Our Story

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Lightning Clout started as a general way to help friends and family with their career choices. Initially services offered were limited to creating or updating resumes to help them make a good impression as qualified candidates. Lightning Clout has grown significantly since then and has now expanded and is ready to help all job seekers with their career decisions whether big or small.

We are a group of professional resume writers who take the time to individually write a resume that reflects your strengths and experience while targeting the specific job(s) you are seeking. We influence and empower people to make the best decision for their desired career path. We have over 20 combined years of experience in creating and editing resumes, cover letters and other professional documents needed by hard-working, career-focused individuals like you.

As a Lightning Clout customer, your needs are of the utmost importance to us, and we consider you a “Member”! As one of our Members, your experience with us will equip you with an enhanced knowledge of your own leadership capacity and an understanding of where you want to take your career next! Not only does Lightning Clout want to empower you with the tools and information you need to secure your next role – we want to be there for you throughout your journey. You can always expect a personalized 1-on-1 approach with an experienced team member. We look forward to you becoming a Lightning Clout ‘Member’


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Jasmine Lightning-Meeks

Founder & Chief Career Consultant

Jasmine has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Georgia Southern University, where she studied Management with an emphasis in Human Resource Management and minored in Information Systems. From a young age, Jasmine has always been very driven and focused. This led her friends and family to reach out to her for career advice. Jasmine's passion is helping others land their dream job within their dream career. This passion inspired her to create Lightning Clout.

Before founding Lightning Clout, Jasmine has worked as a Senior Business Systems Analyst, Project Manager, and Cloud Solutions Consultant. Jasmine's personal philosophy is, "Work hard, consider suggestions, and, learn from the constructive criticism of people who support your dreams and goals."


Meet the Team

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Janice ReShae - Executive Career Consultant & Business Operations Guru

Janice ReShae is the Lightning Clout Executive Career Consultant. She is an IT professional in the field of Enterprise Business Systems, Application Security Analyst. Janice is a graduate of Colorado State University in Pueblo CO and Strayer University in Atlanta, GA. She earned her Master of Science, Information Systems (MSIS), and her bachelor’s in business administration, Management and Marketing (BSBA). Janice also earned her Coaching certification from the Oasis Learning Institute in Atlanta GA.

Janice is a board member of the non-profit organization Inspired Heart Youth Empowerment, Inc. She has also supported Junior League of Atlanta, and Camp Horizon of Georgia. Janice enjoys empowering others, travel and photography.


Andreea Ivanus-Wooten - Accounting & Payroll Specialist

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Andreea received her B.A. in Communication from Kennesaw State University and is working on obtaining a second B.S. in Accounting. While finishing up her degree in Communication, Andreea rediscovered her love for mathematics and working with numbers which lead her to later pursue an Accounting degree.

Andreea was born and raised in Romania and is fluent in both her native language Romanian and English. She is a mother to three young children and spends her free time competing in NPC bodybuilding shows. Prior to joining Lightning Clout team, Andreea worked as an Accounting and Payroll specialist providing services for small businesses in Warner Robins Georgia and surrounding areas for the past 5 years.


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Joyce Harts - Information Technology Career Consultant

For the past 20+ years, Joyce has resided in the metro Atlanta area where she is actively involved in church, community, and schools. She works diligently with organizations that inspire young people’s enthusiasm and awareness in the STEM program as an active volunteer with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Atlanta chapter. She is also active in numerous community outreach organizations through the Newell Brands investing in the community program and looking for new opportunities to help the community by volunteering with organizations such as Camp Horizon to support foster children in the community.


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Kristal Lightning -  Federal Career Development Consultant & Chief Dream Builder

Kristal has over 15 years' experience in business technology, business development, and personal coaching, half of which was spent as an employee of the federal government, working in the Defense, Immigration, and National Security sectors. In this capacity, she worked as an IT Project Manager and as a Scrum IT Product Owner, while helping others navigate the often murky and intimidating government hiring process. 

Kristal has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Project Management and several technology-related professional certifications. In her spare time, she enjoys mobile app development, repairing gadgets, mentoring young girls with Community of Hope DC and Black Girls Code, and practicing becoming a gourmet chef! Kristal's personal motto is 'Be present. Be caring. Live your best life ever!' She can't wait to help you realize your professional goals!


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Brittney Burgess - Digital Content Specialist

Brittney is Lightning Clout’s Digital Content Marketing Intern. Brittney found her passion for Marketing while attending Columbus State University, where she achieved her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. Before joining the Lightning Clout team, Brittney worked for the Columbus State University IT department as a Student Technology Ambassador. During this time, she collaborated with a team to promote the services provided by IT to students, faculty, and staff. Nominated for Student Employee of the Year in 2015 and 2016, Brittney is committed to leveraging creativity and attentiveness.


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Brianna Young - Social Media & Digital Marketing Intern

As a Graduate of Kennesaw State University, Briannachose marketing as her major because of the endless career choices she could choose from. So far, she has focused her career on Social Media and Digital Marketing. Brianna has been passionate about social media since the Myspace and Xanga days. Currently, her favorite social media platform is Twitter! At Lightning Clout, Brianna creates content for the social media accounts. The opportunity has been a great learning experience for her! 

In her free time, you can catch Brianna watching Netflix, scrolling through her timelines on social media, hanging out with friends, and/or exploring new food spots in Atlanta! 


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Jonathan Miller - Editorial Content Marketing Intern

A native of Savannah, GA, Jonathan Miller recently graduated from Kennesaw State University with a B.A. in English and a passion for language and storytelling. An entertainer at heart, Jonathan loves taking the familiar, and crafting it into something new and exciting for others to enjoy. This pushes Jonathan to continually hone his craft, and to constantly create new ways to surprise his readers. 

 

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