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Women of Style 2020: LeAnita Ragland-Brooks Is A Power Player

By J.P. Anderson | October 2, 2020 | People

Style is a state of mind and fashion a means of expression, which is all the more important in our rapidly changing world. We check in favorite past NS Women of Style for some words of wisdom.

LeAnita Ragland-Brooks, Regional Vice President, U.S. Bank


My big news is... I am the chair of the Digital Marketing for Financial Services Summit Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Toronto. We expect 1,000 attendees (virtually) for Toronto in September.

For me, 2020 has brought... 20/20 vision on accomplishing my goals and a greater appreciation for the things that bring me joy.

This year has taught me... the power of positive thought and to be in a place of ‘yes.’

What I’m most passionate about right now is… career opportunity and earning equity for women.

My proudest achievement is... celebrating 28 years of marriage and raising two successful children who are fulfilling their aspirations.

Since I was featured, my style has changed by... I have transitioned to a more relaxed, effortlessly chic style.

My favorite designers of the moment are… Lilly Pulitzer for Saturday errands; Chanel for classic, timeless style; and Oscar de la Renta for evening elegance.

My hope for the future is... to publish a book that I have written, launch a voice-over career and grow my jewelry brand.

Photography by: Jeremy Bustos