Pillar Director - Women Warriors
Founder / CEO
Forbes Magazine contacted Celeste to be profiled in an upcoming Issue "Most Powerful Women" in the U.S. With this being said Celeste has asked Forbes instead to Honor her board for their contributions and tireless efforts in matters that are critical in today's world. Forbes Response: No wonder why you are being selected. You are selfless yet you empower those around you to be the best they can be.
Celeste has won Countless Awards with the most recent being “Global Leader Award” by Arts for Peace. Women’s Leadership Live Named Celeste An Outstanding Leader for Vision, Dedication and Commitment to Excellence. She has mentored women and men from all over the world. Celeste started her own company and is the President and CEO of FYVE STAR, Inc.® her company works as a defense contractor specializing in Aircraft and Runway Deicers and specialty Chemicals and Related items worldwide, she has worked with the Department of Defense and the DLA including Homeland Security for over 25 years. She is a Serial Entrepreneur and has been a successful role model to many.
Celeste is a sought after speaker by Universities, NPR Radio, and International agencies. She was selected by the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon and MAJCOM Warner Robins to serve as a Civic Leader to the USAFR and the Civilian Community, working directly aside the Joint Chiefs. (Honorary Three-Star Status.) She has since Retired this position. She has been a Local Civic Leader for Utah in many capacities. She was the Chair Woman for "Go Red for Women" with the AHA. She is one of a few featured leaders in the current Social Studies and History Book "Utah Journey" for Utah Schools and Curriculum as a pioneer for Industry in Utah along side of some very impressive leaders and innovators.
She is an International and community leader. She was selected as the success story at the National SBA Conference and her business was seen at the NASDAQ closing bell. She has also served on several White House committees for small business. She has worked with GOED and other state groups. Celeste is currently involved with Groups around the Nation that are working with the same goals to help women and girls LEAD. She currently sits on numerous boards. The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) named Celeste Gleave, the Woman Business Owner of The Year. Later this year she will announce a special award that she has been chosen by the White House where her portrait will hang indefinitely. Celeste leads with her heart and she is affectionately known as the Commander. She is committed to advancing women in all walks of life.
Bridget Cook Burch
Executive Director - Human Trafficking
M. Bridget Cook-Burch is the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author best known for her riveting tales of transformation. As a leader, storyteller, trainer and activist, her powerful work has been showcased on Oprah, CNN, Good Morning America, Dr. CNN, and in People among many others. Her stories continue to rock readers around the world. Recently awarded “Iconic Leader of the Decade Envisioning a United World” from All Ladies League in Delhi, India, Bridget has been working on initiatives in ending violence against women, and in particular, abolishing human trafficking. The issue came to her attention as she was working on her NYT bestseller, The Witness Wore Red about human trafficking in Utah. When her awareness expanded to the growing epidemic in Utah, her nation, and her world, she knew she could stay silent no longer. A social and serial entrepreneur, Bridget has owned and operated several companies in Utah and Colorado. Building a trucking company from a ‘one-truck wonder’ to a multi-million dollar company with 15 trucks, 55 trailers and 11 western states, Bridget was nationally recognized with several outstanding business awards. She is now writing, speaking and training as CEO of Inspired Legacy, LLC, and the Executive Director of SHEROES United. She creates time and connection with her four amazing children and more pets than her beloved husband can handle. An internationally sought-after speaker and activist, Bridget wows audiences on the subjects of radical transformation, conscious business, and how to leave the footprints of an inspired legacy. You will find her actively involved with SHEROES United initiatives in Utah, personally involved in world humanitarian work in India and the DRC Congo, and growing the organization to literally and effectively reach millions of women to BE the change.
We are seeking Legal , CPA, Media, and IT Specialists
Mandy Aguirre - Executive Director Finance & Community Specialist Fundraising & SHEROES United Official Merchandising
Mandy Aguirre is the Chief Operations Officer at Raziehs Skin Care and Cosmetics. She joined her mother, Gina Monibi, CEO, Formulator and Founder of Raziehs in February of 2013 to grow, build, and nurture an amazing 3 generational business. When she came to Raziehs as its COO she was able to meld together her 7 years of experience in the financial sector with her extensive 15 year background in the make up and beauty industry. She worked in the financial Services industry in many capacities from being a Financial Services Representative, consulting individuals and business owners on getting their business and professional houses secure and in order, as well as the Director of Recruiting at both New York Life and MassMutual Financial Group. She also worked in the beauty industry as a Make-up Artist as well as a model/actor/ photographer over the last 15 years. She enjoys combining her knowledge of the various aspects of business, in helping women everyday realize their true potential, inside and out. She has served in leadership capacities on a number of boards such as, President of the Salt Lake City Chapter of Women in Insurance and Financial Services, Membership Chair of the Central NAIFA Chapter in Utah, President of the Salt Lake Women’s Chapter of the BYU Management Society, Executive Member of SLCircle for Entrepreneurs and Innovators, and the Financial Director of Sheroes United. Her passion is giving back to her community.
Visit her company website at www.raziehsskincare.com
Sandra L. Hudson - Administrative & Security Specialist
She is a valuable asset to the SHEROES Team.
Tracy Jensen - Board Assistant Director -
Lead Volunteer Coordinator
Debi Miles Aguirre - Choreographer and Event Coordinator
Debi has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Modern dance from the University of Utah. She has owned & operated dance studios for 28 years. She trained extensively in Ballet, Jazz, Modern. Trained in ballet and jazz at the U of U and with Shari Lane and Diana Cuatto who were principle dancers with Ballet West. Trained under Garth Peay & Kim Lanham as a company member of Jazzin and performed through the western U.S. Debi taught for United Spirit Association (USA) teaching high school & college dance/ cheer camps throughout western U.S. With USA she team taught with Paula Abdul and other prominent instructors. Debi has choreographed half times for the Utah Jazz and the Seattle SuperSonics. She was a previous member of the Nationally ranked BYU cheer squad. She has worked with special needs students at Alta High & U of U. She is an Energy Movement Specialist –working with the body’s energy meridians through movement. Debi was a previous member and choreographer with Draper City Arts Council. Debi was the Choreographer in chief for our 2013 V-day Dances in Utah. She is a Valuable Asset to the SHERO TEAM!!!!!
Gina Monibi - Executive Director Fundraising / Image Consultant, Special Activies
Gina is the Creator of Razieh’s Skin Care andCosmetics. Razieh's is a revolutionary skin care and cosmetics line that usesonly pure organic products with no fillers, chemicals, or watered down formulas. After working in New York City as an anti-aging model for a number ofyears, she went on a crusade to find safe, natural, healthy alternatives to the daily beauty regimen we all use every day, as well as products that actually work! She is passionate about helping women to experience the true alignment of their inner and outer beauty and helping them develop their heart, mind, and soul. She has served on many boards including, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, and the Anorexia and Bulimia Foundation. She is a true “free spirit” and has always gone after her dreams while overcome many obstacles that life has thrown her way. From a struggling single mom with three teenagers, Serial Entrepreneur and proud Grandma, she has covered all the bases! She published 10 issues of her own sports publication called “The Competitor’s Arena”, at the age of 47 she was signed with a major modeling agency in New York City and worked there for a number of years, and was aflight attendant for Southwest Airlines.
Visit her company website at www.raziehsskincare.com
Jennifer Wright - Spiritual Liason/Advisor & Chief Special Project Manager