Allyson Byrd, widely known as the “Profit Accelerator™, is unapologetic. When she stepped into her purpose in 2009, the only thing predictable about her was the future she would create for Lisa Nichols’ Motivating The Masses. An increase of 1080% for MTM’ s event sales and back-of-the-room profits in the span of 18 months? It seems like insanity.
Trust it, it’s as authentic as her heart is open.
Shawn Dove serves as the CEO of the Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA), a national membership organization dedicated to ensuring the growth, sustainability and impact of leaders and organizations focused on improving the life outcomes of America’s Black men and boys. Started by the Open Society Foundations in 2008 as the nation’s largest philanthropic initiative on this issue, Dove’s stellar management has propelled CBMA into becoming an independent entity, growing its membership to more than 5,200 leaders representing over 2,700 organizations nation-wide.
Motivation, perseverance, good old fashioned hard work, and the willingness to take risks, fall down, get back up, and do it again have made Jaylen D. Bledsoe an amazing entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and technical prodigy at the young age of 18 years. His journey and success actually began at 12 years of age when he started his own Information Technology Consulting business called Bledsoe Technologies, LLC.
George C. Fraser is Chairman and CEO of FraserNet, Inc. A company he founded some 25 years ago with the vision to lead a global networking movement that brings together diverse human resources to increase opportunities for people of African descent. He is considered by many to be a new voice for African Americans and one of the foremost authorities on economic development, networking and building effective relationships.
Pamela C.V. Jolly, Founder and CEO of Torch Enterprises Inc, brings more than 18 years of proven leadership and strategic management expertise; her primary focus is legacy wealth creation that passes on for generations. Her company Torch Enterprises is a strategic investment firm focused on growing and sustaining minority-owned businesses. Her company Torch Enterprises is a strategic investment firm focused on growing and sustaining minority-owned businesses.
Dr. Randall Pinkett
Dr. Randal Pinkett has established himself as an entrepreneur, speaker, author, scholar and community servant. He is the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of BCT Partners, a multi-million dollar management, technology, and policy consulting firm based in Newark, NJ. BCT Partners works with corporations, government agencies and nonprofit organizations in the areas of housing and community development, economic development, human services, government, healthcare, and education.