Speakers

Iyanla Vanzant

Keynote Speaker

From welfare mother to New York Times best-selling author, from the Brooklyn projects to Emmy Award winner, from broken pieces to peace, Vanzant is one of the country’s most celebrated writers and public speakers, and she’s among the most influential, socially engaged and acclaimed spiritual life coaches.

Vanzant is the host and executive producer of the award-winning breakout hit “Iyanla: Fix My Life,” the No.1 reality show on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

She holds multiple degrees — including a law degree from City University of New York — and was named one of Ebony magazine’s 100 most influential black Americans. She gained notoriety with a popular segment on The Oprah Winfrey Show in the late ‘90s and went on to write 15 books, including six New York Times best sellers.


Gloria Mayfield Banks

Keynote Speaker

Gloria Mayfield Banks has broken barriers with Mary Kay, becoming the first black woman to be named an independent elite executive national sales director with the cosmetics giant.

Gloria Mayfield Banks is an internationally renown entrepreneur, speaker and author who overcame dyslexia to earn degrees from Howard and Harvard universities. She also overcame domestic abuse to become the top-ranked elite national sales director for Mary Kay, leading a multimillion-dollar sales team. In her book Quantum Leaps, she gives readers 10 tips to help them soar personally and professionally.

Described as “energy in motion,” Mayfield Banks’s dynamic leadership style has been featured in Fortune, Black Enterprise, Glamour, and Ebony, as well as numerous TV appearances. Besides training professionals on six continents, the Baltimore resident founding partner of Charisma Factor, a corporate event planning company.


Deborah Gardner, CMP

Deborah Gardner, CMP

A Swimming Champion Turned Author & Performance Expert
Cheryl Wood

Cheryl Wood

International Speaker, Author and Coach
Jewel Tankard

Jewel Tankard

Global Economist, Star of Bravo

Loren Fogelman

Loren Fogelman

Top-Ranked Business Success Coach, Keynote Speaker, Author
Dr. Sonja Stribling

Dr. Sonja Stribling

TV Host, Life & Business Strategist, Author, International Speaker
Tabitha Brown

Tabitha Brown

Actress and Vegan Food Influencer

Sharon Delaney McCloud

Sharon Delaney McCloud

Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, cancer survivor, Olympic Torch Bearer
Tiffany Largie

Tiffany Largie

President at Tiffany Largie
Andy Henriquez

Andy Henriquez

Strategic Storytelling Expert

Mel McSherry

Mel McSherry

International Business Development Coach and Speaker
Myla Bennett

Myla Bennett

Plastic Surgeon at Ederra Bella Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa
Shawn Harper

Shawn Harper

Former 7-Year NFL Player, Investor, CEO of American Services and Protection

TeeJ Mercer

TeeJ Mercer

Chief NoiseMaker of Media Mavericks Academy
Trish Leto

Trish Leto

Live Video Marketing Consultant
Stephanie Barnes

Stephanie Barnes

Coach, Author, Speaker and Attorney

Natasha Davis

Natasha Davis

Chief Branding Strategist
E.R. Spaulding

E.R. Spaulding

Founder at ER Spaulding LLC & BlackWoman Startup LLC
Gay Saxon

Gay Saxon

Director of Workforce Training

Ebony Porter-Ike

Ebony Porter-Ike

CEO at The epiMediaGroup, LLC
Aikyna Finch

Aikyna Finch

Social Media Coach, Speaker and Trainer
Dr. Cozette M. White

Dr. Cozette M. White

FOX TV Money Matter’s Expert, Advisory Accountant & Tax Expert, Author

Cassandra Hill

Cassandra Hill

Owner at Holistic Living Consulting LLC
DeKesha Williams

DeKesha Williams

Virtual COO at Vizions Consulting
Chinika Hughes

Chinika Hughes

Account Executive at iHeartMedia

Tyla-Simone Crayton

Tyla-Simone Crayton

CEO OF Sienna Sauce
Nena B. Abdul-Wakeel

Nena B. Abdul-Wakeel

Darnyelle Jervey Harmon

Darnyelle Jervey Harmon

CEO, Business Growth Speaker & Strategist

Dee Taylor

Dee Taylor

Caregiving Expert, Author, Professional Speaker
Candace Woodruff

Candace Woodruff

Revenue Growth Strategist at Tax Free Life Network
Saundra Dalton-Smith

Saundra Dalton-Smith

Physician, Author, Speaker

Howard White

Howard White

Business Growth Coach at Business Growth Dynamics Consulting
Tina Seymour Demoran

Tina Seymour Demoran

CEO/Owner at Seymour Law Firm
Jennifer Harris

Jennifer Harris

CEO & Founder at Purses, Pumps & Power Network

Crystal Cunningham

Crystal Cunningham

CEO/Founder at Crystal Clear Communications & Consulting
Emem Washington

Emem Washington

Attorney, Author, Speaker, Coach and Singer/Songwriter
Irma Martin

Irma Martin

AARP Mississippi Speaker

Shelia Rivers

Shelia Rivers

Owner & Chief Therapist at Rivers Psychotherapy Services
Justin Burns

Justin Burns

CEO at Miestro
Lindsey Vertner

Lindsey Vertner

International Personal Development Coach, Transformational Speaker, Leadership Consultant, Credit Building Expert

