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  • Social entrepreneur, startup advisor, and NC native pursuing an EdD in Learning Design and Leadership.


  • I'm a social entrepreneur with a passion for creating pathways for under-represented founders to explore the full capacity of who they can become! I launched a non-profit organization in 2011, which provides entrepreneurship education and career rea...More


  • Emerging Entrepreneurs, Inc.
    • Entrepreneurship Education, STEM, and Workforce Reintigration
    • Founder & Executive Director
    • January 2011 to Present

    Emerging Entrepreneurs, Inc. (or Emerging, Inc.) is a North Carolina-based 501c(3) non-profit provider of educational and economic development services. The organization aims to enact socio-economic strategies designed to advance the small business, educational, and economic development interests of disadvantaged communities; specifically, our nation’s military families, women, urban youth, and minority populations. Emerging Entrepreneurs aims to serve as an access point for the acceleration of entrepreneurial, workforce, and career prosperity; partnering with corporations, state & federal agencies, universities, local chambers of commerce, and military installations to extend resource solutions to economically impaired communities. With programs ranging from our eLaunch™ online training academy & our Service to Success™ veteran’s career reintegration program, to the Urban Leadership Lab™ for K-12 youth & our ChampsCon™ research series, we’ve reached over 10,000 veterans, entrepreneurs, and youth. Endorsements include former President Obama’s “Champions of Change” Award, and the Small Business Administration’s “Veterans Entrepreneurship Advocate of the Year” Award.


  • Syracuse University
    • MBA
    • October 2016 to September 2018

    Concentration in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises

  • East Carolina University
    • Bachelors

    Interpersonal and Organizational Communication