MPWR
Squad

We here at MPWRPeople have lofty goals: we want to serve our nonprofits, for profits, and mission and purpose-driven leaders.  We value hard work, strategy, relationships, authenticity, a well-executed joke, snacks, and growth mindsets. 

It takes a village to empower leaders of today and tomorrow, and our advisory council and staff are here to serve MPWRPeople's members.

Want to find out how you can serve on the MPWR Squad?  Click the button below.

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Board of Directors

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Jeff Wilmoth

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: President  
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Ace

With over thirty years of proven service operations and client relations skills, Jeff is a proven leader. He is passionate about understanding the value of relationships in the business environment and knows that one of the keys to success for any business is creating strong leaders with the ability to think outside of their own areas of purview. He is a strategic thinker with a focus on results-based management.

Jeff understands that success requires action and action requires resources. He believes that providing those resources to everyone regardless of their social background benefits not only the individual but our community. He has volunteered for other non-profits in the area and desires to make a difference in his community through action.

Fun Fact:  Jeff is a United States Marine veteran with three daughters and three grandchildren. He loves outdoor activities, history, live music, and the local eateries in town.

 

 

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Dr. Michelle Montague-Mfuni

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Secretary
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Dr. MMM

Michelle is an Assistant Professor of Management at the University of Richmond.  She lived in South Africa for 21 years as a working professional after receiving her MBA.  Her last corporate employment was as a Senior Manager in the Strategy Division at Ernst & Young Advisory Services (Pty) Ltd in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2016.

Michelle has also worked as the Chief Investment Officer for a Black Economic Empowered private equity house investing in construction materials, mining, industrial, and property in South Africa.  There, she utilized her 12-plus years of management consulting background coupled with her significant financial services background to help her investee companies develop and achieve their strategic and financial objectives.  

Michelle studies international business in an African context, examining multinational corporations and international entrepreneurs.  She has a strong interest in corporate shared value responsibilities intertwined with strategic decisions.

Michelle's interests in International Business Strategy include multi-national corporations (home vs. host country strategies; corporate social responsibility); international entrepreneurship; emerging markets (international joint ventures and collaborations; and international trade and investment.

Fun Fact:  Michelle went to Harvard University, and brainwashed (insert chuckle) her sons to do so, too!  Additionally, on a fun note, she is from San Diego, and her favorite activity as a teenager was beach roller skating.

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Billy Johnston

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Treasurer
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Billy White Shoes

Billy Johnston is a Vice President of Village Bank, headquartered in Midlothian, VA. Billy has previous experience as a CPA, Controller, CFO, and President of a printing company for 10 years. After graduating from Virginia Tech, he settled in Midlothian, VA, and he has been a resident for nearly 40 years!

Fun Fact:  He has 8 kids!!!  Three of whom also graduated from Virginia Tech and one got away to become an Arkansas Razorback.  He has 4 more entering college in the next 5 years, so he may have more Hokies.  We'll see!

 

 

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Joe Romello

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Honorary Advisor of Directors Emeritus
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: In the Know Joe 

What does Joe know?  Let's just say he is a human data center.  However, he isn't afraid to admit what he doesn't know and then find the resources or people to fill the gap.  For decades, In the Know Joe has delivered successful business transformation, as a CxO, advisor, and consultant, as well as led both sides of the M&A table. In the Know Joe enacts the same business transformation principles, building consensus, teams, and shared views, to large organizations, as he did with Michaels Craft Stores and Harbor Freight Tools, and small organizations.  

In 2022, Joe helped MPWRPeople's founder, Tiffany Joy Greene, M.B.A., launch MPWRPeople.  Joe sees and understands the growing need for education and connection for nonprofit and micro and small business leaders, and he is passionate about helping MPWRPeople empower leaders. 

He has co-authored a number of books with Tiffany Joy Greene, M.B.A., including the Foundations of Business Consulting, Brand Strategy Guide, and Brand Strategy Workbook.

