Dr. Randee L Sanders DM, MPA

About Dr. Randee L. Sanders

Dr. Randee L. Sanders is the Founder of RL Sanders & Associates, LLC. She is a distinguished women’s career strategist, speaker, and Associate Dean of Faculty at National University, renowned for her dedication to advancing highly ambitious professional women leaders into positions of leadership and influence. Through her visionary Design Not Default Academy, Dr. Randee collaborates with women leaders to cultivate a robust sense of self, amplify their voices, and craft innovative strategies to enhance their effectiveness, influence, and leadership capabilities. With a profound commitment to empowering and motivating employees, she is dedicated to nurturing top-tier workforce talent.

With over two decades of experience in leadership development and organizational engagement, Dr. Randee employs strength-based approaches to inspire individuals and organizations to innovate and achieve results. Her leadership ethos, characterized by authenticity, curiosity, courage, and compassion, fosters engaging and transformative experiences described as challenging and enjoyable.

Dr. Randee holds a Doctor of Management from the University of Maryland University College and a Master in Public Administration with a concentration in the inspector general track from John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Passionate about educating the next generation of business and higher education leaders, Dr. Randee thrives on creating positive energy, fostering passionate synergies, and transforming lives. She believes fervently that the time is now to live a fabulous life.

“Surround yourself with good people; surround yourself with positivity and people who are going to challenge you to make you better.” – Ali Krieger

Shawna Jones MSOL, MSHI

About Shawna Jones

Shawna Jones is a seasoned strategist, authentic leader, and accomplished designer whose expertise drives innovation at RL Sanders & Associates.

As CEO of the Design Not Default Academy within RLSA, she spearheads initiatives that position women to redefine their career trajectories and elevate organizational performance. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, Shawna is dedicated to cultivating the growth of women leaders, entrepreneurs, and businesses, earning acclaim as a trusted advisor and transformative force. Shawna collaborates closely with organizations to strategize on developing pathways to attract women into leadership roles.

She provides steadfast support to entrepreneurs, guiding them toward unprecedented growth and achievement. Renowned for her ability to devise creative solutions to complex challenges, Shawna is recognized as a pivotal asset in today’s competitive business landscape.

Education serves as the bedrock of Shawna’s journey toward professional eminence. Commencing her academic odyssey at Mercer University in Macon, GA, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies. Fueled by an insatiable thirst for knowledge and a drive for success, Shawna further fortified her repertoire by attaining a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from the same esteemed institution.

With over two decades of diverse experience spanning marketing, process/product development, and implementation, Shawna seamlessly integrates hands-on operations to deliver unparalleled results. Her passion for empowering women, entrepreneurs, and small businesses transcends the ordinary by inspiring innovative pathways to enduring success.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Shawna finds fulfillment in the embrace of her loving family and cherished pet, Taco. Residing in the vibrant Greater Atlanta metro region, she embodies the harmonious fusion of entrepreneurial drive and familial joy, nurturing her personal and professional aspirations with grace and determination.

RL Sanders & Associates Company Values

RL Sanders & Associates values represent a code of ethics, which we practice in our daily life as well as in our business:

  • Honesty and integrity in our work and our daily interactions with each other and our clients
  • Commitment to value individuals as business partners, advisors, and contributors
  • Treat people with respect and dignity always.
  • Passion & energy that drives us.
  • Create a culture for people to excel, innovate, take risks, work in collaboration, and perform at their best by unleashing and elevating their abilities.
  • Provide top-quality products, services, and great value to our partners for a win-win situation for everyone.
  • The classical standards of hard work, ethics, integrity, honesty, diligence, respect, responsibility, courage, love of family, faith, and always exceeding expectations