A Conversation with Rhonda Treadwell

Rhonda Treadwell talks about empowering people, but careful not to interfere with personal growth due to becoming an enabler. Rhonda also talks about her own journey towards personal discoveries and spiritual development. Rhonda Treadwell: Consultant/ Operations Manager D and R Productions, LLC (Nonprofit Administration)
Executive Director, Dress for Success Memphis, Inc.
National Consultant and Trainer -Jobs for America’s Graduates, Inc. (School-To-Work Transition)
B.A., Psychology (cum laude), 1979, KNOXVILLE COLLEGE, Knoxville, TN
Graduate Study, Counseling, 1980, UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, Knoxville, TN
Graduate Study, Leadership, 2005, UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS, Memphis, TN

Personal Philosophy:
“The Lord put us here to serve and as long as I do right by my fellowman, Good will follows”

Native Memphian
• Product of the Memphis City Public Schools System; Graduate of Hamilton High School 1975 Honors Graduate
• Wife /Help -Mate to Dwight Treadwell, Sr.
• Mother of 3 and Grandmother of 4
• Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.- General Member since 1977
• Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.- President (National Service Organization)
• Member of New Salem Missionary Baptist Church
Secretary Adult Sunday School Class #5
Amour Bearer
Mother’s Ministry
Daughters of Salem Choir
Mass Choir
Past Vice President Women’s Ministry

Work Experience/ Areas of Expertise:
• School-to-Work Transition / Youth Development
• Schools to Careers
• Employment and Training
• Education and Training
• Welfare to Work
• Customer Service Trainer ( National Retail Federation Foundation)
• Non-Profit Administration
• 42 years hands-on Experience in Workforce Development.
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Positions held:
• National Trainer and Consultant with Jobs for America’s Graduates
• Consultant to TN Department of Vocational Education ( Careers and Technical Education)
• Director of Middle-TN Jobs for America’s Graduates Nashville
• TN Technology Center Memphis- JTPA 8% Coordinator/ Case Manager (TN College of Applied Technology)
• President CEO- Memphis Partners, Inc. Youth Development Agency
• Youth Opportunity Movement Grant (City of Memphis)- Manager of In-School Programming
• Southwest TN Community College – Manager of Employment and Training /Director of Career Services (Welfare-to Work Programs)
• BRIDGES- Job Developer Workforce Investment Network- Youth Services Manager
• BRIDGES- Manager of Job Development/ Manager of Training
• Certified Customer Service Trainer- National Retail Federation Foundation
• Conduit Global- Operations Manager ( Verizon Call Center) Memphis
• Maximus- Business Services ( Welfare-to- Work) Program
Retired in 2014 and reentered the workforce in 2017
• D and R Production LLC- Consultant Non-profit Operations/ Administrator
• Dress for Success Memphis -Executive Director 2017-present

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