Wife, mother, award-winning corporate lawyer and professional AEA actor, motivational speaker, accomplished music and theatre entrepreneur, and acclaimed recording-performing artist. RegionalTheater: As, You Like It, Newsies, Mary Poppins, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, Drowsy Chaperone, Little Shop of Horrors, Beehive, the 60s Musical, Dreamgirls, Ragtime, Big River, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Avenue Q, Ain’t Misbehavin,’ I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, Member of the Wedding, Twelfth Night, and I Love My Hair. Studio Recordings: So Real, Christmastime, Hold on to Your Dreams, and the YOLANDA album available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, and Pandora. BMI (songwriter), BMI and ASCAP (publisher), Voting Member of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (the Grammys). Education: BA with Honors, College of the Holy Cross; Juris Doctorate, Boston College Law (New York and Georgia licensed). Yolanda and her husband, Dereck, of twenty-seven years, reside in Wake Forest, North Carolina, with their two college-aged children.