Holding considerable expertise in construction litigation, Carol A. Sigmond was inspired to a career in law after her undergraduate counselor suggested she attend law school. After earning a Bachelor of Arts from Grinnell College in 1972, she joined the Catholic University of America, where she earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1975. She was licensed to practice law by the Virginia State Bar that same year and was subsequently admitted before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit before embarking on her career as assistant general counsel to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority in 1978. Admitted to the District of Columbia Bar in 1980
Attributing much of her success to her hard work and her passion for helping and representing children, Kristyn Snyer McKenna holds considerable expertise in juvenile law, family law and special education appeals. First earning a Bachelor of Arts in English from the College of the Holy Cross in 1990, she followed her longstanding desire to help children to the Law School at Suffolk University, where she obtained a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1993. She was licensed to practice law by the Massachusetts State Bar later that same year. Since 1994, Ms. Snyer McKenna has excelled as an attorney with the Law Office of Kristyn Snyer McKenna, where her responsibilities focus on child custody, visitation, adoption and guardianship. Her firm also
After first earning a Bachelor of Arts from the Western College for Women in Oxford, Ohio, in 1961, Anne Adkins Weissenborn, Esq., began her professional career as a program specialist in the Teacher Exchange Section of the U.S. Office of Education in the fall of 1963. The next spring she completed all requirements for a Master of Arts at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where she had specialized in African studies. Desirous of spending time living in Africa, in July 1965 she began a year in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, as a volunteer teacher at a U.S.-funded secondary school for refugees from southern Africa administered by the African-American Institute. Later, in 1968, she earned her Master
An expert in the field of scientific information processing, Emily Bradford Gallup first earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and physics at the University of Maryland and a Master of Public Administration in information science from American University, where she cultivated her personal interest in the field by taking all the technical classes that were available to her. She then began her career doing scientific and technical aerospace reports for NASA and worked with Documentation Inc. from 1963 to 1965. She then became a technical document analyst with the David Taylor Model Basin in Carderock, Maryland, from 1965 to 1968 and an operations research analyst for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1968. From 1968 to 1973, Ms.
Holding considerable expertise in special education, Kay Cowie was first inspired to her career as a result of her childhood friendship with a neighbor girl who was disabled. Pursuing an education at Northern State University, it took her a few semesters to settle on her specific major. When she finally hit on working with children with disabilities, she knew exactly what she wanted to do for the rest of her career and earned a Bachelor of Science in special education in 1968. After spending a year as a second grade teacher in Brentford, South Dakota, she returned to Northern State University and obtained a Master of Science in special education in 1970, at the age of 23. She has been
Lee Scott became involved in her profession out of a love of serving others. She currently presides as chief operating officer of Arnold West Investments. Under its umbrella, and until its closure in 2021, she served as the general manager of The Village Station 1893 Restaurant, and presently acts as general manager of Arnold’s Restaurant, where she has been since 2015. In these roles, she is responsible for overseeing over 100 employees as well as staffing, quality control, marketing, payroll, scheduling, and ordering and inventory. Ms. Scott has become a well-known figure in her small town and takes great pride in getting to know the people who come to her restaurants and helping the community grow. Being the “face” of
Born in El Salvador, Ruth Henriquez Campos came to the United States when she was 1 year old. As she grew up, she became aware of the struggles that Hispanic people, like her family, faced when looking for housing and felt driven to make sure that people were treated fairly as they pursued home ownership. In 2005, she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Marymount University, something she cites as the highlight of her career as it made her the first person in her family to earn a college degree. Cultivating an expertise in residential and investment real estate, she became a licensed real estate broker in Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland, and, in 2006, opened the International Real
Holding considerable expertise in sales and representing buyers and sellers, Cessaly D. Hutchinson excels in high end residential, commercial and land real estate. Since 2019, she has found success as a commercial realtor recruiter with Aaron Arroyo Real Estate, where she provides support for business opportunities and commercial and land properties in the San Diego area. She also spent time a realtor with Keller Williams in San Diego, where she focused on residential and commercial properties. Additionally serving as the operations manager of the Allstate Insurance Company in Decatur, Georgia, from 2011 to 2020, where she helped customers, filed claims and handled customer collections, she began her career in 1985 as a sales associate with LegalShield USA in Ada, Oklahoma.
Now holding considerable expertise in fireplace design, Lisa Moskal initially pursued studies in cardiovascular science at Union County College, where she earned an Associate of Arts in 2004. Following this, she began a career in customer service as a flight attendant with United Airlines, where she later worked as a member of the sales and marketing department. After leaving United Airlines, she started doing work in fireplaces with Flare Fireplaces and became certified through the National Fireplace Institute. It was during this time that she fell in love with the process of designing fireplaces and, inspired by her mentor, Al, from Flare Fireplaces, was driven to open her own company. Ms. Moskal achieved this dream when she founded The Cozy
Now retired, Emily A. Reed concluded her career as a systems and database administrator in the Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families. Prior to this position, she served as an adjunct professor of criminal justice at the University of Delaware from 1994 to 2001 and also taught at La Salle University, Brandywine College, Ursinus College, St. Joseph’s College and Western New England University over the course of her career. In addition to her educational endeavors, she also spent time as a management analyst with Delaware Criminal Justice Council and the Delaware Division of Corporations as well as an assistant planner for the town of Enfield, Connecticut. She has remained active in her retirement, teaching with the