CEO of Donna’s Recipe. Social media superstar. Food Network host. Multiple New York Times bestselling author. Emmy Award nominee.
Tabitha Brown satisfies the hunger of millions with her unique approach to veganism and her wholesome, comedic personality. From teaching people new recipes, giving a word of wisdom or enjoying a good laugh, she has become “America’s Mom” to her 13 million plus followers.
The North Carolina born, Emmy-nominated actress, vegan food personality, mother and wife is a two-time, New York Times bestselling author, multi-NAACP Image Award Winner and received her honorary doctorate from the Savannah College of Art and Design. She has acted in notable theatrical features on major networks such as Showtime’s, “The Chi”, Executive produced and hosted Food Network’s first-ever, vegan cooking competition show, “It’s CompliPlated” and co-created and hosts her own Emmy-nominated children’s show, Tab Time.
Taking various business ventures by storm, she is the Co-founder and CEO of her own healthy haircare line Donna’s Recipe, has launched multi-category product lines with major retailer Target and never fails to bring sunshine to everyone’s kitchens with her signature McCormick seasonings blends and mixes…because that’s her business!
Above all, Tabitha teaches us about having faith, perseverance, paving our unique path to achieving dreams and being our authentic selves.
Social media influencer. Millions of fans. Creating visibility for BIPOC in the beauty industry. Co-founder, FORVR MOOD.
Jackie Aina is a Nigerian-American beauty maven, content creator, and founder of lifestyle brand FORVR Mood who started her channel of makeup tutorials in 2009 and has since become the “most influential voice in beauty today”-Harper’s Bazaar.
Aina’s engaging videos, which teach, inspire, and give confidence to people of every color, have cultivated a loyal and thriving fanbase–over 7.3 million across her social platforms including 3.5 million YouTube subscribers. Jackie has launched inclusive product collaborations with top brands such as Anastasia Beverly Hills, e.l.f. Cosmetics, Too Faced, Sigma Beauty, and more.
In 2020, Jackie launched a self care-focused lifestyle brand, FORVR Mood featuring candles and accessories. The brand had a pre-launch wait list of over 45,000 and is sold in Sephora stores nationwide. Jackie further expanded her lifestyle offerings in 2021 with the launch of “Lavishly Jackie” a self-care, home and luxury content vertical across Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube. Jackie is also venturing into the entertainment industry as the Executive Producer and star of The Black Beauty Effect, an upcoming docuseries exploring Black women creating social change through beauty premiering this November.
Jackie continues to advocate for inclusivity, due to the fact that people of color are poorly represented and often ignored within the beauty industry. For her advocacy efforts, Jackie was deemed the NAACP’s first-ever “YouTuber of the Year” at the 49th NAACP Image Awards, AdWeek Creator Visionary Award, Glamour’s Woman of the Year, Refinery29’s Beauty Innovator of the Year, WWD Beauty Inc Awards’ Influencer of the Year and has been nominated for three E! People’s Choice Awards. Aina made her Met Gala debut in 2021 and has been recently featured on the covers of Essence and The Knot, and profiles in Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, ELLE, Allure, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and more.
Bestselling author. Top personal finance expert. Hosts the Webby Award-winning podcast So Money. Her mission: to help you live your richest, most fulfilling life.
Farnoosh Torabi is an Iranian-American journalist and one of the country’s leading personal finance experts. She hosts the Webby-winning podcast So Money which has earned over 30 million downloads. On the program, she interviews CEOs, leading entrepreneurs, creators, and celebrities.
She is a sought-after speaker and author of multiple books including Psych Yourself Rich and When She Makes More. Her newest is A Healthy State of Panic, part memoir, part guidebook on how fear can be a superpower to achieve true wealth and career success. Along with being featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Time Magazine, Farnoosh hosted a business series on CNBC and has appeared frequently on Today, Good Morning America, and more.
