ILENE CAROL'S BIO
Ilene Carol is a Mother of 2 grown boys, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. She has over 20+ years of experience in Operations Management in the hospitality, retail and technology industries. She is a Sr. Consultant and Magazine Publisher for ICE Media Entertainment and CEO of Ilene Carol ExQlusive, a brand that encompasses her as a mentor, brand ambassador and "Your BFF Online."
Working as an Operations Manager, taught her time management and organizational skills, how to achieve sales goals, meet deadlines under pressure, train and motivate employees. As an Entrepreneur, she has been offering consulting, coaching and business advice to small businesses, non-profits, entertainers and public figures since 1995.
Every since her sons were small, she has been mentoring elementary aged children and involved in reading and enrichment programs for underprivileged children. The desire to help others started in her youth when she was asked to become a Peer Facilitator.
Training was received to assist students struggling with academics, social-emotional issues, peer conflicts, family concerns and she learned the importance of confidentiality. This genuine concern for others, got her voted Most Liked by her peers, as well as, a sought after voice of reasoning to solve the problems of her peers.
Today, she continues to devote much of her spare time to supporting the charities, causes and campaigns that are close to her heart. Along with her many other commitments, Ilene campaigns tirelessly for the charities, causes and people that inspire her, from mentoring young people to championing women in business.
Like a Best Friend, Ilene shares her personal story and knowledge from her work and life experiences through coaching and on her blog, Your BFF Online.
Motivational Speaker * ALS Advocate * Brand Ambassador * Magazine Publisher
Ilene Carol has been a passionate advocate for ALS since 2009. Her father, a war veteran, lost his battle to ALS in 2006. She has helped to support those diagnosed with ALS and their families through her blog by offering support topics and resources. Starting in 2010 she launched a digital publication centered on the Walk to Defeat ALS to help raise awareness to the illness.
Ilene's love of sports coupled with her passion for writing led her to interviewing professional athletes for her magazine creations. She now focuses on creating content to help empower women, as well as, interviewing successful men in various fields, hoping that telling their story will inspire our male youth.
As a motivational speaker, Ilene is informative and engaging. With great enthusiasm, clarity and presence, she educates her audiences with timeless strategies and from her own personal experiences. Her topics include, having an entrepreneurial spirit, achieving personal goals and being the best you can be.
With her expert knowledge, dynamic presence and worldwide connections, Ilene makes an ideal Brand Ambassador. She can embody your brand identity and values, representing your brand in a positive light to promote awareness and customer engagement.
She enjoys building brands and being involved in creative projects that contribute to turning your vision into a reality.
Welcome Message from Ilene
Hi! I'm Ilene. I share my personal experiences and knowledge to help inspire and encourage you to pursue your dreams and live a more fulfilling life.
I honestly feel that once a certain level of success is achieved, we should recycle it. Sharing your knowledge, providing resources or by being a mentor to others. "Successful women don't compete, they collaborate." Form a tribe, start a sisterhood or joint venture with a business BFF. Get access to my treasure trove of resources and insider tips by subscribing to my newsletter. Thank you for visiting my site. Let me know if there is anything I can assist you with or feel free to introduce yourself, firstname.lastname@example.org.
May you continue to be thankful for the little things and appreciate the life you have and the blessings that come with it. xoxo
fun stuff about me
I enjoy networking, meeting new people and connecting with other professionals on LinkedIn. Connect with me on LinkedIn.
What is my favorite social media platform? Twitter! Can you say it in 240 characters or less? #yourBFFonline Follow me on Twitter. @ilenecarol
What is my favorite thing to do? I love getting mani/pedis and posting the photos on Instagram. Check out my Instagram.
Things that I like: brunch with mimosas, red velvet cheese cake, quotes by Vince Lombardi and Helen Keller, kickboxing, Cherokee culture, reading non-fiction and watching football. #flyEaglesfly
Oh yeah ... I sign off using x's and o's. That's just my thing!
My fondest childhood memory:
A true friend shows love at all times; And is a brother who is born for times of distress. - Proverbs 17:17
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Connect with Ilene on her blog, social media, newsletter and other links that will help you to be a better you. What would you like to achieve, improve or work on? Be present, get involved, start a business, have better relationships, join our sisterhood or be a collaborative partner. Need help figuring it out?