Fun Fact:  Joe resides in the Philadephia, Pennsylvania, area with his wife, Amy, and their children.

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Tiffany Joy Greene, M.B.A.

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Founder, Executive Director, and Ex Officio Board Member
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Manic Maple

The power source for the United States, half of Mexico, and definitely all of Canada. She makes the Energizer Bunny look lazy and runs circles around Barry Allen. Fueled by coffee and maple syrup, all Manic Maple does is win because she does not quit. For over two decades, Manic Maple has helped various organizations and entrepreneurs launch and grow successful businesses, nonprofits, programs, products, and services.  Manic Maple, a leader, entrepreneur (founder of MPWRSource), author, educator, speaker, founder, and consultant, helps organizations with strategic planning, business and management consulting, brand strategy, market planning, and communication planning.  However, Manic Maple prioritizes action, and she helps those she works with make sure that the strategies and plans that are created are transformed into results that drive purpose.   Manic Maple passionately believes that inclusive education and connections develop purpose-driven for-profit and nonprofit leaders that empower the people, organizations, and communities they serve.  This belief drove her to find MPWRPeople.

She is a published author, and her books can be found on Amazon.  Recently, she co-authored Foundations of Business Consulting, Brand Strategy Guide, and Brand Strategy Workbook with Joe Romello.  Additionally, she has co-authored Lead Self - The Foundation of Empowering Leadership with Kaisha McCrea and Joe Romello.

Manic Maple holds two bachelor's degrees, a master's degree in business administration, a Core Four Business Planning Course License®, and a variety of HubSpot certifications.  She chairs the Chesterfield Chamber's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Acceleration subcommittee, and is a member of the Chesterfield Chamber, American Marketing Association, and Metropolitan Business League.

Manic Maple resides in Chesterfield, Virginia, with her husband, Tim Quintavalle, daughter, son, and fur baby Yorkie.

Fun Fact:  Judging by her nickname, Manic Maple, you have probably reached an accurate conclusion that she is, in fact, American and Canadian.  However, what you may not have known about Manic Maple is that she loves music.  In fact, she enjoys playing her violin in her spare time, especially classical music, and, to relieve stress, she has been known to pick up her golden microphone and partake in some at-home karaoke.  God bless her family!

Leadership

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Tiffany Joy Greene, M.B.A

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Founder & CEO
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Princess of Purpose and Manic Maple

The power source for the United States, half of Mexico, and definitely all of Canada. She makes the Energizer Bunny look lazy and runs circles around Barry Allen. Fueled by coffee and maple syrup, all the Princess of Purpose does is win because she never quits to empower people.  For over two decades, the Princess of Purpose has helped various organizations and entrepreneurs launch and grow successful businesses, nonprofits, programs, products, and services.  The Princess of Purpose, a leader, entrepreneur (founder of MPWRPeople), author, educator, speaker, founder, advisor, coach, and consultant, helps mission and purpose-driven leaders and organizations with defining and leading with purpose, strategic planning, business and management consulting, brand strategy, learning and growth development, market planning, and communication planning.  However, the Princess of Purpose prioritizes action to drive purpose, and she helps those she works with make sure that the strategies and plans that are created are transformed into results that drive purpose.   The Princess of Purpose passionately believes that inclusive education, connections, and support develop mission and purpose-driven for-profit and nonprofit leaders and organizations that empower the people, organizations, and communities they serve.  This belief drove her to find MPWRPeople.

She is a published author, and her books can be found on Amazon.  Recently, she co-authored Foundations of Business Consulting, Brand Strategy Guide, and Brand Strategy Workbook with Joe Romello.  Additionally, she has co-authored Lead Self - The Foundation of Empowering Leadership with Kaisha McCrea and Joe Romello.

The Princess of Purpose holds two bachelor's degrees (earned both in three and a half years...do you see where the "Manic" in her other superhero identity, Manic Maple, comes from?), a master's degree in business administration, a Core Four Business Planning Course License®, and a variety of HubSpot certifications.  She is a member of the Chesterfield Chamber, BNI, American Marketing Association, and Metropolitan Business League.

