Meet the Women

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Gloria Giorno

Though she has founded two successful companies which she runs with her husband, Gloria's passion lies in the nonprofit sector.

 

From forming the Madeleine Grant Scholarship for High School Seniors to working with Ron Santo and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Gloria has always wanted to make a difference in the world.  Gloria has also volunteered and raised funds for Children's Memorial Hospital Pediatric Aids Wing, the Hemophilia Foundation of Illinois, Toys for Tots with the U.S. Marines for many years, volunteered at Deborah's Place, (a battered women's shelter), and worked on the United Parish Party at her former Chicago Church.

 

Gloria has sat on the boards of multiple civic organizations helping raise thousands of dollars through community  festivals as well as serving on the local youth baseball board. She also sat on various chamber of commerce boards,  the parent teacher association and organized various Boy Scout functions. 

Since living in Tennessee, Gloria has been very active with women's groups and sat on the board of a conservative woman's club last year serving as director of fundraising. She has also been a parent volunteer at Battle Ground Academy School and an active member of a Sunday evening Conservative Womens' Chat Group.

Gloria is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago but calls Brentwood home now. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, sons, daughter in law and dogs.  Her hobbies include reading and being at the beach. 

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Gittle Sciolis

Gittle hails from Bremen, Georgia. She is a junior at Tennessee Tech University studying Exercise Science with a concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy and minors in Psychology and Coaching. After graduation from Tennessee Tech, she plans to pursue a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Her goal is to work with our veterans to help them better adapt to unstructured civilian life while receiving care for their injuries.  Gittle wants to help them physically and mentally in aims to decrease their unemployment and suicide rates.

Gittle is also a student athlete on the Women’s Golf Team and involved in various other organizations within athletics, her major, and sorority.  She founded a Turning Point Chapter at Tennessee Tech with a tremendous amount of push back from the University which actually got her on Tucker Carlson's show so you may have seen her. While I am at Tech, Gittle hopes to make United Women of Tennessee and Turning Point a big part of campus culture and to create a place to meet and discuss topics with like-minded students.

United Women is proud to have Gittle be a part of the team and looks forward to many successful accomplishments together!  

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Corinne Murdock

Corinne Murdock is a reporter who prioritizes truth and rejects partisan takes that spare a favored narrative. In addition to AZ Free News, her reporting appears in The Daily Wire and Be the People News. 

 

Corinne wasn't always a reporter: she graduated from Hillsdale College with an American Studies degree in 2019. While at Hillsdale, Corinne led the women's tennis team to two back-to-back conference championships. After graduation, Corinne was a ghostwriter for two memoirs. She transitioned into the reporting world with the Star News Network, a Tennessee-based news site, after completing her ghostwriting. 

 

In her free time, Corinne enjoys reading the Bible (and reading in general), writing her own books, engaging in fellowship with brothers and sisters in Christ, loving on her dogs, and volunteering at the local crisis pregnancy center.

United Women looks forward to many successful years with Corinne on our Board. 

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Kelly McKinley

 Kelly was born and raised in Valdosta, GA. She attended Valdosta State University. In 2016, Kelly moved to Sumner County, Tennessee and became an active part of the Sumner County Community serving as a Middle School Girls Minister for six years at First Baptist Church of Hendersonville, TN. Kelly has served with LifeWay Girls in being part of their writing team and has spoken at several events sharing her grief journey through her blog @grievingingrace. 

Kelly is the founder and CEO of Kelly L. McKinley Branding & Communications.  As a Board Member with United Women, Kelly heads up the in person interviews and we look forward to many years working with Kelly. 

Advisors

Angela Burch
Tish Hartwell
Michele Odom

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