CHARRON MONAYE, MPA
Award-winning playwright/author/coach/entrepreneur and writer, Charron Monaye is living the life she prayed for. Using her extraordinary gifts, Charron has developed a following among aspiring entrepreneurs and writers who seek her knowledge and life lessons on an array of subjects.
Since 2011, Charron Monaye has gone on to author eight books, co-author two books, and write/produce two theatrical productions. She was a former content contributor for CNN iReport and The Philadelphia Association of Paralegals. In addition, her works can be found in eleven book and poetry anthologies across the world. Understanding the importance of reaching back and helping others achieve their goals, she has made it her mission to help other entrepreneurs build their businesses and publishing goals through her company, Pen Legacy, LLC. In the last two years alone, she has been employed to adapt novels and life stories into theatrical scripts and published eight individuals. According to Ms. Monaye, “My long-term dream is to break into film by adapting my books into screenplays to provide another means of positive entertainment and empowerment.”
Charron has a BA in Political Science from West Chester University, a Master’s in Public Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management, a Certificate in Paralegal Studies and Life Coaching, and a Doctorate of Philosophy (Humane Letters) from CICA International University & Seminary. She has, also, formally trained and studied writing under Television Producer, Screenwriter, and Author Shonda Rhimes and NAACP Image Award Winning Author Victoria Christopher Murray.
Charron is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Order of Eastern Star and First Baptist Church of Crestmont.
DR. SYLEECIA THOMPSON
As a teacher, manager, president, and author Dr. Thompson shows no signs of slowing down. Dr.Syleecia Thompson is founder and owner of DYG Management Group. A full-service Management, Entertainment, Consulting and Artist Development conglomerate. DYG Management Group acts include Syleena Johnson, Sean Black and J.Hollins.
Currently, Dr. Thompson has embarked her efforts and energy on a new venture in music management, author/entrepreneur coaching, and television. She is busy developing new brands and T.V projects for a various types of programming. She was featured on R&B Divas Atlanta on TV One and Fix My Life on OWN TV. Her goals are to continue to develop and strengthen her entertainment company through empowerment, education, entrepreneurship and enlightenment. In 2014, she launched an entrepreneur network called “The Visionaries” and it serves over 60 entrepreneurs in various industries. She coaches, mentors and trains them to succeed by the following motto: Vision, Plan, Execute, Rewards. Her latest client roster includes Syleena Johnson, Tee Marie Hanible (American Grit), Dr. Ivan Hernadez and several other production companies.
KHRISTINA BARNES, MSAC
Khristina offers more than fifteen years of experience in auditing, accounting and individual and small business taxation. Her vast experience and skills serve as a basis to provide services to clients with various tax preparation and accounting needs for their small business. These services include CFO/Controller services, assessment of internal controls, education on audit and accounting procedures and small business set-up and maintenance of general ledger accounting systems.
Mrs. Barnes is currently the Budget Analyst Supervisor for the City of Philadelphia and its related entities as well as a consultant specializing in taxation accounting services. Her responsibilities include overseeing all financial and grant accounting transactions as well as prepare and monitor program budgets totaling approximately 5.3 million. Prior to this opportunity, Khristina worked in various positions within the government and public utility sector. In 2010, she founded and created KMB Tax Services, LLC, where she serves her community by offering tax preparation for individual and small business; bookkeeping for small businesses; tax planning and consultation; payroll services; financial educational seminars.
KIMRA MAJOR-MORRIS, ESQ.
Kimra Major-Morris is a top-rated attorney licensed to practice in Florida and the United States Middle District of Florida and the Principal Member of Major-Morris Law, LLC. The firm is based in Central Florida and serves intellectual property and entertainment clients nationwide. Kimra is the Immediate Past Chair of The Florida Bar Intellectual Property Committee. She is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, having the highest rating for her professional excellence and ethical standards in the legal community. In addition, she has been on the Super Lawyers® Florida Rising Star list, a distinction held by no more than 2.5% of attorneys in Florida.
Since opening her practice in 2009, Mrs. Major-Morris’ past and current clients include Grammy-nominated producers, The Voice and American Idol contestants, Mothers and Fathers of Professional Basketball Players, music industry executives, recording artists, fashion designers, culinary professionals, professional athletes, pharmacies, dancers, choreographers, models, screenwriters, book authors, actors, filmmakers, radio personalities, doctors, wellness coaches, life coaches, corporations, and small business owners.
Kimra’s extensive work experience in the media and music industries provided the foundation for her thriving practice as an advocate for brand owners and owners of creative content. Having worked as a red carpet photographer and video editor for BET, BMI, HBO, CNN, Fox, numerous other media outlets, Kimra has the expertise, passion, and network to help her clients meet their goals.