Sandra Maxey is a woman with widespread interests! She is an accountant by trade, acting as the Controller for patent law firm Harrity & Harrity, LLP, in Fairfax, Virginia. However, much like Harrity’s culture, her professional life expands into corporate social responsibility (CSR); diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. She is on the Board of Directors for the non-profit ZERO Prostate Cancer based in Alexandria, Virginia, as well as a women’s self-defense trainer! While her day job focuses on keeping track of the money for a successful, local law firm, her influence expands into the social issues of today.

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Here’s a Glimpse of What You’ll Learn

0:00 Intro 
2:06 The Snowbird Lifestyle
4:47 Sandra’s Experience at Harrity & Harrity
8:07 No Thumbs in Butts
9:43 Sandra’s Background
10:25 How It All Started
12:44 Sandra’s Proudest Moment
15:00 Sandra’s Mentors
16:31 Guided Meditation Goes The Distance
16:41 Tom Meditates
19:06 Sandra’s Adventures
19:15 Sandra Jumped Out of an Airplane (& regrets it)
22:18 Sandra’s Book Recommendations
The Happiness Advantage - Shawn Achor
The Four Agreements - Don Michel Ruiz
24:32 About Harrity & Harrity

It can be argued that two major factors of business are money and culture. Sandra Maxey is at the crossroads of both. She and Tom discuss the benefits that come from allowing employees to give back to the community their business operates in and how to better the lives of a company’s stakeholders. Her background and story is one of adventure and curiosity and she explains how it led her to where she is today. Along the way, she also shares a few resources to improve employee satisfaction and efficacy.

Speakers Featured in this Episode

Tom Foster of Foster Web Marketing
Sandra Maxey of Harrity & Harrity, LLP and ZERO Prostate Cancer