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Abbey Ashley

“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.

 
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Amber Williams

“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”

 
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Natalie Bacon

“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.

 
 
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Amanda Boleyn

‘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.

 
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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. 

 
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Dannie Fountain

“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.

 
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Angie Noll

“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.



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Natalie Gingrich

“Workflow Your Way to Six-Figures & Beyond with Asana”

I’m Natalie – Project Manager turned Director of Operations Certification Mentor. After spending 15 years in corporate at a Fortune 150 company, I dove into entrepreneurship leveraging my project management certification and skills for high-level influencers in the online and small business worlds.

As much as I love streamlining and executing projects for 7-figure business owners, I’m definitely a Change-the-World kind of gal. And what I saw in that world was a ton of super capable women whose skill sets were not leveraged and whose natural tendency toward leadership wasn’t acknowledged. With my background, experience, and contacts, I knew I could change that for the women who are ready for the kind of mentorship I offer. I am the creator of the Director of Operations certification and host of the Action. Accountability. Acceleration (A-Team) Program for business owners who are in the scaling phase of business. 

At the end of the day, I equip female bosses to managing projects, processes and people for themselves or in other's businesses.

I am a no-nonsense, sports-loving, working mama who takes no excuses and will push you to be your best self everyday…and then give you the highest of high fives with every win! 

 
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Amanda Goolsby

“2020 Vision & Identity”

Amanda is the Founder & CEO of Aligned Success. For over 13 years of her career Amanda was a key player in the fitness industry. Most recently from 2012-2017 she help launch Orangetheory Fitness to be a billion dollar brand by supporting the development of over 50 studios in the US, London and Germany. 

As the founder of Aligned Success, Amanda supports entrepreneurs and their leadership teams to tactically and strategically implement a proven business operating system called EOS that allows them to grow and scale for more time freedom and money freedom! She is passionate about women’s rights and women in leadership; She travels to Africa at least once per year to serve in an all girls secondary school. 

“I believe that women in leadership is the key to transformation on this planet. We care about the collective. Our hearts are so big and when we are empowered to love fully and serve fully the world will be a better place!”

 

Panelists

 
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Elise Tresley

Elise is a Co-Owner and Chief Strategy Officer at mēle, a leading wellness food brand changing the way people eat every day. In her role, she leads strategic partnerships and collaborations, growth initiatives, and financial strategy. Before mēle, she was the CEO and Co-Founder of UpScored, an NYC-based technology company that was acquired in June 2018. During her time building UpScored, she oversaw user acquisition and customer relationships such as BuzzFeed, Refinery29, and Yext, among others. Prior to UpScored, she played a central role in developing the Big Data Strategy Group at a $12bn investment firm called Point72 Asset Management. She started her career at Barclays Capital where she covered Internet and Media companies. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.B.A. in Finance and a B.B.A. in Marketing.

Coming soon!