Meet Our Team
Begin Within is a proud family and family is the most important part of our business. We believe in the philosophy that happy team members make happy clients and happy clients are good for business.
Founder & CEO
Jaime Chapman is the Founder & CEO of Begin Within, a career consulting firm that launches high-performers and rising stars to their career peak. She has helped over 1,500 people land their dream position during her tenure an executive career consultant, resume writer and as the Regional Manager of a transitioning military career program. Jaime currently serves on the Board of Advisors for financial company Securing Life Today. She is a keynote speaker and authored the book Find a Federal Job in 2018.
Jaime is a proud military spouse and served in the U.S. Army for 6-years. She is a philanthropist and fierce advocate for the military community. She is actively advocating to influence policy to reduce the 24% military spouse unemployment rate. She serves as the Career & Employment Advocate for MSAN-Military Spouse Advocacy Network where she offers career expertise to over 13,000 Active Duty Military Spouses. She is a mentor on Veterati where she provides guidance to veterans and military spouses.
Jaime hosts a career-based radio show that airs live to over 20,000 listeners each week and was recruited to appear as the career advisor on a TV show that will broadcast live to over 400-Million viewers.
For booking + press inquiries, please visit: Jaime Chapman’s Website
Connie Crisler is a native of Southern California. She is the proud mother of Cheyann (23) and Liam (11), grandmother to Natalie (5) and wife of 13 years to SFC Crisler. Currently stationed at Fort Gordon since June 2010, Connie has worked to help Military Spouses as a Career Coach and Counselor for Fort Gordon Employment Readiness; and also, for the City of Augusta and ADP in business compliance. Connie and her husband Lincoln co-owned a Virtual Administrative company (Crisler Professional Services) to support small businesses virtually, in all areas of operations from 2010 to 2015. Connie’s diverse background includes administrative support of C-Suite executives, Business Management, Process Improvement, Federal Compliance and spans across the Banking, Corporate, Non-Profit, Federal and County Government, Manufacturing and Logistics fields. Most recently Connie founded a Non-Profit, All Things Celestial, Corporation with a mission to bring Transcendental Meditation to challenged public schools; helping to reduce violence and improve academic performance for students. She has earned her Project Management Professional certification with PMI in April 2019. Connie’s ambition is to provide military spouses, veterans, challenged youth and low-income families with the opportunities and resources to excel that she has had.
Jessica Sullivan is a resume writer for Begin Within with over 20 years of Human Resources experience in the U.S. military and the private sector. Additionally, she is a certified Career Counselor for Veterans and an expert on navigating USAJOBS and writing federal resumes.
Retired from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) after 23 years, she is passionate about helping others and making the world a better place. She is exceptionally excited about assisting Begin Within clients achieve their professional goals.
An enthusiastic animal advocate, she volunteers at the Colorado House Rabbit Society and is a contributing writer for Bunny Mad magazine in the United Kingdom. Additionally, she is a volunteer Career Counselor for Veterans at Pikes Peak Workforce Center. Utilizing her USAF Master Instructor and teacher certification credentials, she teaches courses in federal and private sector resume writing. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and furbabies, cooking, gardening, crocheting and enjoying the great outdoors.
Tara Glenn is the Communications Director for Begin Within, in addition to working as a freelance writer. Tara has nearly a decade of experience in the Public Affairs field, which began with her prior service in the Navy in 2010. Tara has been published in national and regional publications, including Military Spouse, Guideposts, Complex, and Task & Purpose.
In her free time, Tara enjoys spending time with her family and detailing their adventures on their Instagram page, The Bosiers are Blended. Tara and her family live in Florida and love spending time outdoors, board games, skydiving, and traveling.
Causes near and dear to Tara’s heart: preventing human trafficking through education, military readiness and family issues, education and access to IEP and 504 Plans, and aviation and STEM programs for kids.
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