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Ambassador for the American Heart Association – Former fitness instructor with experience leading health initiatives at corporations and special events.
Charlene has served as an associate board member for the American Heart Association and Committee Chair for the Power to End Stroke initiative. She’s delivered hundreds of brand presentations and collected valuable customer feedback for various brands including Syltbar vegan wine, Phyter plant-based snacks, and Bitsy’s organic kids’ snacks. She is also a former fitness instructor with experience leading health initiatives at corporations and special events.
Charlene has written health, wellness, and travel content for publications all over the web including The Huffington Post, Forbes Travel Guide, Black Enterprise, The Path Mag, BlackDoctor.org, and Zlife by Zumba Fitness.
Girl Scouts of Chicago –
American Heart Association Speaker at the African Arts Festival – 2012 Speaker
2013 – American Heart Association Committee Chair of the Power to End Stroke Initiative
2013 – American Heart Association – Multicultural Leadership Council
2015 Emcee Awards Gala at Black Chamber of Commerce
American Heart Association Most Powerful Voices Concert – 2017
Although over 90% of companies
Likewise, a study on the impact of data–driven decisions on business performance found that data–driven companies increase productivity by 5% to 6%.
The more data-driven your business is, the higher your ROI and performance. According to a McKinsey analysis, firms that put data at the core of their marketing and sales decisions achieve 15% to 20% higher ROI. Implement data-driven strategies.
While 91% of companies say that data-driven decision-making is important to the growth of their business, only 57% of companies said that they base their business decisions on their data.
We believe the following:
Benefits of Data-Driven Decision Making
In a recent survey, 58 percent of respondents said that their companies base at least half of their regular business decisions on gut feel or intuition instead of data.
Through Charlene’s interactive presentations, you’ll get on-demand feedback and statistics that will allow you to be proactive instead of reactive in creating programs and delivering activities that fits your employees most pressing needs.
Fitness Presentation with Dr. Ian K. Smith for the National Black MBA Association
Charlene was absolutely instrumental in the success of ALPFA’s annual national 2015 Convention held in NYC serving as our social media team coordinator. Without Charlene, we would not have had the on-the-ground social engagement we did, which was measurable as we increased our influence ranking 9 points from 34.8 to 35.5 on-site…an unheard of feat requiring massive online activity.
Money Matters: Empowering Women Through Financial Wellness Chicago Women in Philanthropy Panel – Testimonial