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Aundrea Bradford: Keys to Employment

Aundrea Bradford’s work has appeared in EBONY, The Atlanta Tribune and Black Enterprise magazines. She writes and edits articles and manuscripts for individuals and businesses.

Contact her at



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Barbara Brazile- Inspirational Corner

Barbara Brazile is a professional Writer and President of Brazile Enterprises. Brazile Enterprises provides Word Processing Contract Services to small businesses, i.e. term papers, presentations, contracts, proposals, company brochures, newsletters, flyers, pamphlets, and general business correspondence; Graphic Design and Writing services, i.e. articles, inspirations, business cards, logos, company brochures, and more.

Contact 248-766-2726 for more information or email: Visit her website at:

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Jeffrey Taylor- Preparing for College

Certified College Planning Specialist. College Funding Resources, LLC. With over 26 years of financial planning experience and 10 years of education planning experience, he has developed a system that assist parents and students in paying zero for college regardless of income, grades, and choice of college. For a complete review of how Jeffrey helps families reduce their cost of college by millions of dollars or to rsvp for his next seminars,

contact Jeffrey at 248-230-9668- Office or cell at: 313-304-2274. www.


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Samirian Hill- Smart Money Management

Samirian Hill, The Money Wise Teacher, is President and Founder of Budget Wise Financial Solutions, LLC, where they teach people to manage money wisely.

Contact Samirian for a complimentary consultation at 248- 905-1826 or




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Sheila Hawkins- Time Management

Sheila Hawkins is President/CEO of Third Eye Group based in Detroit, Michigan. Sheila has been helping professionals and entrepreneurs organize their time and increase their productivity for the last 21 years.

Learn more tips at her blog




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Charlene Mitchell-Rodgers- Senior Writer and Eye on Media

Public Relations Mogul, Charlene is currently President of Media Consultants. Charlene earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Fisk University, and a Master of Arts degree in Radio, TV, and Film from Bowling Green University in Ohio. She is the recipient of two Emmy Awards and a host of other broadcasting honors. Her biggest client Mel Farr the Superstar Dealer became the largest African American owned business in the United States. Charlene helped him grow from one dealership to 15 dealerships in six states.

Website:   email:
Phone 248-789-0675

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Ellis Liddell- Financial Planning

Ellis Liddell is the President of various ELE entities in Southfield, MI. He is also the author of “Wealth Management: Merging Faith with Finance” and a member of the Million Dollar Roundtable. Mr. Liddell can be reached at (248) 356-6555 or through his website: Securities offered through GDC Securities, LLC dba ELE Wealth Advisors, Inc., member FINRA. Advisory services offered through ELE Advisory Services, LLC. GDC Securities, LLC and ELE Advisory Services, LLC are affiliated through common ownership and control.

website:  phone: 248-356-6555


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Gary Smith- Real Estate Investments

Gary Smith has over 37 years of real estate and business development experience. Smith founded Business Consultants International, Inc., a business consulting and real estate investment firm. The company continues to provide counseling, advisory services and assistance to clients with business development, strategic planning and real estate investing principles. Mr. Smith became an Associate Member of the National Retail Group in 2011 with Marcus & Millichap, the nation’s largest investment real estate services firm. His area of expertise is in Single Tenant Net Lease Investment Real Estate. Gary’s focus is in helping his clients create and preserve wealth by providing them with the best research, sales, financial and advisory services available.

email:   phone: 248-991-5705

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Ginger Tansil-The Art of Living in Detroit

Ginger Tansil, Personal Assistant and Lifestyle Coach works 'one on one' or with groups helping clients reevaluate and connect more deeply to things that matter to live a more authentic life. Serves others by helping them uncover what they truly want from their lives and assist in developing strategies to work toward those desires. She weaves her 20 years of experience in teaching cosmetology into workshops in ways never seen before. Her motto is to elevate your persona to maximize your potential to accomplish personal and professional goals.

Email or call (313)909-2838.


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Jason Cole- Cole’s Corner

Jason A. Cole, President of the Michigan Minority Contractors Association, Author, Consultant, and Contractor, Motto: United We Stand Divided We Fall. Contact Jason at 313-384-3337 or email: Visit website:

Jason hosts meetings every First Friday on Real Estate Investing, every Second Thursday on Engineering, and every Third Wednesday on Construction


David Rambeau- Urban Journeys

David Rambeau is a free-lance writer, the long-time producer/host of the television program, For My People, which airs Saturday mornings at 6:30 a.m. on WKBD-TV, Ch. 50. He is also the publisher of the Urban Theater Magazine and the site: Concept East Institute of Business and Economics. For more information access him through projectbaitdet, his websites: or Comments maybe sent to: David Rambeau –


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Willie Brake- Ask the Tech Guy

Willie E. Brake is a Computer Expert at All About Technology, Inc., a CompTIA A+ Authorized Service Center and Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher, based in Detroit, Michigan. Be sure to visit us on the web at or call us at (313) 218-4888.




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Nina Abubakari- Healthcare and You

Nina Abubakari, MPH, MBA, JD, FACHE is the owner/Managing Partner of Fern Health Solutions, a subsidiary of Abubakari and Associates, Inc., a healthcare consulting firm.

Please email questions to, or call 313-823-2326. Website:



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Daimeon M. Cotton, Esq.- Ask the Lawyer- A Legal Perspective

Attorney Daimeon Cotton of Williams Acosta Law Firm practices commercial and business litigation with an additional focus on employment, environmental, real estate and eminent domain matters. . His knowledge and experience in alternative dispute resolution allows him to efficiently analyze legal issues.

Contact Daimeon



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Simone Lightfoot-Green Jobs, Green Living

Simone Lightfoot heads up Regional Urban Initiatives for the National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes Region. She integrates the work of the NWF with the regions urban green efforts including air and water quality, sustainability, climate change, solid and hazardous waste, recycling, environmental justice, water conservation, invasive species, aged infrastructure, mass transit, wind energy, community college trainings and new economy jobs. Her territory includes Chicago, IL; Indianapolis and Gary, IN; Milwaukee, WS, Cincinnati, Toledo, Columbus and Cleveland, OH, Detroit, MI and Buffalo, NY.

She can be reached at 313.585.1052 or

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Laura Sigmon- President and CEO Best Practices Consultant Services, LLC.

Laura is an adjunct instructor at Mott Community College, in Flint, Michigan where she teaches Small Business Management, Principles of Management, Strategic Marketing, and Introduction to Business. She has had the pleasure of serving on the advisory board of Baker College, Allen Park, MI. and Rosedale Park Community Development Corporation, Detroit, MI. She is also the Secretary of The Detroit Black Chamber of Commerce, President of Church of Messiah Housing Corporation, Secretary of Courageous Inc., and serves on the advisory Board of Bivens Transportation, LLC.

email:   phone: 810-280-4310

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Thomas Hardiman, Sr. President and CEO, A&H Contractors

Thomas E. Hardiman, Sr. has over 21 years of experience in construction, environmental, engineering, and the Business Development & Business Management fields. Tom establishes business-to-business associations locally and nationally to create business opportunities and provides resources and guidance to local entrepreneurs and small businesses.





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