Entrepreneurial Excellence Award Recipients
Suzzette Turnbull is an Author, Speaker, and Founder/CEO of Uncommon Marketing. An accomplished business expert, she knows your brand is everything. Using media and brand management, marketing and social media, she expands your brand. Suzzette is also the author of The Ultimate Guide to Understanding and Getting Started with Social Media. She is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of the Rockies pursuing Organizational Development and Leadership with a specialization in Social Media and Technology. Notable clients have included Henry Fernandez Ministries – a global mega ministry; The Faith Center Ministries – mega ministry in South Florida; and Terrell Fletcher, former NFL athlete, author and senior pastor. These clients along with countless others have attributed their online brand recognition and/or development to Suzzette Turnbull and her company. Residing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Suzzette enjoys performing arts, outdoor activities, time with family and friends, and lots of laughter with good food.
Joey & Sonja Foster
Joey and Sonja Foster are college sweethearts who are passionate about seeing lives changed through the Gospel of Jesus Christ. They are the authors of the newly best selling book ,"Relationship Goals". They are committed to helping countless couples build healthy relationships and lasting marriages. They are the founders and Lead Pastors of The Fresh Church in Hollywood FL. They influence a thriving community of thousands through social media, blogs, v-logs and itinerate speaking engagements. They have two beautiful children Kiersten and Jace.
Ashaala Shanae', [pronounced, AH-SHAY-LAH SHA-NAY] is a Woman of Faith that is focused, fearless, and on a mission to becoming one of the most successful sought after Music Industry Mentors, Clinicians, and Vocal Health and Pedagogy Experts of her generation. Ashaal Shanae is the founder of "The Music and Arts Healing Institute", better known as "The M.A.H.I." Through The M.A.H.I., Ashaala has custom designed a syllabi and system of over 15 years of professional study and music industry experience; targeted towards helping celebrities and new aspiring artists, musicians, songwriters, and producers holistically heal and succeed through various artistic streams involving vocal pedagogy, healing, and production; songwriting mastery and liturgy; artist development and music business mentoring; and character enrichment and life skills components. Since it's inception, many have sought after and trust the expertise of Ashaala Shanae and The M.A.H.I. Programs; and deems her and her team as reliable, professional, and credible in their journey towards artistic success in the music industry.
The South Florida Black Business Directory Founders
The South Florida Black Business Directory Founders are GIANTS in the South Florida Entrepreneur community. The Directory was created to increase the lifespan of the Dollar in the local South Florida Black community. It is said that The Dollar only circulates within the Black community for 6 hours but thrives for weeks in other cultures. The purpose of the South Florida Black Business Directory is to create unity, make the concept of urban networking popular and to promote collaboration among Black people. The South Florida Black Business Directory has provided a central platform for the thousands of Black-owned businesses and organizations in South Florida.
(From Left to Right) Don Wiggins, Crystal Chanel, and Jimmy Nickerson