She is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in finance and international business and holds a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Farnoosh lives on the East Coast with her husband and two children.
Executive Director of BeyGOOD. BeyGOOD believes that “everyone has the right to economic equity.”
Ivy McGregor is a reservoir of knowledge with over 25 years of experience in business strategies, social enterprise and global partnerships. Ms. McGregor has graced world stages at Global Citizen Festivals, Essence Music Festival, Master Class at Oprah Winfrey’s Leadership Academy for Girls, the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and TEDx Dartmouth where Ms. McGregor was the opening speaker and introduced the ideation of reverse innovation to philanthropy. She most recently served as a moderator for New York Times best-selling author Tabitha Brown’s Feeding the Soul Tour, the keynote speaker for The University of St. Michaels College Orientation, as well as the moderator for a dynamic conversation with Amazon’s Black Employee Network. She has consulted with the United Nations, World Leaders, Heads of State, Corporations as well as numerous small businesses, educational institutions, political, community, faith and social justice leaders.
She remains at the forefront of humanity and is an advocate for the voiceless as she lifts the needs of people in bringing her unique balance of being known for her huge heart and her depth of creativity and bold innovations to create partnerships and programs that aid and assist people to move from where they are to where they equitably have a right to be.
Ms. McGregor has worked tirelessly to be an advocate to support those in need. Through her work with BeyGOOD, she has led efforts to eradicate homelessness, poverty, economic inequity, and supported women entrepreneur empowerment. Ms. McGregor led Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, scholarship programs, and successful water initiatives in both Flint, Michigan and Burundi, Africa. Additionally, she has structured and managed global partnership programs for world tours. While a consultant for General Electric (GE), she supported Global Programs targeting health disparities in Tanzania, Africa, Bangladesh, India and in the United States. Some of the health issues she has supported include Maternal and Infant care, Diabetes, Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Heart Disease and Alzheimer’s.
As the Director of Partnerships for a contracting agency with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ms. McGregor trained hair stylists and barbers as community influencers in a celebrated national program that aided in significantly reducing incidents of HIV and AIDS in communities with the highest incidents. She has also served as an advisor and board member for multiple organizations and global projects, such as the National Council of Women, Chime for Change, Global Citizens, South African Fellowship, and GUCCI Changemakers Advisory Council. Most recently, Ms. McGregor has served as an integral supporter of the Texas HB403 Bill, which will require school board officials to be formally trained on the signs and prevention of human trafficking.
She is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards including the International Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership award presented at the United Nations, by the United States National Council of Women, the Activism in the Arts Triumph Award from the National Action Network, the Hidden Figure Award from Black Girls Vote, and the 2021 Heirs of Afrika Sankofa Award. She is happy to help shape a generation through education by paying it forward and sharing her experience with students at the historic Howard University.
Ms. McGregor is also a writer and columnist; her Greater Than weekly inspirational publication is available on Facebook’s Bulletin platform. She is additionally the founder of the IVYinc SOARers, a virtual Mentorship program that grew from 75 to well over 14K mentees from over 100 countries in under two years, and garners an average of 25K weekly views on her Monday night Mentoring Moments (#MMM). And in 2021 alone, #MMM attracted over 1 MILLION viewers. She is a world traveler, an art enthusiast, burgeoning golfer and avid reader. She is a resident of Los Angeles. Her life’s legacy is modeling how the power of service can positively impact the world for . . . GOOD.
Social justice activist. Bestselling author. Founder of the Loveland Foundation, a non-profit offering free therapy to Black women and girls.
Rachel is an activist, entrepreneur, and philanthropic innovator. She is founder of The Loveland Group; a family of companies including Elizabeth’s Bookshop & Writing Centre, a literary space that celebrates marginalized voices and The Great Unlearn, an community learning space that centers the teaching of BIPOC thinkers.
