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Get Your Business or Organization Featured in this book for our TCE 2012 Career & Business Summit! Oct 11-12, 2012 (Columbus Day Weekend) on the Virginia Beach, Oceanfront. Contact …

Get Your Business or Organization Featured in this book for our TCE 2012 Career & Business Summit! Oct 11-12, 2012 (Columbus Day Weekend) on the Virginia Beach, Oceanfront. Contact Francina@TCEnow.com and request our sponsorship package.


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  • 1. TCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon “Perceive...Think...Act” Virginia Beach Resort Hotel & Conference Center June 22 & 23, 2012TCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon
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  • 3. Dear TCE Members & Conference Guests:Welcome to The Career Engineers (TCE) Career, Life & Business Conference and AwardsLuncheon. We are excited that you are here and decided to build REALationships with theTCE Networking community this weekend. Let me share with you my personal missionstatement for 2012-2013 business season…it’s simply this: Perceive – Think -- Act”, in myopinion. NOW is the time and this IS the SEASON to use "what you have" to get to "whatyou want."In the spirit of “being ready” here are a couple of things I want you to do to exponentially increaseyour critical connectivity this weekend. • First, CONNECT & INITIATE a REALationship with someone you DONT KNOW (re- member a firm handshake…coupled with a wonderful smile are essential tools.) • Second, SHARE your 30 second "Who I am, What I have & What I Want" message (if you don’t have one, make sure you see a TCEN member) who will help you initially de- velopment one this evening. • Third, DELIVER, GENUINE & AUTHENTIC career and business introductions! No Scamming, Spamming, High Pressure/False Networking Pitches allowed. TCE is a NO HUSTLE ZONE & we BUILD REALationships ONLY. • Third, make sure you CONNECT & ENGAGE with our TCE Conference underwriter, Norfolk State Universitys College of Engineering, Science & Technology (CSET); Lunch Sponsor, WrightPlaceTv.com; 21st Century Panel Sponsor, Congressman & Mrs. Scott Rigell; Media Sponsor, Cynergy Media Group (CMG) and our TCE Conference Vendors. Support the businesses and organizations who support TCE programming and events.Remember, it’s not prospecting, but networking…or as we say at the TCEN, it’s ALL aboutbuilding REALationships. That is your challenge this weekend; start building career & busi-ness REALationships that last. Enjoy your time with us and I promise you…won’t leave herethe same way you came!For more information on TCE Network, The Career Engineer and more...visit our table or ourwebsite http:/TceNow.com.All my best, !Francina R. Harrison, MSWThe Career Engineer, www.TceNow.comBook a Meeting with TCE: Tce.Genbook.comTCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon 3
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  • 6. AGENDA Friday, June 22, 2012 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm ~ VIP Networking and Vendor Display Saturday, June 23, 2012 8:00 am - 3:00 pm8:00 - 8:45 am Registration, Continental Breakfast and Vendor Exhibition..…..Horizon Room9:00 – 9:15 am Welcome………………………………………….....Opal Cooper, Chesapeake Room Greetings………………………………………...…............……The Career Engineer The Charge & Challenge…………………………………..…..Phyllis Slade-Martin9:30am – 10:30 am What Does It Take to Get & STAY...Hired Today! (Career Panel) Moderator: Renee Stewart, TCE Member Panelists: Vaughnchette Townsel, (Branch Manager Manpower, Inc.) Yvette Young (VP Operations & Programs, ULHR.org) Torin Ellis (Recruitment and Talent Development Firm, TorinEllis.com) Tammy Carlson (Human Resources Director, Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast)10:30 – 10:45 am Break - Visit Vendor Showcase.………………………………….….Horizon Room10:45 – 11:45 am The POWER of Technology in YOUR Career & Biz Moderator: Dr. Letitia Wright, The Wright Place TV (Technology Panel) Panelists: Dr. Eleanor Hoy (Assistant Professor, Director of Retention, Norfolk State University, College of Engineering and Technology) Michelle Larkin (Business Development Manager, Cynergy Media Group) Tonnie Harrison, CEM, PEM (CEO, nErgyConcepts, LLC)11:45 - 12:15 pm Break - Visit Vendor Showcase.………………………………….…...Horizon Room12:15 - 1:30 pm Luncheon…………………………………………………………….Chesapeake Room Mistress of Ceremony...Ms. Cheryl Tan, Co-Anchor,WAVY-TV/FOX43 TV Introduction of Speaker Keynote Speaker - Dr. Yana Johnson, CEO, Yana Cosmetics, International Speaker, Author TCE Award Presentation & Recognition1:45 – 2:45 pm How to Be a 21st Century CEO & Entrepreneur (Business Panel) Moderator: Francina Harrison, The Career Engineer Panelists: Dr. Yana Johnson (CEO, Yana Cosmetics - United Kingdom) Tracy Keller (CEO, Girl Scouts Colonial Coast) Dr. Letitia Wright (CEO & Host of The Wright Place TV Show) Sharon Foster, MBA (Minority Business Coordinator, City of Virginia Beach) Adrienne Graham (CEO, EmpowerMe.org and Hue Consulting & Mgmt Inc. - Recruitment Consulting Firm)2:45 – 3:00 pm Closing Remark and Next Steps………………….…....…..The Career Engineer3:15 - 4:15 pm TCE Style Open Networking…………………………….…………...Horizon RoomTCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon 6
