Enlightenment Issue MADE Magazine - Page 7

MADECONNECTIONS organizations and believes in giving back. PAT MARTINEZ – Leading in Organizational Transformation, Business Development and Nonprofit Management, Martinez is the CEO of Leadership in the Clouds, a privately owned WBE consulting firm that provides comprehensive leadership training to enhance business processes. Recently, Martinez launched the National Council for Leadership, a nonprofit providing access to comprehensive leadership training, mentoring programs and workforce development to those seeking to enhance their future. She is also the founder and Board Chair of the National Council for Leadership; Board Member and Chair of the Development Committee for the Urban League of Central Carolinas; and Advisory Board member of Opera Carolina. Martinez graduated with a B.S. in Political Science from Rutgers University. Banking and as Director of Emerging (multicultural) Markets. She also served a two-year chairmanship for Opera Carolina and served as a governor-appointed board member for the NC State Property Tax Commission from 2009-2013. Gigi has a Bachelor of Science, with Distinction from Tennessee State University in Speech Communications and Theatre. The women we honored in Charlotte are in touch with their peers and their community, and that’s why they’re making a difference. They’re driven to succeed.” K evin W illiams , H ead of M ulticultural M arketing at BMW N orth A merica . “Bringing together such power players for a greater good has been such an honor. We’ve already left a mark on six of the biggest cities in the country and there’s still more to come in 2017.” GEORGETTE “GIGI” DIXON – Senior Vice President and Director of National Partnerships, Dixon is responsible for managing a portfolio of 12 national nonprofits that deliver advocacy, programs and services for low- to moderate-income communities and diverse groups at Wells Fargo. Since joining the legacy Wachovia organization in 1994, Gigi served as marketing manager for Wholesale Banking, Small Business Banking and Commercial made-magazine.com | 7