Michelle Fisher is founder/CEO of Blaze Mobile. She is the company's key innovator, responsible for setting strategic direction and overseeing the company's rapid growth and leadership in mobile payments and health care. Michelle is the author of over 100 granted and pending patents that covers the gamut from NFC mobile payments, mobile app purchases, and location based mobile advertising, mobile health care, and more written over a decade ago before the App store existed.
Ashley M. Fox is a former Wall Street analyst, a Howard University grad, and she is now an expert in her field as a Financial Education Specialist. She is the founder of Empify (merging of the words EMPower and modIFY), an education- based organization created to help both adults and children understand financial literacy. Empify focuses on the creation of life-altering curricula, informative digital content and interactive events curated to teach all aspects of financial education. Empify’s financial literacy programs have helped educate thousands of people across the country.
Vania, with over 32 years of experience in the financial industry, joined Merrill Lynch in 1988. She held various positions in Global Wealth Management prior to ascending to her current role as Senior Resident Director. She is a dedicated financial services professional who has spent more than two decades as a Compliance and Business Manager prior to becoming the Senior Resident Director leading Merrill Lynch's office in Aventura, Florida in 2006. In her position, Vania leads a team of Domestic and International Financial Advisors responsible for over $3.5Billion of clients assets under management.
Jacquette M. Timmons
Jacquette M. Timmons has been leading thought-provoking conversations about money, choices, relationships, and life for twenty-three years. An investment expert and financial coach, she is the founder of Sterling Investment Management, an investment education and financial coaching firm. Timmons conducts personal finance and stock market investing workshops and is a sought-after speaker on the intersection of money and life. Her media appearances include Bloomberg Radio, BET Tonight's Nightly News, WNBC's Today in New York, and Fox TV's Good Day New York and Good Day Street Talk. She has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and magazines such as Real Simple, Black Enterprise, and Heart and Soul. Timmons holds an M.B.A. in finance from Fordham University's Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She is a Woodhull Fellow.