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Yolanda Lamar-Wilder is the Founder and National President of Women Entrepreneurs Of America, Inc., a 501©(3) nonprofit membership based women’s organization that mission is to “empower and support” women in business and provide resources to those who want to start their businesses. She consults regularly with women-owned businesses from a variety of fields to help create synergistic solutions to world-impacting problems that addresses women in business. Portion of the proceeds of their fundraisers goes to supporting “women in transitioning”. Prior to her implementing WEA, Inc. (formerly known as) approximately ten years ago, she created and started her own employment service, Labor U.S. of A. Employment Agency, Inc. in May of 2000. A female-owned, certified minority business enterprise specialize in providing flexible staffing in the fields of light industrial to medical services and now her new acquisition, Lamar Business Consulting Services, LLC. (formerly known as) Wilder Consulting Business Services, Ltd. Providing assistance to startup and new businesses in need of incorporating and protecting their assets.
Born and raised in Gary, Indiana, Ms. Lamar-Wilder currently lives in Houston, Texas after living in Indianapolis, Indiana by way of Cleveland, Ohio for over 10 years. She has 3 children, (two sons and one daughter), along with 11 (eleven) grandchildren all in Indiana. Ms. Lamar-Wilder has honors with the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. in 2000 for her written articles in the Cleveland Monitor on “Employment Tips”, and she had been asked to join the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. She serve on the Executive Committee as the Public Relations Chair for the Western Reserve Section and Correspondence Secretary for the Cuyahoga County Section. Ms. Lamar-Wilder has served on the Executive Board of CAAO ~ Consortium of African American Organizations and also on the Executive Board of the City of Cleveland Workforce Investment Board and member of the Economic Committee as well a member of the International Center of Environmental Arts (ICEA) as the National Co-Chairperson along with Executive Board Member of the Employment/Entrepreneurial Committee for the African American Women’s Agenda of Cleveland, Ohio.