Top 30 Women Leaders To Look Out For In 2023
Top 30 Women Leaders To Look Out For In 2023
The world is witnessing a powerful shift in the way that female leaders are shaping our society. More and more women are entering into positions of leadership and influence, and 2023 promises to be an exciting year for female trailblazers. The future is female, and it's time to recognize the amazing women who will be taking center stage in the coming years. Here is a list of the top 30 women leaders to look out for in 2023. From business owners to political figures, these trailblazing women are sure to make a lasting impact on the world.
Lara C. Kay
Lara C. Kay is the name behind the multi-year, award-winning Studio Kay Salon in Glendale, California. A dream emerging from a young and eager age of 23, Studio Kay would become Lara’s most evolutionary step into the hair industry. Most notable for and specialisation in colour correction, Bellami hair extensions and Bridal hairstyling, has landed her an extensive and influential online platform, drawing in a high-profile clientele.
With the realisation of her rising success, she decided to engineer a series of master classes, providing mentoring and training for other developing hair professionals. Lara’s innate talent of her craft and reciprocated dedication to her colleagues and clients, has culminated in her nationwide recognition and high level demand as a guest speaker for some of the industry’s most colossal events. Lara has created a mass business network that continues to revolutionise hair techniques and methodologies one client and colleague at a time.
Smartere Secrets London was founded by co-founder Shanelle from Hollywood North. She created the #1 Smart Makeup Brand. Using her background in Health and Science, this health entrepreneur found a need in the makeup industry to combine Makeup with Healthy Skin Solutions. After intensive research and development, the problem-solving Cream Contour Concealer Express was born - never seen in the industry before! The now Famous Cream Contour Concealer Express is loved by the Real Housewives - Stars such as Teresa Giudice, Countess Luann, and Ramona Singer, to name a few, and Professional Makeup Artists around the world. It has been spotted on the most famous faces around the world, Cardi B, Nicole Scherzinger, Leyla Milani, and many more!
Smartere Secrets London has been featured in major publications like Vogue, British Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and much more! Since its creation, the Smartere Secrets London brand has grown and gained over 100,000 makeup lovers on Instagram - @smarteresecretslondon.
Dicle Adrianna Amara Kutlubay
Meet Dicle Adrianna Amara Kutlubay, a 27-year-old Amsterdam-based entrepreneur, and founder of the Vocal & Performance Academy. She is a renowned singing coach and the inventor of her own unique method, VPA work-outs and VPA Gym. Dicle is widely recognized as the successful vocal coach of almost all the biggest superstars in the music industry. Her expertise and experience have made her one of the most sought-after vocal coaches in the world.
Aside from her coaching work, Dicle also regularly organizes retreats in exotic locations such as the Maldives, Ibiza, Marrakech, and New York. These retreats provide aspiring singers with the opportunity to learn from Dicle's vast experience while enjoying a rejuvenating and inspiring atmosphere. Despite her young age, Dicle has had a remarkable career and is set to expand her impact globally with her innovative methods and vocal school. She has already achieved so much in her career, and her future looks bright with her ambition and dedication.
In summary, Dicle Kutlubay is a talented and successful singing coach, entrepreneur, and inventor who has made a significant impact in the music industry. With her innovative methods and dedication, she is set to achieve even more in the coming years, and we cannot wait to see what she will accomplish next!
Cape Town-based jewellery designer and blue-haired mermaid Janine Binneman’s biggest passions are colour gemstones, nature-inspired designs and uplifting women-owned businesses. Her impeccable eye for detail, infinite creativity and ingrained ethics distinguish her as a pioneer in the jewellery industry. Her brand is fiercely feminine. This five-foot firecracker is celebrating close to 3 incredible decades of doing what she loves! Janine is continuously inspired by the small in-between moments in life, loves her animals and friends deeply and travels the world searching for unique gems.
She channels her MERMAZING-ness into each of her custom-designed pieces. With her progressive new trends, Janine’s jewellery collections embrace the unique power and sentiment of col- our. Her gemstones are sourced ethically from artisanal miners (mostly African women) and are 100% fair trade and conflict-free. All the gold used in her creations is recycled, mostly from e-waste and refining. Whether she re-imagines treasured family heirlooms into new pieces or lovingly crafts an engagement ring, there is no doubt that a BLING-tastic piece from Janine Binneman will be cherished for generations to come.
