Ilene Carol

ILENE is a Mother of 2 grown boys, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. She has over 20+ years of experience in Operations Management in the hospitality, retail and technology industries. She is a Sr. Consultant and Magazine Publisher for ICE Media Entertainment and CEO of Ilene Carol ExQlusive, a brand that encompasses her as a mentor, brand ambassador and "Your BFF Online." Working as an Operations Manager, taught her time management and organizational skills, how to achieve sales goals, meet deadlines under pressure, train and motivate employees. As an Entrepreneur, she has been offering consulting, coaching and business advice to small businesses, non-profits, entertainers and public figures since 1995. She shares her personal story and knowledge from her work and life experiences through mentoring and on her blog, Your BFF Online. Ilene Carol has been involved with various charity events and is a passionate advocate for ALS. Her father, a war veteran, lost his battle to ALS in 2006. She has helped to support those diagnosed with ALS and their families through her blog by offering support topics and resources. Starting in 2010 she launched a digital publication centered on the Walk to Defeat ALS to help raise awareness to the illness. Her love of sports coupled with her passion for writing led her to interviewing professional athletes for her magazine creations. Today she enjoys building brands and speaking to others about having an entrepreneurial spirit, being an effective manager, achieving personal goals and being the best you can be.