SBDC Client Success Story - Luminary Leaders
Shelly has been a part of IEWBC for many years but recently needed assistance pivoting to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Shelly is the owner of Luminary Leaders in Riverside, CA. Luminary Leaders is a Speaker Management and Consulting company, specializing in representing professional Speakers & Authors, Thought Leaders, and Experts for speaking engagements, radio, PR, and Media.
"A true master at integrating and fashioning all the right elements to achieve a successful, profitable, and fun event! " Susan Viator, Chairperson of Women’s Symposium of Southern California said.
She received counseling with La’Vonne and has been able to secure contracts with the Veterans Chambers of Commerce and Connected Women’s of Influence association. She received a loan and was able to relocate her office by podcast equipment and pay off business expenses. With new branding and the start of her new podcast Speaker Central, she has been able to improve her community visibility by 110%, Social media engagement by 75%, increase her revenue by 10%, and increase her profit by 5%. She has served over 530 clients since October 2019 and believes her business is thriving.