Isabelle Yuen Tsz Ling
Isabelle Yuen, a female Entrepreneur, Fellow, Calligrapher and the founder of BE ONE LETTER, a Hong Kong based brand specialized in Fine Art Calligraphy & Lifestyle products to empower women to their best-desired lives. BE ONE LETTER integrates fine art calligraphy into daily life by specializing in luxury wedding stationery and stylish gifts in Hong Kong, Taiwan and London.
Isabelle delicately illustrates the fine art quality of her penmanship, her creations are deeply influenced by the organic shapes and movements found in nature. Isabelle’s work has been internationally recognised with features in various publications such as ELLE, Cosmopolitan, Inspired by This, Pinkoi , among others.
Rhonda Madrid is the owner and founder of Rhonda Madrid Designs. Rhonda took $30 in 2017 and turned it into a million-dollar ecommerce jewelry business. Rhonda retired from Corporate America in October of 2018 and moved into an office outside of her home located in Gilbert, Arizona. Rhonda has a successful affiliate program that almost one-thousand influencers have been a part of who help promote her brand worldwide on social media.
Rhonda is a thought leader in the jewelry industry where her lightweight and hypoallergenic jewelry is lifetime guaranteed. Rhonda stands behind her products and even offers free return shipping. Rhonda designs a portion of her jewelry that her team handcrafts. Rhonda’s mission is to help inspire and empower women all over to dream big and then to dream bigger. Rhonda is a huge advocate of mental health and will be providing financial support soon to suicide prevention organizations.
Feebee Baker is a Fashion Designer, Businesswoman, and Transformational Coach, coming from humble beginnings. A background of unhealthy relationships that included mental, and physical abuse, and a failed marriage. The divorced mother of 2 realized she needed to reevaluate her life and make some changes. In the process of healing, growing, and raising her young children. She established herself as a fashion designer and founded the Elley Orem Collection.
After completing successful runs in NYFW and LAFW and collaboration with SHEIN. She has become an author, and an inventor with a patent-pending, and established herself as a successful transformational coach and speaker. She has been helping women and young people nationwide heal and grow personally and professionally. Her brand has opened doors for her to pursue the things she is passionate about, which is making an impact in people’s lives whether it is through feeling good with fashion, literature, business, or coaching.
Lexi Vazquez is the founder and CEO of Titan Managed Technologies (TMT). Going against all odds, she quit her corporate, secure job in the middle of the pandemic and opened TMT, a company that specializes in solving problems businesses encounter by providing top tier technology to enhance offices productivity. Soon after she realized her TMT team is something the industry had never seen before turning it into a great success.
Since TMT’s creation in 2020, the office that originally started in Lexi’s garage quickly moved to an office in Doral, Florida. Lexi has been featured on Yahoo Finance and awarded Women Owned Business of the Year by the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in 2022. Lexi will continue to focus on providing businesses with all-inclusive tailored services in the managed services space for IT, phones and multifunction printers while fitting every budget.
Mrs. Vee Asante
Mrs. Vee is the CEO of Vee's Fashion Solutions. She is a seasoned fashion mentor with a dedication to professionalism. Her passion is helping individuals turn their love of fashion into successful businesses. She owns a fashion warehouse based in McDonough, Georgia, and offers a comprehensive approach that assists individuals of every age group with transforming dreams into reality.
As a Fashion U.S vendor, Vee is committed to mentoring entrepreneurs every step of the way. From helping them to identify their niche, to becoming an accountability partner to ensure they stay focused on their goals, she aims to provide quality fashion items to sell, valuable advice, and education through her online fashion academy. With her wealth of experience and unwavering commitment to empowering others, She is eager to help anyone take their fashion business to the next level by helping them turn their dreams into reality.
Latonya L. Garth
Latonya Garth is a visionary who is dedicated to helping people become the best versions of themselves. She holds two degrees from Michigan State University and has compiled a long list of notable achievements. Through IMAGINE Mentoring, she empowers young people to make better decisions and find their voice. As a motivational speaker, she ignites the hearts and minds of audiences from all walks of life.
As an author, she uses the power of perspective to guide her readers from pain and struggle to power and victory. As a multifaceted entrepreneur, Latonya makes dollars make sense, not only for herself, but for the communities in which she does business. Leveraging her experience as a business owner, she advises other entrepreneurs looking to take their companies to the next level and leverages her many relationships in the areas of business, education, and community development to improve the lives of others.