In 2018, she founded The Loveland Foundation, offering free access to mental health care for Black women and girls. Cargle is a regular contributor to Cultured Magazine, Atmos, and The Cut, and her work has been featured in Time Magazine, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The New Yorker. Her debut memoir A Renaissance of Our Own published with Penguin Random House May 2023
Investor. Author of Your First Million. Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, which provides funding to women, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA entrepreneurs.
Arlan Hamilton, founder at Backstage Capital and HireRunner.co, is a serial entrepreneur, author, and prolific speaker.
She founded Backstage Capital in 2015 to invest in founders who are people of color, women and/or LGBTQ. Since its founding, Backstage has raised nearly $30 million and invested in 200 startups led by underestimated founders. Arlan is also the founder of HireRunner.co, a startup that connects outstanding employee talent with inclusive companies.
Arlan published her book, “It’s About Damn Time,” in 2020, detailing her journey from homelessness to venture capital trailblazer. Arlan also hosts the popular podcast “Your First Million”, and in 2018, was the first non-celebrity Black woman to grace the cover of Fast Company magazine. Arlan’s latest book, “Your First Million: Why You Don’t Have To Be Born Into A Legacy Of Wealth To Leave One Behind” is available for preorder and will be out on January 2nd, 2024.
Arlan is a big proponent of paying it forward and supporting other underestimated people in the tech industry and beyond. She’s a limited partner in 27 funds led by emerging, underestimated managers, and she and her mother, Mrs. Earline Butler-Sims, have established scholarship programs for Black students at Oxford University, HBCU Dillard University, and Harvard Law.
Black woman. Mother of four. Eight figure business owner. In that order. CEO and Founder, Hello Seven. Wall Street Journal bestselling author of We Should All Be Millionaires.
Rachel Rodgers is the CEO/Founder of Hello Seven, a company that teaches women, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA people how to build a seven figure business and create generational wealth.
She’s the author of We Should All Be Millionaires: A Woman’s Guide to Earning More, Building Wealth, and Gaining Economic Power, a Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Amazon Bestseller, named one of Audible’s top Audiobooks of the Year, with more than 200,000 copies sold. Other books include We Should All Be Millionaires: The Workbook (February 2024) and Plan Your Year Like a Millionaire, Million Dollar Habits, and Six Figure Side Hustle (Audible Originals).
You’ve seen Rachel spilling the tea on business, money, and mindset on Good Morning America, The Drew Barrymore Show, and in The New York Times, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc, Cheddar, PopSugar, and Women’s Health.
Her mission is to help you end the cycle of over-working, under-earning, and financial stress—once and for all.
An attorney-turned-entrepreneur, Black woman, working mother, and self-made millionaire, Rodgers brings powerful insights combined with personal stories from her climb to the top. She’s known for her blunt advice and for calling out the elephant in the room—whether it’s racism, misogyny, or centuries of unfair legal practices that stripped financial power away from women and people of color. Rodgers teaches her clients how to make millions in spite of the very real obstacles in their path.
Named “Top Brand Strategist” by Forbes. 8-figure entrepreneur. Investor. Past clients include Steve Harvey, The Oprah Winfrey Network, and Verizon.
Jennifer “Jen” Kem is a San Francisco Bay Area-based brand building and leadership expert who helps thought leaders create personal brands that reach and help millions.
She and her team have advised over 400,000 leaders to grow their brand, expand their businesses and lead teams who “get” their mission and follow-through on their vision.
Founder of ConvertKit. Started as a side hustle. Now his company makes $40 million a year. Co-host of The Billion Dollar Creator Podcast.
As the founder of ConvertKit, Nathan Barry has a front-row seat to how the world’s biggest creators are building and monetizing their audiences.
He’s grown ConvertKit to more than $40 million in annual revenue. Nathan’s research and essays on wealth creation, flywheels, and audience building are a blueprint for over 50,000 creators to scale their earnings.
Founder, Strength On Stages. Storytelling expert. TV host and executive producer. Award-winning Broadway performer.
