Ladies of Legacy 2017
Ladies of Legacy (Formally Ladies Who Launch) is our annual fundraiser that serves both to celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit of women in our community who are achieving their dreams, and honor those who give towards helping fulfill our vision. The fundraiser also aids Limitless Ambition in raising funds to continue our programs and outreach in the area. Last year we had over 100 people in attendance and raised over $1,000!
Announcing...The 2017 Ladies of Legacy Honorees:
After spending her career working in higher education, mostly in athletics, Danielle Wright launched Wright Relations, LLC, a boutique public relations, branding and communications firm. Wright Relations’ corporate mission is to relentlessly bring clients strong connections, innovative branding, strategic positioning, and transformative results. launched Wright Relations initially as a freelancer/ independent contractor and as an official business in February 2014. Danielle’s interest in serving people developed at a very young age; and because of her faith and passions for public relations, community engagement, and sports, Danielle was able to turn those hobbies into a first-class, boutique public relations firm.
“Our thoughts become actions, our actions become patterns of behavior, and our patterns of behavior become our character. To have good character, you must have thoughts that align with the will and Word of God. When you think Godly things, Godly actions and a Godly character follow.” – Danielle R. Wright
Abby Greer graduated from Kent State University in 1987 with a degree in Communications. In 2010, she founded and became the Executive Director of a community service exchange called Kent Community TimeBank. By 2014, The Kent Community TimeBank had grown to over 500 members and was drawing people from surrounding counties. Ms. Greer then founded and became the Executive Director of the Crooked River Alliance of TimeBanks. With her passion, excellent leadership, best business practice philosophy and creative community building skills she now oversees both organizations where she and all of her staff are paid in an alternative currency.
“Community is a sign that love is possible in a materialistic world where people so often either ignore or fight with each other. It is a sign that we don’t need a lot of money to be happy –in fact, the opposite.” ~Jean Vanier
Andrea Workman-Hudson is the founder and co-director of Cheer Image ICONZ, a community-based competitive recreational cheer program in Warren, Ohio. Andrea is also the Head Coach for Cheer Image ICONZ-Navy Jr. Level 1 and Cheer Image ICONZ Jr. Level 2. Andrea has been coaching cheerleading for 12 years, which includes coaching for Warren Western Reserve Jr. High school, Tri-County All-Stars in Ohio and PA, and Cheer Image ICONZ. Andrea has an Associates in Applied Science in Accounting. Andrea holds certifications in CPR/First Aid, Concessions in Sports-What You Need to Know, Engaging Effectively with Parents, and Youth Mental Health Aid. Andrea is also a member of several organizations, including United States All Star Federation (USASF), and the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Andrea is also a Certified Community Health Worker but most importantly a wife and mother of three wonderful children.
So much can be said about this self-proclaimed “Projects to the Pentagon” Queen. Candys Mayo, owner of Quinn Engineering & Employment Network LLC captivated us in her early rise as a great performing startup in the Youngstown area. Abbreviated Q.U.E.E.N.-Ohio, she has vanquished the Royal path from the famine and struggle growing up in Youngstown’s public housing to being a registered and cleared Vendor with the Department Of Defense. Her bright smile and bold approach to business processes make her a pleasure to meet and a general badass. Often seen wheeling around her laptop bag in downtown Youngstown, dressed business casual with the e
xception of sporty tennis shoes, this go getter entrepreneur boasts both an impressive working resume and business model. After a 16 year career in Naval Architecture, Candys decided to begin the path of entrepreneurship in mid 2015, shifting gears to focus on the engineering design of microsystems for Aircrafts and Ships. A decorated and seasoned veteran in her field with degrees in Information Systems and Project management, she is a sure asset to any company she does business with. Her Engineering services company is certainly one to watch in the years to come.
"Corporate America can be mean and cruel , especially toward Black Women. My book smarts are what got me there, but my street smarts are what kept me there."