Event Details

Join Black BRAND for a morning brew of networking and educational business content.


8 AM - 8:10 AM
Welcome and Networking
Bring your best elevator pitch and meet other area movers and shakers.
8:10 AM - 8:40 AM
Benefit from the speaker's expertise via a presentation of relevant business content.
8:40 AM - 8:55 AM
The floor is yours! Ask your questions and get an expert's answer.
8:55 AM - 9 AM


  • Melissa Nixon (Founder)

    Melissa Nixon


    Melissa Nixon is a sought-after business and leadership development consultant. She is the Founder of the Courageous Life Academy, a leadership and business development consulting firm. She prepares, positions, and pushes leaders, individuals, and organizations to make their next courageous move. Melissa is known for the success of her program development for organizations such as CVMSDC and the Women’s Business Center of Charlotte. As a result, she was awarded the Presidential Award for her work in leadership and small business development from the Carolinas Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council.

    This executive coach and captivating keynote speaker is known for being a thought driver to leaders and audiences nationally and internationally. Melissa’s motto is “I’m not afraid of failure, I’m afraid of regret.” Her desire is the same for other leaders and organizations. As a result, she pushes them both to lead courageously!

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