Our 2018 Keynote Speakers

Kim Coles

Comedian/Author/Actress/Speaker/Success Coach
KimColes.TV

Best known for her five-season turn as the unforgettable “Synclaire” on FOX’s ground- breaking comedy series, Living Single, Kim Coles has starred on numerous hit television programs including Frasier, Six Feet Under, In Living Color, One on One, and the uproarious TBS comedy series 10 Items Or Less as the villainous “Mercy P. Jones”. She was the co-host of the nationally syndicated daytime talk show, In the Loop with I Village and has been a guest co-host for various shows, including The View and Good Day Live.

In her latest venture, Kim Coles is combining comedy and inspiration to empower others with her unique program called Open the G.I.F.T.S.” Through speaking engagements, live events, workshops and products, the program inspires others to discover their own true “gifts” so that they may share them with the world. Her 3rd book “Open Your G.I.F.T.S” is an Amazon Bestseller.

Kim Coles is also known to reality audiences for having appeared on The Mole, VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club and Coming to the Stage, BET’s search for “the next superstar of funny.” Kim recently became the first female primetime game show host in history headlining BET’s inspirational game show Pay It O!.” Currently, Kim serves as a co-host on BET’s highly successful talk show My Black is Beautiful, an energetic, interactive and informative series that celebrates the unique and dynamic qualities of the African-American woman. She delights audiences all over the world and is a sought after coach and online academy teacher, Kim also guides women on the incredible healing journey of telling and leveraging their own authentic stories to inspire others to learn, laugh and leave their own powerful legacy.

Dame Shellie Hunt

Global Speaker/Philanthropist/Author
Founder of SuccessIsByDesign.Com
Legacy Award Honoree 2016
SuccessIsByDesign.Com

Shellie Hunt is Founder and CEO of The Women Of Global Change, Success is by Design LLC, ReMake MY Life LLC, and other multiple companies. A Global Entrepreneur, Business Strategist, International Speaker, and author of the “Success is by Design” Series, and TV executive producer. She is recipient of 2013 Humanitarian Award in Congress. As the First Lady of Entrepreneurs, she has served well over tens of thousands of women and children worldwide in communities and outreach programs. Shellie served on the national board of NWPC, and hosted the 2014 EMMA Awards.

Shellie has shared the stage with some of the top human potential and business speakers in the world and served as a lead mentor in the Billionaire Adventure Club. She has also appeared on national talk and radio shows with audiences in the millions and has been mentioned in Forbes.com. Her other appearances are numerous and include CBS, ABC, USA Today, CBS MoneyWatch, Beyond the Dow, HLN and many others.

Shellie has been described in the international press as “One of the best orators and coaches of human potential available for public speaking and a master of business structure and multiple sources of income.” Her speaking skills and courses cover the full spectrum. She has focused her life’s work in the realm of human potential and business success. Shellie has presented to and coached well over ten thousand individuals from all walks of life. These include CEO’s, business owners, inventors, authors, managers, Supreme Court judge, blue-collar industries, teen trainings, as well as the general public. Learn more about her business here: www.ShellieHunt.com

Amy Walker

Business Strategist/Leadership Expert
AmyWalkerConsulting.Com

Amy Walker is an International Speaker, Executive Business Coach, Radio Host, and Author. If you are looking for someone to tell you business is easy and that you can create a 7 figure business in the next 90 days, Amy is not your girl! Amy is committed to the process it takes to grow successful companies. Over the past 4 years she has coached thousands of entrepreneurs in sales, marketing, leadership and scalability.

Amy’s NO FLUFF approach to business will leave you feeling like you have had a full course meal in business education. Amy is passionate about helping entrepreneurs create a business model that works, makes money, and doesn’t take over their lives. She believes that business can be a platform for creating global impact. Amy has been featured in Fast Company, US News and World Report, and CEO World Magazine. Amy is a mom to 5 boys, living in a town of 400 people in NE Georgia running a million dollar company.

If you want to build a strong foundation to get your product, service, or message to the market, Amy is definitely your girl.

Warren Carlyle

CEO at Warren Carlyle
Community Building Strategist
Founder/CEO at Octonation™
WarrenCarlyle.com

Warren Carlyle is a Community Building Strategist and the CEO/Founder of OctoNation™, the Largest Octopus Fan Club in the world, with 160,000+ members across various platforms. He helps entrepreneurs, small businesses, startups, agencies, and nonprofits grow through monetization strategies that build communities of ideal customers that actually show up to live videos & leave a flood of comments.

Having worked closely with celebrity artists, thought leaders, bloggers, fitness personalities, and brands such as Sony Pictures, Mont Blanc and GQ, Warren understands and advocates the building of an engaged community online as the lifeblood of a business’ relevancy in the marketplace. Since 2012 he has helped brands increase their sales, productivity and the overall success of their social media campaign through custom training sessions that teach step-by-step how to grow an active community.

Judy Goss

CEO, What Women Want Networking TV Host of AWE’s “Behind The Gates” Radio Host “What Women Want”
WhatWomenWantNetworking.com

Judy Goss is a TV host of AWE’s “Behind The Gates” and a radio show host with over 10K listeners/show every week who is constantly interviewing A-list celebrities, and also works as a TV contributor all across the country, regularly appearing on NBC and FOX. Her show “What Women Want Talk Radio” has over one million downloads to date and she is also a published author of St. Martin’s Press.

Judy is also an entrepreneur who founded the nationally acclaimed networking organization What Women Want Networking in 2011 with several regional chapters across the country that hosts an annual national women’s conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Her background is in the fashion and publishing industries as an international high fashion model with Ford NY who eventually made her way behind the camera as an editor of Cosmopolitan and MORE Magazines before she segued into the world of TV and radio. Passionate about children, Judy is on the board for StopCAIDNow, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and volunteers for the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Metro NY. She is the proud Mom of twin girls currently residing with her husband in NY.

