Consulting Speakers

With experts in various fields and specialties, our consulting speakers are here to provide you with the best possible choices and solutions to any issues you may encounter in day to day operations. Whether you need advice on project development, budgeting, strategic planning or entering the realm of social media, through our lectures learn effective ways to outline goals, objectives and timeline your deadlines.

Judy A. Smith         Judy is the Founder and President of Smith & Co, a leading strategic and crisis communications firm with offices in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles. Over the last 25 years, Ms. Smith has brought her unique combination of communication skills, media savvy, legal and political acumen to clients facing a wide array of issues and challenges throughout the United States and abroad. Ms. Smith honed her skills through he...

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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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Tony Gaskins

Tony Gaskins is your 'Relationship Expert' who teaches women what Real Love should look like. He is an Author, Entrepreneur & Life Coach.

Tony A. Gaskins Jr.         Tony, the son of a former pastor, was raised in a loving home along with a younger sister in a small central Florida town where most people believed that there were only a few avenues one could take in life. The common belief was that one could either end up overworked and underpaid, sell drugs or become a professional athlete. Tony escaped the cycle that entrapped so many of his peers and was awarded a full collegiate...

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Jane John-Nwankwo  CPT, DSD, RN, MSN, PHN    With more than 10 years as a professional female motivational speaker, Jane can hold any audience sitting straight on their chairs for any length of time! Jane resides in Southern California, but travels internationally for motivational speeches. She is a seminar leader and a published author of more than 50 books including textbooks for healthcare training, fiction for entertainment, books f...

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Kaplan Mobray

Best Selling Author • Motivational Speaker • Career Consultant

Kaplan Mobray         Kaplan is an acclaimed author, thought leader and motivational speaker on topics ranging from personal branding, leadership, networking, public speaking and success.Kaplan speaks to a variety of audiences, including professional organizations, colleges and universities, sales forces, and corporations. His seminars provide real strategies for real results in making the connection between your personal brand and your...

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Nneka Rimmer

First African-American female partner in the 50-year history of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

Nneka Rimmer         As a Partner at BCG, a premier strategy consulting firm, Ms. Rimmer serves as an advisor to corporate senior executives (CEOs, EVPs and C-suite executive teams) providing counsel on a wide range of issues: competitive and growth strategies, go-to-market and trade strategy, leadership/talent development and change management. She also is an advisor to public sector entities, at the local, state and federal level. Ms...

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Julian Jackson

Youngest HLN TV Contributor; Contributor to CBS Sports; Founder of JR SportBrief, and Social Media Consultant.

Julian “J.R.” Jackson            A workaholic since he was a child, JR has turned a love for sports, media and the internet into a full time career. Whether he’s in Los Angeles interviewing Hines Ward about conditioning, in Dallas talking social media with Kevin Hart or hosting a Google+ Hangout with Pelé from London, JR is always on the move.   Before college began, JR talked his way into a marketing and events internship at VIBE M...

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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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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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Dr. 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 Developmen...

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Dr. Anne Bailey

Anne is an author and motivational speaker committed to “living history and making history;” she specializes in black history, civil rights, diversity issues and educational success for all children.

Dr. Anne C. Bailey         Anne is a writer, historian, and a tenured professor of History and Africana Studies at SUNY Binghamton (State University of New York). In her work, she combines the elements of travel, adventure, history, and an understanding of contemporary issues with an accessible style. Her works range from adult non-fiction to children’s historical fiction, and include African Voices of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Beyond the Silence...

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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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Amanda Miller Littlejohn

A life and business coach who empowers you to build your brand, pursue your passions and package your genius for the world.

Amanda Miller Littlejohn          Amanda is a top nationally recognized expert on personal branding. She is an idea oven, brand problem solver, and creative powerhouse working at the intersection of public relations, journalism, marketing and social media. A former full-time print journalist and a writer first by training and passion, Amanda uses her unique storytelling lens and new media skills to help her clients uncover and subsequently share...

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Lillie Jessie

Award-Winning Principal (Retired), Author, Motivational Speaker, & Educational Consultant. Specializes in educational topics related to closing the achievement gap, principal leadership, teacher leadership, parental involvement and student involvement.

Lillie Jessie          Goals:         To change perceptions about:          Students’, teachers’ and principals’ ability to learn, teach and lead at high levels.        Schools’ ability to achieve at exceptionally high levels for students from all backgrounds.        Parents’ willingness to be active participants in their children’s education process.        Mrs. Jessie is a nationally recognized retired principal of a low-income, divers...

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Dr. Cari Jackson

Facilitates reimagining, reinventing & repositioning for life-changing success, excellence and happiness.

Rev. Dr. Cari Jackson inspires and challenges diverse audiences around the world on a range of topics from interpersonal and intercultural communications to power dynamics and social justice. She uses her unique insights as a scholar, pastor, counselor, and organizational consultant to help individuals, organizations and communities realize and achieve greater purpose by identifying and overcoming self-imposed limitations and systemic barriers. S...

