EBC Steele Creek Presents:

Entrepreneurs Rising Conference

Saturday, July 23, 2022
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

**In Person Event Only**

Entrepreneurs Rising

The desire for entrepreneurship is strong in our community. The Entrepreneurs Rising Conference is here to advance small businesses and get new ones started. We hope you will join us and receive valuable information.


Walter Bowers

Pastor, EBC Steele Creek
Rev. Walter L. Bowers Jr., Esq., is the Pastor at EBC Steele Creek.  He is also a managing partner at Wooden Bowers and is a former Army Captain who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Todd Collins

Red Hill Ventures
Todd Collins is the President and CEO of Red Hill Ventures, which is an investment firm headquartered in Charlotte, NC, with operations in North Carolina, Texas, Maryland and Washington, DC. The firm operates a commercial real estate portfolio consisting of multi-family, office, retail, industrial and master planned community development. 

Saichelle McNeill

The Washroom Laundry
Saichelle McNeill founded The Washroom Laundry in 2016 and brings over 12 years of manufacturing operations experience to the business. She is Six Sigma Green Belt certified and experienced in Lean and Kaizen principles. She is a proud employer of people with criminal records who want to work but face structural barriers.

Ticora Davis

The Creator's Law Firm
Attorney Davis founded The Creator’s Law Firm to empower, protect, and advance creatives, CEOs, and Founders in their legacy-driven call to entrepreneurship. The Creator’s Law Firm also revolutionized work culture for women by creating a global model for work-life blend and team building.


9:00 AM

Welcome Remarks

Rev. Walter L. Bowers, Jr., Esq., Pastor EBC Steele Creek 
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

Entrepreneurship Journey

Saichelle McNeill, The Washroom Laundry
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

The Legal Perspective

Ticora Davis, The Creator's Law Firm
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Keynote: Lessons in Leadership

Todd Collins, Red Hill Ventures
Moderator: LaVonda Kinlock
11:30 AM - 11:55 AM

Panel Discussion 

Moderator: LaVonda Kinlock
11:55 AM

Closing Remarks

Rev. Mark A. Johnson

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