Athelia Woolley LeSueur
Athelia Woolley LeSueur earned a BA from Stanford University and her MSW from Columbia University. Early in her career, she worked in human rights, working with the homeless in Harlem and counseling victims of domestic violence. In 2006, she launched her fashion career, founding Shabby Apple LLC. By the time she sold the company in 2016, she had opened a factory in Mexico and three retail locations, sold to over 100 retail outlets nationwide and had her designs featured in Glamour, Lucky, Teen Vogue, People, Oprah Magazine, Marie Claire and on the Today Show. From 2012-2016, she also founded and ran Frank John Properties LLC, a real estate company that purchased, sold and rented out residential real estate in Colorado and Arizona.