Natasha O. Gordon is a speech language pathologist, with 13 years experience, having worked with the adult population, exclusively in skilled nursing facilities, and home health agencies. Upon relocation to the Dallas area, began serving her community. A big believer in civic engagement, Natasha volunteered with afterschool programs hosted by the Dallas Community Fellowship, Inc. Additionally, she is a Founding Board Member of the Dallas Chapter of New Leaders Council, and is Past President of the DFW South|Fort Worth Chapter of Mocha Moms, Inc., a non-profit organization and advocacy group for mothers of color. She currently serves as a member for City of Red Oak’s Library Advisory Board, and Secretary for the Southsiders Running Club. Natasha holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hampton University and a Master of Science degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Speech Language Pathology. Natasha is a native of Brooklyn, New York, and enjoys long distance running and spending time with her spouse and two children.
With over 15 years in the hospitality industry Melissa's mission is to organize, create, and manage meetings and events which allow associates to be inspired, interface with customers, and interact with fellow leaders. Melissa has enjoyed a career at various 4 and 5 star hotels and being a meeting and event planner in at Fortune 1000 company. She transfers her skills in marketing and business management into empowering the community. Melissa is a graduate of San Diego State University's inaugural Hospitality and Tourism Class and holds a Masters in Management from National University. The boy mom is a member of North Suburban Dallas Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Mayor Star Council, and CitySquare Hospitality Workforce Advisory Board. When not podcasting, working, or serving the community, Melissa can be found enjoying time with family and friends cooking, wine tasting, site seeing, playing spades and dominoes and binge watching marvel tv shows.