Ursula Mentjes is an entrepreneur and sales expert. She is the Founder and President of Sales Coach Now, a professional sales coaching and training firm. Her work focuses on sales team coaching and management, entrepreneurial coaching and Neuro-Linguistic programming. She is a two time best-selling author, writing several books on how to grow sales.
Mentjes’ expertise has earned her several awards including the SBA’s 2014 Women in Business Champion. She’s also won the 2013 Willow Tree Extraordinary Example and Extraordinary Entrepreneur Awards. Her clients include Aflac and New York Life.
Sixcia Devine is a small business growth expert. She is the Regional Development Director for Southern Florida and US Hispanic Markets for Constant Contact. Her work focuses on entrepreneurship, social media outreach, new marketing technology, business planning and connecting general markets to Hispanic markets. She has held important positions at business and marketing consulting firms and organizations. Devine has written several publications including Tapping Into The Hispanic Market: Connect. Engage. Innovate. She has also won the Providence Business News 40 Under 40 Award twice.
Regional Development Director for Southern Florida and U.S. Hispanic Markets
Areas of Expertise: Small Business Growth, Entrepreneurship, Social Media Outreach, New Marketing Technology, Business Planning, Connecting General Markets to Hispanic Markets
Sheena Iyengar is the inaugural S.T. Lee Professor of Business at Columbia University, as well as the director of the Global Leadership Matrix program, which she launched to promote knowledge of leadership in a global context.
Iyengar is one of the country’s top experts on choice–how people perceive it, and how they respond to it. Her award-winning book “The Art of Choosing” looks at what shapes our decision-making and the far-reaching consequences of our choices.
Iyengar’s work has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Time magazine. She has spoken on NPR’s Morning Edition and given two TED talks about the Art of Choosing and How to Make Choosing Easier.
S.T. Lee Professor of Business, Columbia University
Areas of Expertise: Art of Choice, Perceiving and Responding to Choice, Global Leadership, Thinking Globally, Entrepreneurial Creativity
Location: New York, NY
Contact Info: Please contact Iyengar’s assistant, Sarah Chae (preferred method)
Felicia Joy is the founder of Joy Group International, a business strategy, marketing and development firm. According to her bio, she previously worked as a crisis management and communications executive in several industries, including aviation, energy and social services.
From 2004 to 2012, Joy developed and taught entrepreneurship, business and marketing courses at Emory University’s Continuing Education program in Atlanta, GA. She is also a CNN and Black Enterprise business contributor.
Founder of Joy Group International
Areas of Expertise: Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Success, Business, Career Development, Women, Youth, Empowerment, Crisis Management, Communications & Marketing