Valerie Sanders graduated from Illinois State University in 1994 with a BS in Communications and a Minor in English.  She has over 20 years experience as a Human Resources & Project Management professional. Valerie has worked for several global brand companies like  McDonald’s Corporation, CNA Insurance, Nabisco & Blue Cross Blue Shield. 

Valerie is passionate about supporting and networking with women who share her values and beliefs.  She has been on the board of Windy City Women, a 501c non-profit group.

In her spare time, Valerie is a single-mother of two young women, an active volunteer at her daughters school and enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, poetry, event planning, and graphic design.