  • 7. Mistress of Ceremony Cheryl Tan gladly gets up before the sun to work with the areas #1 morning team, which includes Don Roberts, Kerri Furey and Jeremy Wheeler. She has been with WAVY-TV 10 for the past nine years and currently helps viewers through their morning commutes. She anchors and reports and has developed a passion for social media. You can find her on Facebook or on Twitter. Her Twitter handle is @CherylTan. A graduate of the University of Virginia, Cheryl started her television reporting career in Macon, Georgia. She returned to Virginia and became an anchor in Richmond before mov- ing to Hampton Roads. Her husband works for the competi- tion, as an Executive Producer for WVEC. Cheryls early schedule has plenty of advantages. A.M. bath- room time is hers alone and she leaves work early enough tohandle all afterschool duties. She has three sons and can often be seen chasing after themon the baseball field.TCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon 7
  • 8. Guest Speaker (Panelist: How to Be a 21st Century CEO & Entrepreneur) Dr. Yana Johnson, MBE (member of the British Em- pire) is founder and Director of Yana Cosmetics Ltd, has been deliver- ing premium Cosmetics for over 10 years. Yana came from humble roots, growing up in Birmingham, Eng- land. As a young girl Yana was good at home economics, child- care, cooking and needlework, as she had been exposed to these practical subjects in the home. She was also gifted and talented in the arts, winning poetry competitions and having her early poetry published on BBC Radio 2, aged 13. Soon after University Yana’s professional career as a songwriter began to grow, getting a publishing deal from her first demo, which became her 1st album selling 40,000 copies in Japan. Yana also wrote song s with Brit Award winner Shola Ama and, Mobo Award winnerRishi Rich. Being only too aware of what it meant to overcome the challenges of life, trying tobalance raw talent and academic achievements, Yana often found herself encouraging otherswith their self development as well as their personal grooming, as an ex artist having devel-oped an eye for perfection and creativity.Yana achieved a degree in Science and several diplomas in Business and Finance, Manage-ment and Music Technology. Having attended the (BUNAC) British Universities North Amer-ica Club Camp America Programme for students, she worked in New York’s trendy fashionretail district as well as holding an internship at Eightball Records, negotiating free studiotime to write her songs. Her experience in the music industry influenced her business plan,with a backdrop of knowledge of Sales, Marketing, and Brand awareness. Yana was also in-spired by the first black female millionaire, Madame C. J Walker, a former slave owner’sdaughter who empowered women in the 19th Century, and used her money to help socially.Founded on a family loan of £700 Yana Cosmetics was the first independent makeup brandin London’s premium Morley’s and Allders Department Stores. Entering the market by cater-ing for multi ethnic skin tones and developing internationally, specializing for today’s multiethnic populations worldwide. Yana is able to identify and understand market needs andprovide solutions that work. It was also recognised that she was the first independentlyowned Cosmetic brand wholly owned by a black women in the UK.TCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon 8
  • 9. Panel “What Does It Take to Get & STAY...Hired Today!” Panelists Vaughnchette Townsel is an award-winning business professional with over 15 years of business-to-business manage- ment, executive level recruiting, contract negotiations, human capital development, and new business consulting. Her passion to assist others in gaining employment is embedded in knowing what it feels like to experience not having gainful employment. Vaughnchette is driven to establish solid connections with candi- dates and employers. She is a gifted, sought-after motivational and career speaker who knows what it means to seize opportuni- ties and convey transformative information to audiences. She is known for her direct yet caring communication style, strong rela- tionship building techniques, and the ability to encourage others to realize their worth and empowering them with constructive tools to make their dreams of success a reality. Today, Vaughnchette is the Virginia Beach Branch Manager for Man-power which the 3rdlargest staffing agency