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"There is a teachable and learnable moment in every interaction we experience in life which shapes our personal and professional perspectives."

Charmin N. Rickards is a retired Lieutenant Commander who served over 22 years in the United States Navy.  As a Medical Service Corp Officer, Charmin built her sterling reputation as a fair and influential Naval Officer and Leader while serving in a myriad of positions. Currently, Charmin is the Affirmative Employment Program Manager at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service.

Charmin holds a B.S in Human Resource Management from Troy State University and a M. Ed from Old Dominion University. Charmin also earned a diversity certification from Diversity Training University International. She is also an Executive Director with the John Maxwell, a certified trainer, coach, and speaker as well as a published author.

Today’s leader is looked upon to master the art of balance. Balancing work, a career (personal and educational development) and home, require determination and strong organizational skills. Charmin is the epitome of that leader. A proponent of physical, mental and emotional fitness, as the CEO of Teachable Learnable Solutions, LLC, Board Member for Envision Lead Grow, and Advisory Board Member for Synergy Learning Institute, Women Veteran Program, Charmin continues to diligently strive to equip tomorrow’s leaders.

Most recently, Charmin was honored by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Prince William County as the 2018 Courageous Generational Women’s Leadership Award for Community Service.  She is the proud mother of two wonderful children, Bryanna and Josiah.