Advisors

  • Kelly J. Beard: Founder

    Kelly was drawn to law school because of her passion for justice and fair play. She also had a bit of the Bard in her, and was immediately identified as a student with special oratorical skills. She competed for, and won, positions on the National Moot Court team, and the American trial Lawyers’ Association Mock […]

  • Linda A. Collett

    Linda A. Collett, Esq. is an attorney, business coach, and CEO of The Collett Law Firm LLC, a boutique law firm in East Cobb. As a business attorney, Linda helps business owners avoid the stress and expense of legal problems and specializes in providing contracts in plain English. Her clients range from solopreneurs to multi-million dollar […]

  • Loraine M. DiSalvo

    Loraine DiSalvo has been practicing law in Georgia since 1997. Loraine is a partner with Morgan & DiSalvo, P.C., the Alpharetta law firm dedicated to helping individuals and families plan and prepare for the many changes that life brings. Loraine’s areas of concentration include Estate Planning, Probate, Estate and Trust Administration, Estate, Gift, and Generation-Skipping […]

  • Essie Escobedo

    “Essie” launched Office Angels in 2003 after a 20+ year career as a small business owner, serving as Chief Financial Officer for two corporations which she co-founded. Prior to this experience, she held various senior positions within the educational services industry. A member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and the Atlanta […]

  • Myra McElhaney

    Myra McElhaney is a writer and speaker who helps people to “Enjoy Life and Do Good” by working with purpose, living with passion and making a difference. With over 20 years’ experience in keynotes, corporate training and writing, Myra is author of “Mama Always Says…” and “Musings on Major and Minor Matters that May or […]

  • Mary J. Quat

    Mary is Director of Foundation Relations for Kennesaw State University.   Her development experience includes five years at Kennesaw State and nine years directing fundraising for nonprofit agencies.  She is a winner of the Metro Atlanta Corporate Volunteer Council IMPACT Award. Prior to a career in development, Mary was a political newspaper reporter and communications director […]