qiana cressman

 
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  • I have 20-years’ experience in healthcare working for multi-billion dollar nonprofit and healthcare organizations. I’ve generated $18.4 million dollars in marketing and sales revenue, and built significant strategic partnerships during those two decades.
  • I’m a National Advocacy Network Leader for the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America. I sit on the Board of Directors for the MTS Sickle Cell Foundation, Inc. And I partner with local community based organizations across the country on advocacy and fundraising initiatives. I write, lobby and use my voice and platform to create awareness and serve these amazing patients and their families.
  • For 12 years, I served as a spokesperson via TV, web and radio within my industry, collaborating with prominent congress members, business, medical and faith leaders. I’m also an active member of the Christian Women in Media Association.
  • I’ve been a panelist, key presenter and published writer in my profession locally and internationally. I’ve also been published in several personal development, spiritual and lifestyle magazines and blogs for women.
  • I was the youngest and first African-American woman to serve as a program manager for community engagement in an Atlanta-based blood center, that supported the largest blood and marrow transplant program in southeast.
  • I’ve successfully launched and managed several local, regional, national multi-ethnic community engagement programs.
  • I served as a judge in healthcare-centered youth-leadership competitions and worked closely with students across the country in HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America), serving on advisory committees to ensure medical/educational curriculum effectively develops our future healthcare leaders.
  • I have degrees, in clinical laboratory science and business management.
  • After 15 years of serving in ministry leadership roles, in 2016 my husband and I were ordained as ministers. We began our journey as Chaplains for the largest senior retirement community in Georgia. This is when I began to re-discover myself, intentionally invest in my gifts and fully embrace what I am created to do. My husband and I also have experience working with spiritual leaders and church-planters across the country.