Manic Maple resides in Chesterfield, Virginia, with her husband, Tim Quintavalle, daughter and son.

Fun Fact:  Judging by her nickname, Manic Maple, you have probably reached an accurate conclusion that she is, in fact, American and Canadian.  However, what you may not have known about her is that she loves music.  In fact, she enjoys playing her violin in her spare time, especially classical music, and, to relieve stress, she has been known to pick up her golden microphone and partake in some at-home karaoke.  God bless her family!

Small Business and Nonprofit Advisory Board

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Brian Kinzie, MBA, SHRM-SCP

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Owner of Tinker HR 
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: The People Person

Brian Kinzie, MBA, SHRM-SCP  is a certified HR professional with more than 20 years of experience in the field, most recently as the founder of Tinker HR, a consultancy focused on serving the needs of small businesses and nonprofits.  Brian's background stretches from "mom-and-pop shops" to major muli-national organizations, giving him a unique viewpoint on HR and its power to move an organization.  Brian is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management and holds degrees from The College of William & Mary and University of Richmond.   Professionally, nothing gives him more satisfaction than seeing an organization meet its goals by aligning the needs of the company with the needs of its people.

Fun Fact:  When Brian's not working with his clients, Brian is a nationally certified beer and mead judge. 

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John Rabil

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Owner of Launch
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Attorney in Action

John Rabil is the founder of Launch, a law firm that does small business legal services differently.  Launch uses a non-traditional, subscription-based business model in order to make legal counsel more cost-effective, efficient, and accessible to businesses while proactively minimizing the risk.

Fun Fact:  John enjoys hiking with his family and coaching his son's sports teams.

 

 

 

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Stacie Briley Goodman, CSSGB

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Owner of Origamic Solutions
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Solution Shaper Stacie

Over the past three decades, she has methodically cultivated her breadth of experience, education, and skills in operations management so that she can share her learnings with others and help them grow and achieve greatness. Her diverse background and skill sets have enabled her to provide operations improvement leadership from strategy through implementation stabilization across an array of industries and clients including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies at the local, state, and federal levels, and non-profit organizations.

 

After years of traveling and providing project management, process engineering, and new solutions design services as a member of national and local firms, she founded Origamic Solutions LLC to focus on being a conductor of operational growth to community businesses. Through education, advisory, and delivery services she and her team are focused on helping clients achieve their strategic vision and operational goals through tactical planning and execution. As a Virginia SWaM certified business owner, she also shares her experience and knowledge with other companies to help them be prepared to achieve and renew their certifications smoothly. 

 

Finally, having been raised in a family of small business owners, she understands the importance of small businesses in the community, as well as their challenges and benefits. As a wife, mother, and business owner, she understands the importance of being able to interweave business and family with purpose, grace, communication, organization, and flexibility. She believes in extending that understanding and support to her clients as well.

 

Fun Fact: While getting her business degree she also minored in music and often finds synergies between the two. Since music permeates her soul, and every Wonder Woman must know how to spin properly, you can find this superhero out on the dance floor refining her competitive ballroom dancing skills or just releasing some stress with friends.

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Tiffany Joy Greene, M.B.A

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Founder
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Princess of Purpose and Manic Maple

The power source for the United States, half of Mexico, and definitely all of Canada. She makes the Energizer Bunny look lazy and runs circles around Barry Allen. Fueled by coffee and maple syrup, all the Princess of Purpose does is win because she never quits to empower people.  For over two decades, the Princess of Purpose has helped various organizations and entrepreneurs launch and grow successful businesses, nonprofits, programs, products, and services.  The Princess of Purpose, a leader, entrepreneur (founder of MPWRPeople), author, educator, speaker, founder, advisor, coach, and consultant, helps mission and purpose-driven leaders and organizations with defining and leading with purpose, strategic planning, business and management consulting, brand strategy, learning and growth development, market planning, and communication planning.  However, the Princess of Purpose prioritizes action to drive purpose, and she helps those she works with make sure that the strategies and plans that are created are transformed into results that drive purpose.   The Princess of Purpose passionately believes that inclusive education, connections, and support develop mission and purpose-driven for-profit and nonprofit leaders and organizations that empower the people, organizations, and communities they serve.  This belief drove her to find MPWRPeople.