Jordan Bawcom & Reilly Johannsen
Talk about beauty and brains- Jordan and Reilly are a dynamic sister duo possessing both. After years of dancing competitively and at the collegiate level, the Johannsen sisters went on to compete in Texas beauty pageants where they held numerous titles and experienced much success. After trading in their tiaras, they had the idea to use their hair and makeup skills to start a company together. In 2014 they co-founded Grand Slam Glam Hair + Makeup have spent the last 8 years growing the company into a beauty empire. Last year they successfully executed 380+ events and are on track for an even bigger and better 2023!
Jordan and Reilly lead a talented team of 30+ glam gurus and pride themselves on providing a luxury hair and makeup experience from top to bottom.
Samantha Carbonell Deans
Samantha Carbonell Deans is a dynamic and visionary entrepreneur, widely recognized for her trailblazing methods and techniques in the beauty industry. Her outstanding talent and unrelenting drive have catapulted her to the forefront of the field, establishing her as a highly respected leader and sought-after expert. As the founder of Red Carpet Beauty and BB Glow Elite Intl, Samantha has made significant contributions to the industry, including creating the unprecedented Instantly Youthful Anti Aging Cream, and becoming the Sole Distributor of Ribeskin Professional in Australia & New Zealand.
Through her academy, BB Glow Elite Intl, Samantha offers exceptional training to aspiring professionals looking to learn from an industry icon with an unmatched passion for excellence. Her commitment to supporting charitable organizations further showcases her dedication to making a positive impact in the world. Named one of the Top 30 Women To Look Out For in 2023, Samantha's pioneering spirit has inspired and empowered others to achieve new heights of excellence in their careers.
Whether you're a salon, clinic or spa owner, client, or student, Samantha is the ultimate go-to resource, leading the way with her innovative methods and unwavering commitment to excellence.
Antigone Skoulas DDS MBA is a successful dentist and entrepreneur with a practice located in the historical 450 Sutter Medical/Dental Building in Union Square, San Francisco. She has had her practice for 8 years and has been cultivating her craft and brand for 15. She has held numerous leadership and committee positions on the local, state, and national level within her industry and the community. She graduated from and loves her alma mater UCLA and then went on to complete her dental and business degrees before opening her practice.
She is constantly evolving her practice and is on the forefront of technology and techniques in her field as she has taken over 500 continuing education courses, is an Invisalign platinum provider, and a member of a variety of organizations including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Currently, she has geared her practice towards Cosmetic Dentistry and she offers her patients high end, quality care. Nothing makes her happier than the impact she can have on her patients through changing their lives, one smile at a time.
Anastasia, aka Sati, is a unique spiritual guru with both spiritual and business experience. She practices channeling and wellness coaching, helping people across the globe. She owns a wide range of healing, coaching, and psychological methods and has her unique strategies. Also, she understands the modern world and has 16 years of IT, business, and leadership background. Anastasia is a speaker who taught more than 800 students. She applies spiritual laws for her leadership, guiding people toward their authenticity.
She has the mission to empower people to their unique way of growth. As someone, who tried most of the methods to find her mission, Anastasia shares knowledge on Instagram. She owns initiatives that help people to cope with traumas, find therapy in their city or online, and to participate in healing talks. Anastasia believes that spiritual growth is essential for changes in the world's level of happiness and true leadership.
Carole Dezarn is an international beauty educator who helps aesthetic entrepreneurs around the world make the changes needed to achieve their business dreams, by teaching different protocols used within and out of the treatment room.
As a business strategist, lead educator, and public speaker, Carole applies her over 17 years of experience to coach clients towards personal empowerment and thriving careers in the beauty industry. She is the head company trainer for Procell Therapies and Speaks at professional conferences worldwide, primarily in female-dominated and direct sales industries.
As a public speaker, Carole engages audiences with her relatability, and down-to-earth personality. Carole delivers tried and tested strategies for empowerment and business growth in the ever growing aesthetics industry. Carole is an expert in sales strategies, social media, and making a profit. She combines her expertise in the beauty industry and business strategy with a mindful approach, to pair clients' goal setting with a sense of awareness that helps them enjoy each step of the journey. Carole can help you grow your aesthetic business to 6 figures by adding results driven treatments to your menu. Your clients will thank you.
Amalai - Denisse Torres Osores
Amalai is the founder of the Amalai School, and creator of the Inner Temple Method. She guides leaders, healers and light workers in their journey of self-discovery, self-exploration, self-healing, and self-mastery to live in authenticity, freedom, joy, and fulfillment. Amalai’s background includes system engineering and has worked in corporate for 20 years. She has led large scale multicultural transformational projects throughout the world and has immersed herself in spiritual practices as a global explorer - studying the body, mind and spirit.
