Ardena Bosley earned a B.S. Edu. from the University of Michigan, thus establishing a career path devoted to disadvantaged and special needs populations. After relocating to Tampa in 2012, she earned a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration at the University of South Florida while pursuing careers with the FL Dept.’s of Juvenile Justice & Corrections as a Probation Officer, & Investigator for the Florida Commission on Offender Review. As President of the Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency, Ch. 1, she supported local non-profits providing resources to those in the community affected by myriad special needs and autism-led neurodiversity. She was a previous board member of the Autism Society of Florida https://autismfl.com/our-staff/. she currently serves on the Board of the Autism Awareness Shop & volunteers as the Community Liaison. https://aastampa.org/. She is the Operations Manager at Lindamood-Bell Learning Process Center in Tampa, FL https://lindamoodbell.com/location/tampa-fl-learning-center
The Economic Development Department has approved Bosley Enterprises for certification as a bona fide Disadvantaged Minority/Disadvantaged Woman Business Enterprise with the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners for a period of two years, effective April 9, 2019.
Certification applies to the following approved line(s) of business:
Career Transition Services to Disadvantaged, Disabled and Neuro-Diverse Adults.
Ardena has earned Supported Employment & Social Security Work Incentives Certification through the Agency for Persons with Disabilities and Vocational Rehabilitation.