Vangie Lopez has a passion: she loves helping people maneuver through life’s challenging transitions to reach positive and powerful outcomes. With over twenty years in Human Resources, she is an expert mentor in leadership, employee relations (including international HR management), team effectiveness, and strategic planning. Vangie attended Bethany Bible College in Santa Cruz, California, then developed her skills and insights working in Human Resources at American Express, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Companies, and the San Francisco Heart Association. Recent consulting assignments include Delta Sigma Theta Head Start School, Los Angeles, where she mentored in diversity and team effectiveness training. At San Francisco’s Jelani House, a home for women in transition, she taught courses in Interviewing for Success, Dressing for Success, and performance training. Vangie is a panel speaker and representative for Oakland’s Wardrobe for Opportunity, an organization that provides clothing to women in need of clothes for job interviews. She is also a trainer in their Pathways program.