Che Brown

Che Brown

The Happy Entrepreneur
Shawn LaRe Brinkley

Shawn LaRe Brinkley

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, Trauma Transformation Coach
Michelle Spencer

Michelle Spencer

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dorothy Wilson

Dorothy Wilson

Brand Strategist, Coach, Speaker and Author
Tiffany D. Bell

Tiffany D. Bell

Life + People coach
Kearn Cherry

Kearn Cherry

Butts In The Seats Queen

Crystal Scretching

Crystal Scretching

Video/Podcast Host at Success Women's Conference
Susie Davis

Susie Davis

Consultant, Speaker, Influencer, Event Production and Design
LeAnna Saucier

LeAnna Saucier

Director of Resource Development at United Way of South Mississippi

Cece Shabazz

Cece Shabazz

Creative Director, Speaker, Author, Branding Strategist
Kiki Baker Barnes

Kiki Baker Barnes

Athletic Director and President CEO
Reagan Nevels

Reagan Nevels

Inspiration Influencer

Dr. Kennette Thigpen

Dr. Kennette Thigpen

CEO/Founder at Rise Women's Network
Precious Williams

Precious Williams

CEO of Perfect Pitches by Precious, LLC
Leah Frazier

Leah Frazier

Founder at Think Three Media

Deborrah Ashley

Deborrah Ashley

Marketing Strategist and LinkedIn Trainer
Constance Carter

Constance Carter

CEO, Author, Speaker, Investor
Dr Carey Yazeed

Dr Carey Yazeed

CEO of Beauty, Brains & Business

Tess Tims

Tess Tims

President at Tess Tims Institute
Cathy Northington

Cathy Northington

Chief Operating Officer at Mississippi Economic Council
Beverly Walthour

Beverly Walthour

Business Strategist and TV & Radio Show Host

Trevor Otts

Trevor Otts

The Billion Dollar Brand Man
Darienne Mobley

Darienne Mobley

President at Darienne Inc.
Sally-Ann Roberts

Sally-Ann Roberts

Former anchor at WWL-TV New Orleans

Bryant Lavender

Bryant Lavender

Speaker and Author
Jerrica Dodd

Jerrica Dodd

Pharmacist, Entrepreneur and Leader
Justin Morgan

Justin Morgan

Founder at Automation Mastery

Ashley Little

Ashley Little

Co-Founder and Owner of T.A.L.K Radio/TV Network
Froswa' Booker-Drew

Froswa’ Booker-Drew

Vice President at State Fair of Texas
Jena Bell

Jena Bell

CEO & Founder at Pathways To Abundance, LLC

Dawn Lieck

Dawn Lieck

International Speaker, Health and Wellness Life Coach, Author
Tye Miles

Tye Miles

Personal Power Expert
Angie Juzang

Angie Juzang

Director of Marketing and Business Development at Garden Park Medical

Nenette Gray

Nenette Gray

Founder & CEO at Lemonade Creative Marketing, LLC
SharRon Jamison

SharRon Jamison

Life Strategist, Author, Speaker
Karol Brandt

Karol Brandt

Amazon Best Selling Author, The Struggle Is Real

Keva Scott

Keva Scott

Chief Executive Officer at Boys & Girls of the Gulf Coast
Jocelyn Gavin-Lane

Jocelyn Gavin-Lane

Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Premier Professional Counseling Services
Stephanie Franklin

Stephanie Franklin

International Speaker, Author, CEO, Attorney, & Coach

Kate Barton

Kate Barton

Senior Agent and Office/Personnel Manager at HMS Brokerage, LLC
Rebeca Gonzalez

Rebeca Gonzalez

Owner at Fitlife Studio
Malcolm Reid

Malcolm Reid

CEO and founder at ProGlobal Business Advisors

Lauren Sinclair

Lauren Sinclair

Owner at LaureNicole Designs
Kerri Paul

Kerri Paul

Mompreneur at Brick & Spoon
MeLisa Dill

MeLisa Dill

COO at The Virtual Savvy

Robert Stinson

Robert Stinson

Owner/Entrepreneur at Salute Italian Restaurant/Stinson Group
Pam Confer

Pam Confer

Speaker/Singer, Corporate Humorist and Jazz Artist
Darin Adams

Darin Adams

Success Coach at Keap/Infusionsoft

Jennifer Collins

Jennifer Collins

Democratic Nominee for Mississippi Attorney General
Jordan Ducote

Jordan Ducote

Felicia Hardy

Felicia Hardy

Registered Nurse at MGCBNR

Rene'e Broomfield

Rene’e Broomfield

Registered Nurse at Black Nurses Rock
Jennifer Walker

Jennifer Walker

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at The University of Southern Mississippi
Nadine Hancock

Nadine Hancock

Owner and Designer at Dorcas Couture

Kimaka Bowens

Kimaka Bowens

Nurse Practitioner at MGCBNR
LuAnn Pappas

LuAnn Pappas

Chief Executive Officer at Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort
Brittany Simmons

Brittany Simmons

Registered Dietitian at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi

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It’s your turn! Step up to be inspired, empowered, connected and recharged at the 5th annual Success Women’s Conference on Sept. 19-21, 2019 at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention Center, Biloxi, Miss.