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FIRST LADY CRISETTE ELLIS
NATIONAL SALES DIRECTOR
MARY KAY COSMETICS & FIRST LADY OF GREATER GRACE TEMPLE
First Lady Crisette Ellis is a native of Detroit and a graduate of Michigan State University where she majored in Public Affairs Management. She is married to Bishop Charles H. Ellis III, the Senior Pastor of Greater Grace Temple and the Presiding Prelate of the P.A.W. (Pentecostal Assemblies of the World). They have two children, Kiera and Charles IV. First Lady Ellis is the Director of the Powerful Women of Purpose (PWP) Women's ministry at Greater Grace Temple.
First Lady Ellis is also a successful entrepreneur with Mary Kay cosmetics. In November of 2002, she made history by becoming Michigan's first and youngest African American National Sales Director in Mary Kay. Through her business she has earned numerous awards, trips around the world as well as other substantial gifts. She is also the CEO of Affirmations by Crisette which is a lifestyle brand of affirmation empowerment tees and other products produced with a specific goal of encouraging and inspiring people to use their gifts and talents as well as to stay focused fulfilling their divine purpose.
First Lady Ellis is a wife, mother, entrepreneur and philanthropist. She initiated the Kirsten Marie Ellis Education Scholarship in memory of her deceased daughter. This scholarship is given to college bound students who are interested in becoming entrepreneurs. She also has several children that she supports through World Vision.
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