Join us for our first special event!
The BlazeBreakers have partnered with DePaul University to bring together a group of entrepreneurial leaders from different industries to discuss the skills, work ethic, and sacrifices made to accomplish building a successful reputation for themselves and for their business ventures.
Take your personal branding to the next level by getting expert tips on building a successful brand in a great networking environment.
WHEN: January 17th, from 6-9pm
WHERE: DePal Center, Suite 7900 1 E. Jackson Blvd, Chicago IL 60604
About Our Panelists
Bonnie Smith is Founder, CEO of Studio B Entertainment, a brand experience agency that specializes in producing events and experiences targeting multicultural women. Bonnie is an established expert in the marketing and media industry, committed to delivering the best solutions and results for her client partners.
For over 15 years she has been recognized as a revenue-driving, brand-building and results-oriented marketing professional and strategic consultant leading brand experiences for top brands such as Pampers, COVERGIRL, My Black is Beautiful, Always, Kraft, Bank of America, L’Oreal Paris, SoftSheen-Carson and leading media companies including HBO, Entertainment Weekly, ESSENCE and People en Español.
She has a B.A. in Speech Communications from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, a degree in Art History, Italian Language and Culture from the Universitá Per Straineri, Siena, Italy and a certificate from The Executive Leadership Council: The Institute for Leadership & Development.
Cassius Wright is a consultant and creative entrepreneur with over 15 years of professional experience excelling at the highest levels of the entertainment and hospitality industries. Trained originally as a performance lighting and special effects designer, Cassius evolved his personal brand and became well known for specializing in event technology, technical direction, creative concept integration, and production management services.
Cassius utilizes a passion for social media, experiential marketing, and emerging technology to create personalised, branded environments that focus on individual user experiences. Always an avid explorer, Cassius loves to travel and try new and exciting things. He spends much of his time working on projects between the United States, British Virgin Islands, and Nicaragua.
Attorney Ernest B. Fenton is the founder and Managing Partner of the Law Office of Ernest B. Fenton (LOEBF). As Managing Partner, Attorney Fenton manages a team of attorneys, paralegals and support staff whileoverseeing the various practice groups of the firm. The LOEBF is a rapidly expanding firm which services clients throughout Chicago and the surrounding communities. The primary areas of practice are: Civil Litigation (with a heavy concentration in foreclosure defense and contract litigation); Transactional (focusing on residential and commercial real estate and general corporate transactions); Estate Planning; and Bankruptcy.
Attorney Fenton has personally represented clients in a variety of legal matters including: residential and commercial transactions, due diligence, acquisitions, marketing analysis, leasing proposals, landlord tenant, contract drafting and pre-litigation disputes, business formation, planning, and negotiation. Attorney Ernest B. Fenton is also a fierce litigator, Fenton has an unique and innovative approach to branding himself and his business which has made him an influencer in multiple industries beyond Law.