About

Meet The Team

As a collective, we are making a difference by bridging business and potential. We are dedicated to closing the gender parity gaps for women in business. As a team, we hope you will join us to make a change together. Connect with us!

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CEO and Founder

Gail Letts is the current CEO & Founder of LETTS CONSULT - a business which she founded in 2019 to help businesses transform policies, procedures, product and practices for the future. LETTS CONSULT concentrates its work in 3 areas: strategy, talent and culture. LETTS CONSULT holds as its core that for businesses to be successful, they need to have and execute a strong strategic plan that places a high value on corporate social responsibility. A commitment to diversity, equity, inclusivity and community is embedded in the foundation of all work.

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Office Manager

Janet Freeman joined the LETTS CONSULT team as Office Manager in June 2021. Prior to joining LETTS CONSULT, Janet was with SOAR365 as an Account Manager. Janet has a great depth of experience having worked at Federal Reserve Information Technology for 16 years as a Financial Analyst, Compensation Reporting Analyst and Human Resources Analyst.
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Social Media/Communications Specialist

Abby Nichols joined the LETTS CONSULT team in 2019 as an intern. Abby is from Richmond, VA where she graduated from St. Catherine’s School in 2017. She is currently a senior at the University of Richmond and is studying Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law (PPEL).

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Business Development

Martha Meads joined LETTS CONSULT in October 2021, as the Business Development Representative for the Baltimore/Washington markets. Prior to joining LETTS CONSULT, Martha worked 30+ years in various positions in the banking industry with a concentration in retail banking, training, community reinvestment and marketing. Martha held the position of Account Executive at ACTON Financial Services guiding banks throughout the country with their customer acquisition, mystery shopping, and customer retention programs, as well as their Marketing to Women Campaign, and analyzing results of direct mail using the TASC proprietary model.

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Research Analyst

Holly Chain joined LETTS CONSULT in January 2022 as a Research Analyst. Holly has a professional Banking background that spans over a 15 year period of which 8 ½ were with SunTrust Bank as a Licensed Manager. In her role she was recognized for placing as a top 10 Licensed Banker within the entire corporation of 1600 retail branches. She is a talented addition to the team whose career has focused on sales, management and operations. She attended the University of Cincinnati with a major in education.

CONSULTING PARTNERS
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KAREN CONRAD

Executive Coaching

Karen has designed and delivered executive, leadership, and management development programs and facilitated organizational development interventions for both public, private, and non-profit organizations.
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ADRIENNE P. WHITAKER

Equity, Inclusion and Culture

Adrienne Whitaker has over 15 years experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in various leadership roles working in the public, private, and non profit sectors. She serves as the DEI Director of a statewide agency.

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Leadership Development


Ditu Kasuyi is the President and CEO of Kasuyi and Associates, LLC, an executive coaching firm in Richmond, VA. The company educates, motivates, and empowers professionals to develop their unique aptitudes for influence.

Donna Highfill
Donna S. Highfill

Organizational Development

Donna brings over 30 years of experience as an organizational development consultant with a focus on change and performance. She has implemented key change strategies with Fortune 500 companies that include consumer lending, mortgage, investment, retail and Commercial insurance.
Jane Woodcox
JANE WOODCOX

Business Development & Strategy Consultant
Mraz & Company

Mraz & Company is an event and development strategy consulting agency comprised of a team of professional story-tellers, marketing and communication executives and more, who specialize in advancing artistic and inclusive communities and audience engagement campaigns. As a strategic partner for Letts Consult, Mraz & Company’s team provides event management, corporate partnership procurement and consulting services.

Advisory Board Members
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Dawn Dupre

Executive Vice President / Wealth Management, Financial Advisor


As a senior partner of The Dupre Keating Group, Dawn has spent her entire 28 year professional career in the financial services industry as both an executive and a Financial Advisor, serving high net worth individuals, families and businesses.
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Meg Hendrick Downs

Consultant, Strategic Planning & Business Development

Meg provides strategic planning and business development to small businesses and non-profits. Her career has covered many different settings offering a common theme – strength through relationships and a clear vision for success.
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NEIL AMIN

Chief Executive Officer, Shamin Hotels

Mr. Amin started his career at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he advised public and private technology companies on merger and acquisition transactions and capital markets activities.

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Kim keenan


Mediator, Arbitrator and Neutral Evaluator, JAMS


Kim Keenan, a 1987 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, will serve as the school’s commencement speaker for the Class of 2022 in May.
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Linda nash


Founder and CEO of WellcomeMD and Linda Nash Ventures

Linda Nash is the Founder and CEO of WellcomeMD and Linda Nash Ventures. She helps start-ups, family-run companies, serial entrepreneurs, and a variety of other companies plan and grow to the next level, achieve sales and revenue goals, and exit profitably.
Nancy Thomas
Nancy THOMAS

Professor of Accounting and University Professor, University of Richmond

Nancy Thomas is the CEO/President of Retail Merchants Association (RMA). Prior to her current role, Nancy was involved in retail for 27 years with This End Up Furniture, as owner of Arcade on Grove and a partner with Turn Key Interiors.
Candace Mraz
Candace Mraz

Founder and President, Mraz & Company

Candace Mraz is an Entrepreneur, Event Strategist, Producer and advocate for people with diverse abilities (especially in the workplace), with a career span of 23 years in business development, event management & production, sales, hospitality and non-profit leadership. Candace infuses the arts into work and uses her professional & personal experiences, creative intelligence and dedication to inclusion to engage and inspire audiences.


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