January 2023 SPEAKERS
Creator & Host
Christina Howard is a 20+ year U.S. Army veteran, founder and president of Inspiring Youths on a Mission to Success (IYMS) nonprofit organization, philanthropist for youths and young adults, a teacher of skin care in the health and beauty industry, Chapter President with The Mom Link, The Million Dollar Mom Club, and the Breakfast with Champions (BWC) Daily project manager with Ramon Ray, Publisher of ZoneofGenius.com and BWCDaily.com.
Christina has a solid background in sales, working with teams, and has been recognized in the top sales category in the direct sales organization she works in for the past 11 years. Her greatest assets are her heart and selfless service to others.
Director of Athletics Development (Fort Valley State University, HBCU and his Alma Mater), 2X Super Bowl Champion, 12 year starter in the NFL, TV Personality, Author and Speaker, Founder of Tyrone Poole 38 (TP38) Foundation, and American Ninja Warrior.
Ramon Ray is unapologetically positive and passionate about making the world a better place. He's a 5x serial entrepreneur, who has sold 3 companies and authored 5 books.
Ramon's the publisher of ZoneofGenius.com (https://www.zoneofgenius.com) which helps small business owners live life fulfilled. He's an in-demand expert on small business success and a sought-after motivational speaker and event host.
Ramon's interviewed all 5 Shark Tank sharks and President Obama. He's shared the stage with Simon Sinek, Seth Godin, Gary Vaynerchuk and other notable business leaders.
Ramon's latest book, Celebrity CEO, is all about how entrepreneurs can leverage the power of personal branding.
America’s Favorite Mentor
Terrance M. Hyman, better known
TM Hyman, is an American business leader, social entrepreneur, producer, podcaster, coach and mentor best known as the host of The SociaLab a popular podcast program launched in 2011 to present.
His pillars are business, faith and leadership. TM Hyman was born in Norfolk, VA. He graduated from Maury High School, went on to attend NSU studying Mass Communication, as well as, USF where he majored in Sociology. In 1999, he joined a Fortune 500 company and was quickly elevated.
TM Hyman leads a large sales team across multiple locations throughout North America. He also curates impactful entrepreneurial and community endeavors.
Dora Maria Abreu
Dora Maria Abreu is a passionate tech professional with extensive eclectic background with experience in software engineering, program management, and training. She is also a certified motivational speaker, trainer, and coach.
Building on her passion for technology and education delivery, she has helped community at large through mentoring, coaching, and providing programs on professional development, career development, leadership and technical classes.
Outside of work, she enjoys music, dance, sports, cinema, and photography.
Ashlee Fay Branstetter
Ashlee Branstetter is the creator of, Ashlee Fay Designs, The Purpose Journal, the Embrace Your Ambition podcast & Conference, The Ashlee Fay App (for live sales and all of your DIY supplies), and Ashlee Fay Academy.
With a humbling -$54 in her bank account, she courageously decided to go all-in on Ashlee Fay Designs, which was then just a small side-hustle designing tumblers, shirts, and bows. In only three years, that humble side hustle has evolved into a thriving, multiple-six-figure shopping network.
All of her entrepreneurial accomplishments she has achieved while remaining a dedicated mother to three young daughters and managing the challenges that come with having a husband in the Special Forces.
Knowing what it was like to feel stuck, broken, and at rock bottom, Ashlee made it her mission to inspire women to courageously step into the plan that God has for each of them. Ashlee strives to help female entrepreneurs start and evolve their businesses so they can find purpose, passion, and profits. And add GOD into businesses. She loves sharing her story as a guest to bring hope and courage to women on other podcasts and platforms. Ashlee has most recently been featured in USA Today Magazine.
Born in Memphis, Tennessee, and raised in Mississippi, Marcus Black is a true product of the “southern hospitality” culture of the Deep South in America. He is a former pastor and current urban missionary providing leadership and mentoring programs to several inner-city schools. He is a bestselling author, traveling speaker, Life Coach, host of the Vitalize Podcast & creative storyteller dedicated to spreading his message of love, hope, and positivity to the entire world.
He has spoken to 10’s of thousands all over the USA and several countries around the world. Ever since he nearly lost his life at age 18, he’s been committed to making the most of every moment given to him on this earth!
Not only does he want to live life to the fullest, but he also wants to give wisdom, love, life, and energy to you and all those he comes into contact with along his journey! Marcus has most recently been featured in USA Today Magazine