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Kachelle Kelly

Author of “Boss Women & Men Pray” & Creator of the Dream. Pray. Hustle. Movement, Certified Life, Spiritual & Business Empowerment Coach, Accomplished Administrator, Marketer and Frequently Sought-After Speaker.

Kachelle Kelly          Kachelle is the Founder of Kachelle Kelly International, Inc., a small business & empowerment coaching firm. Kachelle utilizes her creativity and candor as she coaches career driven women & men to not only activate their hustle but faith by providing them with innovative ideas, strategies, resources and empowerment to achieve authentic success, profitability, peace and happiness in their business and life. Her coaching cl...

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Renda Horne

Renda is a “Life Transition Specialist” who specializes in training strategic living techniques during one’s development or evolution from one stage to another, and encourages purposeful living.

Renda Horne            Are you searching for a relevant and exciting speaker for your next life-changing conference, seminar, workshop or engagement? Are you in need of someone who will provide insightful life-transitioning strategies? Do you desire a speaker who will present effective tools that can greatly impact and inspire your attendees to live their happiest lives now? Well search no more!   It is no accident her name is Horne...

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Tiphani Montgomery         When I was 12, they told me I was stupid — and prescribed ‘smart pills’ (aka, Ritalin) to wrestle my brain into a state of submission. I fed them to my Rottweiler. They worked like a charm.         When I was 21, they told me I’d never amount to anything — so I took my baby daughter, moved to a new state, self-published a book of poetry, and sold 2,500 copies in less than a month…from behind the bar where I mixed drin...

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LeRoy Thompson         There are plenty of motivational speakers out there but there are precious few MOTIVATING speakers! You definitely want someone engaging who can capture the hearts and minds of your audience, right? But when you also have a speaker whose energy, empathy, and experience ignites people into action, well then that’s an event to remember. Rocky Thompson is exactly that MOTIVATING speaker everyone is looking for. The core of hi...

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Kimberly Reed

Diversity & Inclusion Strategist • Trainer • International Speaker • Professional Development Coach

Kimberly S. Reed, CDP, The Corporatepreneur™     Managing Partner and CEO, Reed Development Group, LLC (RDG)        Kim has developed a reputation as having one of the most distinct and powerful voices on the lecture circuit. Her lioness tone and inspiring sincerity ignites audiences on topics ranging from organizational leadership, entrepreneurial leadership, professional and personal development, diversity & inclusion, and presentation skills. ...

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Dr. Rahmanda Salamatu Campbell

2014 Wells Fargo Community Connections Award Recipient: Founder/CEO of The Reading Clinic, Inc. Services include evidence-based diagnostic evaluations and educational therapy for children, adolescents and adults with reading and language disabilities.

Dr. Rahmanda Salamatu Campbell            Dr. Campbell is a native of Philadelphia. She cherishes quality time with her loving, supportive family and friends. Dr. Campbell is a twenty-year, active member of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church where she served for many years on the Ladies Usher Ministry and Spirit of David Praise Dance Ministry. Dr. Campbell is the CEO/Founder of The Reading Clinic, Inc. which provides diagnostic evaluation...

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Lisa Bonner

Entertainment Lawyer, legal and popular culture commentator, entrepreneur, freelance writer and motivational speaker.

Lisa Bonner         Lisa provides counsel for large media companies, film distribution companies, and music, television and film producers, artists and writers. Ms. Bonner represents clients in all aspects of media and entertainment transactional matters. Lisa advises clients in the music industry with respect to the negotiation of artist, producer, and music publishing agreements at major and independent record labels, she also negotiates agree...

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Dr. Jeheudi Mes Vuai

Renowned behavioral neuroscientist and author who specializes neuroimaging to remediate neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood.

Dr. Jeheudi Mes O. Vuai            As a clinician-practitioner, Jeheudi is both a neuropsychologist and school psychologist. He is licensed and certified in Florida. He holds the Diplomate from the American Board of School Neuropsychology. He is former member of the American Psychological Association and the National Association of School Psychologists. He is President/CEO of Gray Matter Neurobehavioral Solutions, LLC. He provides com...

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Pearl Matibe

3-Time Award Winning Inspirational Speaker of Unapologetic Memoirs • Wise Memoir Author of ‘Defining Pearl’ and ‘The Essence of this Fair Lady’.

Pearl Matibe         Pearl is an award-winning dynamic speaker with brilliant speeches that share her amazing story of courage, culture, grace, identity, resilience and triumph that molded her life and inspire an audience. As author and notable speaker Pearl Matibe is at ease with people from all walks of life. She belongs in a group of influential speakers that have their own distinctive flair.Determined, accomplished, eloquent and per...

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