Career Timeline

Notable Moments

April 2020

Invisible Stories Interview Link:

January 2020

Board Secretary; The Pride Chamber Orlando

November 2019

1199 SEIU 1199 Training & Upgrading Fund Presenter; Presented the 1st ever LGBTQ+ Cultural Competency Training ​(logo in dropbox) Link:

October 2019

Board of Directors; The Pride Chamber Orlando

April 2019

University of Central Florida Keynote Speaker & Panelist; Link:

March 2019

Florida Association Directors of Nursing/LTC (FADONA) Speaker; Delivered 1st Ever LGBTQ+ Presentation in its’ 32 Year History. Link:

December 2018

Dina Proto International LGBTQ+ Healthcare Consulting formed

November 2018

University of Florida College of Pharmacy; Delivered University of Florida’s 1st LGBTQ+ Lecture in Celebration of Transgender Awareness Week Link:

February 2018

Named President Emeritus Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Nevada (GLCCNV)

Best Tips

November 2017

Published Author o​f Identity Impact: When Society’s Expectations Collide with the Authentic Self ​Link:

November 2017

Interview with Publish Your Purpose Press, Jenn T. Grace / CEO Link:

August 2017

University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business Non-Profit Certification

April 2015

Certificate of Commendation Senator Harry Reid for Providing Diverse Options to Consumers in Nevada

April 2015

Opened Teazled Greeting Cards & Gifts Shop on Fremont Street, Las Vegas Las Vegas’ 1st LGBT Greeting Card Brick & Mortar store.

Jan 2014

Founded Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Nevada (GLCCNV) Links: rtification/


Recognized by Congresswoman Dina Titus for contributions to the LGBT Community

December 2011

Certified as LGBT Business Enterprise through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce ​

August 2011

Co-Founded Teazled Greeting Cards, Inclusive Greeting Cards & Gifts for the LGBTQ+ Community, their families and friends ​



Nursing Degree


Business Administration Degree

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