Janika (Jan) LeMaitre's experience spans over 18 years, working and managing in multiple luxury industries. This includes five-star hotels & resorts, airlines, fashion retail, and fine jewelry such as the Four Seasons Hotels, Emirates Airlines, and most recently with Long's Fine Jewelers. Her love of travel has enabled her to take positions in Australia, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States of America. Through her journey, Jan learned the importance of branding, professionalism, civility, and the acceptance of different cultures, leading her to follow her instincts and become an expert in business and personal brand building, establishing The Better Professional® consulting firm, based in Boston.
"You have what it takes. I lead the way."
Jan is a certified protocol and etiquette specialist with the Protocol School of Washington® and The British School of Excellence™. Through her accreditation, she is also recognized by the Institute of Leadership & Management. Jan holds certification in hospitality and supervision from Alexander College based in Australia. In addition, Jan is a member of the Protocol & Diplomacy International - Protocol Officers Association and was elected as a board director for the Weston-Wayland Rotary.
WHERE HER HEART LIES
As an advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), Jan recently joined the DEI team for Rotary. This year she has placed her efforts towards cisgender awareness and acceptance, virtually speaking about "How to Handle Gender-Neutral Pronouns with Style." She's also a supporter of cancer prevention research, serving as a co-chair on the UnMask Cancer Gala fundraising committee; Charitable giving is on the top of her "must-do" list.
Contact her now if you'd like to see how The Better Professional® can be of service to you and/or your organization. You may also subscribe to her Polish Your Persona podcast on Spotify, Apple, and Google, or follow her on the social media channels below to stay in the know.