Women Who Lead In Business Interview and Talk Show
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Maisha B. Hoye
CEO, BSHG, LLC
Maisha Hoye is the CEO of BSHG, LLC which manages and markets Customer 1st Marketing, Maisha’s Lemonade Stand and other entrepreneurial brands. She believes in the entrepreneurial spirit and all her companies are created with the philosophy of Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics.)
Her mission is to create wealth opportunities for herself, family and clients through the spirit of entrepreneurship and marketing know-how.
She started Maisha’s Lemonade Stand as way to fulfill that mission. Since 2012, she has monetized and built the blog up to year over year growth with posts and advertisers that focus on the #HealthyWealthyWise and inspire entrepreneurs.
With her company Customer 1st Marketing, Maisha has developed marketing programs for startups to mid-size organizations, all with limited budgets and resources, in very competitive and innovative marketplaces. Ms. Hoye believes that successful marketing programs begin with the assessment of the business from the customer’s point of view and then develop marketing action plans.
Prior to her entrepreneur journey Maisha’s career in Marketing was all about lead generation and hitting revenue goals. In these positions she also rebranded companies, created marketing and sales processes and her companies won Partner of the Year awards, recognition from state and local governments and Supplier Diversity awards.
A proud Hampton University Bachelor's Degree graduate and proud single mother, she gives back to her school as Communication and Fundraising Chair of the local chapter and serves as President of her son’s high school.
Sharon H. Porter, Ed.D.
CEO and President of SHP Enterprise, Inc.
Dr. Sharon H. Porter (Dr. Sharon) is CEO and President of SHP Enterprise, Inc, which is the umbrella entity for Perfect Time SHP LLC, SHP Media and Graphics, and the GRIND Entrepreneur Network. She is a Founding Partner of The What Now Movement, Vice-President of Marketing and Communication for WNM Ventures, LLC, owner, and Editor-In-Chief of Vision & Purpose (V&P) LifeStyle Magazine LLC, the Host of The I Am Dr. Sharon Show.
Dr. Sharon is an educator, best-selling author, publisher. She is the Visionary Author and publisher of the Women Who Lead book series, the Next In Line to Lead book series, the Maryland World/ North Carolina Girl Book Series and the HBCU Experience Anthology book series.
She is the Executive Director of The Next In Line to Lead Aspiring Principal Leadership Academy (APLA), and the Founder of the Young Ladies Who L.E.A.D. Mentoring Program.
Dr. Sharon is a member of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA), International Women’s Association (IWA), Professional Women of Winston-Salem (PWWS), Sisters 4 Sisters Network Inc, and an official member of the Forbes Coaches Council. She serves on the Board of Advisors for Envision, Lead, Grow (ELG), is a part of the Executive Team of Black Women Education Leaders (BWEL). She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Dr. Sharon is a graduate of Howard University, Walden University, Johns Hopkins University, National Louis University, Winston-Salem State University, and a part of the 2019 Cohort of the Harvard School of Education Women In Leadership.
Dawn Marie Bornheimer
Dawn Marie Bornheimer is an industry leader with a unique combination of interpersonal, business and strategic skills. Her 18 years of professional experience have taken her from classroom teacher to world-class sales and marketing executive. As the Director Healthcare Partnerships for Kognito, she leads the strategic expansion efforts to bring experiential learning opportunities to current and future healthcare providers.
From being a vital part of a team that that generated $1.4M in sales, a full 10% increase over the previous year, to increasing reading and math skills by 20% as an educator, or mentoring high-potential professionals to make the most out of their leadership potential, Dawn has formulated her own unique brand of secret sauce that has allowed her to parlay each experience into an opportunity for even greater success.
A frequent speaker on the topic of leadership, Dawn strives to help support young girls and women to find their voice. She believes that through mentoring and being mentored, we all play an essential role in our individual and collective success.
Janelle E. Taylor
Owner, The Hair Company USA and The Hair Company for Kids
Janelle E. Taylor is an adventurous change agent committed to building effective systems that bridge mutual opportunities and value for businesses, academic communities and industry professionals. An explorer and innovator from an early age, Janelle has always believed that opportunity is created by stepping outside of comfort zones, exploring risks upon assessing possibilities, knowing oneself and believing in the mission that one has to offer the world.
Her passion for cultivating people eco-systems and empowerment through organizations and community is realized through advocacy, service and mentorship with a collaborative network of organizations. Janelle is trusted Advisor to various land development and construction organizations.
and serves as board member for:
Girl Scouts Nations Capital (GSCNC)
Project Management Institute (PMI)
National Contract Management Association (NCMA)
She is a graduate of The University of Maryland and American University with a high performance record of successful project management, business leadership development and contracts management service across multiple government agencies and commercial clients.
Janelle is CEO of JTOA Corporation – a professional services company that delivers strategic program management consulting and training to federal and private sectors. www.jtoainc.com and co-founder of Jill Logistics, LLC, (Softer, Smarter, Stronger (TM)) a transport, logistics management and facilities maintenance service. www.jilllogistics.com
Through passion for service and as cultivator of relationships, Janelle founded "The Collaborators Circle" (tm) where alliances of organizations are created and businesses grow partnerships that serve a greater mission, beyond sales and service but for the development of People and Communities.
Janelle's objective is to continue creating resources and exploring new strategies while practicing a wide range of solutions that empower people, businesses and communities.
She enjoys witty humor, great music, traveling and loves to spend time with her family.