Overcoming Mediocrity - Volume IIISTRONG WOMEN - These stories are meant to inspire and encourage women to realize their true potential.
Valerie Janke is a 20 year Financial Services Industry professional. She is an active member of her local community, serving on the Lisle Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador and Dinner Dance Committees. She actively volunteers at Lisle Eyes to the Skies and with JDRF Illinois as a Family Mentor and Outreach Committee member, helping the families of people who are newly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. She is the Membership Director for The Financial Planning Association of Illinois, Inc. and also serves on their Communications Committee. She has participated in “Age Well DuPage” and “Financial Planning Day”. And, finally, she is the Treasurer for Australian Shepherd Rescue Midwest, Inc. Her volunteer efforts are tireless. She is a professional who is dedicated to helping people achieve their goals and live fuller, better lives. Some of her professional efforts include outreach and education. She strives to have a positive impact on the lives of those around her, be they K9 or humans. She is a physique competitor and regularly runs 5K races as well as obstacle course runs. Her favorites include Zombie Runs since she prefers to be chased when running. She can be reached at (773) 852-6094 or through LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/pub/valerie-janke-cfp%C2%AE/13/220/b.
Finding Balance through Strength
This chapter is about finding balance, clarity and your inner rock star through competitive figure bodybuilding. It’s a personal journey through life’s trials and the author’s personal insight about finding your space and your “thing” to help you find your path.