globally. Vaughnchette holds current membership and isactive with the Young Professionals of the Urban League of Hampton Roads, Girls Scouts of The Co-lonial Coast (2012 Board Member), The Career Engineer (TCE Business Network), American CancerSociety Action Network, and a member of the Society of Human Resource Management. She is agraduate of the Harambee Leadership Academy and the Pillars of Power Leadership Institute.Not only is she a vigorous full-time trainer and recruitment professional in addition to her other ti-tles, but she is also the mother of two teenagers ages 16 and 17 and former student at Strayer Uni-versity studying towards degree in Business.In her community, she provides leadership within the Mime Ministry for Grove Church in Virginia,is a former Young Adult Ministry leader, and has previously sponsored a Ugandan child namedSylivia from Childcare Worldwide, an active member of Final Destination Motorcycle Club and a die-hard Dallas Cowboy Fan.Vaughnchette’s enduring message is to be the best YOU that you can be. No one can beat you atbeing YOU! Start today.TCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon 9
  • 10. Yvette Young completed her under graduate studies at Norfolk State University earning a degree in business. She worked in the banking industry for 20 years as a Call Center and Project Manager. Yvette began working in the non-profit industry with the Urban League of Hampton Roads, Inc. in 2002 and currently is the Vice President of Programs and Op- erations. In this position she manages all of the Leagues’ pro- grams to include program development and implementation, grant writing and project management. She has developed an expertise in the area of housing and provides technical assis- tance for the National Urban League to other affiliates. Yvette was awarded the 2008 National Urban League Housing and Community Development Award of Distinction for Housing Pro- gram Operation. She serves as Vice President for the Board ofDirectors of Children’s Harbor leading the fundraising and marketing committee. Yvette alsoserves on the Board of Directors for the Green Jobs Alliance and is also a member of theHampton Roads Workforce Development Board Youth Council. In her spare time she enjoyshelping others through community service, is an avid music enthusiast and the proudmother of twelve year old Mikayla. Ellis Torin. Torin Ellis is the founder of the torin ellis brand, a professional recruitment and talent development firm. His day to day focus is on that of securing employment for sales and sales management talent and providing career coaching services to students and tenured professionals. Torin has an accomplished experience directing mili- tary troops and technology focused sales teams in world-class companies. Torin has most recently led three successful companies through start-up, sur- vival, turnaround, failure and/or growth modes overthe last fourteen (14) years.Torin has spent more than 20 years in sales and sales leadership with companies like MCI,Union Pacific coupled with a tour in the United States Air Force. Among his significant cur-rent and previous positions, Torin currently sits on the following Boards of Directors: UrbanEd with past positions to include the Governors Workforce Investment Board, CommunityLaw In Action and Power Excel. Tammy Carlson, Human Resources Director, is with Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast. Originally from Michigan, Tammy moved to the Hampton Roads area in 1991. She holds a BS degree in business from Northern Michigan University and has over twenty years of progres- sive human resources experience in the retail, government, and non- profit industries.  In 2005, Tammy assumed the newly created position of human resources generalist with Girl Scouts and was promoted to hu- man resources director in 2008. Her project experience has included multiple staffing redesigns, increasing organizational capacity through culture change, strategic learning, and performance management and feedback training for managers. As the human resources director for a non-profit, she promotes the career advantages of volunteerism. She isTCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon 10