Through her experiences, Amalai discovered that humans have the potential to go beyond limitations and reinvent themselves. She teaches that the key to unlocking this human potential is to listen to the inner-truth, which cultivates coherence, harmony, completion, and integration within the visible and invisible. Amalai offers 1-1 transformational sessions in Spanish and English; and teaches inner self mastery through her virtual platform, which has students in 12 countries.
Haley Knaub is an entrepreneur born and raised in Portland, Maine. Haley has been nominated repeatedly for New England Cannabis Convention's (NECCAN) Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for her outstanding accomplishments in business management and marketing. Haley is the Head of Marketing at Zero Gravity Cannabis and Bobblehead Bar where she has overseen the creative direction of the brands and served in a leadership role for over 5 years. Additionally, she is the owner and founder of Earth Air Cannabis, an elevated cannabis lifestyle brand, and founding member of the non-profit, Maine Women’s Cannabis Connection (MWCC).
Her work with the organization has helped to create a safe and supportive community for women in the cannabis industry. Her passion for philanthropy has made lasting improvements on the community and she serves as a role model and mentor to many of her peers and colleagues. Haley has been featured in Leaf Nation, Maine Cannabis Chronicle, Beer & Weed Magazine and a number of other industry publications. She is set to release projects across all of her affiliated businesses and organizations in 2023.
Flora Quinby is a launch integration engineer working on the world’s first 3D printed rocket at Relativity Space set to launch in early March 2023. She has extensive experience working at SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, as well as other aerospace companies.
In early 2023, she decided to start her own aerospace company after experiencing the lack of collaboration and communication between aerospace companies. At Coterrial Space the team is focused on the future of intergalactic travel through cooperation, collaboration, and teamwork. Working together they plan to create kit rockets to serve the purpose of many while promoting technological advancement through healthy competition, shared lessons learned, and open communication. Future developments will be made in ecofriendly rocket fuel, space debris collection, and missions outside of our planet. Through all this Flora is continuing to work towards her lifelong goal of becoming an astronaut and hopefully one day setting foot on Mars.
Nadine H. Spring, PhD
Nadine Spring is the founder of SpringWell360 LLC. She is an Atlanta-based wellness professional who found her passion for helping others with their wellness goals during the pandemic. As a successful clinical research and public health professional, she uses data and solid research to guide her wellness practice. She is passionate and committed to wellness, access to clinical trials, increasing representation in clinical research, and overall helping her clients on their journey to becoming a better version of themselves.
Dr. Spring offers remote fitness training, nutrition coaching, and business development sessions. As an avid reader, she loves to learn and improve herself. During her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, and loves chocolate and wine.
Since its creation in 2022, SpringWell360 LLC has grown to include a network of wellness professionals and fitness content creators. Nadine is pleased to know that her business can provide employment both locally and internationally.
Yaribey Baro is a skilled hair colorist and stylist with 16 years of experience in the industry. Originally from Cuba, Yaribey moved to the United States at the age of 18, and has since made a name for herself in the beauty world. As a certified expert in multiple color systems, Yaribey is well-versed in a wide range of techniques and styles and is dedicated to helping her clients achieve their desired looks.
Throughout her career, Yaribey has been grateful for the support of her clients, as well as her family and friends. She believes that their unwavering belief in her has been a key factor in her success as a stylist. Yaribey is passionate about her work and enjoys using her knowledge and expertise to bring her clients' visions to life.
In addition to her work as a stylist, Yaribey is also excited to start teaching kids' yoga. She believes that this practice can help children develop healthy habits and a positive mindset from a young age. Yaribey is committed to sharing her passion for wellness with others and is always looking for new ways to help people feel their best.
Danielle Nicole Baker
Danielle Nicole Baker is an entrepreneur and life coach specializing in engineering and public speaking. Danielle is the creator of DNBDressDepot, a sustainable, woman-owned costume and dancewear shop for entertainment professionals and families across America. As a Women-n-Media cinematographer and member of the IAPWE, she is a published writer and creator at heart. Currently training as a Human Rights Consultant, Danielle teaches with FutureHeartsMindsandDreamers after completing her World of Dance fitness certification in 2021.
