The Rotary Club of Sandy Springs will be welcoming Darlene Drew to the microphone on Monday, November 4th.
Darlene Drew is the Owner & CEO of Leadership Conditioning, Personal & Professional Development, LLC. She is a Speaker, Leadership Trainer and Executive Coach with the John Maxwell Team. She has been a public servant through her employment with the Federal Bureau of Prisons for over 32 years. She served as Warden/Chief Executive Officer of three different Federal prisons over an eleven year period. To date, she was the first and only female to serve as Warden at the United States Penitentiary, Atlanta since its inception in 1902. She began the assignment as Warden at the United States Penitentiary, Atlanta in 2012 through 2017, exceeding the average two year time frame typical of her immediate predecessors. Darlene began her career with the Federal Bureau of Prisons in an entry level position as a Correctional Officer.
She served as Adjunct Professor at Lewis University for a semester and taught Ethics, Integrity, & Social Responsibility. She was appointed to the rank of Senior Executive Service in May 2008. Darlene Drew was the recipient of the prestigious Attorney General Award presented to her by the Honorable Attorney General Janet Reno and Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder. She was also presented the distinguished Susan M. Hunter Award by the Association of Women Executives in Corrections, notwithstanding numerous other awards in her career. She began her career with the Bureau of Prisons in 1985 as a Correctional Officer at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago, Illinois.
She earned her Bachelors Degree from Illinois State University in Criminal Justice. She earned her Masters Degree in Public Administration from Governor State University. She was awarded a Certificate of Completion for the Women and Power Program, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education. She is a Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education alumni (HKS EE alumni).
Her passion is serving others through the use of her gifts as a teacher, trainer, speaker, mentor and leadership coach. She helps businesses, companies, organizations, groups and one on one clients by providing leadership training, personal development training, professional development training, communication training, mentoring, group coaching, one on one coaching as well as Keynote Speaking.
I love doing what I call "building up people."
Please visit the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs at 12:15 on November fourth, bring a friend and give Darlene a warm welcome.
More information about Darlene and Leadership Conditioning can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darlene-drew-9451b1151/
For more information about the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs please visit: https://sandyspringsrotary.org/v2/club/61