Experts in Entrepreneurship Top 7 experts

Krista KramerHartman

Krista KramerHartman

Dallas, TX | Motivator & Accountability Partner | Business Coach

Krista is a collaborative, energetic, results oriented coach and accountability partner. Being capable of managing forward, organized, and personable comes naturally to Krista. Her Clifton Strengths Finder top five themes of talent are Strategic, Positivity, Harmony, Discipline and Restorative. Her clients benefit from these talents combined with her diverse life experiences and people skills developed as a result of her dedication to working in people focused environments during her 24-year career. Her business background comes from three key areas: 1. Small business... Read more

David Speakman

David Speakman

Gulf Breeze, FL | Founder of Gulf Coast Business. 2013 Southeast Entrepreneurship Champion.

David Speakman has been working with businesses & organizations to help them successfully grow, improve & innovate for over a decade. Graduating in the top 5% from The University of Alabama's College of Commerce & Business Administration, David has earned 236 total college credits. In early 2013, David became the United States Southeast Entrepreneurship Champion and in the world’s most widely used academic Strategic Management simulation, David ranked in the Global Top 100. David Speakman has served as the Principal Business Consultant & Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Gulf Coast... Read more

Michelle Braden

Michelle Braden

Charlottesville, VA | CEO MSBCoach, adjunct facility Center for Creative Leadership, author "Stand Out" Passionate about leadership

Michelle Braden is the CEO of MSBCoach (an international coaching organization that focuses on executive coaching and leading employee engagement), founder of the Authentic Leadership Summit, the Emerging Executive Leadership Program and the Center for Employee Engagement. Michelle is also an adjunct facility member of the Center for Creative Leadership and the author of three leadership book, "Stand Out", "Dare to Make a Difference" and "Bottom Line". She is sought after by executives for coaching based upon her own leadership experience and ability to connect with leaders at a personal... Read more

Soyini Coke

Soyini Coke

Atlanta, GA | Founder and Managing Principal

I am the Founder and Managing Principal at Annona Enterprises. I created Annona to provide actionable, profitable strategies to companies up to $100M in annual revenues. My company’s experience and exclusive framework helps our clients plan for success. We have served dozens of C-suite executives, focusing on: --Healthcare, including provider groups, ambulatory surgical centers, and medical device manufacturers --Customer concentration, where 30% or more of the revenues come from one customer --Entry into new markets Most recently, I’ve spoken to Vistage CEO peer- groups on... Read more

Mark Bonchek

Mark Bonchek

Weston, MA | Designer of ORBIT strategies that engage, organize and compete

My passion is harnessing the digital and social revolution to foster human connection and create economic and social value. I have been a pioneer and guide to the digital revolution since receiving Harvard University’s first doctorate on the topic of social media in 1997. I have launched new businesses, created award-winning programs, and advised global leaders for such organizations as McKinsey & Company, The Economist, IBM, and the American Heart Association. My current venture is thinkORBIT, which helps organizations shift their thinking beyond channels to orbits, and to... Read more

David Perkins

David Perkins

Tulsa, OK | Consult on the Purchase, Sale and Valuation of Small and Mid-Size Companies

David Perkins is an expert on the purchase, sale and valuation of companies. His primary work and focus is, and has been, companies valued between $1 million and $100 million. His passion is helping people and organizations make orderly and informed business purchase and sale transactions. For his business seller clients, Perkins deploys a proven, proprietary process that garners a guaranteed confidential closing for top dollar. Buyers hire Perkins to assist with valuing, vetting, negotiating, structuring and closing smart deals. Since founding his firm -- Acquisition Advisors -- in... Read more

Gary Brooks

Gary Brooks

Bronx, NY | Family business adviser; management mentor

Gary Brooks has over 45 years of diversified executive management and consulting experience. He has personally counseled and provided management services to more than 200 companies. He is passionate about assisting early stage businesses to achieve profitability, arrive at sound market and operating strategies and establish a stable foundation from which to grow. Family businesses present special challenges. Gary's experience in operations management and with issues of organizational dynamics and human behavior has proven valuable in resolving family conflicts and matters of business... Read more