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Deanna Marie: Pageant Queen, Media Personality & Businesswoman

 


Deanna is a Senior Account Executive with Careerbuilder in her career. As a certified Personal trainer & dietician, she competes in the figure division with the NPC bodybuilding committee. She also is the founder and Host of Label-Free Podcast streaming on 10 different audio platforms and has a channel on YouTube interviewing her dynamic guests. Deanna is extremely family-focused and believes in those strong foundational values. She is a former fashion designer, was a finalist in Style Chicago's Cadillac Design Challenge a few years back, and also has her own skincare line she developed with her Mother. Deanna is passionate about charities and giving back in all aspects of her life but most importantly raising awareness around human trafficking. As a widow, she knows the importance of living a life of purpose and intends on spreading love and positivity wherever she goes. 

What do you do and why do you do it? 

This is a very broad question. I do a lot of things. I think we all wear many hats. In terms of what really matters, I do what I do in every area of my life to make a difference, to inspire, to heal and to create lifelong relationships. I use every area of my life as a platform to spread positivity. 

How does what you do benefit others?  

I want to touch every person's life I come in contact with. I intend on making a lasting impression on anyone. I think we all go through challenging times and my story is a story of strength, resilience and growth. If I can relate to my guests, co-workers, friends, family and be an example of the support they need then I think they have benefited knowing they are not alone. 

Describe your career journey and how it led you to where you are now. 

I've been at the top, bottom and everywhere in between. As a VP running a $20 million manufacturing company to being reduced to furniture sales and then everywhere I've been since then is humbling to say the least. I'd like to think that we are innately good people. I also believe that a lot of us lose our way. We either get stuck, go backward or grow and break past those chains holding us back. I am not currently still in sales with CareerBuilder as well as a Podcast host and a skincare beauty line owner. I think my career journey has proven that I am capable of anything.


Where do you see yourself 5 years from now? 

Honestly, I have no idea. I have goals, dreams, and manifesting daily what I want to happen. I'd still like to be a Mom. I would love to be known as a woman that inspires and provides a platform for people to share their story and be supported. I am a woman of God, I go where he wants me to go. I will continue to follow my heart; good, bad,  or indifferent. Only God knows where I am going.
 
If you could have one superpower to help you further your purpose, what would it be and why? How would you use it? 

I have thought about this question a lot. I even asked family & friends what they thought. Ultimately It's what I think. I used to think the physical power would be important, but now I believe the emotional power is the most important. If I could help heal a person's heart so that they can find their organic, true happiness would be the most powerful superpower of all. If you think about people in history that have gone bad, it's because they aren't ok. They are unhappy, they are disturbed, they are hurting. Let me take away your pain. Let me help you heal. YOU are loved. We all deserve to shine our brightest. That's the superpower I want and how I would use it. 

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