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Jeannetta Blue

The Brand Building Powerhouse specializing in Success Principles & Professional Career Development

Jeannetta Blue (Jaybee)            Jeannetta “Jaybee” Blue is a Talent Acquisition Professional specializing in Recruitment Strategy and the training, development and mentorship of aspiring professionals. After spending the early part of her career in the branding world, Jaybee developed an interest in the enhancement of employment brands, specifically the Recruitment and development of aspiring professionals. Jaybee firmly believes...

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Ryan Leslie         Ryan is a cultural powerhouse. As an artist, he has recorded with everyone from Madonna to Jay-z to Beyonce.A Harvard graduate at the age of 19, Ryan arrived in Boston after scoring a perfect score on his SAT tests and matriculating his junior year of high school.Upon graduation, he went on to produce a large number of hits under the guidance of P Diddy. It was during this time that Ryan broke the first internet pop ...

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Michael Graves

Change in Order to Survive...The Professional and Personal Challenges of Starting a Business in a Recession

Michael Graves        An exceptionally motivated, sales and marketing professional who has effectively led large and diverse organizations to achieve profitable results and consistently exceed industry growth averages.  A results-driven executive with a proven track record of success; designing, establishing, launching and revitalizing corporate brands by utilizing consumer insights, social media and analytics. A charismatic leader, committed to ...

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Lawrence Watkins         Lawrence is one of America’s leading entrepreneurship and personal achievement experts. His journey has taken him from an ultra-underachiever in high school to a graduate of an Ivy League business school as well as the Owner of Great Black Speakers, Great Pro Speakers, and Co-Founder of Watkins Media Group. Lawrence was born and raised in Louisville, KY to a police officer father and a mother who was a counselo...

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Visionary management consultant and entrepreneur James H. Lowry was born to Chicago postal workers William and Camille Lowry. He graduated from the Francis W. Parker School in Chicago and Grinnell College in Iowa. Lowry served in the Peace Corps in Tanzania and Puerto Rico before earning a master's degree in public international affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. In 1968, Lowry was McKinsey Consulting's first African American recr...

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Lenora Billings Harris

Certified Professional Speaker (CSP), Past President of the National Speakers Association, and Current President of the Global Speakers Association.

Lenora Billings-Harris         Certified Speaking Professional (CSP)Diversity and Inclusion is a full-time focus, not just one topic among many for Lenora Billings-Harris. Her ability to transform multifaceted diversity and inclusion concepts into immediately applicable “how to’s” have enabled her to help organizations intentionally create and sustain inclusive work cultures that challenge each individual to accelerate their efforts toward achiev...

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Robert Greene

Venture Capitalist and Incoming President of the National Association of Investment Companies.

Robert L. Greene (Bob)         Robert is an accomplished business executive, investment professional, public servant, and philanthropist with deep expertise and broad experience at transforming opportunities into successes!        Bob is a Principal with Syncom Venture Partners; a leading venture capital firm focused on multistage equity investments in high growth segments of the Media & Communications industry. Bob leads Syncom’s Investor Rela...

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Dr. Jason Johnson

Breaking down the tough issues with wit and common sense & bringing the people back into politics

Dr. Jason Johnson         Dr. Jason is a professor, political analyst and public speaker. Fresh, unflappable, objective, and known for his ability to break down complex stories with wit and candor Dr. Jason Johnson is an up and coming voice in political and social commentary.Dr. Jason Johnson is the author the book Political Consultants and Campaigns: One Day to Sell, which has been featured in Campaigns and Elections magazine and on Na...

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Don Moore

Multicultural marketing evangelist specializing in media, advertising and new business opportunities.

Don Moore         Don has +20 years of experience in a wide variety of business disciplines including digital marketing, sales, traditional broadcast and media marketing, as well as general management of large organizations.    As the former President of Burrell Communications’ Digital Division, a part of the Publicist Group (the third largest advertising holding company in the world), Don managed all aspects of the agency’s digital pr...

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Tony Drees

Speaker, Trainer and Presenter. The obstacles he has faced define Tony Drees’ character. They’ve been huge, potentially crushing—and on that day in 1991 when an Iraqi Scud missile found its target, nearly fatal.

Tony Drees        “I wish to make my Story of Success and the various Sustainability tools I’ve garnered over my life available to all citizens and corporations searching for the catalyst to achieving initiatives, goals, directives and objectives.”   Who is Tony Drees?Tony is a Purple Heart veteran. His road to the military began after successfully escaping a troubled home life which led to his adoption, by a foster family of another ra...

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Daria Burke

Founder & CEO of Black MBA Women, Speaker, Writer, Lecturer, Advocate for Women, and Independent Strategic Marketing Consultant in New York City, helping luxury, beauty and entertainment clients with a range of marketing initiatives.

Daria Burke         Daria is a luxury marketing and brand strategist. Through Burke Luxe Lab, Daria offers strategic marketing, branding and business strategy services to emerging and established beauty, fashion, retail, design and consumer-driven companies. She brings more than 12 years of experience in developing winning brands and executing successful marketing campaigns across broadcast, print, online.A passionate speaker, writer and lecturer...

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Kevin Johnson

Successful entrepreneur and author who specializes in giving people practical steps to achieve greatness in business and life.

Kevin D. Johnson            Kevin, 34, President of Johnson Media Inc. and a serial entrepreneur, has several years of experience leading his multimillion-dollar marketing and communications company that now serves many of the most notable Fortune 100 businesses. As an innovative leader, he has appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America, CBS, Oprah Radio, and in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Moreover, he has appeared on CNN freque...

