Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our skilled team of professionals is the backbone of Redefining You Foundation. Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our organization as it continues to develop. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible team members.
Founder & CEO
Shellie Willis is the Founder & CEO of Redefining You Foundation a nonprofit organization that supports and empowers transitioning servicewomen, women veterans, and military spouses redefine their lifestyles and perspectives following military service. She is a 25 year veteran of the US Army and holds a Bachelor Degree from the University of Maryland.
Shellie believes that addressing the needs of women in transition post military service assist in finding their voice, embracing their power and living a life of accountability.
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Director of Communications
JoAnn Mebane completed 12 years of active duty service in the U.S. Army and currently serves in the Washington Army National Guard as a Public Affairs Supervisor managing public, community, and media relations and implementing strategies focused on integrated communications, media relations and community outreach.
She is a native of Baguio City, Philippines and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Marketing from Ashford University.
JoAnn strives to cultivate lasting partnerships and client relationships in order to help build the most effective community and public support in her military and civilian organizations.
She leads strategic partnerships, marketing, branding, and social engagement while developing ways to activate communities and champion women veterans and spouses.
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Director of Operations
Evelyn Tuiaana, a native of Carson, California. She is a 20 year Army Veteran and a single parent of 3 children. She is pursuing her Bachelors in Business Administration from American Military University. After her retirement, she continued working with the military by becoming a budget analyst on Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington. From her attendance at the first Redefining Your Future Symposium she believed in the mission of Redefining You assisting our women veterans and military spouses in their journey of transition. She continued to give back to her community through her volunteerism with Redefining You that she became the Vice President and Director of Operations for the Redefining You Foundation.
Laura is a retired Master Sergeant (E-7) who served 23 years in the US Air Force in Maintenance. Laura enjoys spending time with family and staying involved with the local community by advocating for veterans and spouses.
For volunteer opportunities contact Laura at firstname.lastname@example.org
JIMMIE A. WIMBERLY
Training and Development Cooridnator
Jimmie Wimberly is a native of a small town in Georgia called Albany. He served in the Army for 21 years in the human resources field, where he acquired a strong sense of mentoring, coaching, and development. During his time, Jimmie’s developed skills proved to be valuable upon his transition to civilian life.
Jimmie devotes much of his time assisting transitioning veterans and spouses to achieve their goals. He assists with resume writing, interviewing techniques, and most importantly developing an understanding of who they are during the transition process. He believes in the value of what veterans and spouses bring to any organization. His constant pursuit of providing avenues for them to gain footing for their continued future lives strong within him.
Jimmie is a member of the PHI BETA SIGMA FRATERNITY, INC. He continues to support the community in various ways that shows his dedication to service. He currently serves as the Director of the Sigma Beta Club. This position works with the Tacoma School District to mentor young men of the future.
Jimmie is excited to join the Redefining You Foundation. He believes in the work that the foundation does and how it complements his own transition story. In the future, his goal is to bring transitioning to the forefront from a male perspective. Partnership, collaboration, and community are the only ways to beat the beast we call transition. Redefining You Foundation is one organization he proud to be connected with!
For training opportunities contact Jimmie at email@example.com