Meet Jean Jenkins!

Jean Jenkins owns & runs Jean’s Virtual Administrative & Consulting Services, LLC.  She has been in business now for 1.5 years.  She offers the following services to small and medium businesses:  Collections, personal & business errands, travel arrangements, office administration, client calls & follow ups, email follow ups, review of policies & procedures, customer service, gift buying, preparation of receipts & other information for tax returns, & legal administration.

Before starting her own business, Jean has spent more than thirty years in the financial arena, including commercial leasing, legal, credit and collections, forecasting, budgeting customer service, working with local cement and bricklayers unions, professional service corporations along with providing administrative services and consulting.

Jean has also had the pleasure of serving in many different leadership roles which included Senior Vice President, Operations Manager and Direct Marketing Manager for various commercial leasing firms along with performing duties of hiring and training various sales and operations staff for several firms. Jean has also authored numerous policy and procedure manuals.

Jean finds that with her new business what she enjoys the most is working as “your right arm” and making the everyday small stuff go away.  You will find that working with Jean that you never will have to worry if an issue or task has been taken care of because you will always know that you can count on Jean to keep your everyday business running smoothly.

Jean can be reached at giabottle07@gmail.com.

Meet Michelle Harm!

Michelle is a Financial Professional with Prudential Advisors-Great Lakes Financial Group. She works with individuals and small businesses to help them plan for and protect what they value the most. She helps clients figure out how to achieve their goals and dreams financially.

She grew up in Michigan and attended Kalamazoo College where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Business and French. While studying at Kalamazoo College, she played 3 years varsity field hockey, and was named to the All-Conference and Great Lakes Regional Team. She later attended Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where she earned her Master’s in Business Administration. Michelle owned and operated two Quizno’s franchises with family from 1993 to 2000.

Michelle is a Licensed Life and Health Producer, and has had her Series 6 and 63 since 2002. In 2017, she completed the Retirement Income Certified Professional® designation through The American College.  She is a past-president of the Michigan Chapter of Women in Insurance and Financial Services and currently holds the position of National President-Elect for Women in Insurance and Financial Services. She was a WIFS Circle of Excellence qualifier in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

“What drives me to get up every morning is knowing that I am making a difference for others. I have a story to tell and a voice to be heard that can impact and support families, businesses and communities.”

Currently she resides in Rochester Hills, where she and her family have been since 1992. In August of 2017, she celebrated her marriage of 27 years and has three children, aged 23, 21, and 18, as well as a chocolate lab. She is an avid hockey and lacrosse fan.

You can reach Michelle at michelle.harm@prudential.com

Meet Moe Lietz!

Maureen (Moe) Lietz is the creator and President of Sparkle Network, a non-profit in Metro Detroit.  Moe says, “Our community/network has been created to serve 3 functions:  To be a community to connect people and ideas, To produce events & fundraisers, and To help others express themselves through the written word.”  Sparkle Network is a non-profit community of charity, business, comedy and so much more.

Their Mission:  To create awareness and a voice for charities/causes which need a louder voice by uniting charity, comedy, communities, and local businesses.  “Sparkle Network stands for compassion, charity, comedy, “underdog”, local, inspired, network, connection, love, community, grateful, awareness, hard work, determined, heart, friendship, and unity,”  Moe explains.

Moe has 20 years of business experience in multiple fields from fashion to automotive, along with some writing, editing, and fundraising.  She has a Bachelors degree in Apparel Design and Textiles from Michigan State University, with a minor in Communications and Business.  Moe’s diverse interests and education has helped broaden her considerable network and fine tune her natural ability to make a friend out of a stranger.  Her background in pageants, and recently in comedy, has helped her develop excellent networking skills and poise under pressure.  It is her passion for charity involvement that was the driving force behind the creation of Sparkle Network.  A running joke, which is actually quite true, is Moe waves her magic wand behind the scenes and makes powerful magic happen.

Sparkle Network has 4 awards that they give in the following areas:

LOVE (Cherish):  2014 recipient:  Century Club of Ambassadors
BELIEVE (Luck):  2014 recipient:  Robbin Nickerson
SPARKLE (inspire):  2014 recipient:  Rachel Scheich
TEAL HEART (person who shows what a survivor can do & become)

You can reach Moe at sparkle.network3@gmail.com and follow her on Facebook.

Meet Kim Enders!

Working in the financial services industry since 1995, Kimberly Enders is CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ with firsthand knowledge in most areas of personal finance. Ms. Enders has been a financial planner for over 24 years, having worked in the banking, insurance, and stock brokerage fields. Along with her insurance and FINRA general securities registrations, Kimberly also holds a general principal registration and meets the fiduciary standard.

Kimberly graduated from Michigan State University, earning her Bachelor’s Degree in 1995. While raising her family, she attended Northwestern University School of Professional Studies for her CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certificate in 2014. In 2018, Kimberly studied Cannon Financial Institute’s 13 Wealth Management Issues, earning her Certified Wealth Strategist™ designation. She is a Partner at Enders Wealth Management & Branch Manager of the Sterling Heights Location.

Striving to stay active in her community and her industry, Kimberly serves as a board member of the Shelby Community Foundation. She also maintains memberships with the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Michigan and American Association of University Woman (AAUW). Kim has lived her entire life in the Metro Detroit Area, but she enjoys traveling around the world frequently with family.