She is a published author, and her books can be found on Amazon.  Recently, she co-authored Foundations of Business Consulting, Brand Strategy Guide, and Brand Strategy Workbook with Joe Romello.  Additionally, she has co-authored Lead Self - The Foundation of Empowering Leadership with Kaisha McCrea and Joe Romello.

The Princess of Purpose holds two bachelor's degrees (earned both in three and a half years...do you see where the "Manic" in her other superhero identity, Manic Maple, comes from?), a master's degree in business administration, a Core Four Business Planning Course License®, and a variety of HubSpot certifications.  She is a member of the Chesterfield Chamber, BNI, American Marketing Association, and Metropolitan Business League.

Manic Maple resides in Chesterfield, Virginia, with her husband, Tim Quintavalle, daughter and son.

Fun Fact:  Judging by her nickname, Manic Maple, you have probably reached an accurate conclusion that she is, in fact, American and Canadian.  However, what you may not have known about her is that she loves music.  In fact, she enjoys playing her violin in her spare time, especially classical music, and, to relieve stress, she has been known to pick up her golden microphone and partake in some at-home karaoke.  God bless her family!

Advisory Council

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Ashby W. Price, CFA, AIF, CRPS

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Founder and Owner of Ashwood Financial Partners 
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: AAA - Affirming, Assuring Ashby

As a native of Richmond, Ashby has been driven to help others, a journey that began in his teens when he was a mentor to underprivileged boys. This early experience shaped Ashby’s lifelong commitment to community service now channeled through volunteering and leadership roles. As the current President of the CFA Society Virginia and a former President of the Central Virginia Employee Benefits Council, he continues to enact positive change through his leadership roles.

Ashby is the founder of Ashwood Financial Partners, an independent fiduciary advisory firm dedicated to helping clients achieve financial security through services including investment management, retirement, and financial planning, education funding, risk management, and group retirement benefits, among others. His efforts were acknowledged when he was named one of the "Top 5 Best Financial Planners" in 2021 by the Richmond-Times Dispatch.

Today, Ashby continues his community and professional endeavors in Richmond, Virginia, where he resides with his family and dog, Maple.

Fun Fact:  Ashby currently has several chickens roaming his property with several named after Supreme Court Judges.

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Brian Kinzie, MBA, SHRM-SCP

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Owner of Tinker HR 
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: The People Person

Brian Kinzie, MBA, SHRM-SCP  is a certified HR professional with more than 20 years of experience in the field, most recently as the founder of Tinker HR, a consultancy focused on serving the needs of small businesses and nonprofits.  Brian's background stretches from "mom-and-pop shops" to major muli-national organizations, giving him a unique viewpoint on HR and its power to move an organization.  Brian is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management and holds degrees from The College of William & Mary and University of Richmond.   Professionally, nothing gives him more satisfaction than seeing an organization meet its goals by aligning the needs of the company with the needs of its people.

Fun Fact:  When Brian's not working with his clients, Brian is a nationally certified beer and mead judge. 

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Dr. Christine Fuselier

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Dean of Instruction at Bryant & Stratton College and Owner of The Leadership Doctor, LLC
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: The Leadership Doctor

Dr. Christine Fuselier is a wife, mother, business owner, leadership engineer, diversity consultant, and academic leader. She has had a successful progressive 27-year career in corporate America in the finance industry where she has proven to be a great people leader where she has held positions of 
Department Manager, Global Operations Director, Senior Manager, and Vice President. She is currently the Dean of Instruction at Bryant Stratton Colleges where she leads a team of Program Directors, Faculty and staff/ She also chairs the Richmond Campus DSI (Diversity, Sensitivity, and Inclusion) Committee and 
serves on their corporate-level DSI committee.

