Cecelia Townes, the Sporty Esquire, is a proud former tennis player at Howard University and a graduate of UCLA-School of Law. Cecelia’s legal practice focuses on employment and labor law. When she is not pouring over legal matters, Cecelia remains dedicated to sports and empowering women. Her focuses are on helping women discover and walk in their purpose, improving on the image of women in sports and on preparing athletes for life after sports. As such she created and runs GladiatHers®, a company that empowers women who want to achieve their maximum potential through events, workshops and a blog. Cecelia served on the Board of Directors of the national nonprofit, Play Like a Girl! and is a contributing writer for Forbes.com. She makes regular appearances on podcasts, participates as a guest speaker for various events and is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Follow Cecelia on Twitter and Instagram at SportyEsquire and visit her website at ceceliatownes.com.
OUR DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
Charlene Castellanos, founder of Rep & Brand LLC, is a marketing communications strategist developing stand-out athletes, coaches, and executives in the sports industry through powerful brand strategy, sell-out launches, and creating unforgettable public personas. An Air Force veteran, Charlene is a diligent and insightful leader with an in-depth understanding of the power of your reputation and brand influence. Earning an MA in Public Relations and BS in Marketing Communications, Charlene has developed and honed a strategic mindset for communications, brand alchemy, and public persuasion. Charlene partners with sports professionals who want to create a legacy beyond the game.