June 18, 2022- Brand Marketing
Destiny Adams is a college graduate, veteran, business influencer, and YouTuber. In 2016, Destiny launched her hair extension line called Destite Hair Collection in West Michigan. Only 2 years later, she was awarded a Special Tribute from the State of Michigan for her accomplishments in the hair industry.
In 2019, Destiny traveled to China to meet with hair suppliers, this trip inspired her to share the knowledge with others, which is why decided to start her YouTube Channel, The Traveling Hair Boss.
Destiny has been featured on CNBC’s Millennial Money and listed as one of Yahoo Finance’s Top 10 Female CEOs to watch. Destiny was honored as one of Grand Rapids Business Journal’s 40 under 40 Business Leaders in 2021. She has landed brand partnerships with Shopify, Wix, Canva, GoDaddy, and Klaviyo, which cemented her as one of the newest up-and-coming business influencers. She has helped thousands of entrepreneurs through her digital products and YouTube channel.
June 18, 2022 - Economic Development
Jamiel Robinson is an serial entrepreneur and the Founder & CEO of Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses (GRABB). GRABB is an Economic Development enterprise that focuses on fostering an economy that supports the revitalization of the Black community and expands opportunities for Black entrepreneurs in the Metro Grand Rapids area by promoting economic empowerment and equity. Jamiel is also the co-owner of Motu Viget Spirits a premium wine and spirits company and Ambiance GR Kitchen & Lounge to Downtown Grand Rapids. To date Robinson has been recognized as a business leader and leading voice in West Michigan on economic equity with feature articles in the Crain’s Detroit, The Guardian, Grand Rapids Business Journal, Grand Rapids Press and Grand Rapids Magazine. Robinson was named by the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce as one of 30 extraordinary leaders over the past 30 years, Grand Rapids Business Journals 40 under Forty Business leaders and one of 200 Most Powerful Business Leaders in West Michigan.
June 18, 2022- Business Taxation
Ashley is one of the most trusted accountants in West Michigan. She specializes in individual and business tax preparation, payroll, tax resolution, accounting and book keeping.
her lifelong pursuit of excellence has allowed her to offer 20+ years of quality service. Her most recent accomplishments was receiving the excellence service award from The Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce.
June 18, 2022- Legalities behind business
Mr. Smith tailored his law firm to focus on the various stages of business enterprise and the unique circumstances and needs of entrepreneurs. “By providing pristine legal representation and counseling, they're able to navigate their clients through the complexities of business formation, lawsuits, governmental compliance, owner’s rights, taxation, employee benefits, COVID-law, and daily operation.”