Additionally, she is the owner of The Leadership Doctor. LLC, a Leadership & Diversity Consulting firm. She consults on and conducts workshops ranging from leadership development, personal branding, and equity re-engineering. Dr. Fuselier is also the creator of GPS-EI (Guiding Principles to Success in Emotional Intelligence) and ‘Stack Your Deck’ card games about Diversity, Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, and Self-Empowerment. She has also developed 
and facilitated leadership curriculums at several national Universities.

Dr. Fuselier has an extensive educational background which includes 5 academic degrees (an Associate’s in broadcast communications, a Bachelors’ in speech communications, a Master’s in Business Administration, a Master’s in Organization Management, and a Doctorate in organizational leadership). She has served as President of the Richmond Chapter of IAW (International Association of Women). She is the published author of three books: ‘The Business of You’, ‘Leadership Wrecks’ and ‘You’ve Been Gifted Cancer…’. Dr. 
Fuselier is a John Maxwell certified coach, teacher, trainer & speaker; a Meyers Briggs certified practitioner; a certified DISC behavioral analyst and consultant; a certified in Diversity, Equity & Inclusions in the Workplace and Leading Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education. Furthermore, Dr. Fuselier was one of the Chicago Defenders 2011 Women of Excellence recipients for leadership, 
diversity, and service; has been featured in the Phoenix Focus Magazine; was a recipient of the CEO award (highest honor at HSBC) for excellence in diversity & leadership, where she led and co-led employee affinity groups.

Dr. Fuselier is also on the Board of Directors for Read to Them, an organization 
dedicated to creating a culture of literacy in every home. Dr. Fuselier lives by the quote: “Hardships prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny”- C. S Lewis, because she believes, we have been gifted this thing called life, which may not have been easy for many of us, but we are expected to do extraordinary things because we should pave the way for those coming behind us.

Fun Fact: Dr. Christine Fuselier has a black belt in Tai Kwon Do, and she has traveled to 4 states (in the USA), 3 continents, and 3 countries.

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David Dallaire

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Owner of Fennec Group 
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: The Manilow of Marketers

David has had a diverse and admittedly mostly accidental career split almost evenly between Tokyo and Seattle, split between providing services as an outside consultant/agency and managing from the inside, and split between marketing and operations working with the world's most successful brands.  While that global experience made it easier to work across different cultures and languages, David chose to focus his energies on helping small business owners after leaving left the corporate world where he could have the most impact. 

Fun Fact:  David actually completed his education with the intention of becoming a Kremlinologist which even included two separate research trips to the Soviet Union, and to this day is still seeking the connection between his education and his success in a completely unrelated career!  Also, David would like you to know that he once sang backup for Barry Manilow live in front of a packed arena of 13, 500 rabid fans (Barry's, not David's).   

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Dean Francis

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Senior Consultant/Partner at One Bridge Advisors
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Mission Possible

Dean's strengths are communicating complex concepts in more simple terms, connecting others, speaking to both small and large groups, and building strategic partnerships that can bring tremendous value to businesses, nonprofits, and individuals.

Dean likes BIG thinking. He believes in the IMPOSSIBLE because he is an OPTIMIST.  (This explains his Superhero Identity, Mission Possible.)

Dean believes in long-term sustainable success comes from high standards of excellence, hard work, and surrounding yourself with great people.

Dean has been a husband of 33 years to his best friend and beautiful wife Sarah, Dad to 5 amazing adult kids, and a fan of any person or organization who seeks to make a positive impact on others.

Fun Fact:  When Dean's not doing Crossfit, he likes sitting by his pool, going to Sweetfrog, and watching great movies.   His favorite place to get away is the Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, with his wife, Sarah.

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Elizabeth J. Phillips

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Owner of EJ Creates Consulting, LLC
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Word Girl

Elizabeth Johnson Phillips, known to friends and family simply as "EJ", wears many hats.  She's a writer, artist, marketer, and the Founder and Creative Director for EJ Creates Consulting, LLC. She likes to say that at her core, she is a storyteller.  Sometimes she uses words.  Sometimes a paintbrush.  And sometimes pitch decks and meta descriptions. Mostly, she asks why a lot.   

