Join Us For Our General Chamber Meeting on September 13, 2018
Dr. Jennifer Edwards - Special Guest
Dr. Jennifer J. Edwards, PhD, GCIS, is Founder of Vitalitea wellness brand and an advocate for equity in health and education. She offers live wellness talks, books, and an annual signature wellness event to support women. Jennifer has served as a management consultant and has led her business for the past decade.
By day, Jennifer serves as Principal Research Scientist at a national health association, and has led research and evaluation projects for U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and other federal health agencies. She also served at the U.S. Chemical Safety Board where she wrote presidential appointee testimony on occupational health submitted to the US Congressional Record.
Jennifer earned a doctoral degree (PhD) in Health Communication & Culture specializing in Breast Cancer Screening in South Africa; and a Graduate Certificate in International Studies (GCIS) from Howard University. She has a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, magna cum laude, from Florida A&M University. Jennifer has served the community as Vice President of DFW FAMU Alumni Association, Susan G. Komen North Texas Board Member, and on the volunteer team at ONE Community Church and TruCare Clinic. Connect with her at JennPhD.com for bookings or to support her passion project, Innovation Christian Academy. Jennifer practices vinyasa yoga and enjoys a challenging hike. She lives in Anna with her husband and son.
Nicole Booker - Member Spotlight
Niccole, mother of (3) children and (3)grandchildren, is VP / and Sr. Mortgage Originator at Regions Bank, with a principal office in Dallas, TX. The 25- year mortgage industry veteran has represented a wide array of real estate transactions throughout DFW. Niccole has built a solid foundation of corporate clients through her advisory services.
Ms. Booker has an extensive record of successfully guiding local and national clients with their home lending needs. Niccole closes over 33 million in annual sales consistently earning national recognition as a Top Lending Partner in Texas. Her specific areas of expertise are Credit Repair; First-time homebuyers, Wealth planning, Construction loans, VA loans and loans for the Self Employed client.
At the age of 30 God allowed her to start her own company, Provision Mortgage and Real Estate, which provided assistance to many minority investors and realtors entering the business locally. She currently serves as an active member of several professional affiliations throughout DFW including the Greater Dallas Planning Council, NAREB (National Association for Real Estate Brokers, member of the Collin County Black Chamber of Commerce, and DAR (Dallas Association of Realtors) and the Women’s Council of Realtors.
Niccole’s servant heart and warrior spirit has been the major key to her success. She leans to her favorite scripture Phil 1:6 for confidence in her abilities; and finds great joy in knowing she’s helped many families all over the country achieve wealth through homeownership.
or you may pay via check (payable to CCBCC) and mail to:
Black Chamber of Commerce
550 N CENTRAL EXPY
PO Box 3426
McKINNEY TX 75070-9998
Facts About Government Grants
BA does NOT provide grants for starting and expanding a business.
2017 Holiday Extravaganza
We held our annual Holiday Extravaganza on Saturday December 9, 2017.
Click here to see pictures from the event!