Semone has served in a senior leadership capacity in Fortune 100 health-care organizations for over 20 years. Her expertise has been largely focused on leading large-scale operations and technology teams, and building the infrastructure required to support transformational growth while engineering expenses. In her corporate roles, Semone typically led teams in excess of 10,000 employees and managed P&Ls and operating budgets in excess of $500M.
Semone has a strong eye toward quality and successfully partnered with Indian and Philippine organizations to improve operational band-width and quality. Her teams were recognized by the American Medical Association, winning Outstanding Quality awards multiple times.
Semone was drawn to the practice of yoga over 15 years ago as a way of dealing with the stress of her corporate job and international travel. Falling in love with the alignment techniques and teachings of both Iyengar and Anusara yoga styles, Semone pursued her teacher training in 2017 while living in Florida under the tutelage of Dr. Steven Feinzig. She is a registered 200 hour yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance (200RYT), and is currently pursuing the 500 hour certification level via advanced studies in yoga techniques, philosophy and anatomy.
She is also certified in Pre-Natal Yoga, Kids Yoga, and Gentle/Restorative Yoga disciplines.
In addition to Semone’s certifications and interests in yoga, she also holds a BS in Finance from the University of SC, an MBA from the University of NC, and a certification in Executive Leadership from Wharton.