Updated: Sep 13, 2019
On June 22, 2019, MCA crowned four queens who are blazing a new trail!
(Left to right) Ms. Lifetime Queen Nancy Nguyen Liles, Ms. Mompreneur Linda Mendible, Ms. Corporate America Catherine Clark, Mrs. Corporate America Candi Bryan.
Candi Bryan claimed the crown as Mrs. Corporate America 2019. Candi is a Sales and Project Manager who has spent the last 20 years working in corporate America. Eighteen of those years have been with Sprint telecommunications company, where she has earned several company-wide awards and recognitions. Candi received a BA in Broadcast Communications from the University of Central Florida and is the host of her own podcast show "Good Morning Ladies" - www.goodmorningladies.org. The show provides daily inspirational interviews and women's devotionals. Mrs. Bryan also has an MBA from the University of Phoenix, in which they awarded her with the Central Florida Community Involvement Alumni Award for her work in her local community.
Candi truly has a heart for the community and her involvement spans from helping the needy through local ministries to serving as a leader for historic organizations such as the Orlando Urban League, where she served as the 1st President of the League's Young Professionals. In 2019, Candi launched R.E.N.E.W. Women's Global Outreach which stands for Reaching Every Need for Every Woman. RENEW's focus is helping disadvantaged women year round and in October, RENEW turns its focus to helping breast cancer survivors. As a breast cancer survivor herself, Candi overcame stage 3 breast cancer in 2017. After her recovery, she co-founded "The Warriors Brunch" with Vanessa Echols - a yearly breast cancer survivor outreach. Mrs. Bryan also volunteers for the International Christian Film & Music Festival and is a Women's Breast Health advocate and speaker.
Catherine Clark claimed the crown as Ms. Corporate America 2019. Catherine is an Inspirational Spoken Word Artist, Creative Writer, Zumba Fitness Instructor and the youngest of four siblings. Ms. Clark is also the Founder & CEO of 1 Message LLC, which is purposed to inspire, educate, and motivate individuals to positively exercise the power of voice. She also provides specialty writing services called Love Notes for U.
In 2016, Catherine founded Beauty Boxx Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, whose mission is to provide long-term care services and empowerment resources such as scholarships and self-awareness programs to those who have been victimized by the lucrative industry of human trafficking. Her desire is to be a conduit that brings the Ms./Mrs. Corporate America Competition national recognition while using this platform to further her mission inspiring youth and women! Having a pure passion for love, life, and seeing people prosper, inspires Ms. Clark to strive for the dreams and goals set before her.
Linda Mendible claimed the crown as Ms. Mompreneur 2019. Linda has 3 beautiful children and is the owner of Linda Mendible, LLC - a boutique design and production studio created to support small and large brands digital media needs by effectively capturing their message and telling their stories through the silhouettes of design and media. Mrs. Mendible works as a creative director, web designer and podcaster.
Linda not only enjoys putting her creativity to work, she has a passion and calling to help people gain clarity and confidence towards their dream businesses. From selling & marketing products to networking and blogging, Linda's goal is to help empower others to pursue their dreams, build successful businesses, while living a life of love and purpose.
Nancy Nguyen Liles was crowned as Ms. Lifetime Queen 2019 for her steadfast commitment and dedication to the MCA Organization. Nancy is a First Generation American serving as a business owner. Crowned as Ms. Corporate America in 2011, she works to inspire entrepreneurs. After earning a Bachelor's in Spanish at NC State University, she established her career at the Chicago White Sox and City of Chicago while completing her MBA at DePaul University. She is a dedicated wife and mom of two girls.
Nancy was born in a refugee camp and arrived to the United States with her parents. Her parents' career paths as entrepreneurs inspired Nancy to publish, "The Networking Diary" and help others achieve their business goals. Mrs. Nguyen Liles has been quoted in publications like, "The Wall Street Journal", "Inc.com", "Bloomberg Businessweek", and "The Guardian". As the new Ms. Lifetime Queen in the Ms./Mrs. Corporate America Organization, she is passionate about helping women balance finances, marriage, and entrepreneurship.