Lakishia Dolata comes to Converse College with years of experience working with religious organizations in planning events, guest services and assimilation. She started in corporate America at R.L. Jordan Oil Company, working as a receptionist. LaKishia worked her way up to Pricebook Administrator, overseeing a multi-million dollar pricebook project that brought the company into a competitive field.

Most recently, LaKishia served as the Next Steps Director at Hope Church, Spartanburg and was ordained as a Minister. Serving the church and community in creating the right atmosphere where people feel welcome and helping them get involved has been a great reward.

LaKishia is originally from Elyria, Ohio. Since 1995, she has lived in Spartanburg with husband, Ryan and their two children, Sierra and Andrew.

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