Meet Our Panelists
Executive Women in Sports Panel
Making Boss Moves Panel
Aja Crowder is a savvy businesswoman with a sincere affinity for pairing luxury home buyers with their ideal dwelling and design. After a successful career in Advertising and Marketing, generating positive branding presence in the Miami market for clients such as Coca-Cola, Universal Studios, Live Nation, and more, the Howard University graduate and former student-athlete took a bold step to follow her passion in luxury real estate. As a fulltime luxury Real Estate Agent she has serviced some of the most recognized athletes and dignified clients. Aja prides herself on building long-lasting relationships and operates with a high level of integrity and privacy. Understanding the needs of her clients and their specific requests, Aja founded The Aja Crowder Group in 2017. When she’s not working, Aja enjoys being a wife to Channing Crowder (former Miami Dolphin, current WQAM Sports Talk Host) and mother to her two children Ava and Channing. Aja participates in several charitable organizations such as the Boys & Girls Club of Broward County, Mint Vanity Project and Farm Share, Inc.
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LaVonne Idlette is a former professional track and field athlete. In 2012, the American born hurdler competed in the London Olympics for the Dominican Republic. Her personals best times are 12.77 sec in the 100m hurdles and 8.16 sec in the 60m hurdles. Both times are National Records for the Dominican Republic. After retiring from track and field, she began pursuing her entrepreneurial interests. She currently Advises professional athletes and entertainers on business and real estate acquisition under her company B3 Inc. She also owns a mortgage company, Reddish Bull Finance, and a multifamily real estate investment fund, Aurum Capital.
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Rashida Gayle is the Director of Talent Marketing at GSE Worldwide. Having spearheaded marketing operations for professional athletes at the onset of their careers, she has over 8 years of experience in marketing, public relations, community relations, and event production. She has secured over $5M in endorsement deals and off the field opportunities for her clients. At 27 years old, Rashida became the first (and currently, only) black woman to represent both MLS and NFL athletes independently for talent marketing and management. Rashida holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University. Her interests include smashing glass ceilings.
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