  • 11. an active member of SHRM (Society of Human Resources Management). Along with her husbandand son, she resides in Chesapeake, Virginia. Panel “The POWER of Technology in YOUR Career & Biz” Panelists Dr. Eleanor L. Hoy joined the Norfolk State University fac- ulty in 2003. Her career in Electronics began in 1979 when she was hired as an electronics apprentice at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. While in the Shipyard, she earned the recognition of being the first female foreman in the Electronics Shop in the history of the Shipyard. Dr. Hoy earned an Associate’s Degree in Industrial Management, a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology, a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management, an Advanced Degree in Education Supervision and Administration, and a Doc- torate degree in Education. She has spent the last 22 years teaching electronics at various public and private institutions and is humbled by her selection as Honor’s College Liaison for two departments within the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology.She has authored three peer reviewed journal articles and is the principle investigator on agrant to conduct research relative to Nuclear Safety. Dr. Hoy is married to Dr. Barry Hoy andis the proud mother of two sons and grandmother to three gorgeous granddaughters. Michelle Larkin is a native Bostonian, intensely driven. She realized early in life that she had a heart for service and has spent her career finding ways to connect people and re- sources in an effort to support the community. Michelle stud- ied Business Administration at Averett University and has en- joyed developing a specialty in strategic partnerships and community engagement. As Business Development Manager for CMG she is currently working with clients to bring broad- cast and video concepts to life. CMG is poised to bring innova- tive media solutions to the Hampton Roads area by establish- ing the largest green screen studio in the region and optimizing end-to-end media distribution for dynamic multi-site networks. Michelle is responsible for recruiting and managing clients in need of support for concept development, video production, digital network programming and content marketing solutions as well a systems design and integration.TCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon 11
  • 12. Tonnie Harrison. nErgy Concepts, CEO, Mr. Tonnie G. Harrison, CEM, PEM  (23 Year Navy Veteran), Presidential Energy Award Winner with a track record of delivering results, savings and innovative ideas in the green energy space. NC main focus is on 21st century energy solutions/innovations that are in align- ment with our motto in “Reducing Energy cost – Increasing Green Cash” to ensure sustainable and profitable customer base in ar- eas such as:  energy, petroleum, manufacturing, transportation and commercial projects. Tonnies energy consulting expertise, leadership and program management collaborations helped a U.S. Navy bases energy management team reduce its energy costs by over $2.5 Million dollars per year. nErgy Concepts has capacity to deliver Energy Management/ Concepts training programs for veteran training, workforce devel-opment or integration into current college level engineering or business programs. Tonnie iscurrently working in partnership with TCE Green Training Team in designing a program forthe civilian sector who is interested in transitioning to the energy industry. Tonnie was is-sued a provisional patent from the US Patent Trademark office for an innovative concept toreduce energy consumption.Tonnie holds an Energy Management Diploma from North Carolina State University, Bache-lors of Science Degree in Technology Education from Old Dominion University and an AASDegree, General Engineering Technology from Three Rivers Technical College. He holdsmemberships in the Association of Energy Engineers, (AEE), The Career Engineers Network(TCEN), Old Dominion Alumni Association, and a hosts of other organizations online thatempower clean and green technology industries.Tonnie resides in Virginia Beach, VA is married and the father of two. You may connect withTonnie via: tonnie@nergyconcepts.com, http://nergyconcepts.com/ or befriend him onFacebook.com: Tonnie Harrison. Panel “How to Be a 21st Century CEO & Entrepreneur” (Sponsored By Scott Rigell, Member of Congress) Panelists! Tracy Keller graduated from Virginia Wesleyan in 2004 with a Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Mathemat- ics. Since 2004, she has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast, a regional nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of girls. The Council has an average membership of 22,000 and has received the 2008 Agency of the Year Award from the United Way of South Hampton Roads and the 2009 4ward Hampton Roads Award from Lead Hampton Roads.In 2007, Tracy earned a certification in nonprofit management from the Academy for Non-profit Excellence and was selected from an elite group of CEO’s to attend a Strategic LeaderSeminar at the United States Army War College sponsored by Columbia University BusinessTCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon 12