Robert Hartwell is an award-winning Broadway performer, choreographer, director, producer, and CEO of Strength On Stages in NYC. He is the host and executive producer of Taking Back the House, a television show presented by OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network and HGTV premiering in 2024.
You’ve seen Hartwell in Tony Award-winning Broadway musicals and featured in Pharrell and Jay-Z’s hit music video, “Entrepreneur.”
Robert founded The Broadway Collective which made the Inc 5000 List for its rapid growth: 440% revenue increase in 3 years. He’s an intuitive entrepreneur who understands how to bring out the greatness inside each client. He opened his speaker training program Strength On Stages in 2022 and generated one million in revenue in its first year.
Robert’s work has been featured in countless media outlets including Good Morning America, House Beautiful, Architectural Digest, People, and more.
Robert divides his time between New York City and his new home in Massachusetts.
Award-winning editor. Author of seven books. Entrepreneur. Deleted all of her social media accounts nine years ago.
Alexandra Franzen is a best-selling author, award-winning editor, and entrepreneur.
Alex has written seven books and is the co-founder of One Idea Books and Gifts, a bookstore that celebrates books written by women, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA voices.
Her work has been mentioned in The New York Times Small Business Blog, The Atlantic, The Los Angeles Times, Fast Company, BuzzFeed, Inc., in Tim Ferriss’ newsletter, and she has appeared on the Peabody Award-winning radio show, Marketplace.
Alex works with a small number of private clients providing copywriting, ghostwriting, and editing services. She helps her clients to write powerful books that touch readers deeply. Client projects include We Should All Be Millionaires by Rachel Rodgers (Wall Street Journal Bestseller, Audible Top Audiobook of the Year), Your Next Level Life by Karen Arrington (NAACP Image Award, Outstanding Instructional Literary Work), among many others.
Alexandra deleted all of her social media accounts nine years ago. She believes it is possible to be ambitious and successful without needing to be online 24/7—and that unplugging is one of the best things we can do for our mental health.
Celebrity Ghostwriter. Founder of WritersBlok. Senior Writer, Forbes. Featured in Vogue, Essence, Glamour, and Shondaland.
Pauleanna Reid is the founder and chief storyteller at WritersBlok, a celebrity ghostwriting agency composed of a team of content ninjas responsible for some of the most talked-about pop culture moments, page-turning books, and noteworthy speeches. As a collective, they help industry leaders and doers turn their personal stories into brand assets so they can stay relevant in a noisy world, communicate to their audience at scale, and turn those conversations into profitable leads. Essentially, when a client wants to speak on a hot topic and shake the room, Pauleanna is the woman they call.
She is also a freelance senior contributor at forbes.com where she has reported on female leaders who are shaping the future for the last 8 years. When Pauleanna is not working, she is catching up on sleep, traveling around the world or sharing big belly laughs with a girlfriend.
PR and Marketing Pro. TV screenwriter for Lifetime with six projects currently in development. Bestselling novelist.
Melissa Cassera is an award-winning Publicity Expert, Bestselling Author, and Professional Screenwriter. Her clients have been featured on Oprah, The Today Show, and Good Morning America and on the pages of Wall Street Journal, Vogue, Allure, Forbes, and more.
Melissa is the behind-the-scenes wordsmith & consultant for several bestselling authors and multi-million dollar brands. Her personal advice and work have been featured in Variety, LA Times, Success Magazine, and Fast Company. She was named one of the nation’s Top Personal Branding Experts by HuffPo.
On-screen, Melissa is the writer of ‘The Obsession Thrillogy’ (Lifetime Network’s first trilogy of movies.) She is also the writer of the films ‘Who Killed Our Father’, ‘Her Stolen Past’, and ‘Girl Followed’. Melissa also sold an eight-episode dark comedy series, ‘Addicted’, to Fullscreen. She has six additional film projects in active development. Her bestselling paranormal romance novel Control is available now at all major booksellers.