Aurea McGarry

Founder of AMP ~ AureaMcGarry Productions
Teaching business owners & non-profit organizations how to become the “GO-TO” celebrity in their industry through TV/Radio/Magazine interviews.
www.AureaMcGarry.Com

Emmy Award Winning TV Show Host, Producer, Director, serving as a judge for the Emmy Awards since 2009, currently on their Board of Governors. A frequent lead TV show host for “Atlanta Live” on WATC TV 57.

An Author & Co Author of 8 Self Help Books, Speaker, Emcee, A Non-Profit Auctioneer.

A Cancer & Domestic Violence Sur-THRIVER and Walking Miracle!

As a sought-after speaker and emcee she travels the country teaching business owners and Non-Profit Organizations how to become the “Go To” celebrity expert in their business by partnering with the right media outlets for their industry.

Aurea has overcome many struggles in her life including the murder of her father, divorce, domestic violence, cancer and the removal of her vocal cord nerve that left her unable to speak and she wrote her autobiography about how to overcome them all, staying positive and successful, titled “I Won’t Survive, I’ll Thrive!”

A TV producer and TV host with three international Telly TV Awards and two Davey TV Awards. She has been featured on over 400 radio shows and on international and national television such as: PBS, ION TV, The 700 Club, NBC, Fox News, Daytime NBC, CBS, Atlanta Live, Atlanta & Company and many more with audiences in the millions.

Mastermind Teachers

Kim Coles

Comedian/Author/Actress/Speaker/Success Coach
KimColes.TV

Sunday Mastermind Sessions: Speak Easy – Proven techniques to rock your on stage speeches to attract paying gigs and clients

Monday Mastermind Sessions: Secrets to Connecting and Captivating an Audience From The Stage

Dame Shellie Hunt

Global Speaker/Philanthropist/Author
Founder of SuccessIsByDesign.Com
Legacy Award Honoree 2016
SuccessIsByDesign.Com

Sunday Mastermind Sessions: VIP Success is by Design exclusive

Monday Mastermind Sessions: Success is by Design exclusive

Warren Carlyle

CEO at Warren Carlyle – Community Building Strategist
Founder/CEO at Octonation™ the Largest Octopus Fan Club in the world, with 160,000+ members across various platforms.
WarrenCarlyle.com

Sunday Mastermind Sessions: TOPIC TILE & DESCRIPTION TBA – Building an engaging community of fans and followers!

Monday Mastermind Sessions: TOPIC TILE & DESCRIPTION TBA – Building an engaging community of fans and followers!

Amy Walker

Business Strategist/Leadership Expert
AmyWalkerConsulting.Com

Monday Mastermind Sessions: CEOwnership: Be the CEO of your small business. How do you take a company from start up to a one million dollar company? Amy will share her tried and true success formula for sustainable significant annual growth and help you understand your role as a CEO.

Judy Goss

CEO, What Women Want Networking TV Host of AWE’s “Behind The Gates”
Radio Host of “What Women Want”
WhatWomenWantNetworking.com

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Aurea McGarry

Founder of AMP ~ Aurea McGarry Productions – A Media Training Company for business owners!
Become the “GO-TO” celebrity in your industry through the right TV/Radio/Magazine interviews.
AureaMcGarry.Com

Sunday Mastermind Sessions: AMP UP YOUR MEDIA! How to partner with the RIGHT MEDIA to AMP UP your ON AIR message, story, product or service to increase your bottom line.

Monday Mastermind Sessions: HOW YOU CAN GET ON TV & RADIO NOW! Learn trade secrets and increase your income, client base and or your donations if you are a 501-c3!

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Sunday Mastermind Session – LINKEDIN for success! The Essential Principals to Networking like a Pro on LinkedIn
 
Monday Mastermind Session – 3 Ways You’re Not Using LinkedIn to Grow Your Business
 
Tamay Shannon loves to help entrepreneurs realize their dreams. Her agency, Where 2 Start Marketing, helps entrepreneurs who don’t have the time for social media to have a thriving and active social media community that supports their business. She is an experienced social media strategist, who has helped numerous entrepreneurs and small businesses develop and execute strategic marketing plans. Her super power is coming up with unique ways that businesses can use social media without having a Coca-Cola budget. 

C. Nicole Henderson

Non-Profit Consultant and Strategy Expert
CnHenderson.Com

Sunday Mastermind Sessions: Dispelling Myths of Starting and Sustaining a Non-profit Organization
Who should attend: Organizations with less than 250K in revenue and those seeking their 501c3 tax exempt status.
What Makes a Non-profit Great! 6 Must Know Steps to a Successful Start-up – Best Practices and Systems to avoid common pitfalls
Board Leadership: Difference between living the mission and helping others – Social Media Noise: How to Rise above It – Brand Equity & Marketing

Monday Mastermind Session: Become a Higher-Impact Non-profit Organization
Who should attend: Audited Organizations with over 300K in Revenue
Discover how to become a greater influence in the world – Building trust among community and donors for faster growth –
Expanding the vital roles of your volunteers to increase your results and your bottom line.

Nicole Henderson is the Solutionist for Executive, Ministry, and Non-profit Consulting with WSG Consulting, Inc. where we advise solutions “just right” for nonprofit organizations or businesses. Ms. Henderson has over 25 years of experience with domestic and international nonprofit organizations and NGOs’ within all cycles of the organization from initial start up to mature sustainable organization. After working with WSG, nonprofits have working capital and operate more efficiently with our Development Plans and Best Practice System. The benefit for corporate partners is positioning as leaders in the community for charitable giving.

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This education by the experts could change your life & business results forever!!