Title: President, Chief Executive Officer
Company: PaleoResearch Institute, Inc.
Location: Golden, Colo.
Proudly, Dr. Linda Scott Cummings has served the environmental sciences field for more than 43 years. As president and chief executive officer of PaleoResearch Institute, Inc., she helps provide paleoenvironmental, archaeobotanic and radiocarbon dating services, climate modeling, parasite and diatom analysis, and historic sites and privies. Dr. Scott Cummings started a small business in 1972 that has grown and developed into PaleoResearch Institute, and her success and passion has grown since earning a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Colorado Boulder. Continue reading
Title: Associate Professor
Company: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Location: Ormond Beach, Fla.
By learning discipline and leadership through her prior professional experiences, Debbie Shaumer continues in her 11th year of higher education. Currently, she is serving as an associate professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. There, Ms. Shaumer teaches the subjects aviation and aerospace, about 12 credit hours a semester, primarily focusing on aviation and weather, and creates a curriculum for students that brings a real-life ingredient to the university with a program focusing on weather for air crews. Continue reading
Title: Second Grade Teacher
Company: J.Z. Leyendecker Elementary School of Laredo Independent School District
Location: Laredo, Texas
Celebrating 35 years of elementary education, Diana Rodriguez continues as a second grade teacher for J.Z. Leyendecker Elementary School of Laredo Independent School District. As an elementary school, J.Z. Leyendecker relies on her ability to teach primary education following a regular curriculum for reading, mathematics, art, music, social studies and physical education in Laredo, Texas. Ms. Rodriguez attributes 25 years of success at J.Z. Leyendecker to the communication she has with her students and their parents. Continue reading
Title: Inside Parts Sales
Location: Gillette, WY
For 17 years of successful work experience, Jessie Reynolds-Epley continues as a customer service expert. Currently in her second year as a manager for Sulzer, she provides inside parts sales, including natural gas, oil, and energy fields. Specifically, Ms. Reynolds-Epley oversees operations, monitors inventory, prepares quotations, manages customer services, and trains new employees. Continue reading
Title: Intellectual Property Partner
Company: Kaplan Breyer Schwarz & Ottesen, LLP
Location: Matawan, N.J.
Ms. Mishev earned her LL.B. and LL.M. from the School of Law at Sofia University. She also received her LL.M. in intellectual property from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was competitively selected as a fellow of the Squadron Graduate Program in Media and Telecommunications Law, which was directed by Professor Monroe Price. She enjoyed the research and editing tasks she performed as part of the program. But most of all, she truly loved the time working and having fun together with other fellows, such as Olga Statz and Ziva Cohen, with whom she remained great friends. Continue reading