When Melissa is not whipping together obsession-worthy words, she can be found drinking too much coffee and pretending she knows how to build things.
The Queen of Video Marketing. Expert on how to get more leads and sales through TikTok posts and Instagram Reels.
Keenya is the CEO of If You brand It, a Vertical Video Marketing & Consulting agency in San Diego, CA where she strategically helps business owners develop video & funnel marketing strategies.
In just 3 years through vertical video marketing, Keenya has grown an audience of over 500,000, generated over $1 million dollars in her business and has helped thousands of business owners scale and market their businesses online.
She recently helped one of her clients reach over $1 million dollars I her business in 10 month on the TikTok platform As a partner with the Keenya Kelly brand you will surely reach Keenya’s strong female audience of influencers and entrepreneurs.
Pro makeup artist. Self esteem educator for Dove. Past clients include Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas, recording artists K.Michelle, Jason Derulo, Jidenna, and Tinashe.
Driven to infuse each creative encounter with joy-inducing laughter, beauty & lifestyle (em)powerhouse Dre Brown seeks to offer her clients and community both something for the eye and for the soul. This free spirit sees her approach to creatively contributing in and around content and curated experiences as a vehicle through which she promotes joy, self-care, motivated creative passion, and wellness-centered transformation.
Kicking off her career as a television media pro and self-taught makeup artist, Dre has honed her skills and cultivated creative community on-set for over 15 years — collaborating with TV, film, fashion, beauty, and entertainment brands and creators including ELLE Decór, Food Network, Comedy Central, Refinery29, COSMOPOLITAN, COMPLEX, SEVENTEEN, VH1, HBO, E!, ESSENCE, Black Enterprise, Bustle, Unilever, SEPHORA, Macy’s, the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), and celebrity talent including Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas, recording artists K.Michelle, Jason Derulo, Jidenna, and Tinashe, model/actor Tyson Beckford, actresses Dominique Fishback, Lisa Arrindell, and Tatyana Ali, NBA athlete Kevin Durant, rap legend MC Lyte, actors Marcus Scribner and Omari Hardwick, artist Malene Barnett, and activist Tarana Burke.
Also a gifted writer, content creator, experiential host, and facilitator, Dre’s footprint has extended via editorial contributions on Beautylish.com, JetMag.com, and MadameNoire.com, motivational insights and illustrations contributed to The Ultimate Empowerment Activity Workbook for Her, and via her work as a speaker, ambassador, curriculum consultant, and youth educator since 2014 for global body care brand DoveⓇ and the DoveⓇ Self-Esteem Project (DSEP). Through this role, Dre has curated dozens of live workshops, keynote speeches, media events, and virtual trainings designed to empower people of all ages. Dre most recently partnered in composing and accrediting the DoveⓇ“My Hair, My CROWN” workshop curriculum to support natural hair confidence in (and allyship in support of) Black and Brown youth.
Known as “The Sponsorship Lady.” Teaches women of color how to secure big corporate sponsors. Has done campaigns with Herbal Essences, Kroger, Gillette, Reebok, and more.
Jessica Chinyelu, “The Sponsorship Lady”, is the visionary Founder of SL Consulting, a highly sought-after consulting firm specializing in empowering social impact agencies to secure lucrative corporate partnerships. Additionally, she is the mastermind behind The Sponsored Society, an exclusive membership program designed to help organizations strategically boost their sponsorship revenue with unwavering consistency.
Jessica’s innovative methodologies have revolutionized the means by which global influencers and organizations optimize their financial streams through strategic sponsorships, resulting in remarkable profitability.
Her passion for teaching corporate sponsorship and activation strategies initially manifested through the creation of the immensely successful Woman of Purpose Conferences, which consistently sold out. Jessica orchestrated the acquisition of multiple six-figure sponsorships to facilitate these transformative events, catapulting her reputation as a trusted advisor for influencers and event curators eager to replicate her success.
