We can't wait for our panel all about career tonight, so we thought we'd take the time to introduce you to the wonderful women who have agreed to share their insight!
Amanda Jelks has been practicing law in Tennessee for the past 7 years. Her practice focuses on helping families and business owners sleep better at night by knowing that their affairs are in order and they are legally protected. After spending the first five years of her career with one of the areas largest law firms, Amanda put it all on the line and started Jelks Law. In addition to operating Jelks Law, Amanda serves as the CEO of Women's Law Collective which is a collaboration between 4 female-owned law firms to provide services and support to women and men who support women.
Stefanie is a wealth advisory and banking veteran, an entrepreneur and an angel investor. She serves as Director of Wealth, Knowledge & Happiness for Stone Bridge Asset Management based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Additionally, she is co-founder and general partner of The JumpFund, a southeastern angel group investing in female-led start-ups: www.thejumpfund.com
She enjoyed seven years with a de novo bank that facilitated a successful exit, holding roles that included the launch of a trust and wealth platform and later the guidance of the bank’s marketing, communications, investor relations, community outreach and strategic planning efforts. Prior to the start-up fun, she spent 13 years with a national bank advising affluent families with wealth-building strategies which included trust and estate management, private banking, charitable planning and investments.
She obtained her BA from The University of Notre Dame and her MBA from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; she is a graduate of Cannon Trust School.
Jamie Nabers is an HR consultant that helps small to medium sized businesses realize the benefits and cost savings of having an effective human resources strategy. She holds her Masters in Human Resources and has spent her corporate HR experience with General Electric. Jamie is certified as an SPHR and SHRM-SCP. To learn more about Jamie and her company, please visit HR Designs.