She dreams of opening a learning center that will bring more awareness to social issues like equal rights, equal opportunity and advancements for women, and spearheading performance theater and the entertainment world as a professional dancer and actress. Danielle builds real estate with Keller Williams - Hollywood Hills, sells renewable energy panels with SEP, and proposes new engineering and science principles through online educational videos. She partners with Pirate Studios and Capitol Records as an upcoming musician.
Danda Crimelda Buhain
Danda started her career in Rex in 1998, managing the Literary Education Recruitment Office progressing to overseeing the Business Development Department of the Publishing Group. Danda has more than 21 years of experience in the educational materials development industry starting from Recruitment of Authors, Business Development, Publishing Operations and Strategic Partnership and Rex Book Store International. While Danda currently holds the role as Chief External Affairs Officer of Rex Group REX Group of Companies, she has also achieved feats of the publishing industry as appointee, speaker, awardee, and co-author:
As Appointee: First Vice President of the Philippine Educational Publishers Association
Vice President for Forum of Asia Pacific and Graphic Arts (June 2022).
As Speaker: 44th International Association for Educational Assessment on Assessment and Big Data (Oxford University, UK)
As Awardee: Outstanding Female Entrepreneur (October 2020), Best Oral Business Plan Presentation (2020)
As Co-Author: Eurasia Journal of Math, Science and Technology Education, Technology Enhanced and Inclusive Education in the Digital Age, Models of Blended Learning (Taiwan), International Journal Language, Literature, Culture and Education (Thailand)
Danda finished her MBA in Dubai with Distinction and Academic Excellence and currently taking up her Masters in Entrepreneurship at The Ateneo Graduate School of Business.
Dr. Tiffaney Williams
Dr. Tiffaney offers multi-channel business strategies for start-up individuals or businesses. Here are a few of the programs offered in “The Wealth Concierge Corp”. Business development, corporate structure, financial literacy, credit education, asset accumulation options that are passive income streams, E-commerce fully automated stores, Dubai residency, international business development/international banking, five pillar personal, family, and business trust curation.
She has two non-profit organizations,The Lady Lions of Triumph- geared toward troubled teen girls and Hakuna matata- an organization that feeds villages and foster homes in Africa/Tanzania and Zanzibar. Dr. Williams teaches the youth financial literacy, personal development, economic development skills- finance, credit, and investing.
Dr. Williams is a Master stock/ forex trader, the only one to create affordable senior citizen investment opportunities and investment opportunities that allow ordinary people to become extraordinary investors from all walks of life and financial demographics.
Elizabeth A Sarbell
Elizabeth A Sarbell, Managing Director of Studio 11 Advanced Skin Treatments PTY LTD is a seasoned beauty industry expert with a proven track record of success. With her extensive experience and a keen eye for aesthetics, she has navigated numerous clients to their desired results in a matter of time. Through her unique and innovative approach to beauty, she has garnered a loyal following of clients who appreciate her professionalism and dedication to providing the best possible experience. Elizabeth’s commitment to excellent customer service has resulted in countless referrals and repeat business.
As a testament to her success, she has won numerous business awards and accolades for her performance, including being named the #1 for Australia at the Face + Body Conference 2019 for "Best Face Results." Her company has been recognised as the "Most Innovative Technology in Central QLD" by the Daily Mercury and was featured in the Core Magazine article "Women in Business" in 2021. Sarbell has been nominated for Women to Watch in Business by Beam Magazine in 2022. As she expands her company globally, she is currently moving from Mackay, Australia to Cincinnati, Ohio.
Ritu is mom to her 6-year-old daughter and currently resides in the Washington D.C. area with her family. She is the Managing Partner of Ariah Ventures – a global investment firm with international investments in Publishing, Technology, and Real estate. She was born in Pennsylvania and moved to Bangalore at the young age of 7 years. After her graduation, she joined her father’s publishing services business – Cosmic Strands. With more than 17 years of experience in business affairs, she was able to grow the business with her husband to more than 200 employees and was able to diversify the company’s portfolio by expanding the offices in the United States, Hong Kong, and Korea. The company was also featured as the fastest growing publishing services company by Silicon India Magazine and the fastest growing startups US magazine.
