Earning a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Viterbo University in 1995, Theresa A.  Nutt, MA, BSN, began her career as a registered nurse. As a hospital nurse, she remembers seeing patients come back again and again with the same symptoms, meaning that the patients needed more care than just what they were getting in the hospital. This led her down alternative health care routes concerning stress management, integrative modalities and coaching. In 2003, she obtained a certificate in personal and life coaching from Coach U, Inc., which she followed with a Master of Arts in human development with a focus on corporate coaching and training at St. Mary’s University in 2005. Ms. Nutt is also board certified in holistic

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Kinga Korpacz is a real estate broker and the owner of Exit Realty Redefined, where she brings more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry to her clients. Since 2016, Ms. Korpacz has run the firm, where she specializes in short sales and residential properties throughout the Chicagoland area. She is proud to be in the top 20% of all realtors in the area and maintains a commitment to excellence based on a desire to treat each client’s needs as if they were her own. Born in Poland, Ms. Korpacz relocated to the United States in 1989 and studied at Wright College before beginning her career. A natural entrepreneur, she pursued business ownership and development opportunities from

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Long interested in science and reading, Kay E. Kienast grew up in a family that loved numbers. She was particularly influenced by her stepfather and stepbrothers, who were all engineers. Joining Kansas State University, she earned both a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration. From there, she became one of 32 individuals to receive a scholarship for a doctorate program sponsored by the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare, which allowed her to obtain a Doctor of Philosophy in education and business from East Texas State University, now Texas A&M University-Commerce. Dr. Kienast began her career with Dell, where she gained substantial knowledge in marketing and found her love of the data-centered and numbers-focused

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Jennifer Martin


Specializing in professional roofing services, Jennifer Huynh Martin, known professionally as Jennifer Martin, holds more than two decades of diverse professional expertise. For the past 11 years, since 2012, she has excelled as the co-owner of David Martin & Son Roofing LLC in Colleyville, Texas, a renowned roofing company covering ventilation improvements, roof replacements, commercial roofing, gutter systems, leak repairs, missing shingles, tree damage, rodent damage and more. In this capacity, she is responsible for managing daily business operations, supervising material shipments and job sites, contracting new clients, and handling all business financial matters. According to Mrs. Martin, 95% of their customers are either referrals or repeat customers. She loves the social aspect of her work, having built close relationships with numerous

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Jacqueline Anim


With more than three decades of expertise in materials engineering, Dr. Jacqueline A. Anim has proudly influenced the field of material utilization for medical devices. Since 2009, she has excelled in multiple positions for Ethicon, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. She joined the company as a staff life cycle materials engineer until taking on the role of principal materials engineer in 2015. In 2020, she was promoted to senior principal materials engineer, in which she consults and designs directions for the use of materials in the manufacturing of medical devices, including surgical devices and robotic instruments. In addition, she supports the research and development of manufacturing plants and is responsible for overseeing the plants, new material selections, and

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Valarie King-Bailey


Backed by more than four decades of professional experience, Valarie King-Bailey is highly regarded for her skill in computer systems validation, software testing, and civil and environmental engineering. Since 2004, she has excelled as the chief executive officer and senior validation consultant of OnShore Technology Group Inc., which offers a broad portfolio of compliance-related software and services to support independent validation and verification for life sciences companies. As the founder of OnShore Technology Group Inc., Ms. King-Bailey’s career highlight has been raising $1 million in venture capital and breaking the seven-figure barrier for women-run businesses. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, less than 3% of women’s business enterprises exceed $1 million. She feels honored that her business has reached

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Courtney Roy


Backed by several years of excellence in business management, Cortney Roy has earned distinction as an entrepreneur and the leader of her own company. For the past eight years, she has excelled as the owner and chief executive officer of A Touch Above, Inc. Since 2015, she has focused her efforts on providing a variety of cleaning and organizational services to both residential and commercial spaces, as well as networking with other local business owners and community members. Located in upstate New York, A Touch Above, Inc. provides services to all of Albany and Schenectady Counties, as well as parts of neighboring counties such as Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schoharie. Reflecting on her career as an entrepreneur thus far,

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Wilma J. Wooten, MD, MPH, knew she wanted a career in medicine by the time she was in high school. After graduating in a class of just 24 people, she joined Spelman College and completed a bachelor’s degree in biology. She went on to matriculate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she earned a Master of Public Health and a Doctor of Medicine by 1986. Between 1986 and 1989, she completed her family practice residency at Georgetown University and Providence Hospital before moving to San Diego, California, for a preventive medicine residency at the University of California San Diego. While she completed the residency in just a year, Dr. Wooten stayed on at UC San Diego

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Natalia Stavinsky


A distinguished sales professional specializing in real estate sales, Natalia “Natasha” Stavinsky holds more than 18 years of professional expertise in her industry. At the start of her journey, she worked as a realtor for Century 21 at Tahoe Paradise in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada, from 2005 to 2013 before transitioning to a sales consultant. Focusing on her work as a sales consultant, she offered her services to various companies, including Pulte Homes in Dublin, California, from 2013 to 2016, Khovnanian Homes in Hollister, Mountain House and Los Banos, California, from 2016 to 2019 and Landsea Homes in Santa Clara, California, from 2019 to 2020. Since 2020, Ms. Stavinsky has devoted her career to serving Twin Oaks Hollister LLC, a

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