Meet the team
Host " Take 5"
Executive Director Mokena Chamber of Commerce
Melissa Fedora grew up in Matteson, IL and received her bachelors degree in journalism from Columbia College Chicago in 2005.
She has since worked in the fields of print journalism for local news publications, marketing/public relations, and currently serves as the executive director of a local chamber of commerce. Melissa has been a host at Southland TV since April 2016.
Host " Metamorphosis"
2017 Vice President of Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce
Renee Tabor is a mother of two and leader of many who has a passion for helping
people define and refine their message for optimum results.
Renee grew up in Park Forest, IL. She majored in Musical Theatre and Vocal
Performance at Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL. She later moved to Governors
State University where she received her B.A. in Liberal Arts with a Communications
Ms. Tabor presently serves Vice President of the Orland Park Area Chamber of
Commerce where she is Chair of the Program Committee and Co-Chair of a “Youth in
Business” initiative and was awarded “Area Governor of the Year” in the Chicago Metro
Area by Toastmasters International where she has also won several speech contests.
She is CEO/Founder of Metamorphosis, a Presentation and Leadership Skills coaching
firm that specializes in helping leaders articulate their messages to various audiences
throughout the country. Her passionate topics are communications, public speaking,
retail (including establishment ownership experience), customer service, sales, and
fundraising/ non-profit development. Ms. Tabor is also a certified professional trainer
with Skillpath and National Seminars Training.
Renee’s additional passions include composing songs on the piano, singing
professionally, and motivating others to see the potential that lies within.
Host " Unlocking Your Invisible Power"
Gia has been called "The Guru of all things Positive". She is a Motivational Speaker, Leadership Coach and Stand-Up Comedienne. She delivers bold, compelling, educational and inspirational talks that motivate people to take immediate action on unlocking their invisible power. This power creates the elusive "happiness" in money, relationships, careers, and in all aspects of life. Book her NOW for your next corporate, athletic, or empowerment event. Reach her at www.giaclaire.com or email@example.com. Become the most powerful person you know~