EJ graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina in 2000 with a BA in Communications, specific to Screenwriting & Media Production. She also minored in Creative Writing. She took every writing course UNC offered at the time, earning prose contests in their literary magazine, The Cellar Door. She won the prestigious Ruben Creative Writing Award in 2000 and was nominated for the Steele Creative Writing award. Twice.  She presented an Honors Thesis titled, "In Therapy" that was published by the UNC library system. She studied art and multimedia design at The Art Institute of Colorado. In a quest to answer the biggest why of all, she rounded out her education earning a Master's in Christian Education at Union Theological Seminary. She is HubSpot certified in Content Marketing, Inbound Marketing, Email Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Digital Marketing, Contextual Marketing, CMS Hub for Marketers, and HubSpot Marketing Software. 

EJ Creates Consulting, LLC's mission is to help companies tell their stories in ways that captivate and convert their target markets. Our vision is to help business owners tell their stories in ways that are authentic, impactful, and inclusive.  We take storytelling seriously.  

Fun Fact: EJ is also a professional artist and has had art hang in several galleries in Richmond, VA as well as in homes all across the country. But her favorite works of art are her 4 kids. She and her kids live, laugh, and make too many messes in Midlothian, VA.

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Jared Riter

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Co-founder of Off Square One
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Enduranator  

Jared Riter carries a natural passion for catalyzing growth and facilitating transformative change.  Jared's journey in fostering leadership and driving impactful change began in the realm of non-profit leadership consulting, where he partnered with higher education institutions to develop leadership capabilities among students and volunteers. This experience laid the foundation for his commitment to empowering individuals and teams. A graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, Jared's career led him to Richmond, VA, prior to co-founding Off Square One. Drawing on his diverse experiences and unwavering dedication, Jared specializes in orchestrating facilitated workshops, offsites, and retreats that empower businesses, teams, and individuals to achieve their full potential.

Throughout his professional career, Jared has invested in helping individuals, teams, and organizations to move from fine to exceptional. As a co-founder of Off Square One, established in early 2020, Jared uses his enthusiasm, insights, and drive to guide their management consulting clients on their transformative journeys toward organizational excellence and lasting success. When engaging with clients, Jared's mission is clear: to align people, processes, and products/services, guiding clients toward their ideal future. With a keen focus on illuminating the most promising pathways forward, Jared and his team act as trusted consultants and advisors, leveraging their expertise to navigate the complexities of organizational evolution.

Jared, his wife, and their two curious pups reside outside of Richmond and enjoy exploring the best of culinary, outdoor, golf, and travel experiences during their free time.

Fun Fact:  Jared enjoys endurance races - running and triathlons. He has completed several half-marathons, full marathons, and a Half-Ironman triathlon.

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Karlton Hoskins

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: CEO and Co-founder of iDo Systems
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: BizPlan Master

Karlton Hoskins is a pioneering entrepreneur and the CEO and co-founder of iDo Systems, known for his transformative impact on the small business landscape. His innovative approach to business strategy led to the creation of Quanta88 and the Business Life Cycle Growth Methodology, tools designed to empower entrepreneurs by condensing complex processes into actionable steps. With these developments, Karlton has redefined the way businesses approach planning and sustainability, notably reducing the time it takes to produce critical business documents from 30 days to less than 88 minutes.


Karlton’s career began with a profound realization in the financial industry, where he witnessed the limitations of funding without strategic support. This insight spurred him to invest over 20,000 hours in reversing traditional business lifecycle models, creating systems that offer GPS-like guidance to businesses from startup to maturity.  His work not only decreases the mortality rate of small businesses but also equips business owners with the knowledge and tools to thrive in competitive environments.