Renowned as an in-demand Sponsorship Consultant, Strategist, and Speaker, Jessica has collaborated with esteemed companies such as JP Morgan Chase, Discover, Walmart Connect, The Container Store, Deloitte, H&R Block, Methodist Health Systems, Brinker International, and numerous other globally recognized enterprises.
Thanks to Jessica’s expertise, her clients and students have secured sponsorships from esteemed entities like Cricket Wireless, Experian, Toyota, Origin Bank, Compassion International, Microsoft, and many other prestigious organizations.
Jessica’s remarkable accomplishments have garnered extensive media attention, and she has been featured in esteemed publications such as Forbes, Business Insider, Black Enterprise, Essence, BuzzFeed, DailyMail UK, Cosmopolitan, as well as on prominent platforms including ABC News, Good Morning Texas, XONecole, and several other influential media outlets.
Residing in Dallas, Texas, Jessica finds joy in sharing her life with her loving husband and two beautiful children.
Yadira Noelle Harrison is a creative marketer and experiential expert who offers leadership and thoughtful solutions to brands. For nearly 20 years, she has led marketing strategy and execution for iconic and groundbreaking events, while also forging partnerships and developing innovative concepts for content, social media and programming.
Yadira is co-founder of verb, a creative consultancy + agency developing brand experiences, partnerships, campaigns and proprietary platforms for brands such as Airbnb, HBO, FX, Lyft, Netflix and Everlane. She has been featured in Ad Age, Entrepreneur Magazine, Campaign US, Digiday and recognized as an inspiring Agency Leader on Adweek’s ‘Creative 100’ list.
Before founding verb with her longtime business partner Shannon Jones, Yadira was Vice President at creative agency Civic Entertainment Group, where she led Airbnb and eBay on numerous activations and proprietary franchises including Airbnb Open, Airbnb Haus @ Sundance Film Festival and On The Run with eBay Motors. Prior to, she led the Advertising & Partnership Marketing team at Macy’s Parade & Entertainment Group pushing for digital and social integration, new art direction and large-scale promotional ideas to increase brand equity for Macy’s annual events.
Yadira is originally from Arlington, Texas and now resides in Los Angeles. She is also a proud alum of Syracuse University, an obnoxious lover of Formula 1 and a karaoke assassin. (No really, she was once told she performed Bruno Mars better than Bruno Mars, LOL).
Rae McDaniel (they/them) is a non-binary Speaker, Author, Therapist, Certified Sex Therapist, Coach, and Transgender Diversity and Inclusion Educator.
Rae helps audiences gain the sheer audacity to be themselves in the world through play, pleasure, and possibility.
Their book Gender Magic is a first-of-its-kind practical guide to achieving gender freedom with joy, curiosity, and pleasure for transgender and non-binary individuals, gender explorers, and those who love them (May 2023.) They have been featured in high-profile media such as The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, Time, and Women’s Health. As a sought-after professional speaker, Rae has spoken at Rutgers University, University of Chicago, University of Illinois Chicago, Soho House, The Wing, and Rachel’s Rodgers’ ROI: The Millionaires Summit.
Rae is also the founder and CEO of Audacity Ventures, a parent company, and Practical Audacity, a Gender & Sex Therapy practice in Chicago, serving over 450 clients yearly.
When Rae isn’t educating audiences and bettering the world, they can be found drinking too much coffee, snuggling with their dog Gizmo (who might actually be a gremlin), or sipping whiskey with a good book.
Tamara McLemore, Chief Impact Officer (CIO), coach’s women to Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Greatness.
As a Project Management Institute (PMI) Authorized Partner and Instructor, she doesn’t simple teach, but educates Future PMP’s to Plan more Efficiently, Execute with Authority and Implement Projects with Ease through her demonstrated 20 years of extensive experience in IT Project Management with companies such as Ericsson, Federal Government (General Services Administration), BCD Travel, Deloitte, and Delta Air Lines.
