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Jaye Mitchum, corporate director of sales training at Unity Hospice, was recognized as an outstanding business professional by the Alpha Zeta Chapter of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority.

mitchum jayeMitchum was among other businesspeople in St. Louis to be named an outstanding business owner and corporate professional in Metropolitan St. Louis. Awardees were honored at the sorority’s eighth annual Business Month Awards Dinner held on Saturday, April 28, at the Norwood Hills Country Club in St. Louis.

Mitchum has an extensive background in business, from owning and managing her own wholesale jewelry and accessories line to her current role in corporate sales at Unity Hospice, a family owned hospice organization delivering premier care to patients and families in St. Louis and surrounding areas for more than 25 years.

Throughout her 15 years with Unity Hospice, Mitchum has raised the bar for the company’s marketing and sales department and improved the company’s overall operations as it relates to business development. Mitchum has also served in administrator capacities where she oversaw the administrative and clinical operations of multiple satellite offices within the Unity Hospice conglomerate.

A current resident of St. Louis, Mitchum is a native of East St. Louis, where she attended Lincoln Senior High school. Additionally, Mitchum studied business administration at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in Edwardsville.

Iota Phi Lambda is the first African American Greek-lettered business sorority established by African American business women. Established in 1937, the Alpha Zeta Chapter is based out of St. Louis. The chapter strives to make a notable difference in the St. Louis Metropolitan communities through the implementation of various projects. Visit www.iota-stlouis.org.