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Whether you are a sole proprietor, small business owner, or inventor, SHESS Global Alliance is committed to working closely with you to help you achieve your personal leadership and entrepreneurial dreams. We take pride in providing you with smart strategic tactics, resources, and expertise to help you grow and develop your business successfully.

Wendy Oliveras - Author

Wendy Oliveras, MS

Wendy has garnered many years of professional experience in the legal, intellectual property, small business consulting, Human Resources Management, educational, and leadership training fields. She holds a Master's Degree with honors in Human Resources Management, a post-graduate Certification in Career Planning and Development from The New School in New York City, and a Certification in Mental Health First Aid Training. 


In 2001, she founded Oliveras & Company, Inc., a legal staffing search firm. Wendy successfully recruited attorneys, partners, support staff, and HR professionals in their job search here and abroad. She provided recruitment and career planning to thousands of candidates, entrepreneurs, inventors, sole proprietors, and startups. Her industry focus includes, but is not limited to, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, biotechnology, engineering, technology, STEM, and litigation. 


In 2012, Wendy authored a self-help business book entitled "Let's Play SHESS - Succeed in your game of life and business by playing chess: from Pawn to Queen." As a result, she was inspired to launch her second consulting business, SHESS Global Alliance, LLC in 2014. Wendy has put together a professional team of experts to help provide strategic business advisory and training services for companies in the corporate, education, non-profit, and government sectors. SGA is also a member of the U.S. Small Business Chamber of Commerce; and Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network (DWEN). Wendy is also a member of the U.S. Chess Federation.

More About Wendy

As an entrepreneur, avid chess player, award-winning published author, motivational public speaker, and leadership trainer, Wendy's passion is fueled by her commitment to motivate others, especially women of all ages and backgrounds through basic chess strategies. For more details about Wendy's books and other professional publications visit her Author Page at Amazon here.


Wendy is available for individual and group chess lessons, public speaking engagements, training, workshops, webinars, seminars, and panelist opportunities. She is fluent in Spanish​​.

Wendy Oliveras

SGA's Mission

Our mission is simple because we want to make you happy and become successful. We focus on three tactical SHESS moves to get you started and motivated: think, plan, and react! 


By actively listening to your specific needs and concerns, our partnership will help you achieve your endgame visionary strategy for future success.

My Books

Take a look at the two books written by Wendy below.

“In Wendy’s book, Checkmate Moves for Business Startups, she helps women to confront what’s holding them back from success. She also encourages women to use her SHESS Ideology to master challenges in their personal and business lives. Wendy takes a strategic approach to help women and young girls see their ability to change the world by making SHESS Moves in life situations. She gives steps to starting and running a business, and she offers practical advice that gives solutions to problems. A must read!”

Brenda Diann Johnson, ASWIFTT RADIO Host

Who We Work With

SGA is proud to have great clients, partnerships, and affiliations with the following organizations:

Fairleigh Dickinson University
UpFul Blends
American Gold & Diamond Buyers
Absolute Events by Corrine
Chess Made Fun
Dale Caldwell Foundation
Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network
SBPro University
TrizTeck Knowledge Solutions
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