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Our Featured Guest for May 2, 2021 is Sharon Smith-Akinsanya and Our Executive Spotlight is Douglas Borthwick
Sharon Smith-Akinsanya is the CEO of Rae Mackenzie Group — an award-winning diversity, equity and inclusion marketing firm and author of Colorfull: Competitive Strategies to Attract and Retain Top Talent of Color is on your radar. With over 20 years of experience in the DEI space, Sharon has advised Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and top employers including U.S. Bank, Make-A-Wish® America, Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx, Andersen Windows & Doors, Thrivent, Midco, Best Buy, Target, Verizon Wireless, and more to help them build more authentic relationships with Communities of Color. She recently founded People of Color Careers™: Social Hiring Network to help professionals of color land their dream careers with employers who are serious about increasing racial inclusivity at all levels of the corporate structure. It’s the only platform that guarantees that a recruiter or hiring manager will respond to you for free. Read more at: https://www.boldlysharon.com
On the Executive Spotlight is Douglas Borthwick, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer of INX Services, a licensed platform to trade cryptocurrencies and security tokens, bringing regulated digital asset opportunities to institutions and retail investors. Douglas has over 25 years of experience in the finance industry, most recently founding and building the Chapdelaine FX electronic and voice trading business for inter-dealer broker TP-ICAP from 2012 to September 2018. Previously Douglas held various roles with Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch and at Standard Chartered and Faros Trading (now FXCM). He is a regular contributor to FOX Business News TV and Bloomberg News. Read more at: https://www.inx.co/
Visit the Entrepreneur Presenters for May 2, 20201 at their Websites:
Ana Carolina Valencia is a jewelry designer and founder of the contemporary creative jewelry brand, Ana Carolina Valencia. Made entirely by hand in Colombia by expert artisans and jewelers. Artisans use the filigree technique manage to create pieces with high added design value. The pieces are sold on in the United States and internationally through online sales as well as in retailers throughout South America, Central America, the Caribbean and the Middle East, at https://anacarolinavalencia.com/en/
Carol-Ann Carrington is the founder of Kickerfeast, the trade brand of Colorful Eats, offering vegetable or fruit based pancake and waffle mixes in four natural flavors. Carrot, Blueberry, Beet, Pumpkin. A healthier choice for the entire family, at: https://www.kickerfeast.com/