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As part of a community of business-minded women, Tallahassee Woman celebrates, recognizes and honors the achievements made by women in the workplace and in the community. In doing so, we are connecting women together, empowering one another and celebrating our successes that are making a difference for everyone.

Melissa Wright has been named private banker at Capital City Bank. In her new role, Melissa will serve the financial needs of high net worth individuals and families across the area. She joined the Capital City Bank Investments team of financial advisors in August of 2017, bringing more than 18 years of financialindustry experience. She is a graduate of Leadership Tallahassee Class 29 and currently serves as Leadership Tallahassee Membership Chair, United Way of the Big Bend BEST Project volunteer and elementary school classroom volunteer. Derilyn Sparrow has launched Breakthroughs8, a new consulting business providing collaborative and innovative solutions to improve growth, performance and efficiency. Derilyn received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in criminology at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University. She has worked in the business community for 20 years and is the author of two books: The Power Chair and Defeating Despair Through Faith.

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Julie Rose Godwin recently joined Klown Kapers Inc. (DBA BJ’s Party House) as a co-owner. Julie Rose is a certified preschool teacher and dance instructor for Little Lambs Preschool and also choreographs performances for BJ’s Party House. A skilled award winning face painter, Julie Rose has also trained top talent in the genre of professional face painting for children for the past 15 years. She has coauthored and published her first book, entitled The Face Painting Guide. Niki McKinnell has joined the Florida Association of Counties as its marketing manager. In her new role, Niki will focus on business development and marketing of the association's Enterprise Partner program, which works with industry leaders who offer the highestquality business solutions designed to meet the needs of Florida counties. Taylore Maxey was recently appointed Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s Press Secretary. This position was newly created at the corporation, and she is first to hold this position. Taylore has 15 years of experience in public and media

TWM February/March 2018  

The February-March 2018 issue of Tallahassee Woman features cover woman, Erica Goff, who shares her life journey. One of our main themes thi...

TWM February/March 2018  

The February-March 2018 issue of Tallahassee Woman features cover woman, Erica Goff, who shares her life journey. One of our main themes thi...

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