Listee Features — August 2021

Danielle Collingwood


Danielle L. Collingwood is a commissioned notary public in the state of Florida and the owner of FloCoast Notary, an on-call mobile notary service providing services to clients throughout the Greater Tampa Bay area. Ms. Collingwood has been a notary public for more than 25 years, and was initially attracted to the work for its strong customer service component and the opportunity to interact with a broad range of people and situations. She started FloCoast Notary in 2019 after feeling like she “needed a change” from her current position and a desire to prioritize and diversify her notary work. Ms. Collingwood is a natural entrepreneur and considers the freedom and unique challenges of small business ownership to be one of

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Bonnie Mauger


Bonnie Ann Mauger has spent decades building and enjoying a diverse career in fields including security, investigation and research, and the travel industry. A positive and compassionate spirit who lives by the credo that “you only live once,” Ms. Mauger has been the owner of Sir Snuffy’s Hedgehogs since 1992. A Tampa-based hedgehog rescue accredited by the Hedgehog Welfare Society, Sir Snuffy’s Hedgehogs was created to care for, foster, and find homes for abandoned and relinquished hedgehogs. A lifelong animal lover, Ms. Mauger has been a hedgehog owner and enthusiast for many years, and her dedication to ensuring that these unique animals receive the specialized care that they require to thrive led her to open Sir Snuffy’s Hedgehogs. Often misunderstood

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Domna C. Stanton, PhD, is an internationally recognized scholar of French language, history and culture with a focus on gender and class dynamics in the early modern period and the 17th century. Dr. Stanton’s work is considered foundational to the contemporary application of feminist theory to French history, and her research interests have spanned from in-depth study and critique of early female authors, issues of attribution and perspective in historiography and national identity, and early modern attitudes on race and slavery. She has been extensively published, with several seminal books in print, and has contributed articles and essays to numerous academic journals. Dr. Stanton is perhaps best-known as the author of the 1980 classic “The Aristocrat as Art: A Study

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Elizabeth Yellman


Holding considerable expertise in business growth, Elizabeth Ann Yellman attributes much of her success to her hard work and dedication, as well as to her excellent education. She first earned an associate degree in medicine from the Concorde Career Institute in Florida in 1993, before achieving an Associate of Applied Science in business management from Brown Mackie College in 2006. That same year, she joined National American University and began her career as an account manager at Waltz Business Solutions. She ultimately obtained her Bachelor of Science in applied management in 2009. Leaving Waltz Business Solutions in 2008, Ms. Yellman became a sales consultant for Coverall Health Based Cleaning System from 2008 to 2010. She then served as the business

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Mary Alice Brookins is a retired professor of mathematics who has dedicated her career to ensuring that her students receive thorough and meaningful mathematics and technology instruction. One of seven children in a family that prized education, Ms. Brookins’ greatest inspiration was her parents’ early insistence that schooling and study were the keys to long-term success in life. At a young age, she discovered not just an aptitude for mathematics, but a passion for the subject that would set the tone for the rest of her career. She graduated from Jackson State University in 1959 with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and began teaching math at the middle school level for a local district while completing graduate-level coursework at Atlanta

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Elvira Cohn


Having been raised in a family of inspiring chemical and electrical engineers, Elvira naturally pursued a career in engineering. Her parents, Klavdia V. Popova and Vladimir Ya. Popov have become her motivators, inspiring examples, and devotees over the years. She subsequently earned two master’s degrees in chemical engineering and in materials science and engineering from the Leningrad Technological Institute and the University of Central Florida. From 1992 to 1997, she garnered experience as a scientific researcher at Vavilov State Optical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia. At the Research Institute, Dr. Irina V. Tunimanova and Dr. Elena I. Panysheva were Elvira’s mentors who shared their knowledge and practical experience. Elvira, while working at the Vavilov Optical Institute and pursuing her PhD candidacy,

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Margaret Gallagher


Holding considerable expertise in nursing administration, neonatal nursing, mental health advocacy, and nursing education, Margaret Lou Moore Konefal Gallagher, PhD, RN, attributes much of her success to the example set by her parents, particularly her father, Dr. James Moore, who was a military physician who attained the rank of brigadier general. Embarking on her studies at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, from 1958 to 1960, she earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas, in 1961. She subsequently obtained a Master of Science in nursing from the Catholic University of America in 1969 and began her career as a clinical nurse specialist and clinical coordinator of newborn services at

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April Neuhaus


Holding considerable expertise in residential buying and selling, April Neuhaus specializes in the housing market along the Colorado Front Range. The owner and managing broker of Neuhaus Real Estate Inc. since 2011, she works with buyers and sellers to navigate the housing market and helps them to avoid falling prey to predatory tactics. She feels it is a privilege to advocate for her clients during one of the most important financial decisions of their lives. Prior to her current position, she was an associate broker and realtor with the PorchLight Real Estate Group from 2007 to 2011. Before embarking on her career in real estate, she was a marketing coordinator and artist at Sue Fuller’s Art Studio from 2002 to

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Roxana Deleanu


Roxana Deleanu is a master aesthetician whose career has focused exclusively on skincare and makeup artistry for more than four decades. Born in Bucharest, Romania, Ms. Deleanu immigrated to the United States with her mother, Adriana, in 1978. The family settled in New York, where Adriana began working at Bergdorf Goodman as a facialist before opening her own luxury skincare salon. Watching her mother at work and hearing her talk about her clients and the industry sparked the young Ms. Deleanu’s own passion for aesthetics and skincare, and she knew that she would eventually follow her mother’s path into the beauty industry. Ms. Deleanu recalled feeling as if she didn’t even have to think about it; it just came naturally.

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Tania White


Holding considerable expertise in health care, human resource business strategy, and policy creation and compliance, Tania A. White has excelled as the chief executive officer and chief human resources strategist with Canary HR Consulting since 2019. While her company’s niche is health care, they consult for a diverse array of health care, non-profit, retail and restaurant establishments and organizations. Two of her clients who have been with her from the start are the PCC Community Wellness Center and the AeroStar Avion Institute, where she currently sits on the advisory board. Between 2016 and 2019, Ms. White served the Loretto Hospital in Chicago as the director of human resources and later as the chief human resources officer. Previously, she was the

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