About Connie


Connie is a trained Mediator through the Center for Conflict Resolution in Chicago, Illinois.  She is a self-described Woman of Peace and is committed to her message of reviving hope, peace and love in our world.  Connie has studied peace through non-violence in both actions and words at the Siena Retreat Center in Racine, Wisconsin and The Portiuncula Center for Prayer in Frankfort, Illinois.   She is the former Area Director for the Better Business Bureau serving Northern Indiana.  Prior to this she has held positions such as Program Director for the South Shore Leadership Center, Business Development Manager for the Home Care Division of Community Healthcare System, and Director of Marketing and Community Relations for Hartsfield Village. Fueled by inspiration, Connie has created an interactive, one-woman production–Be Inspired…A Revival of Hope. Connie is passionate about creating a better world for us all and wants to teach us that change is possible once we realize that we need to “Be the change we want to see in the world.” Words spoken by Mahatma Gandhi.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Communication from Purdue University Calumet and was the recipient of their Outstanding Graduating Senior Award.

Connie has a life-long passion for inspiring others and studying inspirational, motivational and spiritual topics from authors and speakers that span the globe. She loves entertaining family and friends, gardening, photography, bike riding, and spending time in nature. Her favorite, most-rewarding and fulfilling career of her life was raising her two sons who are now grown—loving their own lives and living their own passions! How cool is that?