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Vivian Valtas Schmidt

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An entrepreneur, philanthropist, fashionista and author, Vivian Valtas Schmidt is currently channeling her passion for helping people into various outlets.

The daughter of a Greek immigrant, Vivian grew up learning self-sufficiency at an early age. Her struggles only drove her to rise up to overcome challenges and reshape her life, diving into an insurance and financial services career that brought her national recognition. Along the way, she has also applied her leadership and management skills to train, motivate, and mentor up-and-coming career professionals.

Vivian wanted to help youngsters who didn’t know how to knock down the obstacles in their paths. She has volunteered for a variety of non-profit organizations that benefit children an

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Stiletto 911 by Vivian Valtas Schmidt
"I really liked this book. A definite must read for any woman in any career field. I liked the footnotes at the end of every chapter. I really made you stop and take a hard look at your own life and the direction you are going. Good job ladies!!!"
Stiletto 911 by Vivian Valtas Schmidt
"I won this in a Goodreads Giveaway and I want to say that I was very delighted when I opened the book and found that the author had written a little note. I was not expecting that and I thought it was pretty freaking awesome.

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