Kendra James is the Founder & CEO of The Finance Femme, a premier financial consulting firm for women entrepreneurs. Kendra integrates her corporate experience, extensive entrepreneurial knowledge, and business finance acumen to help a myriad of women run their businesses with the confidence of having a full time CFO.
Kendra started her love of Business Finance while attending Clemson University, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Corporate Finance and a minor in Accounting. Upon graduating she moved to NYC where she began her career in finance. She spent 10+ years climbing the corporate ladder, working for companies like GE managing over 2 billion in sales and 200 million in expenses. She spent thousands of hours inside, or preparing for, Executive Boardroom meetings. During that time,Kendra realized her passion was in helping small business owners and that is when she created The Finance Femme and her signature service The Boardroom Experience™. The Finance Femme reaches many entrepreneurs via Social Media and a growing email subscriber list. With over 11,000 active social media followers, many entrepreneurs follow to learn more about everything from funding their start-up to managing their cash flow. Additionally, Kendra has expanded her business to mentor other small businesses in the finance, accounting and tax space – assisting with everything from brand building to client acquisition & retention.
Michelby began her career in PR as an undergrad at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, LA. Her first “proud moment in PR” was media training a client for the Oprah Winfrey talk show. Since becoming a full-time entrepreneur in 2013 she has gotten clients visibility via BET, Ebony, Tom Joyner Morning Show, and FOX Atlanta just to name a few. She has also worked with celebrities like Kenya Moore, Next Top Model ‘s Alasia Ballard, and former NFL player Jay Barnett as well as authors, speakers, and business owners.
Writing has always been Michelby’s favorite pastime and her greatest gift. She iscurrently a writer for Madame Noire and has had work published via Essence and Black & Married With Kids. She is also former editor at CocoaFab and Yandy Smith’s Everything Girls Love.
The Louisiana native plans to launch her own blog in 2018 as well as a series of books.
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Zerlene Rogers, no novice to the high demands of the hair care industry. This 17 year veteran hair artist has been published in local and worldwide publications such as: Hype Hair, Heart & Soul, and Southern Dallas magazine. Currently styling everyone from mothers to celebrities. As a child, she always had a passion and love for hair. She would imagine herself as a famous hairstylist. At the age of 13, Zerlene had a full clientele in her mother’s kitchen. Practically working for free just so she could have her hands in hair. By the age of 15, Zerlene became a shampoo tech at local salon called The Bronze Lady. There she would learn the ends and outs of the hair business, as well as what it means to be a stylist from Angela Allen and Tracy Blunt. She would later learn her worth from Monika Hodges.
Zerlene believes in giving honor where honor is due.The lessons these ladies blessed her with made such an impact in her life and shaped Zerlene into the phenomenal hairstylist and powerhouse she is today!
Zerlene has accomplished a great deal in her career; she has owned her own salon, Shea’s Beauty Salon at the age of 26. She has worked as an educator for Farouk Systems when she was 28. Zerlene is certified in multiple product lines, has worked with stage and film/tv productions, music videos, in addition to countless photographers. Zerlene is IMDb credit for her work as head hairstylist on Carter High the movie, and key hairstylist for Born Again Virgin. She is the founder of Zerlene Rogers Beauty&Brains and the owner of Ironic Collection.
In 2010, Zerlene relocated her family from Dayton, Ohio to the Dallas Fort Worth in, Texas market where she is currently building a brand for her artistry. She is a stylist to Celebrities and the list is still growing. Just to name a few, Zerlene has worked with the Queen of Radio DeDe McGuire from K104 DeDe in the morning radio show; Vivica Fox, Pastor Cora Jakes-Coleman, Ebony Steele, David Banner, and so many others.
As a professional woman and educator working in film/tv and print, Zerlene utilizes her skills to create beautiful praise worthy multi-cultural hairstyles. She is humble and grateful for where she is today and excited about what her future holds!
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We recognize what we need to enhance in our business and we are making it smoother for our clients. We have created a #clientportal or as we call it CLIENT SPACE that has your files, #design process, important documents, and finished work. The new feature will be available for all clients, but mainly for our startup business clients or rebranding clients. Simply go to http://www.kimberlyannsdesigns.com and click on the CLIENT SPACE button at the top left corner. You will then be able to login with your username and password that you received in a welcome email from us. You will have access to folders that store your documents and other useful information. We will also add videos, pdfs, and other files for you to keep and view at any time. And most importantly, we will be able to add notes about projects. This means no more endless emails!
Enjoy and know that we are strive to be better at communicating with our clients.
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KAD Academy (Kimberly Ann’s Designs) provides the best range of online courses and in person design/branding courses. Whether you want to improve your Photoshop skills, get into Graphic Design or learn how to brand like a pro, we have the course for you that will enhance your CV and your career.
If you don’t have the time to attend our 6-8 week courses or want to learn at your own pace, KAD One on One Learning is ideal for you. A great value, efficient way to learn, you can start straight away from the comfort of your own home or right at your desk. We will make arrangements to work around your schedule and meet face to face one on one learning.
Our courses provide in-depth knowledge about the subject – that’s our speciality. With 10 years experience in working in the design industry, our material is relevant to how the application is used in the workplace. We use real-life examples to ensure you receive the best, most up to date, eLearning available.
To enroll or learn more visit www.kadacademy.org. Also, follow us on Instagram and also join our FACEBOOK group.
Celebrating 11 #years in business and we wanted to #thankyou for your support with a #freebrandmakeover. The winner will receive a #custom #logo, #business card design, #eflyer design, and our first #brandingkit.
The rules to enter are very simple.
1⃣ Go to www.kimberlyannsdesigns.com
2⃣ Enter your #email in the #popup #box.
3⃣ Winner announced on June 1, 2017.