In 2019, she co-founded Author Assists – an author services company that assists authors worldwide in getting published. The company continues to grow and plans to expand its offices worldwide. With many feathers on her hat, she’s most excited about her newest brand of ultra-luxury real estate investments – The Pelican Group (TPG). She plans on disrupting the billion-dollar industry by impact investing in real estate which is sustainable, and eco-friendly, with award-winning architecture, fashion, and art. With Ariah Ventures having multiple companies under its investments, she has no doubt it’s the beginning of building her own empire sending a message to every little girl that you can achieve your dreams if you dare to be different.
Amy Lynn Durham
Amy Lynn Durham is the Founder of Create Magic At Work®, where she uses her knowledge as an Executive Coach & certified Spiritual Intelligence Coach to uniquely blend spirituality and business to help clients in their personal, professional, and spiritual development. Create Magic At Work®’s products and services are designed with the goal of supporting leaders to nurture and advocate for healthy workplaces.
Amy is the host of the Create Magic At Work® podcast and the author of the book by the same name. She draws on her past experiences as a successful Corporate Executive and has shared win-win ways with hundreds of clients and organizations on how they can get productive results by fostering human-centered leaders and workplaces.
Chantal Triay is an avid Community Leader, International Guest Speaker, Published Author, and now Pageant Queen. Chantal works as a Construction Superintendent at CASCO Contractors, a leading General Contractor in Southern California. She has been a guest speaker on the topics of Zero-Net-Energy and Construction Technology at construction conferences across China and the USA.
Chantal is the author of the inspiring children’s book, “The Girl Who Said She Could”, which aims to empower young girls. Chantal was crowned Mrs. Pacific States Globe in 2023 by the Mrs. Globe organization, and is a spokeswoman for the WIN Foundation, a non-profit focused on the empowerment and protection of women around the world. She has been on the cover of WIN Magazine and featured in Construction Global magazine, Business Chief magazine, and Business Review USA. From Community Leader to International Speaker and Published Author to Inspirational Public Figure - Chantal aspires to build.
Teresa Rath is the founder and managing director of smartindu GmbH & Co. KG in Germany. As one of the few female leaders in the tech industry, she recognized at a young age that the industry wants faster response times in niche productions. Five years ago, she ventured into self-employment. The company grew organically until 2020 was marked by the pandemic. The entrepreneur switched the production process to the manufacture of disinfectants. Sales and export records followed.
Today, smartindu is established in the market with the production of reference fluids and laboratory equipment assembly. Further production halls are built at the site. Her spirit of discovery remains: As a visionary, Teresa Rath will cooperate in the future with Wandee Wattanakrit of MUI Robotics Co., Ltd. from Thailand, who is also a female leader. Together, they will revolutionize the European market and produce and sell an electric nose with artificial intelligence there.
It’s inspiring to see women make a mark in male dominated industries. The CEO & Founder of Listicle Studios, Jenny Altshule, has made her footprint. What sets her company apart is their ability to create direct response campaigns for both TV and social media. Jenny’s advertising expertise and creative flair has resulted in some of the most memorable and effective campaigns to date.
Her journey began with creating infomercials for Proactiv. She quickly advanced to lead productions for Murad, Nutrisystem, and more. Jenny then pivoted and took her talents to social media. This leap was more than a win–she helped grow one of the first lucrative digital agency’s in the space.
Jenny’s unwavering passion and desire to create opportunity motivated her to start Listicle Studios. It quickly became the preferred agency for female-led emerging brands. With a prosperous track record in beauty, fashion and health - Listicle Studios is the clear winner.
Nicovanna Shannon brings over 10 years of executive-level leadership experience. Her credentials include but are not limited to holding positions such as Investor Accountant with Colonial Mortgage Company, Area Sales Manager with Belk, Assistant Business Office Manager with CarMax Superstore, plus Co-owner of family businesses Shannon, Shannon, & Associates, Inc and Phoenix Fire, Inc. Nicovanna received her Undergraduate Business Degree from Auburn University. She went on to receive her MBA in Business Administration from Troy University. Her accomplishments include induction into the National Honor Society.
Nicovanna is a proven leader and aspires to be a business mentor for future leaders. For now, she is striving to maximize every opportunity carved out for Shannon, Shannon & Associates, Inc. and Phoenix Fire, Inc. Her goal is to push Shannon, Shannon & Associates, Inc. and Phoenix Fire, Inc. to be known as a storehouse for financially trained individuals that are financially secure and creditworthy.
As the world is changing, so is the leadership landscape. Women are taking charge of their own destinies and making a name for themselves in traditionally male-dominated fields. These inspiring women are shaking up the status quo, leading major initiatives and setting an example for future generations of female leaders.