CEO Renetta Gunn-Stevens
Renetta Gunn-Stevens founded Sophisticated Press LLC ™️ in 2018 in the Northwest Suburbs right outside Chicago, Il. Sophisticated Press spearhead self-publishing for Entrepreneurs so they can create multiple streams of income while serving their niche.
She is also the founder of Sophisticated Sentences Non-profit ™️ & Podcast which highlights sentences in books and media that are changing the world and creating conversations for change. Currently, Renetta Gunn-Stevens is teaching Executives how to secure 5+ figures in one business transaction through the Sophisticated Sale: Simply Allow Listening To Execute ™️ curriculum.
She is now a global World Changer, CEO, Publisher, Black Illustrator, Ghost Writer, Author, and Certified Speaker under Dr. Eric Thomas Game Changers.
Makeda Smith is the founder & CEO of Savvy Chicks in Real Estate®, which provides marketing, business coaching, and consulting services to women in real estate. She also coaches six-figure earners into Seven-Figure CEOs®. Makeda has taken her love for marketing, business, and ministry into the marketplace to help women create multiple income streams because she knows what it is like to depend on one source of income. She inhabits a Community Over Competition Mindset® because she believes that what God has for us can't be taken away by sharing secrets of success with one another.
Melissa Villanueva is the CEO, Owner, and Founder of Brewpoint Coffee, a multi-million dollar coffee company with four coffee shops, a coffee roastery, and a premiere event space. She is the co-author of the book Starting & Running a Coffee Shop and utilizes her coffee shops as economic development engines to foster equitable and inclusive communities. Melissa's innovative approach to running a successful small business has been featured on Forbes, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, and many other leading publications.
Vernessa Thomas will help attendees navigate through the delicate topic of parenthood and life transformations.
Vernessa Thomas is the manifestation of the phrase, "The promise delayed, not denied." Raised on the southside of Chicago with thirteen siblings, she dreamed of college and becoming a filmmaker. At eighteen, Vernessa became a mother. Despite being kicked out of school and forced to attend an alternative school, she graduated high school on time. Being a single mother, she entered the workforce during a time when women weren’t expected to be intelligent, full of grit, and full of hope. She worked every shift imaginable, all while being both mother and father to her first child, Eric until she met her husband, Jesse of forty-five years.
Joy K. Massenburge embodies her name when she enters a room. Her audience can expect to be engaged from start to finish and receive a wealth of information. She is a multi-published author. A contributing author for Our Daily Bread: Oh, Freedom edition. She serves on the board of American Christian Fiction Writers. When she is not writing, she is keynoting, speaking at retreats, conferences, or facilitating team building workshops for companies. As the CEO of Joy K. Massenburge & Associates, she leads a team of coaches who help purpose-driven women declutter their daily calendars by co-authoring a schedule that generates clarity so they can be productive and a JOY to someone else.
She resides near Tyler, Texas. You can find her curled up on her back-porch swing reading a good book with her six grandchildren, caring for a donkey, a hen, and a dog, or filling her five-acre country home with family and friends for food and fun.
Coach Sonya Browley
Sonya Browley is the CEO of Sonya b Fitness LLC. Coach Sonya is a Personal Trainer whose passion for Fitness has lead to teaching an array of clients, such as children with Special Needs but not limited to adults who are looking for a lifestyle change. Sonya adapted a healthier lifestyle change back in the year 2000 when getting ready for a friend’s wedding. Sonya decided she did not like how her dress fitted. It was then she learned firsthand the struggle with trying to reach a certain goal, and that it comes with a winner’s mindset and consistency.
Coach Sonya Browley is certified through The Professional Organization Fitour as a Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer. She also is a Coach with VFC(Virtual Fitness Class). SonyaBFitness has a 12 Week Boot camp class for CEOS who would like to build their stamina for success.