PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

 

I am the co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Gill Law Firm, P.A., a law firm that I started with my husband, Wayne, in 1997. Gill Law Firm is located in Delray Beach, Florida and focuses its practice in the areas of Creditors’ Rights, Commercial Litigation and Collections law. The firm has won numerous awards, including being recently recognized as a Diversitybusiness.com “Top Business” for 2011 – 2016. It has also been nominated among GROW FL’s “Companies to Watch” for 2016.

 

I am also the co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Oasis Compassion Agency, a not-for-profit agency. Oasis Compassion’s mission is to reach into the community with the love of God, feeding, clothing, equipping and ministering to people in their areas of practical need. I have successfully led the Oasis Compassion Agency since 2003, impacting thousands of lives in my community. I officially began my Coaching and Mentoring practice to women in 2014, but have been serving as a coach and mentor since 1994.

 

BUSINESS AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

 

 

  • American Express – Pacesetter Award (For Top 5% of Employees, worldwide);

  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce – Emerging Black Company of the Year Finalist;

  • South Florida Business Journal – Small Business of The Year Award Finalist;

  • Office Depot - Spotlight on African-American Success;

  • Florida Regional Minority Business Council – Minority Business Enterprise, Supplier of the Year;

  • Diversitybusiness.com – Top Company of the Year;

  • SFMSDC – Doing Good While Doing Well Award;

  • GROW FL – Florida Companies to Watch Finalist.

COMMUNITY AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

 

As a community advocate, I was recognized by my peers with some of the following awards and recognitions:

 

  • American Red Cross - Good Samaritan Award Finalist;

  • Women’s Chamber of Commerce Palm Beach – Giraffe Award Winner;

  • Bank of America - Local Heroes Award Winner;

  • Palm Beach State College – Martin Luther King Leadership Award;

  • Palms West Chamber Foundation – Stiletto Award Winner;

  • Palm Beach Post – Among the 25 Most Influential & Prominent Black Women in Leadership and Business;

  • Palm Beacher Magazine - 21 Most Inspiring Women in Palm Beach County.

EDUCATION AND PUBLICATIONS

 

Palm Beach Atlantic University, MacArthur School of Leadership: BA Degree, in Organizational Management and Leadership; summa cum laude; graduated as “Distinguished Graduate” with the Highest Honors (2013).

Dartmouth College – Tuck School of Business: Completed Minority Business Executive Education Program (2002).

“You’re Fired, Now What?” – Published ebook on strategies to bounce back after a job loss.

“Overdrive.” – Published ebook on how to overcome stress and find balance in life.

“The GO.R.G.E.O.U.S. Woman.” – Published Bible Study on the process of becoming a spiritually mature woman of God.