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1016 media partners with Strayer University and Rent-a-center






FOR entrepreneur EVENT benefitting new Business Assistance Center

DALLAS, TX (August 20, 2012) – 1016 Media will partner with Strayer University and Rent-A-Center for its 6th Annual Emerging Women CEOs Business Camp© (EWBC), known as Sister CEO, in Dallas, Texas, on Saturday, September 15, 2012. Sister CEO will bring female CEOs, sole proprietors, and entrepreneurs together for small business support and mentoring. The Camp is a vehicle benefit The Business Assistance Center, Inc. (BAC) building campaign, a non-profit organization that has consulted/mentored over 200 businesses in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

Strayer University’s North Dallas Campus will serve as the host venue. The Camp will have several key panels on small Business development. Rent-A-Center will sponsor the new Sister CEO “Bank It Or Bounce It” Power Sessions, which provides attendees an opportunity to pitch their business needs to a roundtable of influential business owners, power brokers, and entrepreneurs. Schedule panelists and roundtable participants will include:

(scheduled to appear but roster can change at all times)

 ·         Cheryl Smith, CEO, I Messenger News; Award-winning Journalist/Entrepreneur

 ·         Wendy Schofield, CEO, The Wendi Schofield Show

 ·         Jacquie Hood Martin, CEO, 86400 Faith; wife of CNN/BET reporter/analyst/contributor, Roland S. Martin

 ·         Starlene Stringer, Author; KLTY On-Air Personality;

 Foote, Tom Joyner Foundation and Foote Communications CEO

 ·         David Smalls, Entertainment Attorney













·         Jewel Diamond Taylor, Motivational Guru


 ·         Yvette Moyo, CEO, RAI and MOBE Founder

·         Joy Wallace, CEO, Joy Foods

 ·         Jim Austin, Jim Austin Online

 ·          Jill Darden, CEO, Publisher, FWBN

 ·          Cathy Whiteman, Irving Community Television,

·         Gaytha Davis, City of Dallas, Special Event

 ·         Gabriella Quezada, VP, Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber

 ·         Julie Neihoff, Director of Education, Constant Contact














“We are elated to team with Strayer University and Rent-A-Center in what we consider an indispensable endeavor,” said Terry Allen, CEO of 1016 Media and Camp Founder. “Strayer knows firsthand about small business and entrepreneurship since they are easily addressing the needs of many area adults who want to enhance their path with an educational enhancement. The Rent-A-Center Power Sessions will definitely be a ‘Shark Tank’ moment.”

About Rent-A-Center






Rent-A-Center, Inc., headquartered in Plano, Texas, currently operates approximately 3,000 company-owned stores in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. Offering high-quality, durable goods such as major consumer electronics, appliances, computers, furniture and accessories under flexible rental-purchase agreements, Rent-A-Center allows consumers to obtain ownership of merchandise at the conclusion of affordable rental agreements. Learn more at






About Strayer University






Strayer University, a premiere educational institution since 1892, provides diverse academic program to over 54,000 students globally through 95 campuses and online. Strayer strives to assist students in maintaining and managing balance in all facets of their lives while achieving their academic goals. For more information, log on to






About 1016 Media






1016 Media | Terry Allen PR | CBO Development is headquartered in Dallas, TX. We make up a trifecta initiative that becomes a full service marketing, event management and public engagement organization fueled by the hyper-energy of our founder, Mr. Terry Allen. We specialize in development and execution of marketing events, promotions, business-to-business, and business-to-consumer engagements. Our team consists of certified speakers, trainers and conference developers that bring a special brand of delivery to every client's project. For more information, log on to











Past and Returning Panelists:

Joy Wallace is Founder and CEO of Joy Foods and former Senior Director of National Sales at Pizza Hut who took a corporate sales strategy and turned it into a $3,000,000.00 company in 90 days.


Michele Hoskins is the founder of Michele Foods – a multimillion dollar food company famous for Honey Crème Syrup taken from a slave ancestor’s recipe. Michele has been featured on Oprah, Essence Magazine, Ebony, Black Enterprise, etc. and she is also the author of the Bestseller – Sweet Expectations.,

Dr. Yolanda Bruce Brooks is a national professional development and clinical consultant and former Senior Director of Player Development for the National Basketball Association (NBA). and 

Jill Darden is publisher of the Fort Worth Black News and former producer and host of the television show, The Urban Voice, broadcast on Urban American Television Network.

Yvette Moyo is the President/Founder of Real Men Cook and MOBE - Marketing Opportunities in Business & Entertainment. and

Jewel Diamond Taylor aka  - “The Self-esteem Dr” is the Founder of the Women on the Grow, Super Goal Saturday Motivational Seminars, The Don't Give Up Conference, the popular Lunch and Learn motivational sessions and Paragon Leadership Training Series. (Luncheon keynote).

Teresa Taylor Gilbert is CEO of - the hottest online networking and event company in the southwest.

Schnell Blanton is Owner, Imperial Beverage Group, the only black and female owned beverage company in the country and she is the former Chapter Founder and Director of the African American Wine Tasting Society.

Cheryl Smith is the Executive Editor of the Dallas Weekly, talk show host/executive producer of Reporter’s Roundtable/KKDA-AM and she is a syndicated columnist under Just A Black Woman’s Opinion. 

Starlene Stringer is Morning Show Co-Host/ News Director position at KLTY and former airborne traffic reporter for CBS 11 and bestselling author.

Dr. Lawana Gladney, CEO of Emotional Wellness, Inc. and as the emotional wellness expert, Dr. Gladney has presented speeches and training sessions throughout North America to educational institutions, businesses, organizations and churches.  Some of her clients include Federal Aviation Administration, IBM, AT& T, Texas Instruments, Freddie Mac, Zig Ziglar Corp, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Coast Guard, and many others. She is a television personality as co-host of a cable show & expert for Fox 4 and the mother of four, whose latest book is entitled,  “You Can’t Be Sick, I Have to Work” 50 Tips to Emotional Wellness for Working Mothers.


Deborah Brannon, CEO of Greek Like Me and former Director of Sales and Marketing Operations, Keystone Laboratories responsible for Domestic and International sales of the company’s health and beauty products under the Better Braids, Better Herbal Braids, Ultra Glow, Long Aid, Better Locks and K7 brands Deborah also held similar executive positions at Pro-Line Corp.



Past Events


DALLAS, TX – On Monday, April, 3, 2006, 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. at Brooklyn Jazz Café, 1016 Media, a Dallas based marketing firm housed in the Business Assistance Center 5,  held a mid-morning business camp, featuring Michele Foods’ CEO Michele Hoskins, best selling author of “Sweet Expectations.”  Hoskins was featured on Oprah Winfrey’s American Dream segment, chronicling her riches to rags to riches story. Persistence has been a major ingredient to Haskin's success. After nine years in business she secured a $3 million contract with Denny's after calling them every single week for two years straight.  Michele Foods’ Honey Creme Syrup is now sold in 10,000 grocery stores bringing in over $14 million a year!

This is a business clinic that will allow women executives and business owners to gain candid business technical insight.























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