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Kathey Porter

Supplier Diversity Director; Author, 50 Billion Dollar Boss; Adjunct Instructor

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Kathey Porter Biography

Kathey Porter is a nationally recognized small business strategist, award-winning supplier diversity expert and a frequent keynote speaker, panelist and workshop facilitator at conferences and events focusing on supplier diversity, small business development/entrepreneurship, women's entrepreneurship and empowerment and diversity and inclusion. She has addressed audiences at Inc. Magazine, Inc 5000, Fast Company, EY, ESSENCE Festival, Babson College, Veteran’s in Business and The Conference Board. She’s been a contributor to several local and national platforms including OPEN Forum (American Express) and has been a featured small business expert in ESSENCE and in numerous media outlets including Ebony, Black Enterprise, The Huffington Post, Atlanta Journal Constitution and a host of other digital platforms and podcasts.

Specializing in entrepreneurial scaling through contracting, her business insights and “no-nonsense” approach have made her a sought-after business coach for several national small business accelerators including the Small Business Administration, NMSDC and Babson College. Her online course, BusinessFAB® Academy, targets entrepreneurs looking to grow and scale their businesses with institutional customers. She supports small businesses in a variety of areas including strategy, business development, marketing and financial management.

As an award winning entrepreneur and founder of training and professional services consultancy Porter Brown Associates, Porter consults with mid-market corporations and organizations across a variety of industries including local/state government, higher education, K-12 and the federal government, assisting senior leaders to effectively develop and implement successful organizational diversity strategies. During a time of significant organizational transformation, she guides firms through transition beyond the traditional business model, in order to develop best in class diversity programs, initiatives and cultures.

Porter is the author of "50 Billion Dollar Boss: African American Women Sharing Stories of Success in Entrepreneurship and Leadership," which was a #1 new release on Amazon and was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Non-fiction and Implementing Supplier Diversity: A Driver of Entrepreneurship, both published by Palgrave Macmillan. She has two more books scheduled for release in 2022.

​An adjunct business instructor at several colleges and universities, Kathey is a proud HBCU alum, obtaining her BBA from Savannah State University, MBA from Georgia Southern University and Master of Science (MSE) in Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida. She holds the designation of Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD).

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50 Billion Dollar Boss: African American Women Sharing Stories of Success in Entrepreneurship and Leadership

50 Billion Dollar Boss: African American Women Sharing Stories of Success in Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Speaking Topics
  • Developing an Institutional Strategy for your Small Business

  • Preparing a Business Model that can Grow and Scale

  • Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Business Strategist

  • Building Inclusive Business Ecosystems that Last

  • 90 days to Contracting

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  • HOW TO BOOK Kathey Porter?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kathey Porter for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Kathey Porter, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kathey Porter or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Kathey Porter?

    Booking fees for Kathey Porter, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kathey Porter, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Kathey Porter?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kathey Porter for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kathey Porter for your next private or corporate function.
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Supplier Diversity Director; Author, 50 Billion Dollar Boss; Adjunct Instructor

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Kathey Porter Biography

Kathey Porter is a nationally recognized small business strategist, award-winning supplier diversity expert and a frequent keynote speaker, panelist and workshop facilitator at conferences and events focusing on supplier diversity, small business development/entrepreneurship, women's entrepreneurship and empowerment and diversity and inclusion. She has addressed audiences at Inc. Magazine, Inc 5000, Fast Company, EY, ESSENCE Festival, Babson College, Veteran’s in Business and The Conference Board. She’s been a contributor to several local and national platforms including OPEN Forum (American Express) and has been a featured small business expert in ESSENCE and in numerous media outlets including Ebony, Black Enterprise, The Huffington Post, Atlanta Journal Constitution and a host of other digital platforms and podcasts.

Specializing in entrepreneurial scaling through contracting, her business insights and “no-nonsense” approach have made her a sought-after business coach for several national small business accelerators including the Small Business Administration, NMSDC and Babson College. Her online course, BusinessFAB® Academy, targets entrepreneurs looking to grow and scale their businesses with institutional customers. She supports small businesses in a variety of areas including strategy, business development, marketing and financial management.

As an award winning entrepreneur and founder of training and professional services consultancy Porter Brown Associates, Porter consults with mid-market corporations and organizations across a variety of industries including local/state government, higher education, K-12 and the federal government, assisting senior leaders to effectively develop and implement successful organizational diversity strategies. During a time of significant organizational transformation, she guides firms through transition beyond the traditional business model, in order to develop best in class diversity programs, initiatives and cultures.

Porter is the author of "50 Billion Dollar Boss: African American Women Sharing Stories of Success in Entrepreneurship and Leadership," which was a #1 new release on Amazon and was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Non-fiction and Implementing Supplier Diversity: A Driver of Entrepreneurship, both published by Palgrave Macmillan. She has two more books scheduled for release in 2022.

​An adjunct business instructor at several colleges and universities, Kathey is a proud HBCU alum, obtaining her BBA from Savannah State University, MBA from Georgia Southern University and Master of Science (MSE) in Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida. She holds the designation of Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD).

Kathey Porter Videos

  • #SmallBizChat with Melinda Emerson | June 2021 Edition
    Kathey Porter is a nationally recognized small business strategist, supplier diversity expert and sought-after subject matter expert/collaborator. As...
  • EP009: Kathey Porter- Author of 50 Billion Dollar Boss & Founder of...

Kathey Porter Books

Kathey Porter Speaking Topics

  • Developing an Institutional Strategy for your Small Business

  • Preparing a Business Model that can Grow and Scale

  • Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Business Strategist

  • Building Inclusive Business Ecosystems that Last

  • 90 days to Contracting

FAQs on booking Kathey Porter

  • How to book Kathey Porter?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kathey Porter for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Kathey Porter, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kathey Porter or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Kathey Porter?

    Booking fees for Kathey Porter, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kathey Porter, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Kathey Porter?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kathey Porter for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kathey Porter for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kathey Porter or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kathey Porter or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kathey Porter is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Developing an Institutional Strategy for your Small Business, Preparing a Business Model that can Grow and Scale, Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Business Strategist, Building Inclusive Business Ecosystems that Last and 90 days to Contracting. The estimated speaking fee range to book Kathey Porter for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Kathey Porter generally travels from Gainesville, FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Arlan Hamilton, Tina Sharkey, Nicole Yeary, Allyson Kapin and Michael Seibel. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kathey Porter for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Kathey Porter Speaker Videos

  • #SmallBizChat with Melinda Emerson | June 2021 Edition
    Kathey Porter is a nationally recognized small business strategist, supplier diversity expert and sought-after subject matter expert/collaborator. As President of Porter Brown Associates, she...
    EP009: Kathey Porter- Author of 50 Billion Dollar Boss & Founder of ...

Kathey Porter Speaking Topics

  • Developing an Institutional Strategy for your Small Business

  • Preparing a Business Model that can Grow and Scale

  • Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Business Strategist

  • Building Inclusive Business Ecosystems that Last

  • 90 days to Contracting

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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