An international bestselling author and a respected voice on "The Better Your Business Show," Karlton continues to influence the global business community through his thought leadership. Residing in Texas, he remains dedicated to his mission of revolutionizing small business practices worldwide, making business
success more accessible and less burdensome. His engaging and infectious energy inspires entrepreneurs and business coaches to achieve greater profitability and operational efficiency, challenging conventional narratives about the inevitability of business failure.

Fun Fact: Beyond his business acumen, Karlton Hoskins has a vibrant artistic side. He studied tap dance at the Marie Wildey School of Dance in East Orange, NJ. This experience led to a memorable performance at the prestigious Carnegie Hall, where Karlton showcased his skills while donning a striking purple sequined vest. This artistic pursuit highlights Karlton's versatility and his ability to excel across diverse fields, adding a rhythmic flair to his strategic business initiatives.

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Joe Romello

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Partner at MPWRSource
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: In the Know Joe

What does Joe know?  Let's just say he is a human data center.  However, he isn't afraid to admit what he doesn't know and then find the resources or people to fill the gap.  For decades, In the Know Joe has delivered successful business transformation, as a CxO, advisor, and consultant, as well as led both sides of the M&A table. In the Know Joe enacts the same business transformation principles, building consensus, teams, and shared views, to large organizations, as he did with Michaels Craft Stores and Harbor Freight Tools, and small organizations.  

In 2022, Joe helped MPWRPeople's founder, Tiffany Joy Greene, M.B.A., launch MPWRPeople.  Joe sees and understands the growing need for education and connection for nonprofit and micro and small business leaders, and he is passionate about helping MPWRPeople empower leaders. 

He has co-authored a number of books with Tiffany Joy Greene, M.B.A., including the Foundations of Business Consulting, Brand Strategy Guide, and Brand Strategy Workbook.

Fun Fact:  Joe resides in the Philadephia, Pennsylvania, area with his wife, Amy, and their children.

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John Rabil

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Owner of Launch
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Attorney in Action

John Rabil is the founder of Launch, a law firm that does small business legal services differently.  Launch uses a non-traditional, subscription-based business model in order to make legal counsel more cost-effective, efficient, and accessible to businesses while proactively minimizing the risk.

Fun Fact:  John enjoys hiking with his family and coaching his son's sports teams.

 

 

 

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Kaisha McCrea, MBA, ACC, CCTC

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Owner of Growing Perspectives Career Consulting, LLC

SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Growth Coach

Kaisha McCrea, Career & Leadership Coach and Consultant is the owner of Growing Perspectives Career Consulting LLC, a SWaM certified business in Virginia. She has over 20 years of working in Corporate America with assignments in manufacturing, sales, continuous improvement, supply chain, and consulting. She is a certified Career Transition Coach and trained in Change Management. She provides coaching and consulting to early and mid-career professionals, teams, and organizations focused on transitions, professional growth, productivity, team building, and leadership. She has a passion for supporting people and organizations to reach their goals and thrive!

Kaisha was recognized as a top 20 Coach in Richmond, VA for 2022 by Influence Digest +. She was recognized as the 2021 Member of the Year for Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce where she is the Chair of its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee for 2023. She enjoys speaking to groups on topics related to careers, leadership, and empowerment. She believes we all can be successful in our lives and careers!

She enjoys spending time with friends and family and loves history, music, and travel! Kaisha is a Board member of the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce and a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), Metropolitan Business League, Two Twelve Referral group, Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) Richmond chapter, and Richmond Alumni chapter of NC A&T State University. She is a graduate of NC A&T State University with a BS in Chemical Engineering and  Wilmington University in Wilmington, Delaware with an MBA. She is a Core Essentials Graduate from Coach U. Kaisha currently resides in Midlothian VA with her husband and two sons and is active in her local church.

Fun Fact:  Kaisha received a red belt in Tae Kwon Do when she was growing up.

