Join Jay Cameron and an ALL STAR line up of experts.
DR. KYM LEE-KING
MAKE UP ARTIST TO THE STARS
Dr. Kym Lee-King is a Minister, Makeup Artist, CEO, and Beauty Enthusiast as well as Co-Pastor of Forward Church DMV, located in Clinton MD. Dr. Kym graduated with Honors from Bowie State University with a B.S. degree in Mass Communications/Journalism. She later pursued her law degree from Georgetown University in hopes of becoming a top entertainment lawyer. After finding her vogue magazine pressed between the pages of her Civil Procedures books she realized that her passion was not law but beauty.
Dr. Kym happily admits working as a celebrity makeup artist for over 25 years, her passion met her purpose. She affectionately calls her makeup case her pulpit as she volunteers at women's shelters, spearheading beauty related projects for teens/women in need. Dr. Kym's full service company WinknPout Enterprises provides makeup, hair, wardrobe, beauty products and an on-line training program for aspiring artists. She has worked with some of the world’s most noted celebrities and public figures, such as the late Whitney Houston, Cicely Tyson, Angela Bassett, Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington, Hillary Clinton, Mary Mary, Tasha Cobbs, Venus & Serena Williams and BET's CEO Debra Lee to name a few.
RADIO | TV | FILM EXPERT
Matt Anderson is the founder and president of Missing Peace Productions, a commercial, entertainment and ministry-based content production company. He majored in Broadcast Production at Howard University and eventually went on to enjoy a 30 year career in radio and television.
Some of his career stops included serving in a variety of roles at major media outlets including production director, program director and on-air talent at Sirius XM Satellite Radio, Radio One, and CBS Radio. His work has aired on BET, ABC-TV, TV-One, and a host of radio outlets around the U.S. He is often sought out by businesses and ministries for his innovative storytelling ability and creative technical skills.
In 2015, he launched Matt Anderson Films to produce scripted and documentary films. Currently, he has two feature length documentary films in production: a film about Black fatherhood and a film about Urban gun violence.
Matt is married with three adult children. He enjoys teaching and training the next generation of
Micheline Bowman graduated from Morgan State University with a B.A. in Broadcast/Journalism in 1988. She worked in the television industry for 27 years after landing her first job in 1989.
From producing to writing, community outreach, planning to managing events, and supervising a news department internship program, her list of accomplishments in the media industry read like a book.
She sits on the board of several organizations and believes that when you give of your time…your blessings come back full circle.
Her awards and honors reach far. She has been honored to be a host, serve as Mistress of Ceremonies, Guest/Keynote Speaker for countless organizations, businesses and political campaigns in the D.C. Metropolitan area. Some honors and awards include: DC HBCU Alliance Involvement/Support, 100 Black Men of Prince George's County, Sheila Stewart, "Community Involvement" Award, Cafe Mocha Radio, "Salute Her Media Innovator" Award, DC Nitelife, "Community Involvement" Award, ”Distinguished Alumni" Award, Morgan State University, and the African American Health Program Involvement Honor just to name a few.
BRITTNEY CARTER MCKINNON
SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERT
Brittney Carter McKinnon is the founder and CEO of B. Carter Solutions, where she goes above and beyond to exceed her client’s expectations by offering a fresh approach to innovative solutions.
Carter has been named one of the top 30 under 30 young entrepreneurs in the United States by HuffPost, along with being publicly recognized by a plethora of other entrepreneurial platforms. With a dedicated work ethic and ambitious persona, it is no surprise the executive has successfully advanced prematurely in her career. Carter has created a solutions company that focuses on elevating her clients’ imagination by focusing on their mission behind their vision. She uses her creative techniques, and innovative thinking to create out-of-the-box grand solutions.
ERIC & ERICA BALMA
LIFE STYLE STRATEGISTS
Eric & Erica Balma collectively have 42 years of business experience. Erica Balma is founder of Erica B HAIR co, Co-founder of Royal Dynasty Hair Co. & Co-founder of Trend E Collections. She started her journey in the hair industry at 14 as a hair assistant. She was encouraged by her father (Eric) to not just “go to work” but to learn the business. He showed her the stories of Sarah Malone & Madam CJ Walker as examples of successful women entrepreneurs. He also encouraged to begin to find and create products to sell. It did not take her long to see how adding products to the service she provided added much more potential for profit.
Eric Balma is native of Washington DC and lives in Prince George’s County, Maryland. He is an investor, legacy/lifestyle design advocate and coach. He is the founder of Affordable CDL Training, & Energy 4 Life.
Eric has invested thousands of hours in discovering and developing his personal potential. He has invested into the lives of others, founded countless businesses and helped thousands of people start careers as CDL drivers.
Brentley Wright is the Founder and CEO of Diverse Legacies, a financial solutions firm located in Raleigh – Durham, NC. In addition, Brentley serves as the Advisory Council Member for the North Carolina Financial Literacy Council, Economic Advisor on the Board of Directors for Accelerating Men Mentoring, Inc, Citrix Saas Referral Partner and Insurance Consultant to executive church leadership teams. Brentley has a serious passion to empower those who decide to take the financial journey to independence, solvency, and freedom. Above all, there is nothing more in the world he loves doing than being married to his beautiful wife and fathering his two precious sons.
Ms. Sturdevant has over 25 years’ experience in the investment and money management arena, managing money for high net worth families, corporations, endowments, and non-profits. She has held several corporate financial positions with Armstrong, Welch & MacIntyre, Hughes Capital Management, Merrill Lynch, and Morgan Stanley. Ms. Sturdevant’s areas of expertise are in wealth creation, risk management, asset protection, and personal financial planning.
After a successful career in the corporate world, in 2008, Keva had an opportunity to teach at HBCUs as a financial educator and to date, Keva has taught at over 45 HBCUs across the country. Keva also runs her own financial planning practice, Sturdevant Investment Consulting -- a full service financial planning firm.
Ms. Sturdevant has made several live TV appearances on WUSA-TV, Washington D.C.’s CBS affiliate, appearing on “Mind Over Money” with Andrea Roane, and WCAU-TV, Philadelphia’s NBC affiliate Live News at 5pm.
Ms. Sturdevant was the featured columnist for Kidsville News, a national publication featuring financial literacy articles for “Parent Town”. She was also the “Living Smart” financial contributor for WUSA-TV-9 in Washington, DC. Ms. Sturdevant has been a guest on WHURs’ “Let’s Talk Money” with Taylor Thomas and “Beyond the Bling” on XM Satellite and most recently on WHUR’s “The Daily Drum” with Harold Fisher.