  • 13. School.  In 2009, she graduated from the Lead Hampton Roads program. She joined theranks of the prestigious Civic Leadership Institute’s alumni in 2010.  Tracy has been nomi-nated for numerous leadership awards during her career. She was recognized in 2008 as oneof the “Top 40 Leaders under 40” by Inside Business Magazine. Tracy recently received theDistinguished Alumni Gold Award from Virginia Wesleyan College.Tracy is a board member of the Women’s Division Hampton Roads Chamber of CommerceChesapeake and the Great Bridge Rotary Club. In addition, she serves on the City of Chesa-peake’s Human Services Advisory Board and is a member of the United Way of South Hamp-ton Roads Women’s Leadership Council and the National Foster Parent Association. Dr. Letitia S. Wright, D.C. is a celebrity, inter- national speaker, talk show host, author, director and movie producer. As the host of the Wright Place TM TV Show, now in its 12th season with over 325 shows broadcast on television to over 6.5 million homes each week in Southern California on Direct TV Channel 64. Dr. Wright also directs infomercials for some of the hot- test products on TV today! Dr. Wright is a leading expert on Media Training for Business Owners, Sponsorship, TV Hosting and Production. She is the director of the new movie:  “The Journey Movie” starring Brian Tracy(his first acting role), Kandee G and Nik Halik and producer of “Power of Mentorship Movie”with Bob Proctor (2007).The Wright PlaceTM TV Show is the fastest growing show about business on air today. Eachweek she interviews guests such as: Mark Victor Hansen, Stedman Graham, Robert G. Al-len, T. Harv Eker, Michael Gerber, Dan Kennedy, John Assaraf (The Secret), D.C. Cordova ,Marshall Sylver, Dave Lakhani,Teri Hatcher, Marla Gibbs, and Christina Ferrari.The guests discuss various topics such as strategies to succeed, new technology and morethat women can utilize to grow their businesses. The Wright Place TV show has taped live atvarious events such as Bridging Heart and Marketing and Amazing Woman Day. Sharon L. Ore-Foster, MBA joined the City of Virginia Beach in 2011 as the Minority Business Coordinator after serving as the DBE Pro- gram Manager for Hampton Roads Transit for several years, responsible for the implementation of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program directly associated with the region’s first light rail transit system “The Tide”. As Minority Business Coordinator, my responsibilities include interaction with the Minority Business Council for the City of Virginia Beach, development of processes and procedures which impact minority participation with city procurements and managing the City’s Urban Con- struction Initiative Civil Rights compliance. While maintaining DBE program awareness and development, I also am responsible for establishing and monitoring DBE participa- tion goals related to contracts awarded for construction opportuni-ties under the recently received Urban Construction Initiative for the City of Virginia Beach.TCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon 13
  • 14. My passion remains with the development of small businesses and assisting in creating moreequal and fair procurement opportunity for them to promote collaboration with larger busi-nesses. I conduct business and my personal life based on this quote, “If you are the smart-est one within your circle of associates, it’s time to find a different circle; you can’t learn any-thing if you are the smartest!!”In 2011, I received my Master of Business Administration Degree with a focus on SmallBusiness Development from University of Phoenix, which was preceded by receipt of a Bache-lor of Science in Business Management/Finance in 1998 from Norfolk State University withan additional focus on Accounting.Sharon is the mother of four beautiful children; Christine 18, Malik 16, and twin daughters,Brooklyn and Bryana 13. Adrienne Graham is a serial entrepreneur and the CEO of TWO companies. Read about her story here. She is the CEO & Founder of Empower Me! Corporation, a media, publishing and professional development organization for the career professional, entrepreneur and small business owner looking to grow. She is the voice behind Views From the Top Radio Show and the creative vi- sionary responsible for Empower Me! Radio, Empower Me Institute, Empower Me! Magazine, Empowered Woman TV, Next Level Busi- ness Strategies, and the Empower Me Network. She has taken what started as a small professional network for women, and turned into an international power brand for men and women serious about professional and entrepreneurial growth. Graham is a 19-year recruiting veteran and CEO of Hues Consult-ing & Management, Inc, a diversity recruitment consulting firm. The firm specializes in in-clusive diversity recruiting, executive search, recruiter training and coaching, employmentbranding, recruitment process outsourcing, ATS implementation and strategy consulting.She is a Certified Diversity Recruiter, trainer and professional career consultant who hasbeen tapped by major publications as a Subject Matter Expert in the areas of recruiting, ca-reer management, diversity and social media. She also conducts Career Strategy Programsfor individuals who are serious about