Meridith Elliott Powell - Business Motivational Keynote Speaker, Author, Business Coach & Business Growth Expert
Meridith Elliott Powell is on a mission, to help professionals and business leaders understand how to make this economy start working for them. This economy is not down, it is changed; that change has impacted your customers, and your employees. To succeed you need a new approach, a new set of strategies that ensure you understand this change, how it has impacted your customers and clients, and how to fully engage your team, and get them as inspired and motivated about growth as you are. Sales is key, and is now everyone’s job. The path to profitability is through the customer experience, and you need your team focused on growth and innovation. She is the author of four books, including “Winning in the Trust & Value Economy”, which was named a finalist for the USA BEST BUSINESS BOOK AWARDS. Her latest book “Own It: Redefining Responsibility – Stories of Power, Purpose & Freedom,” is a revolutionary approach to today’s biggest challenge employee engagement.
Krista Morgan - CEO at P2Binvestor Inc.
Krista Morgan is cofounder and CEO of P2Binvestor, a Denver-based crowdlending platform that provides working capital financing to growing businesses. In less than 2 years since P2Binvestor went to market with its lending and investment platform, Krista has grown the company from an idea into a multimillion-dollar company, a thriving online marketplace, and one of the few tech-enabled commercial lenders that can underwrite and fund large, million-dollar lines of credit in a few days. Before founding a financial technology company, she worked in digital marketing and managed accounts for major brands such as Coca-Cola and Barclays at some of London’s top digital agencies, and earlier in her career she managed operations for a custom motorcycle frame manufacturer. Krista hails from Montreal, earned a degree in economics from McGill University, and is the cohost of Women Who Startup Radio, a biweekly podcast for and about women entrepreneurs. She has a commitment to and passion for mentoring other women entrepreneurs, helping business owners understand finance options at different growth stages, and teaching others about fundraising and scaling a startup.