Bea Baylor is the founder and CEO of Baylor Business Consulting Enterprise LLC; a full service consultancy firm that specializes in advising nonprofits, small business owners and entrepreneurs. Prior to starting her business, Bea opened two small home health agencies that now gross over $3 million annually. Bea started building her businesses while working as a nurse full-time, Bea has firsthand knowledge of the resilience and dedication needed to nurture a growing entity.
With a special passion for women, and believing that women hold the power to their professional and financial futures, She is also the author of Rise Up: Take Charge, Overcome, Succeed, a memoir that details how she went from spiritually broken to creating her reality of unconditional love and abundance for herself. Ms. Baylor is the founder of Journey to Healing, a women's organization that empowers and provides powerful retreats where women gather annually to restore their belief in their inner ability to start wherever they are to "Rise Up" to their purpose. Bea is a Certified Business Performance Coach and Motivational Speaker. She is the mother of 3 children and 8 grandchildren. Through business strategy, visionary thinking, and creativity, she helps bring businesses to life.
Erica Noelle Duncan is a 2005 graduate of New York University Law School where she specialized in international tax law. Practicing at Shearman & Sterling LLP and Davies Ward, Phillips and Vineberg, she advised large corporations on multinational transactions. She also developed a practice advising nonprofits, and was seconded for a month to Liberia, West Africa to take part in rebuilding the country’s justice system after the civil war.
In 2010, Erica moved to London to accept a position as an international tax consultant at Ernst & Young LLP. During her stint in London, she traveled extensively throughout the Middle East and Europe to advise financial institutions. In 2013, Erica left Ernst & Young to begin her own business and nonprofit consulting and coaching practice, The Business Alchemist LLC. Utilizing the skills she developed working in the private sector, Erica now works closely with small business and nonprofit founders who desire to create a solid foundation off of which to build. She also freelance writes for The Huffington Post. Living with her husband, Carlos, in Barcelona Spain, Erica spends much of her free time traveling throughout Europe.