LaJuana joined Pope Consultants in the summer of 2013. She spent the first 24 years of her career with Xerox in various roles included sales manager, sales trainer, regional training manager, and Minority and Women-Owned Business Alliance Manager. She was instrumental in creating the Minority & Women-Owned Business Partnership Program which still exists today, and was part of the learning and development team that produced sales training videos, taught sales skills to new sales representatives and delivered product training.

LaJuana also worked as a business development consultant for a professional employer organization to assist business owners in outsourcing their human resource functions.

LaJuana has a B.S. in Business Administration from Indiana University Purdue University in Indianapolis. She also has earned the Society of Human Resources PHR Certification, as well as two HR Certificate Programs at IUPUI and DePaul University. She resides in Indianapolis, Indiana and is the proud mom of two sons whom she adores, and a chocolate lab who thinks she is a third child.