taking their careers to the next level. She is known as aNetworking Power Broker who has mastered traditional and social networking. As evidence,her smartphone contains some pretty powerful people she can turn to at any time for adviceor just to chat. The author of three self-published books, she wrote THE BOOK on FearlessNetworking and set the bar for how to network in the 21st century.She has been featured in numerous publications and blogs, as well as TV and radio shows asa subject matter expert for recruiting, diversity, networking, social media, entrepreneurship,career management and small business. She has been featured in/on MSNBC, Fox SmallBusiness, Black Enterprise, Inc Magazine, Financial Times, Essence Magazine, EntrepreneurMagazine to name a few. She spoke on panel for Women in Tech-Social Media at the UVADarden School of Business, a small business tech panel for Black Enterprise Magazine’s2010 Entrepreneurs Conference and a panel on social media monitoring at the Atlanta Trib-unes Moving Your Business Forward Conference. In 2010 her radio show was elected as aTop 100 Heavy Hitter Radio Show for Small Business (one of only 8 shows from BlogTalkRa-dio) by Small Business Trends and Empower Me! Corporation was selected as a Top 10 Sav-viest in Social Media by StartUp Nation. She has also appeared on Jansing & Company as aJobs Expert on MSNBC. Her tweets have been quoted on MSNBC.com, Success Magazineand the Dylan Ratigan Show (MSNBC).TCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon 14
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  • 20. VENDORS SJ2 Hyman Enterprises dba-It’s The Perfect Gift! “When Gifting is important...why not make it Perfect” Jennifer Hyman, VP of Marketing www.itstheperfectgift.com ~ info@itstheperfectgift.com Direct: 757-270-3933, Fax: 866-736-5432 Through Gifting, we help you Businesses Appreciate, Recognize and Award those who are instru- mental in increasing your footprint, promoting your Brand and increasing your bottom line.  Forthe everyday Consumer, we help you say "Thank You" to those who deliver your goods and services,take care of your grooming needs,make your home run more smoothly, or those who always seem to just be there when you need them. With EVERY paid purchase, you will recevie one of the many items we have on display ABSOLUTELY FREE! The Spa Expectations Corporation Expectations Mobile Spa & Womens Resource Service "Expect The Best In Your Life" www.thespaexpectationscorporation.org ~ Expectationsspa@Aol.com Denise G Hanney, CEO/Founder Phone: 646-206-9499 ~ Fax/Phone: 919-435-6855 Create Your Own Spa-Cation! Anytime-Anywhere! Dr. Letitia S. Wright Host of the Wright Place TV Show and Americas Crowd Funding Strategist Fully Fund Your Business in 90 days or less with Crowd Funding 01 909-235-WRIGHT (9744) www.wrightplacetv.com Enchanted Exchanges Tonya FieldsTCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon 20
  • 21. SPONSORS Conference Underwriter College of Science, Engineering & Technology of Norfolk State University Business Panel Sponsor Media Sponsor Lunch Sponsor CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE Cecelia Warren, TCE Member Tonnie Harrison, TCE Member Renee Stewart, TCE Member Cynthia Tyler, TCE Member Nehemiah Harrison, TCE Teenprenueur Toniah Harrison, TCE Teenprenueur Conference booklet by: www.thebookgroupnetwork.com Earn .6 CEUs for attending this conferenceTCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon 21
  • 22. TCE Career & Business Conference Notes PageUse this page to take critical notes and information to ensure that your Mon-day morning is AWESOME!________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________TCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon 22
  • 23. TCE Network Thanks Our Conference Volunteers & SupportersTCE Member (VA) Keith Anderson, CEO of Redcrookedsky.comTCE Member (VA) Opal CooperTCE Founding Member (VA), Leah Audrey Catipon-SechongTCE Member (MD) Phyllis Slade Martin, CEO of SladeandAssociates.comTCE Founding Member (DC/MD) Charley Yancey We Thank Our Media Supporters Inside Business Magazine, The Hampton Roads Show, The New Journal and Guide, WAVY10We would like to thank our TCE Conference Committee for all their hard workand dedication in bringing this event to the Hampton Roads marketplace. TheTCE organization is empowered daily by your due diligence and fortitude. Wecould not have done this without each and every one of you. A special thankyou goes to Ms. Cecilia Warren, a full-time real estate agent for ALL Pros Re-alty, for her leadership and direction in the event planning process. Special Gift From TCE… Join us for a special evening with TCE Network----- At no cost for the evening and networking at our next TCE REALationship Connection Event. !TCE Career, Life and Business Conference & Awards Luncheon 23
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