Personal Finance Speakers

Personal finance can refer to all financial activities and decisions of a sole individual; this could include saving, investments, budgeting, insurance, debt services, mortgages and much more. Financial planning can often be difficult as it typically requires analyzing your financial activities and financial position and calculating short term and long term needs and incorporating those needs into your future financial activities. Booking an African-American public speaker from Great Black Speakers to appear at your next function or presentation on personal finance can help to not only promote your company but also inform all those who attend on how to lead a financially smart lifestyle when dealing with personal finances. All of our African-American personal finance public speakers are listed here.

Dr. Boyce Watkins         Dr. Boyce is one of the most highly sought after African-American scholars in the world. Specializing in financial psychology, educational motivation, and black social commentary, Dr. Watkins has presented his message to millions, making regular appearances on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, ABC News, BET, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Black Enterprise Magazine and many more national media outlets. Brilliant, articulate, an...


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Ryan Mack

Financial Guru and Founder of Optimum Capital Management, LLC

Ryan Mack         PresidentThe Optimum Institute of Economic Empowerment, Inc.Mr. Mack has a life mission to build and develop a durable financial empire geared towards educating his community and beyond.Ryan Mack is graduated from the University of Michigan Business School (ranked number one in the country) with a concentration in Finance. His career in equity markets began in Detroit, Michigan as a stock trader and later as a trader for the lar...


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Herman Bulls

From Alabama to West Point to Harvard to the Board Room--A leadership and financial journey. How to make it, keep it, and give it back.

Herman E. Bulls          International Director & Chairman, Public InstitutionsJones Lang LaSalle President & CEO Bulls Advisory Group, LLCCurrent Board Positions USAA, Exelis (NYSE); Comfort Systems, USA (NYSE); Tyco International (NYSE); Rasmussen Inc.; New York State Teachers' Retirement System (Real Estate Advisory Council); West Point Association of GraduatesRelevant Experience Herman Bulls is the founder and Chairman of Jones Lang LaSall...


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Ash Cash

Personal Finance Expert and Financial Literacy Advocate

Ash Cash         Ash is a Business Consultant, Motivational Speaker, Financial Expert and the author of Mind Right, Money Right: 10 Laws of Financial Freedom. Ash’s life story reads like an urban “rags-to-riches” classic. A native of Harlem, NYC, Ash grew up in St. Nicholas houses, one of the most dangerous housing projects in New York City. In an era plagued with gangs, drugs and murders, most people growing up in this environment were destined...


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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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Christiana Bridges

Christiana educates and empowers people to live their very best life with good understanding of the credit system. She is passionate about saving lives though her message.

Christiana “Chris” Bridges         Christiana is an award winning speaker, author and coach dedicated to raising awareness of credit and its impact on our lives. Chris is a Certified Consumer and Business Credit Expert and is recognized to have a strong understanding of positioning credit to gain financial freedom. As seen on FOX and in Forbes Magazine, Chris educates and empowers her clients to live a better life with good credit.She is an autho...


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Dr. Frederick James

Dr. James is your Teacher-Coach of health and personal finance, career development, accelerated self-improvement, social mobility, and wealth creation.

Frederick W. James, M.D.         Dr. James is the founder of the PowerSpending Academy, originator of the term “PowerSpending”, and author of the book “Spend Don’t Save”. Forthcoming books this fall (2014) are “Financial Cancer-How to cure with PowerSpending”, and “MiddleFinance”, a financial curriculum for children in grades 4 to 6.He is the developer of the personal finance software, “IONMYCASH”, and the “BucketBank” product, a wealth manager f...


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Me’Shae Brooks Rolling

Author and Financial Literacy Educator

Me’Shae Brooks-Rolling          Me’Shae is the Founder and President of Just The Basics Financial Literacy, a division of Rolling Enterprises, Inc. Just The Basics produces workshops, seminars, tele-conferences and webinars centered on financial literacy education.As a professional event planner working and residing in New York City, Ms. Brooks-Rolling became concerned over society’s general absence of fundamental financial education. Her deep e...


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Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche

The Budgetnista; a best selling author, speaker and passionate teacher of fun and engaging, financial empowerment.

Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche          Tiffany is a best-selling author (The One Week Budget), speaker and passionate teacher of engaging, financial empowerment. Her company, CLD Financial Life, specializes in the delivery of fun, financial literacy education.          Tiffany has been a featured speaker at: American Express, Wyndham Worldwide, Princeton University, The United Way and Dress for Success. Her financial tips and advice have bee...


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Charisse Amanda Johnson

Financial Wellness Advocate, Investor, Entrepreneur, and Teacher.

Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson            Charisse is a chartered financial analyst (CFA) charterholder, an entrepreneur, writer, speaker and wealth expert, bridging the gap between the Baby Boomer and Millennial generations. She has pursued a life of purpose by investing in financial markets, teaching, building businesses, and stepping out on faith.        Through The Charisse Amanda Group, Charisse provides personal finance educational i...


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