Degrees and Certifications:
Master’s Degree in Education, Secondary Administration, University of South Carolina Bachelor of Business Administration, Union University
Regions Bank Branch Manager Lexington, SC/Little Rock, AR
Nashville Bank of Commerce Assistant Branch Manager Nashville, TN
Compass Bank Personal Banker Huntsville, AL
High Country Automotive Finance Manager Huntsville, AL
Lowes Home Improvement Department Manager Lafayette, LA
Michael’s Arts and Crafts Operations Manager Jackson, TN
Lexington Technology Center Business Instructor (2008-Current)
Pelion High School Business Instructor (2005-2007)
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Columbia College
l am a proud 2002 graduate of Columbia College earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. I am the owner of Loc'd 2 the DM, LLC (Sisterlock Consultant) and Dance with Dionna, LLC (Dance Fitness Company). My ultimate passion is to leave a legacy of inspiration and aspiration of developing positive work ethics, living a happier, healthier life, and helping people to move to all the rhythms of the world. I have 20+ years of industry experience and 17 years of management experience.
Lexington Technology Center Business Instructor (2022-Current)
Accounting 1 500100CW
Grades 10, 11, 12 1 unit
This course helps students develop the skills necessary for the highly technical interaction between accounting and business. Students focus on accounting concepts, principles and practices. They also study procedures used in an accounting cycle as applied to several different kinds of business operations. Use of the computer in simulated activities gives students an opportunity to see the advantages of technology in accounting procedures.
Business Finance (LTC, RBHS, WKHS) 527300CW
Grades 12, 11 1 unit
Prerequisite: Accounting I
Students in this course receive instruction in the foundations of corporate business finance concepts and applications. Topics include financial fundamentals, the financial environment, management planning, maintenance and analysis of financial records, long and short term financial activities, financial business activities, financial institutions and banking services, consumer credit, business insurance, technology and financial management, and international finance.
Personal Finance 513102CW
Grades 12, 11, 10 1 unit
Industry Credential Alignment: W!SE Financial Literacy Certification
This course introduces students to financial literacy by solving real-life problems as related to financial matters. Topics include completion of W-4 and tax forms, reconciling bank accounts, budgeting, buying insurance, using credit, and investing in stocks and real estate. The course focuses on setting up accounts, adding transactions to the register, using transaction categories, balancing the checkbook and writing checks. Speakers and current videos are a vital part of the course.