top of page

November 17-18, 2022
Live Virtual Conference

Career Development Conference


It's Time To EXPAND and Take Up Space In Your Career!

Welcome to your new seat at the table where the focus is you.

Join us for EXPAND 2022, November 17-18, your new one-stop shop for taking your career to the next level.

This virtual learning experience will help you expand your mindset, career development roadmap, and learn how to win in your career and at home by achieving work-life harmony.

Get ready for an immersive learning experience for high-achieving

professionals filled with:


Powerful Keynote Speakers


Insightful Presentations and Panels


Speed Networking & Roundtable Discussions


Live Q & A

Wondering if the EXPAND 2022 Career Development Conference

is the right event for you?

Working from home on laptop, freelance blogger and entrepreneur thinking, planning and rea

EXPAND 2022 is an excellent fit for you if:

You know there’s MORE out there for you and your career, but have no clue what more is or looks like.


You're ready to improve both your soft and technical skills by focusing on your mindset, career development & strategy, and achieving work-life harmony. 

You are ready to connect and network with career development experts, industry leaders, and other like-minded professionals. 

You are ready to be more mindful and strategic in your approach to taking their career to the next level. 

If any of the above applies to you, then guess what?

The EXPAND 2022 Career Development Conference was made just for you!

Remember, what you focus on EXPANDS! 


EXPAND 2022 is a full-day live virtual event on November 18 from 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM ET, with a virtual Welcome Reception & Networking the evening of November 17 at 6:30 PM ET.

This event is being curated by T. Wheeler Strategic Solutions, LLC with a goal of providing an interactive career development experience to professionals ready to expand and take up space in their career and industry.

This year's theme is "Leveraging The Power of Focus", with an emphasis on mindset, career development, and achieving work-life harmony. 


What Will You Learn?

Our goal is to bring together bright and insightful minds to give talks that are thought provoking, and on a wide range of subjects, to foster learning, inspiration, and wonder – and to provoke career advancement and development conversations that matter to today's professionals.

Learn to expand and take up space in your career by listening to top career development experts, coaches, and industry leaders that cover topics such as:

How to Love Your Work and Secure Your Future

Why You Aren't Getting Promoted and the Blueprint to Fix It

Creating the Best Career Strategy

Strategies to 10X Your Mindset For Success

Lifestyle Design


Meet Your Host

Tareka Wheeler, PMP

Founder & CEO | T. Wheeler Strategic Solutions, LLC


Tareka is a Wife, Mom of 3, Project Management Professional, Career & Work-life Strategist, and the Founder & CEO of T. Wheeler Strategic Solutions, LLC. With a career that spans nearly 20 years, Tareka Wheeler has worked in the public and private sector leading program development and complex projects focused on public health, IT and strategic communications.

In 2017, Tareka made a major pivot in her professional journey and begin to focus on being strategic about her career advancement and developing a roadmap to the success she both desired and deserved. Now, she works with other high-achieving professionals on how to design strategies to help them advance in their careers without sacrificing work-life harmony. As the curator of EXPAND 2022, Tareka is committed to providing a dynamic and engaging learning experience that will provide access to insightful experts and leaders to help you take up space and advance in your career.


PREFERRED Kimberly Brown Headshot_edited.jpg

Opening Keynote Speaker

Kimberly Brown

Career + Leadership Development Expert

Manifest Yourself

Tihanna Louise.jpeg

Closing Keynote Speaker

Tihanna Lousie

Executive Coach & Communications Consultant

Tihanna Louise & Associates


Crystal Richards.jpeg

Crystal Richards

Principal & Owner



Davon "Mr. Make It Happen" Livingston

Founder & Fitness Coach

Lose-N-Tone Fitness

1ed56adc-b676-474f-9f5e-10fba70ba34b - Domenique Onishi.jpg

Domenique Onishi

Senior Project Manager

Indeed Singapore


Jason Clark

Executive Director



Ken Rusk

Founder & Author

Rusk Industries

mikegardon - Mike Gardon.jpg

Michael Gardon


Rejoin Media

Scott W_edited.jpg

Scott Woods

Vice President - Community Engagement & Strategic Partnerships


Tia Forbes

Academic Researcher & Trainer

The Knack Brand, LLC

DSC07218 (3) - HeyyyHR.jpg

Timeka Green

Human Resources Career Coach

Heyyy HR!

