Helen G Sneed
About the Woman who Created Drive The Goal
Hope anchors my soul, and dreams drive my goals!
My story began with the love I felt as a little girl raised in a foster home. The apple of my eye passed away when I was a teenager. My “Poppa” passed away two weeks before the Christmas holiday, which forced me to become an adult at 14. I quickly realized that if I didn’t earn a degree (or two or three) and find a self-sustaining career, I would never own a home, play the stock market, or travel the world. Yes, I was that young when I started setting adult-size goals. I felt the bumps and bruises of being lost, making mistakes, and not always knowing where to find the right answers.
I wanted to create a business that would help people feel as though they could connect with someone that understood their dreams and could help navigate the complexities of life, business, community, and technology. Equipped with a background in Human Resource Management, recruiting, training, compensation and benefits, labor and union relations, mergers and acquisitions, layoffs, and rightsizing, there aren’t many situations that I haven’t encountered in one industry or another. This isn’t intended to be my resume so let’s look at how I spend my time when I’m not Driving The Goal.
Headshot by 5 Diamond Photography
Education and community are important to me. To me, that’s how we change the world. I love spending time helping students with scholarship applications, apprenticeships, and internships. Some of my students have become accountants, engineers, HVAC technicians, nurses, and police officers. I’m proud of them and for different reasons.
In March of 2018, I was honored for my contributions to the community as one of Connecticut & Massachusetts’s 100 Women of Color. I received the Valedictorian Award for the 100 Women of Color, Class of 2018.
There’s More to the Story
I’m not sure I have a traditional hobby like most people. I enjoy cooking. It’s relaxing, and I can play my music. I cook by taste, smell, and experience. When I make a roasted stuffed chicken, I find a unique seasoning in a boutique store. I take fresh bay leaves and place them in the oven. Once dried, I crush the bay leaves and add them to my stuffing made from homemade breadcrumbs, butter, chicken broth, corn, and mushrooms. There isn’t a recipe for my stuffed chicken; I created it.
My story wouldn’t be complete without my husband, Gregory. He’s also known as GBSaxPlayer with a new hit single entitled “My One and Only Love.” He’s my partner in life, love, and the business. He’s the law enforcement arm of the firm. He keeps me safe, the world safe, and me safe from the world. I love him more than ice cream!
Oh, and if you have read my blog post about “Berkeley” then you know about him too.
If we work together or partner on a project, you will learn more about my ability to place you in the Driver’s seat to Drive Your Goals!
Your Goals and Our Insight is Where Your Goals Happen!