This episode of “The Dr. Dionne Show” features an informative and enlightening discussion about the financial steps and decisions women should make after losing a spouse, either through divorce or death. Listen as three experts representing divorce law and financial planning share their personal and professional lessons. Themes such as the importance of increasing financial awareness, ALWAYS knowing one’s household financial status, as well as lifting the burden of female socialization requiring women to always “put others first”, will be discussed.
JERRI HEWETT MILLER/WEALTH HORIZON
Wealth Horizon was founded in 1998 as a comprehensive financial planning and investment advisory firm that acts in a fiduciary for our clients. They are advocates for their clients’ financial future. The Wealth Horizon tag line is “ The Confidence to Move Forward”. They specialize in helping people through life’s transitions. They believe that money is a tool that can exponentially expand our sense of well being when it is being put to use in line with your personal values; leaving you time to focus on the relationships that are most important to you.
EILEEN AND MONA SHUMAN/SHUMAN & SHUMAN FAMILY LAW
With more than 40 years of combined experience, attorneys Mona S. Shuman and Eileen J. Shuman have the compassion, tenacity and expertise required to successfully resolve family related legal situations in Atlanta and the surrounding counties. Mother-Daughter attorney team, Mona and Eileen, understand the intricate relationships among family members and work with unmatched passion to achieve their clients’ goals for mediation, negotiation or in the courtroom. Together, Mona and Eileen achieve success for their clients in matters including divorce, custody, child support, alimony, division of property, domestic violence, prenuptial agreements, post-divorce modification and several other family legal matters.
HOST: DR. DIONNE WRIGHT POULTON
Dionne Wright Poulton, Ph.D., is an HR and Leadership Consultant, Educator, Author, Speaker, and Owner of Poulton Consulting Group, LLC (PCG), an HR and Leadership Consulting business specializing in diversity and inclusion, equity, bias, intercultural communication, adult learning, adult behavior, and conflict mediation. Since its inception in 2004, PCG has worked with a wide range of diverse clients in the US and Canada, including in the San Francisco tech and digital marketing industry, K-12 schools, higher education, and many corporate and service industries. Poulton Consulting Group (PCG) is also a government-approved business for local, state and federal level contracts.
Dr. Wright Poulton is also author of the acclaimed book “It’s Not Always Racist…but Sometimes It Is,” which is an extension of her PhD dissertation at the University of Georgia where she researched the racial biases and assumptions of teachers. Her book has received incredible attention, including an outstanding review from world-renowned Kirkus Media. She is also a certified K-12 teacher whose work is inspired by her 16 years of cumulative experiences as a high school teacher and university instructor in public and private institutions in Canada and the United States. Additionally, Dr. Wright Poulton has earned professional degrees from San Francisco State University (M.A.), the University of Toronto/OISE (B.Ed.), and from Rice University (B.A.) in Houston, Texas as a former NCAA Division I track and field scholarship athlete.
In 2014, Profiles In Diversity Journal identified Dr. Wright Poulton as “A Woman to Watch.” She has also been invited for social commentary in print media in the United States and the United Kingdom, as well as for numerous radio shows, including on CBS radio stations in Atlanta, Georgia, and on Tavis Smiley’s Radio Show. Excitingly, the “Dr Dionne Show” debuted in September 2016 on Business RadioX and with a focus on smart dialogue about diversity, leadership and behavior in the workplace and beyond.
Dr. Wright Poulton is originally from Toronto, Canada and is also a former member of Canada’s National Track and Field Team. She currently lives with her husband and their two daughters in Snellville, Georgia.
To book Dr Dionne Poulton as a Speaker for your next event, or for Dr Poulton to facilitate one of her innovative professional development workshops that are based on her PhD research, you can reach her at the following:
Phone: 404-323-3842 or 1-877-263-2227 (internationally)
For more information, please visit Dr Poulton’s business website: www.poultonconsultinggroup.com