Vanessa Terry

by Terry Watson | January 24th, 2020
Vanessa Terry

Vanessa Terry of Richmond, Virginia is a dynamic businesswoman who enjoys sharing her knowledge and wisdom with her community and abroad. She is an entrepreneur who owns several businesses in Richmond and the surrounding areas, and still finds a balance between family and work. She is originally from Brooklyn, New York and born to immigrant […]

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Sasha Ridley

by Terry Watson | January 24th, 2020
Sasha Ridley

Sasha A. Ridley of Chesapeake, VA is a devoted mother, multifaceted business woman, purpose pusher, and creative thinker. She is also extremely empathetic. By the sounds of it, Sasha lives a pretty simple life. She loves meeting and connecting with new people from all backgrounds and vantage points. Even more, she believes the best way […]

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Stephanie Williams

Stephanie Williams | January 24th, 2020
Stephanie Williams

Eyebrow expert/serial entrepreneur, and founder, Stephanie Williams, created BrowZnAround Eyebrow Studio + Spa to be a different kind of esthetics experience. It was her dream to create the luxury atmosphere of a spa while keeping her services affordable and accessible. BrowZnAround is changing the game for brow sculpting and permanent cosmetics in the Triangle. With […]

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Tanika Dean

Dawn Cauthen-Thornton | January 24th, 2020
Tanika Dean

Tanika Dean is as humble as they come and her ultimate goal is to help others as often as she can. She is a visionary who understands the everyday struggles of juggling multiple responsibilities. For years she has managed to operate two child care facilities, serve as co-auxiliary instructor of Golden Delight for NC A&T […]

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Kishka Gooden

by Terry Watson | January 24th, 2020
Kishka Gooden

Kishka Gooden of Richmond, Va. describes herself as a unique person. She is married and a mother of two children. She was born in Denver, Colorado and moved to North Carolina when she was three years old. She attended North Carolina Central University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. “Back […]

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Betsy Rodriguez

by Terry Watson | January 23rd, 2020
Betsy Rodriguez

The KinderMission Foundation, which is led by Betsy Rodriguez has set its sights on enhancing the quality of lives of others in within its community. Of the various projects, KinderMission Foundation expects its newest addition, PropertyMission, to be in full swing by 2020 and is seeking Participants and Supporters. The motto for the program is […]

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Da Reggae Cafe

Dawn Cauthen-Thornton | January 23rd, 2020
Da Reggae Cafe

John and Antonate Horn are partners in life, business and more. As they soon will celebrate 13 years of marriage, the couple has also built Da Reggae Cafe into one of the Triad’s best food and dining experiences. They became business partners in 2009, and both bring something different to the table. John is the […]

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Deanna Smith

Dawn Cauthen-Thornton | January 24th, 2020
Deanna Smith

For 16 years Deanna Smith served the state of New York as a Corrections Officer with the Department of Corrections. She also owned and operated not one, but two childcare facilities along with mothering full time. When she was presented with the opportunity to become a Federal Agent in 2002, she jumped at the chance […]

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Frankesha Watkins

by Terry Watson | January 24th, 2020
Frankesha Watkins

Frankesha Watkins of Dallas, TX is a woman of God. She is also a go-getter and life learner who has chosen a career as an entrepreneur. In so many words, she describes herself as a black woman who is trying to serve in an industry that is not dominated by African Americans, the haircare industry. […]

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Jevertus Burnett

Junios Smith | January 24th, 2020
Jevertus Burnett

Jevertus Burnett wanted to bring the summit back and make it better than ever. Burnett is the founder of The Black Wealth Summit, which will take place in two locations this year. Last year, more than 150 people came to the inaugural event, held in Spartanburg, S.C. In 2020, there will be two summits, the […]

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