speakers

Keynote David Bayer

A leading expert in mindset, David Bayer mentors entrepreneurs to turn their annual income into monthly income while eliminating the stress, anxiety and overwhelm of entrepreneurship. David is the author of Mind Hack and founder of David Bayer Coaching, a multi-million dollar coaching and training company that helps entrepreneurs develop the mindset necessary to consistently perform at their highest level in business and in life. David has built and sold successful businesses for the last twenty years. As CEO of ChamberofCommerce.com he has helped tens of thousands of businesses master the strategies necessary to grow their businesses beyond 7-figures.  

Keynote Dr. Robi Ludwig

Dr. Robi Ludwig is a nationally known psychotherapist and award winning reporter. She has been appearing on broadcast media since 1997, and is sought after for her psychological insights on a wide range of topics. She is currently a relationship contributor for Investigation Discovery Network’s Scorned, which presents reenactment and analysis of marital homicide stories. Dr. Ludwig is a regular on CNN, Headline News and The Fox News Channel where she talks about psychological/lifestyle issues as well as the criminal mind. She also appears on national shows such as: ET, TODAY, 20/20, ABC World News, The View, Fox and Friends, The Steve Harvey Show, Wendy Williams, The Bill Cunningham Show, Neil Cavuto, Hannity and Lou Dobbs helping audiences and guests alike to understand the complexities of the human condition. In 2016 Dr. Ludwig's bestselling book was released called "Your Best Age is NOW" published by Harper Collins.

Keynote Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter is a familiar voice in Atlanta, having been in local morning radio for 20 years.  She is best known as a Co-Host on the “Bert Show” on Q100, and most recently was Host of the "Tad & Melissa Morning Show" on B98.5.  She is also a regular guest on 11 Alive’s “Atlanta and Company” and serves as a columnist for both the GA Voice and Huffington Post.  Melissa just published her first children's book, Whale of An Idea, which is available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  She has dedicated her personal time to LGBT and Women’s advocacy, receiving the SunTrust Inspiring Woman Award, HRC’s Community Leadership Award, and CHRIS Kids Kyle Anderson Service to Youth Award for her efforts.  Melissa underwent a life-saving kidney transplant in 2002 and later established the Melissa Carter Transplant Fund at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta.  

VIP Sponsor/Leading Presenter Kelly McNelis

Kelly McNelis is the founder of Women For One, a place where women from 50 countries share their powerful stories with the world. Over 500 Truthtellers, as Kelly calls them, have answered her call to action: Make life happen by sharing your messy brilliance. Their stories range from the devastating to the delightful, and everything in between. Kelly is a mom, wife, friend, mentor, businesswoman, Reiki master, minister, healer, incest survivor, and firm believer that there’s no such thing as “TMI.” Formerly a nonprofit- and small-business consultant, Kelly now travels the world as a speaker, teacher, and workshop facilitator, empowering women to find their voice and discover their true power. She has interviewed global changemakers including the late Dr. Maya Angelou, Arianna Huffington, Regena “Mama Gena” Thomashauer, and Byron Katie, on the importance of cultivating our own inner wisdom and truthtelling voices. Kelly’s first book, Your Messy Brilliance, will be published by Enrealment Press in Fall 2017. Kelly’s work, husband, kids, and brilliantly messy life are based outside Seattle. 

Leading Presenter Monica Shah

Monica Shah is a seven-figure business mentor with an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. She is also the author of Getting Rich: You’re Doing it Backwards and PAUSE: 52 Questions that lead to more money and time. Monica teaches entrepreneurs how to turn the work they love into a profitable, sustainable business.    In her popular Revenue Breakthrough programs, Monica walks women through a step-by-step process of building, growing and expanding their businesses to six figures and beyond. From money basics for entrepreneurs, all the way to designing your ideal lifestyle and creating a plan to fund it, Monica shows her clients the common sense basics of running and growing their business (which don’t seem to be that common!). Learn more about Revenue Breakthrough and the popular Money Club at www.revenuebreakthrough.com.     

Leading Presenter Mai Vu

An international speaker and best-selling author of Divorced Mom’s Guide to Dating, Mai Vu has been featured on CBS, Fox, NBC, ABC and in Entrepreneur Magazine. In Mai‘s dynamic talk:  "Relationships Can Make or Break You" she’ll share with you her signature concept that has changed how women across the world work, love, and lead. A master coach, Mai has worked with 2505 clients worldwide and has trained over 1300 life coaches through the Coaches Training Institute and One Taste.  She is passionate about helping women (single, divorced or married) to have an awe-inspiring life - successful 6- figure business, HOT Love, thriving children, and freedom to travel. After trying everything else before finding Mai, her clients have stated “Mai is the “last stop you’ll ever need to attain love and business success and to finally learn how to let yourself be loved, adored and cherished.   

Leading Presenter Kricket Harrison

Kricket Harrison is a professional speaker, trainer, productivity & performance coach and the author of Focus to the Finish Line, 5 Steps to Follow-Through and Finally Make Money. She founded Bright Outside the Box, LLC. to help clients maximize their potential by developing strategies for success based on individual learning styles utilizing cutting-edge training, knowledge and personal experience. She is also the founder of the SMARTSuccess® Club, an online accountability group for entrepreneurs.  As a Certified Master Speaker, Kricket is the Lead Coach/Trainer for SPEAK, a membership based speaking platform helping aspiring speakers to get good, get known and get paid. Kricket has been featured in Forbes Woman Online and interviewed by USA Today. 

Princess Bola Adelani

 Princess Bola is a true African princess born into Nigeria’s Southwestern Owu-Ikija, Ijebu ruling family with a world class British education and American business savvy. She is an ordained pastor, a British-trained corporate lawyer, an award-winning entrepreneur and TV personality, a revolutionary thought leader, a savvy business coach and an internationally recognized work-life expert.  Her ultimate goal is to serve as a catalyst for people to activate their destiny and unleash their legacy.      

Interactive Panel "Your Brand and vision"

An interactive panel "Your Brand and Vision: Bringing It All Together" moderated by former legendary celebrity model and talent manager Tyron Barrington

"Your Brand and Vision: Bringing It All Together" will be an exciting, interactive panel featuring PR Maven from NYC Paula Conway, founder of Astonish Media, Social Media Guru Joan Pelzer, Joan Pelzer Media and motivational speaker Lisa Fey, founder of Atta Girl, leaving penty of time afterwards for YOU to ask questions to the panel!

our esteemed panelists

Joan Pelzer, Joan Pelzer Media

Social media is a huge part of branding these days, and social media strategist Joan Pelzer will help us give clarity on what to watch for when online and how to incorporate your personal brand with your business strategically.  A strong online presence is necessary to cultivate brand loyalty and earn long-term credibility in the minds of your prospects. 

Paula Conway, Astonish Media

Paula has owned a successful PR Firm in NYC for over 18 years and is a leading expert in her field when it comes to getting your brand out there and noticed. Her and her partner's backgrounds come from the entertainment world, public relations, publishing, writing, reporting, talent representation and television production. 

Lisa Fey, Atta Girl

Lisa’s experiences include 30 years of leadership positions in Sales, Marketing, and Capability Building at The Coca-Cola Company.  Whether it’s new products, programs, or ideas, Lisa works with individuals and companies to kick-start change and deliver tangible results.  Atta Girl is a company focused on speaking, facilitating and consulting to support people working to reach their maximum potential.