Lamees is an entrepreneur with great passion for building remarkable organizations with exceptional services and customer experience. With a couple of degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics, Lamees started her career as a software developer for data communication giant (at the time) Nortel Networks in Ottawa, Canada. After getting married and moving with her husband to Columbia, South Carolina, she re-invented her career in the fields of website development and digital marketing while raising two young children. A life-learner and high-achiever, Lamees continued to develop her personal and professionals skills and knowledge through online training. Lamees is a graduate of Michael Gerbers's E-Myth, and a Dale Carnegie award-winner. Lamees founded Webbright, a membership website development company serving professional associations in 2009. She first crossed paths with the founders of the Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association when she was hired to build the RPO Directory in 2011. When the position of the executive director for the association became open that year, she was thrilled to be selected for the job. Since then, Lamees has been working with the founders and the board on growing the organization, gaining momentum, and building new initiatives. Lamees has an Master of Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computing Science from Saint Mary's University, and a Master's degree in Computer Science from University of Waterloo. She's a certified Inbound Marketer, E-Myth graduate, a Dale Carnegie award winner, and a life-learner
Content and Communication Strategist
Brent G. Trotter is a Digital Marketing Consultant and Strategist. His career mission is to empower and inspire individuals and organizations so they can reach their utmost potential. He started his career in marketing research at Edelman where he was hired to conduct secondary research and media analysis for a range of clients from Starbucks to Microsoft. Subsequently, he transitioned to iProspect, a performance marketing agency, where he worked to meet paid search advertising goals for Sears and K-Mart. He spent the next three years at the global advertising firm Ogilvy & Mather working in account management. He gained an array of experience managing projects, senior and junior clients, cross-functional teams and looming deadlines for S.C. Johnson, the global CPG company. His passion for the industry is driven by a desire to understand people and words and use that info to solve problems -- from social to interpersonal to commercial.
Caroline (Carrie) Kolar
Carrie is a writer, editor, and proofreader who passionately loves the written word. She specializes in editing, proofing, and blog writing services to small businesses, associations, and nonprofits, with the goal of helping them succeed by putting their best foot forward. Carrie honed her eye for detail working as a paralegal and Fair Lending Analyst at BuckleySandler LLP, where she proofread legal briefs and memoranda for multimillion-dollar cases. She developed the ability to write and finely polish documents while working as the Associate Editor at The Global Good Fund, a nonprofit for social entrepreneurs based in Virginia. She received her BA from Haverford College in Pennsylvania.