EY Strategic Growth Panelist

I had the honor of being a part of the 2019 EY Strategic Growth Forum panel. It was a thoughtful discussion on raising capital and going public.

Cultures United Conversation Series with Orange County United Way

I had the honor of continuing the Cultures United conversation with United Way Orange County – this time taking a look at minority-owned businesses in Orange County! Martha Daniel, CEO & President, Information Management Resources, Inc., and I discussed the ins and outs of being a minority-owned business leader, mother, and community leader inside and … Read more

Yelp Business Webinar: 9 Steps to Grow your Business Successfully

Growing your business can be challenging, confusing, and risky—but it’s also one of the most rewarding parts. As you consider expansion, there are a few key fundamentals that can be applied to any business type. During this special Yelp Business event, I explained the most important building blocks when taking the first steps to growing … Read more

Yelp’s Women in Business Summit

I’m incredibly honored to have been a speaker at Yelp for Business’s first-ever Yelp Women in Business Summit, where I joined a panel of experts to discuss how multi-location businesses can create strategies to remain authentic to their local communities. Speakers:Jami Stigliano, CEO & Founder of DivaDanceShirin Behzadi, Entrepreneur, Former CEO & Business AdvisorAdenah Bayoh, … Read more

Interview with Mitch Jackson

I sat down with Mitch Jackson and shared my personal journey and tips every entrepreneur needs to know moving forward in this disrupted upside down COVID19 business world. See how I went from being on my own at 17 and working at a gas station to becoming a successful entrepreneur recognized by Forbes, Money Inc, … Read more

Women Entrepreneurs Radio

When I was CEO for a prominent franchise company, I had the ability to be interviewed with Women Entrepreneurs Radio to discuss my life as a mother who happens to work, my business achievements and how to achieve personal joy and financial success in the face of adversity.

Business Rockstars Interview

I had the privilege to sit down with Mark Lack of Business Rockstars and shared our “secrete sauce” for successful franchise sales and development.

Women Survivors Alliance

I was honored to speak at the Women Survivors Alliance in 2015, where I gave a talk titled “My Second Act” – about how terminal illness draws a line in your life – this speaks about my second act and moving forward – basically thriving through life after and because of devastating events.

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