L.R. specializes in helping small businesses grow, with 14+ years of experience in business operations, organizational development, and strategic communications. From 2006-2012, L.R. was the owner of two top-producing health and wellness franchises. Her businesses accounted for 6000+ dues-paying members, 125 employees, and nearly $5M in revenues. The retail sales generated from her Leesburg clinic outperformed all of the other 800 national locations. In 2012, she negotiated and sold these two businesses for a significant profit. Since 1998 L.R. has continuously served as an internal and external consultant on organizational development and strategic communications for well-known companies in the IT, telecommunications, professional services, and healthcare industries. In these roles, she works with companies, teams, and individuals to identify and develop solutions that address their most difficult concerns. Prior to this work, she owned her own chiropractic clinic. She has a Masters in Organization Development (OD) from American University, a BA from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and a Chiropractic Degree from Logan University.