Dr. Mary Hemphill,
FOUNDER & CEO
Dr. Mary Hemphill is a Leadership Expert & Development Coach, K-16 Educator & Administrator, Author, & Motivational Speaker. With over 17 years of professional experience as a teacher, administrator, state director, & university professor, Mary understands the importance of fusing education, empowerment, & leadership together as she works with learning & working communities & speaks to audiences across the country. She holds a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies, & has led, coached, & impacted close to 40,000 educational and corporate leaders around the world on transformational & innovative strategy, self-empowerment, & leadership development. Mary is the proud CEO & Founder of Limitless LLC ™, an organization that helps people ignite the leader in themselves so they can better serve their community, company, and personal career through coaching, consulting, workshops, and keynotes aimed at corporate and educational leaders and organizations.
Mary believes that in order to show up in the world as your most authentic & powerful self, we must break through limiting beliefs that keep us from maximizing our full potential. If we want to create opportunities, pathways, & impacts that shift our world in a more positive direction, then we need young adults, learning communities, & organizations who are prepared to lead the movement!
Karen is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Limitless. Karen spearheads all Limitless outreach & communication, event logistics, and establishes policies & processes that improve & promote our company vision and culture. Karen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Baking and Pastry Arts/Food Service Management with a minor in Entrepreneurship from Johnson & Wales University. Karen has been a culinary educator for 8+ years at the high school level and has worked with non-profit organizations to assist 6th-12th graders in career development.
Gloria S. Hemphill is the mother of Mary and Karen and serves as Chief Wellness Officer (CWO). She provides holistic support, insight, and 1:1 coaching for our internal team and clients. She is a retired Registered Nurse with 48 years in Oncology who specializes in quality of life and wellness systems and support. Gloria is a former school board member serving for 14 years in North Carolina and currently serves as the Director of Christian Education at her local church.
League Executive Director
With more than a decade of non-profit knowledge, Erin comes to the Limitless™ team as a systems-level thinker who has experience leading a diverse range of successful wellness programs. Having served as the Youth Development Director for the Boys & Girls Clubs serving Wake County, created a middle school-based positive psychology program that was recognized as a national recipient of the State Farm Neighborhood Assist® grant, and been recognized as a leading voice in the areas of social-emotional learning and educational equity by the New Hampshire Senate, Erin uses her lived experience, personal storytelling, and innovative spirit to help extend the mission, goals, and values of nonprofit organizations along the East Coast.
Recently named the 2022 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Savannah Chamber of Commerce, Kewaan K. Drayton is an innovative entrepreneur, dedicated community organizer, and business consultant. His consulting expertise is developing impactful business strategies for early-stage startups, often using proven, inexpensive guerrilla marketing techniques.
Faith Wright heads up the Young Adults Initiative at Dale Carnegie Training, leading the way for the next generation with a servant leadership mindset! Through “Faith Ann Coaching” she helps aspiring and established female entrepreneurs take action by changing their being and doing habits for elevated performance. For the past year, Faith has been an integral part of the Entrepreneur House for young adult entrepreneurs where creativity is breathed around like-minded community and weekly mastermind sessions are held to drive success!