Sarah Jakes Roberts
Touré Roberts is founder of The Potter’s House at One LA, one of the fastest growing churches in Los Angeles, and the lead pastor of The Potter’s House of Denver. His first book, Purpose Awakening, received distinguishable reviews from Publisher’s Weekly and peaked on the Amazon.com bestseller’s list. Touré is a sought-after international speaker for his revelatory messages on purpose, identity, spiritual growth and relationships. He has been a featured guest on numerous local and national television programs and has more than 15 million views online. Roberts has several hundred thousand followers on social media who subscribe to his weekly inspirational and transformative messages. His sophomore project, Wholeness, will be released in February 2018. Roberts is the son-in-law of megachurch pastor and author T. D. Jakes. He and his wife, Sarah, live in both LA and Denver with their family.
Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche is an award-winning teacher of financial empowerment and is quickly becoming America's favorite, personal financial educator. The Budgetnista specializes in the delivery of financial literacy and has served as the personal finance education expert for City National Bank. Since 2008, The Budgetnista has been a brand ambassador and spokesperson for numerous organizations - delivering financial education through seminars, workshops, curricula and trainings. In 2014, Tiffany founded the LIVE RICHER Challenge Movement; a virtual community of over 200,000 thousand women from 100+ countries. Author of two #1 Amazon bestsellers, The One Week Budget and Live Richer Challenge, Tiffany and her financial advice have been featured in The New York Times, Reuters, US News and World Report, the TODAY show, PBS, Fox Business, MSNBC, CBS MoneyWatch, TIME, ESSENCE Magazine, and FORBES. She blogs about personal finance for The Huffington Post and U.S. News and World Report. Tiffany has also been a featured speaker at American Express, Princeton University, JetBlue, Wyndham Worldwide, Columbia University, Circle of Sisters, MegaFest, The United Way, Prudential Financial Inc. and more.
Barbra Russell holds a Master’s Degree and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice specializing in Solution-Oriented Brief Therapy. Her mission is to encourage, motivate, challenge and inspire others to spiritual growth and emotional health. In 1994, after working for many years as an Administrator in a large multi-specialty medical clinic, Barbra returned to school and began a second career. She earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling at Denver Seminary, and is licensed in the state of Colorado. Since then she has spent many hours encouraging, motivating, challenging and inspiring individuals, couples and families in her private practice. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration obtained from Denver Technical College, which she utilized in her first career of leadership and management, working with physicians and staff in the healthcare field.
Angela Rye is Principal and CEO of IMPACT Strategies, a political advocacy firm in the nation’s capital. She is a CNN Political Commentator and NPR Political Analyst. She has been featured as an influential politico, lawyer, and advocate by several publications and outlets from Marie Claire to Ebony and the Washington Post, Rye has an unwavering commitment to ensuring positive change in the political process. Rye is a prominent strategist who has offered on-air commentary for several media outlets including BET, CNN, NBC, HBO, ABC, MSNBC and TV One. The depth of her dialogue ranges from political campaigns to more complex legislation and administration policies that have long-term implications nationally and internationally. She currently serves on the boards of the Congressional Black Caucus Institute, Congressional Black Caucus Political Action Committee (CBCPAC), the Seattle University School of Law Alumni, Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network, Inclusv, and Wilberforce University. She is a member of The Links, Incorporated, National Bar Association, American Bar Association, and the Washington Government Relations Group. Rye served as the Executive Director and General Counsel to the Congressional Black Caucus for the 112th Congress. In her role as Executive Director, Rye was tasked with developing the overall legislative and political strategy for the Caucus. Prior to working for the CBC, she served as Senior Advisor and Counsel to the House Committee on Homeland Security under the leadership of Congressman Bennie G. Thompson. Upon moving to the Nation’s Capital, Rye co-founded IMPACT, a nonprofit organization that seeks to encourage young professionals in three core areas: economic empowerment, civic engagement, and political involvement. Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, Rye learned the importance of advocacy through her family’s political and community activism. She is a proud graduate of the University of Washington and Seattle University School of Law.
In 2014, Ronne launched The Millionaire’s Academy, where she teaches people all over the world how to leverage the direct sales industry and earn income from home. Through this program, she has helped men and women create 6- figure incomes, become debt free and live life on their own terms. Her vision is to empower others to succeed in business, and inspire people to leave a legacy for generations to come. She coaches entrepreneurs by using the strategies and methods she used to grow her own business and develop her as a leader. She believes, “Success is no accident, if you want to achieve amazing things and build a successful business, you have to do it on purpose for a purpose.” Because of her obedience, hard work and dedication, she was able to turn a minimum wage income into a 7 figure salary within a few short years. She achieved this goal without any formal training or business education. Ronne is the face of success. Instead of focusing on fear, pain and the di cult days, she decided to endure and focus on the promise. When Ronne is not coaching other women, leading seminars, writing or speaking, she enjoys spending time with her husband and her four children.
For the past two decades, Shannon Evette has lived one mission: empowering fellow seekers to embrace their God-given calling, freedom and worthiness. Shannon is an award-winning speaker, celebrated author and intuitive pioneer in the field of conscious spiritual growth and holistic health. Shannon virtually mentors over 50,000 students per year via her live video broadcasts, podcasts, inner-healing retreats, blog, online platforms and international mentees learn how to manifest extraordinary love and become courageously activated in purpose! Shannon is a devoted Queen Mother of three teenage sons and is dedicated to instilling her Rising Kings with a strong reverence for God, nature, community and personal power through higher purpose. Shannon Evette is the founder of the Queen Esther Academy and is the author of the life-expanding book, Still Worthy.
Natasha Stewart currently serves as the director for The Center for Counseling and Behavioral Health at The Potter’s House of Dallas, under the leadership of Bishop T.D. Jakes. Natasha’s passion, transparency and authenticity has made her a sought-after keynote speaker, life coach and counselor. Natasha has had the amazing opportunity to work with professional athletes and sports teams, politicians and governmental agencies, faith-based entities, as well as the nation’s top universities and colleges. Natasha has also appeared as a guest contributor on numerous television, radio and social media platforms. Natasha considers herself a lifelong learner and is inspired to share what life has taught her about the power of inner healing, hope and new beginnings.
Los Angeles based personal trainer Nic B, founder of I Can. You Can. We Can, is undoubtedly taking the internet by storm with her enviable fit yet feminine physique. Nic offers observers a preemptive glimpse into her preferred method of impactful, explosive, full range in motion, outdoor, gym-less, no nonsense or excuses preferred training style. Her unabashed honesty, charisma and unwavering dedication to living an active and healthy lifestyle is changing the lives of women all over the world. Her intuitive spirit along with her energetic, humorous, encouraging, healing and nurturing yet no nonsense approach are the perfect remedy to fully accomplish their individualized fitness & lifestyle goals. Consistent pursuit to the latest in fitness research, advancements and innovations further substantiate her proven results based ability and highly adaptive style.