Listee Features — January 2022

Renée Roth


Renée Marie Roth’s professional endeavors began when she was still in high school and had a part-time job at a mail processing company. Upon graduation, she was offered a managerial position, but she declined in favor of pursuing further education. Joining Grand Valley State University, she completed a Bachelor of Science in health professions with a minor in psychology while working for Louis Padnos Iron & Metal Co., where she garnered first-hand experience in policies, procedures and hiring. She achieved her degree in 2008 and began work with a small company, where she was responsible for running the office. Ms. Roth owned and operated her own company for a time as well. With considerable experience in leadership, office management, problem

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Having always had a passion for law, Alison Y. Ashe-Card, Esq., began her studies at Spelman College, where she graduated, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in political science in 1989. Going on to earn a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Washington College of Law at American University in 1992, she was licensed to practice law by the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar and embarked on her career as a staff attorney for Legal Aid Chicago that same year. Remaining with Legal Aid Chicago until 1997, she spent 1998 as a part-time instructor at Forsyth Technical Community College. From 1999 to 2001, Ms. Ashe-Card served as an adjunct professor at Winston-Salem State University and was admitted

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Nicole Pingleton


Attributing much of her success to the support of the people she works with, as well as being a problem solver, Nicole J. Pingleton holds considerable expertise in line management and resourcing. She began her studies at the University of Kansas in 1997, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in health information management in 2001. During this time, she supported her education by working as a lifeguard and swim instructor with the Jayhawk Club; the head lifeguard for the Robinson Natatorium at the University of Kansas; and, briefly, as a law clerk for Butt, Thornton & Baehr PC. Subsequently completing an internship at the University of New Mexico Hospital in 2001, she served as an underwriter for CNA Insurance

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Ms. Franks holds a longstanding love for real estate that developed from an interest in the process of purchasing property and the feeling that everyone deserves a place to live. After earning her high school diploma, she obtained her realtor’s license and embarked on her career in the real estate industry, specifically in the field of appraisal management. Since 1998, Ms. Franks has excelled as the owner, president and chief operations officer of ACT Appraisal, Inc., a full-service real estate appraisal management company that operates nationally and handles everything throughout the appraisal process, from beginning to end. A major part of Ms. Franks’ duties with ACT Appraisal is overseeing their network of approximately 20,000 licensed appraisers operating throughout the United

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ShaYanna Mungo


Holding considerable expertise in relationship development, Dr. ShaYanna Mungo first embarked on her professional journey in sixth grade, when she was trained as a peer mediator at Kennedy Middle School. In high school, she completed two medical internships and developed significant interest in neuroscience and psychology, particularly in how people operate with one another. Additionally, over the course of her early education she moved around between eight different schools and was exposed to a variety of different interpersonal relationship types. Joining North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology in 2000, becoming the first person in her family to graduate from college. From there, Dr. Mungo obtained a Master of Business Administration in

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Holding considerable expertise in managing difficult situations, coordination and finances, Kristen Meiswinkel has excelled in the construction industry, specializing in drywall, ceilings and plaster, for over two decades. Holding a Series 6 license, also known as the investment company and variable contracts products limited representative license, she began her career as a customer information analyst with Franklin Templeton Investments in 1991. She remained with Franklin Templeton until 1996, at which point she joined the RFJ Meiswinkel Company, a family-owned business started by her grandparents. At the company’s inception, Ms. Meiswinkel’s grandmother was responsible for the finances and donated all of their profits to support their local church. When her mother stepped into that role, she took charge of growing and

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