Tamara is a graduate of Xavier University of New Orleans of Louisiana with a B.A. in Mass Communications and holds an M.B.A. in Global Technology Management and a Master’s Certificate from George Washington University in Project Management. Tamara is an active 25-year member Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc whose motto she lives by. “To be a Service to All Mankind.” Fueled by her mission to Eliminate the ridicules Wage Gap of Black Women earning 67 cents for every dollar paid to a White Man. Tamara has taught Project Management at Universities and Organizations across the Globe including India and Dubai. Her organization focuses on developing other Project Managers and STEM professionals, because in her eyes
EVERYONE is a Project Manager. Tamara’s participants have gone on to Management positions including Directors, Vice Presidents, Senior Executive Service (SES) leads and even a Chief Information Officer (CIO). While the average PMP Certification salary increase is 20%-25% increase, Tamara’s clientele has received in the upper 30% increase with some notable individuals adding $60K increase to their salary. Notables: Named LinkedIn’s Top Project Management Voice and featured on Harvard Business Review “Women at Work” podcast.
Barbara Valenzuela founded T&K Innovators in a converted garage in South Central Los Angeles.
As a kid, she watched her mom work with children with special needs throughout several schools in Southern California and developed a love for people with special needs. She started her own journey in the field over 17 years ago working with adults with special needs in group homes, supported living homes and adult day programs in Honolulu, Hawaii. She then continued serving the same population in California as a service coordinator and eventually a behavior consultant. After several trips to the Central Valley of California, she noticed a need for quality adult services in the area, so she and her family decided to move to the central valley to provide a service that was much needed. Barbara founded T&K Innovators to not only support those with special needs, but also their families and caregivers. Specializing in training and leadership development, Barbara and her team provides guidance to family members and caregivers with an emphasis on empowerment.
Alli Webb is the Founder of Drybar, N.Y. Times Bestselling Author, Canopy President, Co-Founder Squeeze, Brightside and Becket + Quill.
In 2010, Drybar exploded into a nationally recognized and highly sought-after brand growing to over 150 locations and highly successful product line, which sold for $255 million in 2020.
Staying true to her signature approach to beauty and self-care, Squeeze, follows suit in the affordable luxury space as innovative massage concept. Webb also proudly serves as a Board member, investor, and advisor.
Webb joined forces with LA based jewelry designer Meredith Quill to build yet another new company now known as Becket + Quill. It’s high end, not high spend jewelry company.
Most recently, Webb joined the Canopy team as President. Canopy’s super chic, reimagined humidifiers are making big waves in the beauty industry and innovative beauty device category.
Webb currently serves as an Advisor and Investor in The Feel-Good Company’s newest brand, Brightside – A brighter take on infrared yoga & saunas. Brightside’s flagship location is now open in Culver City, CA.
Webb is a board member of several other companies including The Onsite Foundation, Ideal Image and The Bardot and also serves as an Advisor for Glowbar and Bumo.
Webb has been on the cover of Inc Magazine’s “How I Did This” issue, named the “100 Most Creative People in Business” by Fast Company, featured on Fortune magazine’s “40 Under 40” list, Marie Claire’s “Most Fascinating Women” and recently Inc. magazine recognized her as one of “The 100 Women Building America’s Most Innovative and Ambitious Businesses.” Webb recently released her second book, “The Messy Truth,” which is a USA Today bestseller, and resides in Los Angeles, CA with her two sons.
President, Hello Seven. Leads an 8-figure company with a diverse team of 25 people.
Brittany Martin is a founding leader and President of Hello Seven who has spent her time with the company bringing the dream of the visionary leader from idea to execution. Brittany has held multiple roles in her tenure with Hello Seven including Business Coach, Marketing Coordinator, Creative Director, Director of Operations, and COO, and she has helped scale the company from seven to eight figures.
