Jan Molino is the CEO and managing partner of the consulting firm, Aspire Ascend, LLC, based in Washington, D.C. Bringing her unique combination of corporate and non-profit management experience to the firm, she focuses on creating and developing workplace strategies for training and advancing women into leadership as well as assisting women veterans and spouses transitioning into the civilian workforce. Ms. Molino founded the firm following sixteen years in retained executive search and a twenty-year career as an external relations executive for two international health systems.
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Austin Harvill
I’ve spent a good many years helping organizations identify future leaders and preparing those leaders, particularly women, to take on senior roles. In all that time, I have never met a group of more accomplished, dedicated women than those attending a recent workshop I ran aimed at counseling female veterans transitioning into the civilian workforce.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.