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Day 1, Speaker Profiles – Thurs. Jan. 20, 2022

FB LIVE Q & A: Morning Session, Thur. Jan. 20 @9a.m. ET

MARVA A. TITLEY-SMITH is a Caribbean-based Management & Leadership Consultant, Work and Life Coach, an award-winning writer, and bestselling author. She is author of Time to Thrive: A Busy Woman’s Devotional and co-author of She Writes for Him: Black Voices of Wisdom.

Yet, her favorite titles are daughter of God, wife to her husband of 18 years, and mom to two teens. At 42, she retired from a successful public service career and began an exciting journey of self-rediscovery. As a Certified Life Breakthrough Coach, Marva is passionate about equipping, inspiring, and empowering women to thrive beyond the nine to five so they can fully live with purpose and passion. She does this through her courses, curated events, individual and group coaching, and her online community: Time to Thrive Women.

She starts her day with her Bible and coffee, while drinking in the picturesque view from her hilltop veranda in the British Virgin Islands. Follow Marva on social media @marvatsmith and on her website,

RACQUEL NEWMAN is a Certified Business Consultant, Email Marketing Expert, Online Entrepreneur and Chief Marketing Officer at Bambusparks.

Born with albinism, she’s had to overcome various challenges to get to where she’s at today. Racquel has dedicated herself to helping her clients strengthen their businesses with the power of email marketing.

When she’s not enhancing her clients’ businesses, she’s helping her fellow Jamaicans to discover the world of online earning opportunities. In her book, “The Albino Marketer,” Racquel shows through her story, how you can find a place to belong and thrive even when the odds are against you. Despite her struggles with albinism and being diagnosed as legally blind, Racquel thrives online.

In The Albino Marketer, you will discover a proven pathway to find success in the digital world and a place to belong. For more information, visit her website at

FB LIVE Q & A: EVENING Session, Thur. Jan. 20 @7p.m. ET

JAVETTE NIXON is a serial entrepreneur, marketer, author, speaker, and investor.

He is the Founder, Chairman & CEO of Seaforth Holding Limited, Point Global Marketing Group (POINT) and Esther Ventures Limited, and a Director of Vein Centers of Jamaica and Social & Economic Alliance for Development. He is an experienced entrepreneur, investor, and marketing consultant specializing in market entry and branding strategies for emerging brands and global companies.

Javette’s debut book, From the Margins is a blueprint for small businesses in Developing countries to build a global impact. He has over two decades of experience in a variety of industries gained both in the United States and Jamaica. Javette is also an alumnus of the University of London, the Technology Innovation Centre Incubator – the University of Technology, the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship in the Caribbean, and a Young Leader of the Americas 2016 Professional Fellow. 

He was the season one winner of the NCB Capital Quest in 2015. For more information follow Javette at


NERISSA GOLDEN is an award-winning media strategist, business coach and author.

She is also the Founder and Editor of Montserrat’s top digital travel and information platform Discover Montserrat, gave us the secrets to become a winning entrepreneur.

As a journalist and international speaker, Nerissa is the author of 13 books, including The Making of a Caribbeanpreneur: Strategies for Overcoming Fear and Building Wealth and Start. Grow. Thrive: Build a Business to Last.

With more than 30 years in traditional and new media, Nerissa’s company Goldenmedia LLC, develops communication strategies for multilateral agencies, non-profit organizations and governments to tell stories which influence change.

For more information, visit


DALAN VANTERPOOL is a financial educator and private banker from the British Virgin Islands. He helps young professionals connect their career moves to their wealth goals via his blog and podcast at A few years ago, he moved to Panama where he now works and navigates life in Spanish.

In April 2021, he released his debut book, No Boss, Only Clients: How to Build an Extraordinary Career and a Life of Freedom.

Over the past 15 years Dalan’s career path, educational and musical pursuits, allowed him to work, play and study across 5 countries, 4 multi-national firms and 2 languages. During this time he noticed how many people are just surviving rather than thriving in their personal finances. He set out to solve this problem for himself and others through research, experimentation, and interviewing thriving professionals. His focus is largely on building careers and additional income streams.

When he’s not helping high net worth clients manage their money, Dalan produces digital content about personal finance and hosts the Careers and Cash Flow podcast. He’s always happy to chat about cookies or jazz. For more information, visit