S25 - Marie.jpg

Stacy Mayer

Certified Executive Coach and Promotion Strategist

Stacy Mayer Consulting, LLC

EB6239CD-CE93-44E0-BF35-1554FC18DC09 - Vanessa Williams.jpeg

Vanessa Williams

Senior Creative Marketing Manager

Amazon Prime Video


Laurin Stamps


Battle Plan Strategic Consulting, LLC

Darryl Peek.jpeg

Darryl Peek

Head of Federal Strategic Partnerships


CH Bio Pic.png

Candyce Hunt

Co-Founder / Consultant

5 Minute Career Hack™️, LLC

5 Min image.png

Alicia Wade

Career Strategist

5 Minute Career Hack™️, LLC

5 Min 2.png

Jamila Brown

Co-Founder / Consultant

5 Minute Career Hack™️, LLC


EXPAND 2022 Career Development Conference

Day 1 - Thursday - November 17, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Virtual Welcome Reception & Speed Networking Experience

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM - Strategic Career Mapping Workshop with 5 Minute Career Hack™️, LLC

Day 2 - Friday - November 18, 2022

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:30 AM Opening Keynote - Leveraging The Power of Focus

Keynote Speaker: Kimberly Brown

10:15 AM - Fireside Chat: How to Love Your Work & Secure Your Future

Speaker: Ken Rusk

10:50 AM - Making an Impact in Technology Expert Panel

Panelist: Darryl Peek; Jason Clark; and Scott Woods

11:25 AM - From Maternity Leave to Promotion: Steps Working Parents Can Take to Advance in Their Careers

Speaker: Domenique Onishi

12:00 PM - EXPAND Your Network! Speed Networking & Lunch Break

12:30 PM - Fit is The New Rich!

Speaker: Davon "Mr. Make It Happen" Livingston

1:05 PM - Career Strategy & Development

Speaker: Timeka Green

1:40 PM - Mindset Shifts to Find Success in Your Job Search

Speaker: Vanessa Williams

2:15 PM - Virtual Break

2:25 PM - The Role of Project Management in Today's Workforce Panel

Panelist: Crystal Richards and Laurin Stamps

3:00 PM - Why You Aren't Getting Promoted and the Blueprint to Fix It

Speaker: Stacy Mayer

3:35 PM - How to Break Your Career and Design Your Life Using Investing Principles

Speaker: Michael Gardon

4:10 PM - Designing a Life Full of Harmony and Success

Speaker: Tia Forbes

4:45 PM - Closing Keynote - Becoming A High Value Leader: It's All About Energy

Speaker: Tihanna Louise

5:15 PM - EXPAND 2022 Closing Remarks & Special Announcement About EXPAND 2023

5:30 PM - EXPAND Your Network! Speed Networking Experience


Make a strong case to attend the EXPAND 2022 Career Development Conference to your Manager.

The career development of professionals, especially women and working parents, in today’s climate is more important than ever. While there are several opportunities to be claimed in the workplace, many professionals need additional strategies and empowerment to support the business needs of their company and to achieve their own professional goals.

We invite you to use our customizable Manager Email to help you make a strong case for participating in EXPAND 2022.

Typing on Computer
  • Who is organizing EXPAND 2022?
    The EXPAND 2022 Career Development Conference is being curated and orgainzed by T. Wheeler Stratrgic Solutions, LLC, a career development and consulting company.
  • When is the event?
    The EXPAND 2022 Career Development Conference will be held November 17-18, 2022. Virtual Welcome Reception and Networking begins at 6:00 PM ET, on November 17 Full day of sessions begin at 9:00 AM ET on November 18
  • Where is EXPAND 2022?
    All conference activities will occur on AirMeet, a dynamic virtual platform that will host all live keynotes, sessions, panels, and networking.
  • Why should I attend?
    If you’re a high-achieving professional looking to level up and take your career to the next level, the EXPAND 2022 Career Development Conference is for you. This conference is designed to provide you with a virtual learning experience that will give you the tools and empowerment you need to shift your mindset, develop new career strategies, and begin to work towards achieving work-life harmony.
  • How much is admission for EXPAND 2022?
    There are three tickets for EXPAND 2022: Early Bird - $74.95 (Ends October 21) General Admission - $94.95 VIP Admission $114.95 All EXPAND 2022 attendee will receive a special participant packet via direct mail. Please ensure your mailing/shipping address is entered correctly when registering for the event.
  • Are there refunds on tickets?
    No refunds can be made for conference tickets. No Exceptions. Once you purchase your ticket, you will have access to everything inside the virtual environment for the conference and we immediately start planning to ship your conference materials. If for some unforeseen reason the event is canceled, we will apply your ticket purchase to a future conference event.
bottom of page