Her footprint on the Hello Seven brand extends beyond spearheading strategic direction and executing the company’s vision and culture, and is reflected in her highly transformational and value-driven leadership. From overseeing the growing team at Hello Seven to managing budgets and launching forward-thinking programming, it’s no wonder Brittany’s indelible impact played a role in landing Hello Seven on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies for three consecutive years. Brittany is currently based in Louisiana with her family where when she’s not working, she oscillates in a parallel universe where she is a painter, a flutist, and a mathematician.
Programs Director, Hello Seven. We serve 2,000+ clients plus 200,000+ readers/listeners in our fanbase. Shaelina ensures that we serve our community at the highest level.
Shaelina Holmes is Hello Seven’s Programs Director and the fractional Executive Director of the Hello Seven Foundation. She earned a Master’s in Global Governance from Florida International University which she has supplemented with over 10 years of experience in operations, nonprofit leadership, fundraising, and creative marketing.
Through the skills and experiences gained throughout her career, Shaelina’s footprint at Hello Seven offers both insightful leadership and a refreshing perspective that produces invaluable results. Shaelina is a creative, trauma-informed de-colonizer with an anomalous flair. She is a Taurus mom to a brilliant Leo son, plant eater, undercover techy, and house plant abuela. After work, find her at the beach baking in the Florida sunshine, or binging a sci-fi show like a couch (sweet) potato.
Chief of Staff, Hello Seven. Team includes 25 people working remotely in multiple time zones. Hart keeps the team unified and doing their greatest work.
Hayley Hart is Hello Seven’s Chief of Staff and has been coaching entrepreneurs to help them build, grow, and scale their businesses for the last 5 1/2 years, while simultaneously running the operations of the business.
She has worked with startups all the way to multi-million dollar businesses, strengthening its efforts alongside leading entrepreneurs and their teams.
With a focus on operations, strategic planning, and team building, Hayley has helped hundreds of businesses build foundational operations and gain clarity on how to move forward. When she isn’t talking about business operations, you can find Hayley organizing, window shopping, and creating aesthetically pleasing spaces.
She is a serial dreamer, soul seeker, and the occasional essential oiler, enjoying time in Minnesota with her two little girls.
An integral part of the Millionaire Mindset is giving back. We’re giving #ROISUMMIT attendees the opportunity to pay it forward. Volunteer for a deserving non-profit based in Puerto Rico.
Yes, podcasts. At #ROISUMMIT we’ve sectioned off a portion of our event space to act as a high-caliber podcast studio. We will be hosting live recordings of popular podcasts like Farnoosh Torabi’s So Money and the Hello Seven Podcast. You’re invited!
As you know, hundreds of powerful women, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, and other historically underrepresented entrepreneurs will be at #ROISUMMIT. We challenge you to connect with a few, one-on-one, with a braindate! Braindates are a more relaxed option for connecting, finding inspiration, and collaborating. It’s also the perfect way to step away from the large crowds and talk face-to-face with a potential Million Dollar bestie, client, or vendor you might have never met otherwise. Meet at the Braindate Cafe.
Ain’t no party like an #ROISUMMIT party (or two!). This year, come meet, mingle, and dance at one (or all) of our special festivities. Meet you on the dance floor!
Our diverse lineup of speakers will guide you into becoming unstoppable. Prepare to receive a wealth (pun intended) of entrepreneurial wisdom gleaned from experience and grounded in down-to-earth truth. From Shmillie Sermons to powerhouse keynotes and celebrations, big mindset moves await. Learn more about this year’s speaker lineup here.
Dive into a range of workshops delivering the secret sauce on hard-hitting Million Dollar topics. Breakout sessions offer hands-on learning and brilliant step-by-step breakdowns on how to achieve your goals. This year’s topics range from scaling your product-based business, to curating a powerful workplace culture, to growing your brand with events, to jumping off the pyramid and into the flywheel. Start planning where you want to be. Check out our complete schedule below!