Meet An Ambassador

November 1, 2018


Brooklyn native with multiple educations: Brown’s Collegiate Business Institute, City University of New York, Brooklyn College, The New School for Social Research, currently in an online MBA Maryville University program;careers in New York and California: Office Administrator and Volunteer Coordinator for a Non-Profit; A & R manager in the Recording Industry; Executive Assistant and Events Coordinator in the Motion Picture Industry; Merchandiser, Store Manager & Business Owner in the Retail Industry; consultant for business and entertainment venues, fine dining restaurants and consumer services; Volunteer: Board Member of the Desert Sands Educational Foundation; Committee Member, The Unforgettables Foundation Desert Chapter; Membership Chair and Newsletter Editor, The American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) (PD Chapter); life-long student “most proud of the fact that I do know that I do not know everything, and there is much to learn.”married to best friend Joe for over 41 years; Mom to two grown sons and rescue dog Maggie.

Current business: “I joined The Legacy Group in July 2017 as a Marketing Executive because health and wellness is something we all need to be focused on for ourselves, our families and in our environment. The Legacy Group provides marketing and product information for one of the largest catalog and online health and wellness retailers in the country. We educate people about the benefits of healthy living and the value of an eco-friendly environment and how to make better, safer and smarter choices.”

Chamber Ambassador: “I enjoy being an Ambassador and greeting members at events. I was once new to our community and felt alone at first so it is a way to “pay it forward” by welcoming people, attending ribbon cuttings and helping my Chamber family. The more I am involved in Chamber activities, the broader my personal and professional circle grows. I’ve learned a lot from many of these contacts.”

Avocations: Left-Handed Bowler, student of art and painting. “I enjoy handwriting letters. During the 1964 New York World’s Fair, I visited the Parker Pen Pavilion and filled out a slip for a Pen Pal. I was matched to a young man from England and we began corresponding. It’s now 2018, 54 years later and we have never met, but we continue to write to each other (actual letters, no emails or text messages).”

“In 5 years, I’d like to be in meetings with my publisher to discuss my next book. And I would like to be remembered for enthusiasm for my family and loved ones, loyalty to my friends, and the fairness and consideration I show others.”

– Betty Baxter, Ed. D., Baxter Coaching & Consulting

Last modified: November 6, 2018

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