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Our Founders

Meet the women behind the Conquer & Connect Community and Retreat. 

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Jasmine brett stringer

Jasmine Brett Stringer is principal of JB Stringer LLC and founder of the internationally recognized lifestyle brand Carpe Diem with Jasmine. Jasmine leverages her experiences from working with Fortune 500 companies and brands such as Kraft Foods, General Mills, Toyota, Box Tops for Education, Fox Searchlight, Publicis Groupe and the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN TV). In addition, Jasmine inspires and empowers audiences to identify their goals and achieve their own definition of success through workshops and seminars focused on how to seize one’s life.

Jasmine is also a best-selling, award-winning author. Her book, Seize Your Life: How to Carpe Diem Every Day, is described as “sparkling with enthusiasm and inspiration for life and is a treasure chest of positive suggestions for seizing the power of each day of your life” by New York Times best-selling author Caroline Myss. As an internationally recognized and sought-after lifestyle expert, Jasmine has been featured on a variety of media outlets and is the lifestyle contributor for CBS affiliated television station WCCO-TV. Jasmine empowers others to seize
their life on her weekly podcast and lifestyle blog entitled, Carpe Diem with Jasmine.

Jasmine volunteers as a Commissioner on the Human Rights and Relations Commission for the City of Edina, MN. She is also a board member to the American University Alumni Board; a sustainer representative for the Junior League of Minneapolis; a member of the Guthrie Theater’s Open Call Committee and a 2018 graduate of the Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership Program. Jasmine and her husband split their time between a farm in Southern Minnesota and Minneapolis, MN.

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adrienne jordan

Adrienne Jordan is an expert leader with over 20 years of experience in strategy,
planning and process improvement across a variety of sectors including corporate,
sports, education, foundation, non-profit and political arenas. Currently, Adrienne is a Senior Consultant for The Prouty Project. Here she leads CEOs, executives and
next-gen leaders through the unique Prouty Way of strategic planning focused on
igniting, elevating and creating the extraordinary through the core values of
generosity, curiosity and adventure. Prior to joining The Prouty Project, Adrienne
served on the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee, where she was responsible for leading the Project and Risk Management Office.

Adrienne dedicates her free time to supporting causes that are special to her and her family. She currently serves as a board director or committee member on governing boards for Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities, Guthrie Theater, Lundstrum
Performing Arts, Phillips Eye Institute Foundation and Play Like a Girl.

Adrienne is most proud to be the mother of her daughter, Kennedy, who is 12 years
old, and enjoys watching Kennedy perform in musical theatre productions across the Twin Cities, as well as spending time with Kennedy as they serve the community