an adjunct clinical supervisor

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Now retired, Sandra “Sonee” Lapadot led a prolific technical career for 40 years, 35 of those years as an automobile manufacturing company official. She began her transition to non-traditional work in Columbus, Ohio, when she was hired by a road design firm as a draftsman. After moving to the Akron, Ohio, area and needing a more permanent employer, in 1966 she gained employment with the Terex Division of General Motors in Hudson, Ohio, when she was hired as a manufacturing system designer. As she progressed through this division of General Motors, she also held positions as manager of engineering change implementation, manager of production scheduling, and later as the general administrator of product purchasing. In 1979, she was relocated to

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Backed by a wealth of professional experience in health care services, Heather V. Parker is renowned as an experienced wellness coordinator with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry. She is skilled in prevention, team building, nutrition, health promotion and leadership development. Since 2014, Ms. Parker has excelled as the wellness coordinator at the School District of Lee County in Florida in an effort to bring positive and healthy lifestyles to employees. Her job responsibilities include securing funding for programs related to health and wellness, and setting up and coordinating all the programs with employees and teachers to teach programs for her. Ms. Parker also ensures the programs that she selects have a “return on investment” (ROI),

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Lisa Woo


Over the years, Lisa Kristjuhan Woo, born Lisa Walzem, has held a plethora of positions in the field of education. Initially, she pursued a mathematics and computer degree, but decided that she wanted to work principally with children rather than numbers.  She changed her major to child psychology, earning a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Dayton. To her dismay, this did not lead to an actual career in the way she had hoped. She moved to Colorado, where she worked as a waitress for a year, establishing residency before returning to school at the University of Northern Colorado. There, Ms. Woo pursued a Master of Arts in special education, particularly with emotionally disturbed and socially maladjusted children, and

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Carolyn McMillan


Carolyn C. McMillan served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1965 through 1968. She was a disbursing clerk, computing and issuing payroll and travel checks to military personnel. Ms. McMillan attended Los Angeles City College and California State University, Los Angeles with a major in business administration and minor in sociology. Ms. McMillan has worked for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services as an eligibility worker and for the State of California Employment Development Department, first in the disabled veterans outreach program and then as a local veterans employment representative. In 1980, Ms. McMillan became assistant director for veterans employment and training service with the U. S Department of Labor. Her service area included San Bernardino and

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Revolon Schmidt


Revolon M. Schmidt is renowned as a board-certified licensed clinical professional counselor operating out of a private practice, specializing in treating victims of trauma, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Some of her clients are veterans. Her journey toward counseling began with her diverse educational background. A graduate of the District of Columbia Teachers College, she obtained a Bachelor of Science in early education. In the late 1980s, Ms. Schmidt pursued further professional development in business management, earning a Bachelor of Science in business from the University of Maryland in 1986 and a continuing education certificate in accounting at Prince George’s Community College in 1992. Subsequently, Ms. Schmidt was advised that her background presented her with unique opportunities to support patients

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