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About
Dellesa
Kirk-Johnson

Dellesa has over 25 years of hands-on operational and strategic leadership experience implementing innovative and efficient staffing practices for the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. She is currently a Human Resources Director for a private club in South Florida.

 

Dellesa received her MBA degree from Nova Southeastern University, Master of Science in Human Resources Management from Strayer University, and a B.S. degree in Telecommunications from Alabama & University.

She is an active member of SHRM, Co-Owner of Fox & Reid Global Group, Domestic and International Human Resources Consulting Firm, and the Co-founder of Sophisticated Out Loud, an Event/Entertainment Management Company and Co-Owner of Fox & Chairs Essentials, all-natural products. Dellesa currently serves on the Decatur Youth Enrichment Board of Directors and is the co-founder of SoL Future Tycoons., a non-profit organization devoted to providing young entrepreneurs opportunities. Dellesa is also a proud active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

 

Dellesa is very passionate about Human Trafficking and Service. She has hosted fundraisers to help fight and stop local Human Trafficking in our community. She loves service and extends those attributes toward working with small businesses in the local community and beyond.  

About
Nicole
Cummings

Nicole Cummings is an Engineering Program Manager in the Rocket Space Industry. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Florida Atlantic University, and a Master of Science degree in Quality Management with Six Sigma focus from National Graduate School.

Nicole has been in the space industry for 15 years. She started off as a Test engineer and a Field Support Engineer supporting rocket launch operations and servicing customers such as NASA.

Nicole eventually moved from engineering to the to the business side of the Space industry where she worked in Operations as an Integration Manager who led the incorporation of new technologies into the existing product lines. The experience she gained in that position led her to her current role as an
Engineering Program Manager where she manages continuous improvement and affordability efforts on the RL10 rocket engine program.

In addition to her work in Engineering, Nicole works to raise knowledge and awareness of science and engineering within the community. She regularly visits local schools to help expose students to the excitement and thrills of being an engineer. Nicole holds a seat on the Florida Atlantic University Engineering Advisory board, and a seat on Legacy South Florida 40 under 40 executive board.