Through our work we have had the good fortune of seeing firsthand how success comes in every shape, size, color, faith, and orientation. More importantly we’ve learned that success is often the result of people embracing their unique backgrounds and so we’ve asked the community to tell us about their background and how it has impacted where they are today.

Salvatore Liberti | Breathwork, Spirituality & Meditation Teacher

Originally I was born in the city of Lima, Peru. At 9 years old my family of four emigrated to the United States via Miami, FL. Read more>>

Denise Jauregui, MSW, LCSW | Mental Health Therapist & Founder of Cultivando Wellness

I was born in a small AZ border town with a predominantly Spanish-Speaking population. I am the oldest daughter of Mexican parents; I consider myself a first-generation Latina in the U.S.; undeniably, Mexican-American. Read more>>

Joi Whitley | Tax Accountant, Educator, and Community Activist

I am originally from Jacksonville, Florida. I would consider myself a “southern belle.” Growing up in Jacksonville was like growing up in a big city, yet a small town. Read more>>