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Sheila Lewis

Sheila Lewis

Sheila is passionate about building and sustaining small businesses. Over the years she has coached and mentored entrepreneurs in the start-up phase and through expansion, mergers, acquisitions and the successful sale of their businesses. She is a sought-after keynote and motivational speaker on the challenges entrepreneurs face every day. Sheila focuses on key performance areas that ensure entrepreneurial and personal success.

  • Courage, Vision and Passion
  • Strategy and Process
  • Expectation, Responsibility and High Standards
  • Integrity and Civility 
  • Collaboration
  • Gratitude

Sheila is also a Bay Area favorite as an event emcee. Her goal is to make sure that attendees enjoy themselves, that sponsoring organizations benefit from the exposure, and that the event ends on time!

If you would like to invite Sheila Lewis to talk to your organization or class, or to emcee an event, please download and complete our Speaker Request Form and email to sheila@ashton212.com. You may also call her at 510-836-0316.

Mercedes E. Martin

Mercedes Martin

Mercedes is a business and leadership consultant, leadership development coach, and international speaker who brings verve to and sheds light on the topics of business transformation, disruption, and innovation. An in-demand speaker and panelist, Mercedes has presented at regional and national conferences and associations including Conference Board, National Organizational Development Network, Society for Intercultural Education Training, National Conference on Race and Ethnicity, and the UC Berkeley Conference on Diversity.

Mercedes' particular areas of expertise for presentations include:

  • Business and Leadership Transformation and Innovation
  • Business Transformation and Social Impact
  • Leadership with a particular focus on women and people of color
  • Mentoring and Sponsorship Programs
  • Executive Coaching

If you would like to invite Mercedes to talk with your organization, facilitate a panel, or conduct a workshop please download and complete our Speaker Request Form and email to mercedes@ashton212.com. You may also call her at 510-836-0316.

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