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Millie Corsoro

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Account Executive at Relation Insurance
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Guardian of Community

Millie Corsoro was born in Puerto Rico, raised in New York City, and eventually moved away from the Big Apple to rural living in western New York, where she graduated high school.  She grew accustomed to living in the world with the advantage of having varied experiences and perspectives.  Due to her tenacity, willingness to always learn and challenge herself, and passion for giving back to her community, she's been fortunate to grow into a sales professional known to care for her clients. 

As a wife and mother of two, she stays active, whether it's helping her daughter with her Girl Scout troop, getting her son to baseball, or volunteering at the neighborhood pool.  She and her husband have been fortunate enough to call Chesterfield her home for six years now, after making their way here from western NY.   

Fun Fact:  One of Millie's favorite snacks is freshly popped popcorn with a touch of jalapeno salt.

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Patrick Carroll

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: VP of Sales and Training at Sandler
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Passionate Patrick

Patrick Carroll assists teams and individuals with performance improvement through Leadership, Sales and Customer Care training and coaching. Sandler, one of the world’s largest sales effectiveness and business improvement organizations, provides the framework of best practices to help individuals succeed more quickly and avoid decades of trial and error. Patrick has been with Sandler for over 14 years after receiving his degree in Rhetoric & Communication at the University of Richmond. He is an accomplished keynote speaker, and sales and management thought leader. Patrick’s firm, Focus Business Development powered by Sandler Training is based in Richmond, VA, and has been serving Virginia businesses since 1999.

 

Fun Fact: Patrick was born and raised in the west end of Richmond, and he is a Spider football alum.  When not spending time with his family or clients, you can find Patrick playing a round of golf or at a concert listening to live music. 

 

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Stacie Briley Goodman, CSSGB

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Owner of Origamic Solutions
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Solution Shaper Stacie

Over the past three decades, she has methodically cultivated her breadth of experience, education, and skills in operations management so that she can share her learnings with others and help them grow and achieve greatness. Her diverse background and skill sets have enabled her to provide operations improvement leadership from strategy through implementation stabilization across an array of industries and clients including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies at the local, state, and federal levels, and non-profit organizations.

 

After years of traveling and providing project management, process engineering, and new solutions design services as a member of national and local firms, she founded Origamic Solutions LLC to focus on being a conductor of operational growth to community businesses. Through education, advisory, and delivery services she and her team are focused on helping clients achieve their strategic vision and operational goals through tactical planning and execution. As a Virginia SWaM certified business owner, she also shares her experience and knowledge with other companies to help them be prepared to achieve and renew their certifications smoothly. 

 

Finally, having been raised in a family of small business owners, she understands the importance of small businesses in the community, as well as their challenges and benefits. As a wife, mother, and business owner, she understands the importance of being able to interweave business and family with purpose, grace, communication, organization, and flexibility. She believes in extending that understanding and support to her clients as well.

 

Fun Fact: While getting her business degree she also minored in music and often finds synergies between the two. Since music permeates her soul, and every Wonder Woman must know how to spin properly, you can find this superhero out on the dance floor refining her competitive ballroom dancing skills or just releasing some stress with friends.

Susanna Calvert

Susanna Calvert

CIVILIAN IDENTITY: Founder and Executive Director of Foundation for Family and Community Healing
SUPERHERO IDENTITY: Heart Leading Susanna

Founder and Executive Director of a 501(c)3 nonprofit, the Foundation for Family and Community Healing (www.HealingEdu.org) which aims to help us all to become more resilient in our mental, emotional, and relationship health and wellbeing.  During her career, she has published almost 100 journal articles, books, and book chapters, and has written hundreds of blogs for Psychology Today, Brainz Magazine, the Silver Lining blog,  and through FFCH.   Dr. Calvert is also a radio show host,  and a consultant (www.SusannaCalvert.com) with a passion for helping individuals and organizations find and pursue their calling and the highest versions of themselves, a reiki master, energy healer, and intuitive.    

Fun Fact:  Susanna is an office supply junkie.  Even though no one even needs office supplies these days she says, "I buy them anyways, especially during Back to School sales."

*Photo taken by Rebecca D'Angelo.