Alexis Lenderman-Black, B.A.'19, B.B.A.'19
Author and Entrepreneur
After graduating with degrees in entrepreneurship and global and international studies, Lenderman-Black teamed with her husband, WMU graduate Justin Black, to co-author the bestselling book, “Redefining Normal: How Two Foster Kids Beat The Odds and Discovered Healing, Happiness and Love.” Together, they have transformed their book into a company where they have worked to continue the conversation on important topics through keynotes, workshops and more. She now operates three companies: Redefining Normal, ROSE Empowerment Group and The Scholarship Expert, with hopes of helping others break societal barriers and thrive.
Favorite Kalamazoo Attractions: “Airway Lanes, Kalamazoo Candle Company, WMU Starting Gate and Can-Do Kitchen.”
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