Ren Carlton - Founder of Omega Accelerator and Angel Investor
Ren Carlton has been recognized as a 40 under 40 by Crain’s Detroit Business, a 30 in their 30s by DBusiness, and as an Entrepreneur of Distinction by Corp! magazine, which also named his firm a Best of Michigan Business. The Small Business Council of America named Dynamic Advisory Solutions a Best of Business. Ren has served on the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants ethics task force, and as a director of the Detroit chapter of the Entrepreneur’s Organization, and the Troy Community Foundation. He actively launches, acquires, grows, and sell businesses and has presented to various groups throughout the United States. He enjoys helping Entrepreneurs pursue bold, fearless goals. Ren’s radio talk show was specifically designed for aspiring Entrepreneurs and established business owners. Business advice, business news, guests (entrepreneurs, executives, and subject-matter experts). He entertains listeners while helping aspiring Entrepreneurs and business owners reach their goals. Ren is one of the Founder of Omega Accelerator which builds early-stage Female-led startups, combining Entrepreneurship and an Environment that encourages women to see Entrepreneurship as a viable career option.
Mike Lewis - Investor, Entrepreneur and Author of When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn’t the Life You Want
Mike Lewis is the founder and CEO of the When to Jump platform, which gathers and shares stories of people who made life-changing career decisions to pursue their dream job. The idea of “jumping” came from Mike’s own life. At age of 24, he decided to leave a cushy job at Bain Capital to try his hand at becoming a professional squash player. He sought out guidance from other people who had made the leap and the answers he got were so clear-eyed and inspiring that Mike wanted to share what he had heard and learned with anyone else from 40+ people who jumped, including “Humans of New York” photographer, the book lays out the “Jump Curve”- the fundamental four steps to finally, wholeheartedly, pursue your dreams.
Sandra Hill – Founder of New Horizen Coaching & Professional Growth Advancement, LLC
Sandra Hill is a Certified Professional Life Coach providing coaching and career advancement services to individuals, middle school to college age, veterans, aspiring managers and to organizations using a proven coaching model. Sandra is the founder and CEO of New Horizen Coaching & Professional Growth Advancement, LLC. New Horizen provides a catalyst for positive sustained change in specific facets of life so that it can ultimately reach the full potential. New Horizen’s certified professional life coach is in good standing with the International Coach Federation (ICF), the leading global coaching organization and professional association for coaches. Sandra handled transition confidence and received a certification of Office of Personnel Management 360 degrees Assessment Facilitator and Certified Professional Life Coach. She also volunteered at Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, Special Olympics and Hands on Atlanta.