Meet Us


Konnect Services, LLC was founded by Certified Life, Career and Business Coach Shimere Burrell to service the needs of many like you in search of ways to overcome the various obstacles that life throws at us and to help others connect their ambitions and aspirations to achieve life goals.

Shimere Burrell - Founder/CEO

Case Manager, Business Consultant, Life Career, Advanced Cognitive Behavioral Coach, ABA Therapist, Program Developer, Family Advocate, Professional Trainer

  • MBA: Human Services with a specialization in Social and Community Services
  • BA: Developmental Psychology with a specialization in Family Life Education
  • Life Coaching Certification
  • Advanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Certification
  • Business Basics Certification
  • Certificate of Completion Prevention
  • Certificate of Completion for Mental Health Needs of Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Certificate with Transgender Individuals: Addressing Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder
  • Certificate of Completion in Exploring the Mental Health Needs of Children and Youth with Intellectual Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities
  • Certificate Mental Health First Aid
  • Certificate Introduction to Supported Employment


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Retunda Burrell

Executive Admin Assistant | Emotional Support Partner

Life Coaching Philosophy to me is believe in the human potential for personal responsibility and actions toward desired outcome, such as health and relationships among others. 

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Dia Gray

Senior Program Manager / Support Specialist

Education with minor in community based. I love helping families and youth because I want to help everyone improve , show that everyone has something special to show the world, and help build character and skills that just needs someone to push them through the hardships

Mashood Taofeek Olarewaju

Taofeek Mashood

Marketing Lead | SEO Expert

Good SEO work only gets better over time. It’s only search engine tricks that need to keep changing when the ranking algorithms change, and Google only loves you when everyone else loves you first

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Lily Monaghan

Development lead | HR Specialist

My passion for Konnect Services stems from the passion I have for helping those of different backgrounds, similarly to how I help students every day. I know how it feels to be lost, and need someone to be a liaison that’s between you and your goals.


Derrick Rayford Jr

Derrick Rayford Jr

Marketing Team

I am a graphic design major attending Christian Brothers University for my Bachelor’s degree and I am an intern at Konnect Services. I wanted to work with Konnect Services so I can improve my skills as a graphic designer by helping people through my designs

Olivia Wheeler

Olivia Wheeler

Development Team

Olivia Wheeler is a grant writing intern at Konnect Services. She has written tens of grants while at Konnect and has gotten the opportunity to work directly with the founder and CEO on fundraising for the company’s  sponsorship program. 

Crystiana Clemmons

Crystiana Clemmons

Marketing Team

Hi, I am Crystiana. I have been doing graphic design since my sophomore year of high school by doing yearbook. I am currently working for Konnect Services and am enjoying my time here. I can’t wait to see where this company leads me in my career.

Steve Akpunne

Dr. Steve Akpunne

Development Team

The opportunity of gaining practical grant writing knowledge has become necessary for me at the moment. More so, big thanks to the management of Konnect Services for bringing me on board! 

Jong Her

Jong Her

Marketing Team

I am a graphic design intern for Konnect Services, LLC. I am currently pursing my master’s degree in Information Technology with a concentration in Web Design at Southern New Hampshire University.

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Taylor DeRespino

Outreach Coordinator

My name is Taylor and I am an Outreach Coordinator for Konnect Services. I am currently pursing my Bachelors Degree at Florida Atlantic University. I have an extreme passion in assisting individuals to help reach their ultimate goals.

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Mission statement

To support families, individuals, youth and businesses with their ambitions and aspirations to achieve life goals.

Vision Statement

Konnect Services LLC will provide the most productive life and business coaching initiatives that help clients achieve a balanced and fulfilled life and transform their passions into goals and actions.