Black CEO Success Conference, Awards Gala to benefit youth organization working to bring food to Sierra Leone


Dr. Bill Winston, Dr. Derrick B. Wells, Melvin Buckley and Che Brown are some of the notables who will be  honored by nationally-known financial consultant and author Dr. Sakira Jackson during the first-ever Black CEO Success Conference and Awards Gala. The inaugural event is supporting the Villages Youth and Family Services of Homewood’s “Turning Dirt Into Food” program benefiting Sierra Leone.

The awards gala will culminate a two-day conference featuring presentations by Jackson and Chicago businessmen and women on how entrepreneurs can affect their revenue by using proven financial techniques combined with spiritual methodologies.


Dr. Sakira Jackson, Owner, BrainPower Consulting Geoup

Dr. Bill Winston, Bill Winston Ministries

Melvin Buckley, Business Leader

Dr. Derrick B. Wells, head minister, Christ Universal Temple

Che Brown, Global Sales Trainer

Quentin Love, Restauranteur and Philanthropist

Trevor Otts, CEO of Black CEO LLC

Percy Scott, CEO of Global 360 Marketing


Conference:  October 20-21

9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Awards Gala: October 21

7 p.m. to 10 p.m.


Homewood Inn and Suites

16235 South LaGrange Road

Orland Park, IL.


Denise Spencer

Global 360 Marketing


BrainPower Consulting, founded by financial executive consultant Dr. Sakira Jackson, is Chicagoland’s leading business advisory and coaching organization for African-American business leaders. BrainPower is dedicated to showing business owners how to increase revenue, attract new clients, hire the right people, implement business procedures, leverage their time, and create and execute their marketing and sales strategies.



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