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Nkrumah Pierre         Nkrumah is the Managing Director of Business Development with My Business Matches, an online portal that connects buyers and suppliers based on business categories and tracks the business results between buyers and capable/qualified suppliers.Nkrumah spearheads global sales and business development efforts to clients ranging from chambers of commerce and trade associations to multinational investment banks, teleco...

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Edda Collins Coleman

Founder and Managing Director of The 316 Group, Award-winning Entrepreneur, STEM Advocate, Speaker, Writer, Lecturer, Empowering Women, Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners.

Edda Collins Coleman          Edda is an esteemed entrepreneur, advocate, mobilizer and communicator and is Founder and Managing Director of The 316 Group, an advocacy and public affairs firm. Collins Coleman has been recognized by Women in Government Relations, her alma mater, Hampton University, Georgetown Univesrity, RollingOut Magazine and Hello Beautiful: 25 Women to Know as a leader in advocacy, communications and government rela...

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Melody Jones

“What started out as one mile became a life-long journey. Don’t be afraid to travel that mile!”

Melody R. Jones         When asked, "Who is Melody," some would say a humanitarian. Other might say she is the voice fof the voiceless. But if you ask her, she will tell you she is just someone who started on a journey that began as one mile, unsure at times where she was headed, but was not afraid of where the journey would lead her.Armed with tenacity and an unwavering will in making a difference, Melody founded Reaching the Youth o...

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Harnet Bokrezion

I show ambitious US entrepreneurs and business owners how to do business in or with Africa’s new emerging markets. I help them to apply smart strategies to build Africa business concepts that work.

Dr. Harnet Bokrezion         Dr Harnet is an Africa Market Entry Strategist, Consultant, Author, and the Founder & CEO of Africa Business Jumpstart. She assists American companies and the African Diaspora with market entry into Africa's emerging markets and empowers her audience through unique and practical success strategies.   Dr. Harnet has worked in Great Britain, Eritrea, Sudan, and Germany, mostly as a Senior International Devel...

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Donnie P.         Donnie, an entrepreneur and native of Jeanerette, Louisiana, realized early in his professional business career that he was equipped with the necessary drive and determination that would allow him to start businesses—from the ground up—without any money. He used these tools and, immediately upon graduation from Southern University A & M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he established Community Case Management, an ado...

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Dr. Will Moreland

America's #1 Leadership Life Trainer, Bestselling Author and a Top Keynote Speaker

Dr. Will Moreland         Dr. Will is a highly sought after Business and Transformational Leadership Coach. As the Founder and CEO Will Moreland International, LLC, Dr. Will is one of the most provocative thought-leaders and leadership trainers of our time. A noted speaker, best selling author and business coach, he inspires individuals to live their Genius Potential, embrace passion and achieve personal greatness through life harmony. ...

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Ron Thomas

International Human Resources Executive focusing on Career Development, Leadership Development, Strategic Workforce Planning & Talent Management. Sought after international speakers with over 25 global speaking engagement from Africa & Middle East.

Ron Thomas        Ron is the CEO, Great Place to Work Gulf, based in Dubai. He formerly was CHRO the RGTS Group in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is a senior faculty member of the Human Capital Institute.     Ron holds certification from the Human Capital Institute as a Master Human Capital Strategist (MHCS) and Strategic Workforce Planner (SWP). Prior roles included senior level roles with Xerox HR services, IBM and Martha Stewart Living.Board members...

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Dezmon Landers         Dezmon is a startup entrepreneur, blogger and avid traveler. He specializes in the study and execution of startup businesses and is the founder of Startup Expert, an entrepreneurial advisory service in Atlanta, GA.   Dezmon loves startups and has started 8 technology and service based companies since 2003. Along the way, he's gained an immense amount of knowledge on building startup companies. In 2005, he realiz...

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Kaneisha Grayson         Kaneisha is an entrepreneur, writer, and speaker who provides practical tips for achieving one’s dreams despite the odds. She founded her business “The Art of Applying” to coach non-traditional applicants as they apply to top MBA and other graduate programs. She uses the power of effective storytelling to propel people to achieve their most audacious goals and dreams. Kaneisha Grayson has been featured on MBAPodcaster as ...

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To Build Your Business, You First have to Build Yourself, Look like Success.

D. De’Vaughn (Jolanta Whitaker)            Ms. De’Vaughn is a professional stylist since 1996 and salon owner since 1999, successful entrepreneur, platform artist, freelance stylist, keynote speaker and best-selling author. Ms. De’Vaughn has had the pleasure of working with fashion photographers for nationally known modeling agencies. She also has appeared in national ad campaigns for blue chip brands.   Ms. De’Vaughn is the owner a...

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Laquita C. Blockson, Ph.D.            Dr. Blockson, also known as the Business Renaissance Guru, is an organizational effectiveness expert who specializes in entrepreneurial ethics, minority- and women-owned businesses, and urban economic development.   Dr. Blockson earned her doctorate in Business Ethics, Strategy and Public Policy from the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business and her baccalaureate and master...

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Dr. Garth Vickers

The Transformer, Best-selling Author who specialize in personal growth and development.

Dr. Garth Vickers, The Financial Moses, is an author, motivational speaker and a financial wealth transformer. Born into a life of simple means in his native Jamaica, early on Garth discovered that many people in his community were already programmed with a mindset of poverty.The two things he attributed most to his capacity to rise out of that situation are his spirituality and his commitment to lifelong learning. He carried this minds...

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