“Your ONE THING: Simplifying Your Business For Fast Growth”
Abbey Ashley is a speaker, blogger, and CEO of The Virtual Savvy. Her signature program, The VA Bootcamp, is an online training program that helps virtual assistants start and grow their own business from scratch. In just 2 short years Abbey has been able to grow and scale her business into a multi-six figure income that shows no signs of slowing. It's her passion to help others achieve the same success and make freelancing fun. That means more freedom, more flexibility, and more time to spend with family.
“How to Tell the Story Only YOU Can Sell”
Amber Williams is a wife, mommy, and founder of Punkyflair, a brand storytelling agency based in Washington, D.C. Punkyflair helps CEOs and entrepreneurs understand their audience, communicate their vision, and sell with story.
Amber’s boutique shop takes a new, narrative approach to marketing driven by her belief in the fact that “people don’t buy products; they buy stories.”
Since launching Punkyflair in February 2015, Williams has brought that philosophy to over 25 startups and early-stage ventures - most of them run by women and people of color, though she works with all kinds of people.
Her clients - including leading beauty, fashion and lifestyle startups like Heat Free Hair, Shea Radiance, Camille Rose, and BLK+GRN - have won valuable wholesale contracts with retailers like Target, Walmart and Sally’s Beauty, press coverage in publications like Essence, Inc., Elle, and Vogue, and more thanks to her approach.
Amber created Punkyflair’s signature storytelling methodology, Storycraft™, in 2017 and has since used the framework to help successfully position young businesses in the marketplace, mold magnetic brand personalities, and launch over 10 new collections which have collectively, brought in over $1M in sales for her clients.
Amber will be leading a workshop session on “How to Tell the Story Only YOU Can Sell”
“Design Your Dream Life”
Natalie Bacon is a success coach and online entrepreneur with a focus on helping creative, ambitious women master their mindset and make money online doing what they love. Prior to this, Natalie practiced as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ at a firm that managed over $1B in assets under management. Before her financial planning career, Natalie practiced as a business attorney. Natalie started her entrepreneurial journey with $206k of student loan debt from law school, which she turned into a six-figure blog in three and a half years. Natalie has been featured in Forbes, The Huffington Post, and CNBC. Read Natalie's full story at NatalieBacon.com/about.
‘Workflow Your Way to Six-Figures”
Amanda Boleyn is the founder and CEO of She Did It Her Way. Shortly after two years in Corporate America post-undergrad, Amanda a leap, moved from West Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL and became a full-time freelancer, traveling the globe delivering sales, marketing, leadership development and employee trainings with large organizations. Some companies include JP Morgan, att, Weight Watchers, Intel, University of Kansas Medical Center and others.
Amanda first launched She Did It Her Way podcast in January 2015 and has consistently been ranked as one of the top-resources for female entrepreneurs by Inc.com, Forbes, Entrepreneur.com, Huffington Post and many others. She Did It Her Way has been downloaded over 2 million times and continues to grow every day. Amanda also runs a monthly membership, Her Way Society, designed to help women take massive action on their business idea, turn their passion into profits and create freedom in their life.
Len Markidan, Podia
“How (and why) to create a thriving and profitable membership site”
Len Markidan is the CMO of Podia, a platform for creators to sell online courses, membership sites and digital downloads. Previously, he was Head of Marketing for 5 years at Groove. His work has been featured in Forbes and Entrepreneur, and Len has consulted for clients like Prudential, Chegg, Jet.com, Groupon, Healthline and more.
“The Ins & Outs of SEO, Online Ads, and Marketing”
Dannie Lynn Fountain is a marketing strategist and whip-smart whiskey drinker currently working at Google. She has ten years of experience as an entrepreneur and strategist. Today, she works with entrepreneurs and corporate clients alike to brainstorm, strategize, and implement strategic marketing processes to better their business and increase their sales, with a focus on passionate storytelling. Beyond strategy, Dannie is the author of four books on entrepreneurship and a regular speaker on marketing and entrepreneurship worldwide. Work she's been involved with has been recognized by Cannes Lions, the Effies, Forbes, Bustle, Cosmopolitan, and more.
“Managing Your Cash Flow: How to pay Yourself First using Profit First Methodology”
Angie Noll is the owner and principal of Reconciled Solutions. For the past 11 years, she has been helping high-achieving clients advance toward financial stability and order by claiming ownership to profit acceleration and powerful accountability. She particularly enjoys working with clients who are stuck…with debt, with emotional accountability to the numbers, with big ideas and not enough time, and with those who just are struggling with balance as it relates to money and structure.