Meet the panelists from the November 2017 WEE event. You can visit their business websites as well as learn about them through their bios.

Jacqueline McSears Boles

Senior Vice President of the Retail and Operations Banking Divisions

Jacqueline McSears Boles earned her B.S in Business Administration from Bowie State University in 1994. Soon after, she joined Bank of America where she successfully managed over five branch locations throughout Prince George’s County, Maryland. During her distinguished tenure, Jacqueline made many contributions and earned numerous accolades including the Community Investment President’s Award for her dedication to volunteering in underserved communities. She received, the Diversity Award, for her efforts to enhance the company’s vision regarding diversity and she served as a chief architect behind, and founding member of Band of America’s Diversity Council.


Linda Johnson Thomas

Executive Senior Sales Director

She began her Mary Kay business in November 1988 and became a sales director in 1991. Her first full year in business she completed the Half Million Dollar Unit Club while still working full-time for the federal government as a GS-13 budget analyst.

Linda has head her unit to the circle of achievement 7 times (ranging from the $300,000-$500,000) unit clubs and earning the 4.5 carat diamond ring. She has earned the use of 17 company cars; including 4 pink Cadillacs and has supported 11 other consultants in earning their career cars!

Jullion Taylor

President & CEO Capitol Enterprise Business Group, LLC Cofounder & Vice President TB Consulting Group, LLC

Jullion Taylor, Jr. is the Founder & President of Capitol Enterprise Business group (CEBG), LLC, a business management consulting firm that develops and implements tailored solutions for individuals and small businesses. At CEBG, Jullion specializes in working with start-up businesses as they navigate through the growing pains of starting a business. Jullion has been instrumental and responsible for the successful start-up of over 75 businesses and nonprofit organizations in a wide-range of diverse industries, including but not limited to churches, restaurants hair salons cleaning companies, clothing companies, business services companies and a variety of nonprofit organizations that focus on mentorship, education, economic development, women empowerment, and transitional housing, just to name a few.


Anne Thai

Associate Broker – Westgate Realty Group, Inc.

Anne has worked in the real estate industry for the past fifteen years. Her clients include Northern Virginia’s elite developers, realtors, mortgage lenders, buyers, and sellers. Anne’s focused approach of analysis, communication, perseverance, and patience sets her apart from her peers. Prior of pursuing a career in real estate, she spent over twenty years working as a Director of Finance and Administration for various trade associations, Grant Manager for a non-profit organization, and successfully operated her own business providing tax and accounting advice. Drawing on this experience, as well as her academic and business background, Anne is capable of working with people of all backgrounds, interests, and financial levels. Anne empowers her clients to make informed and satisfying decisions.

Dr. Jovan L. Walker

Financial Coach of Hope

Dr. Jovan L. Walker, known as the Financial Coach of Hope, is an insurance professional who serves as an expert financial consultant in affiliation with Affordable Benefits Solutions Inc.; a full service wealth management firm. Jovan develops financial programs and insurance strategies to assist clients in the areas of retirement planning, assets preservation, and long-term care alternatives.


Latisha McDougal

Owner and Producer of May We Help You, LLC and MWHY Radio Network

When you hire May We Help You?, LLC and Radio Network’s owner and lead trainer, Latisha M,  you can expect valuable up-to-the minute information, actionable next steps, tons of passion and a few laughs. May We Help You? LLC started in 2004 as a business consultant and job placement firm. Creating jobs and helping owners brand and market their business with a slogan, Our Answer to Service is Always, Yes! While working and marketing in this area of expertise, MWHYLLC changed from job placement to building businesses. Allowing everyone; without fear of age, status, or experience; the opportunity to work at home in customer service and technical support positions with a partnership created by Arise.