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Quinetha Frasier

Quinetha Frasier

Quinetha Frasier, host of the Community of Giving Shows on The Better You Network, is a trusted advisor for the nonprofit and corporate giving community. Quinetha began her professional career as a White House Intern while studying at Tuskegee University where she discovered her love for public administration finance.

Quinetha is a national trainer, strategist and speaker whose focus is creating financially sustainable charitable organizations through earned income business models and ‘smart’ public/private partnerships. While she has helped to raise millions of grant and private dollars on behalf of her clients and partners, “Q” has earned distinction in her field due to her firm understanding of the relationship between the nonprofit and corporate sectors.

She has facilitated over 200 workshops for a variety of organizations, including Alabama Career Network, The Tom Joyner Foundation, The Community Outreach Office of Congressman John Lewis, The Foundation Center-Atlanta, The Georgia Center for Nonprofits (Faculty), and a variety of faith based entities. She is a mentor at HUBAtlanta, the founder of the People of Purpose (POP) Network and works in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Eric V. Holtzclaw

Eric V. Holtzclaw

Eric V. Holtzclaw is the Founder/CEO of Laddering Works, a marketing strategy firm. He has spent 20+ years creating opportunity by identifying and capitalizing on emerging trends and disruptions to business. His professional experience includes: founding multiple successful start-up companies, including one of the first profitable Internet enterprises, and serving as the strategic lead in the implementation of dozens of products and services worldwide.

A sought after speaker on consumer behavior and entrepreneurship, he is co-host of the weekly radio show The “Better You” Project which highlights the stories of individuals that start companies.  The show spawned the creation of his non-profit The Better You Network that provides support to owners through the different stages of company growth. His weekly column, Lean Forward, about the future of business and technology appears on Inc.com.

Eric’s book, Laddering: Unlocking the Potential of Consumer Behavior, is scheduled for release in August 2013.

 

 

Susan McMullen

Susan McMullen

Susan McMullen is a speaking consultant, speaker, writer, life coach, creative thinker and registered nurse. Her 26 year career at a major hospital in direct patient care while raising 3 kids and serving as her parent’s caregiver instilled a passion in her of caring for others.  She knows firsthand that caregivers do not care for themselves and started THE PERMISSION LIST; the focus of which is to remind caregivers, especially women, to put themselves on the top of their “to do” list.

Susan has developed several workshops to help others in times of transitions which include ‘Finding Yourself In The Details’ and ‘SUCCESS IS F.O.C.U.S.’  She has trained and coached keynote speakers and national facilitators across the U.S.

Susan is co-host of  THE “BETTER YOU” NETWORK, which focuses on finding and following your passion, changing your destination, and “jumping off that cliff” towards the things you truly want out out of life. When she is not writing or speaking, Susan loves hanging out with her husband and kids, gardening, hiking, photography, creating jewelry. On Fridays, you will find her with her sister doing the “Friday Fritz”.

Alison O’Neil, B.S., M.E., A.R.S.

Alison O'Neil

Alison O’Neil

Revered as a pioneer in her field of Medical Esthetics and Aesthetic Rehabilitation, Alison developed the first Dermatological Rehabilitation Clinic in the country at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia in 1982. She proudly served on the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology from 1989-2000.

For over 30 years has shared her pearls of Clinical skin care and the emotional cognitive relationship for sensitive skin populations internationally.

One of today’s leaders in confronting the NEW Aging Frontier directly she has pioneered the development of a specialty called Geriatric Aesthetics©: The practice of ensuring a strong sense of purpose and meaning by improving how people feel about the way they look to the world as their capabilities and physical appearance are altered by age.

 Her Atlanta based charity the Beauty Becomes You™ Foundation touches senior adults and ensures they see themselves as meaningful. In 1984, Alison helped develop the American Cancer Society’s National Look Good… Feel Better Program and served for many years.

A noted expert on WebMD, Alison has been quoted in Self, Mademoiselle, Woman’s Day, American Health, Harper’s Bazaar and Town & Country magazines; several major newspapers and television networks including CNN, TBS, and ABC & NBC. A past editorial board member of Progressive Clinical Insights her most recent publication can be found in Aging Well Magazine.

 

Roger and Stacy Vaughn

Roger and Stacy Vaughn

Roger W. Vaughn is an Executive Professional with over twenty years of experience with Air Force and other government agencies. He has a diverse background from Department of Defense (DoD) contracting (CSC & ISS) to Independent Business Consultant. Now a Veteran Entrepreneur & small business owner, he supports various businesses that want to compete for government contracting. Mr. Vaughn has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Phoenix in Tucson, a Bachelor of Science (BS) from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in FL and Associate of Arts from Community College of the Air Force.

Stacy K. Vaughn is an Executive Professional with over twenty years of experience as a former Government Service (GS) Employee and as a Federal contractor for the Department of Defense (DoD). From Independent Business Consultant to Entrepreneur, she has a proven track record of directing all phases of operations and program/project management. Stacy has a strong diverse background in networking, business development, strategic planning, contract management and marketing for various size businesses wanting to get into government contracting. Mrs. Vaughn holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Human Services from University of Arizona inTucson.

Roger and Stacy have served as Vice President of the Armed Forces Communication Electronic Association (AFCEA)-ATL Chapter and currently serve as Small Businesses Representatives. They have mentored diverse/minority high school students at the Performance Learning Center (PLC) in Marietta, GA and are the co-creators of the Small Business Networking Breakfast held once a month in metro Atlanta. They currently work to teach and facilitate workshops and seminars on government contracting processes and procedures.