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Welcome to Your Brand Amplified. The podcast where we interview marketers, publicists and brands to learn their stories, what makes them tick, and tips and tricks that make a difference. Want more? Check us out online at, on socials at anikajacksonpr, or join the PR Incubator bootcamp for small businesses, via

Welcome to Your Brand Amplified. The podcast where we interview marketers, publicists and brands to learn their stories, what makes them tick, and tips and tricks that make a difference. Want more? Check us out online at, on socials at anikajacksonpr, or join the PR Incubator bootcamp for small businesses, via


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Welcome to Your Brand Amplified. The podcast where we interview marketers, publicists and brands to learn their stories, what makes them tick, and tips and tricks that make a difference. Want more? Check us out online at, on socials at anikajacksonpr, or join the PR Incubator bootcamp for small businesses, via






Guest Alex Sanfilippo, PodMatch

About Alex: I started my first business at the age of 10. I began selling used golf balls in my neighborhood and realized that I enjoyed generating sales and keeping track of profit margins. (Yes, odd for a 10-year-old!) Fast forward to my late teen years, and I launched a technology company that created virtual tours of properties listed for sale on the MLS. I fell in love with real estate and decided to invest as soon as I turned 18. REI was a short-lived career choice due to the 2007 –...


Guest Dr. Angela Mulrooney, Unleashing Influence

Angela is a retired dentist turned personal branding expert. How did that happen? At 24, she started living her dental dream which turned into an enviable dental career, turning a broken-down practice into her dream practice which started her branding journey. She lived the elusive dream of providing the services she loved, on clients she loved, while earning more and working less. She had it all... until shedidn't. Overnight, she lost everything after sustaining a career­ ending injury...


Guest Rebecca Bakre, Coaching with Bex

After ten years of leading in fast paced-demanding environments, and a lifetime of transmuting pain into power, I discovered a passion for coaching women on tools to cope with the stress that comes with being in these environments. Through virtual one-on-one coaching sessions, guided retreats and workshops, I coach to take the limits off. @yourfavelifecoach


Guest Joseph Fung

Joseph is the CEO of Uvaro, a tech sales career accelerator. A graduate of the University of Waterloo’s Computer Engineering program, Joseph’s a five-times technology Founder & CEO, and with multiple successful exits, and speaks frequently on the topics of sales leadership, diversity, and corporate social responsibility. He is the host of The Seller’s Journey podcast, has launched multiple grassroots community programs, and is an active early-stage investor who ensures that the majority of...


Guest Merit Khan

Merit Kahn is the CEO of SELLect Sales Development. She is a Certified Speaking Professional as well as a certified Emotional Intelligence expert. As an author, entrepreneur, mom of a teen she deals with stress by writing and performing stand up comedy.


Guest Reda Hicks, GotSpot Inc.

Reda is a practicing attorney and military families advocate based in Houston, Texas. She serves as in-house counsel for a large shipping and logistics company. Reda is also the Founder and CEO of GotSpot, a digital marketplace connecting small enterprises with micro-term commercial space rentals. Reda serves on the Boards of Leadership Houston, Texas Lyceum, League of Women Voters Houston, Sketch City, and Military Family Advisory Network. Learn more at:


Guest Pete Mohr, Simplifying Entrepreneurship

Pete helps entrepreneurs transform their frustrations into freedoms by using a variety of frameworks that help them cut through the chaos and overwhelm of running a business. With over 25 years as a business owner, he's refined many of his tips, tools, and techniques in the trenches within his own businesses. You own your business; it shouldn't own you. It's time to start using frameworks that allow you to have a turnkey business so that you can live the life you deserve! Learn more at...


Guest Matthew Hunt, Founder, Automation Wolf

Matthew used to be an ashamed introverted dyslexic, but turned himself into a successful extroverted dyslexic entrepreneur. (Some things you can't fix) 😜 In his words: I started out in life struggling but extremely blessed to have some incredible mentors & teachers who helped me find my full potential. Through baby steps, I went from being a stuttering introvert who struggled with reading & writing to an extrovert who performed on stages around the world. That newfound confidence led me...


Guest Avrell Stokes, President, Be Great Together

Co-founder, Assemble President, BeGreatTogether Avrell Stokes, Co-Founder of Assemble and President of BeGreatTogether, sees an unprecedented opportunity to inspire movements and guide transformation by uplifting current community leaders within our neighborhoods and build future leaders by investing in our public K-12 schools. With a background in the healthcare arena, analyzing and implementing hospital policies to best serve patients within an intricately evolving health system,...


Guest Rhiannon Ruff, Lumino

Rhiannon Ruff has more than ten years' experience helping large organizations and Fortune 100 companies navigate Wikipedia. She co-founded two boutique agencies in that time and worked with countless brands and business leaders to update their Wikipedia entries in line with the site's rules and guidelines. When she's not helping her clients or running her business, she's likely found sipping tea, running, or playing with her twin boys at the lake near her home in Ohio.


Guest Jen Farley, Coach and Consultant

Jen Farley is a Professional Life Coach, Performer, Speaker and a friend. As a Rockstar Life Coach, Jen wants to help dreamers and seekers find and define their authentic voice to become the Rockstar in their lives. She has created Coach Jen Farley, a life coaching company, which hosts one on one, group coaching and live guest discussions on how you can ignite the light within you. Jen earned her Professional Life Coaching Certificate from UW-Madison and is an accredited coach through the...


Guest Peter Oppermann, Future Self Institute

A German engineer turned Transformational Engineer, Peter is the founder of the Future Self Institute. Based in Los Angeles, fluent in German and English Peter teaches workshops, classes and coaches personal clients internationally. Peter has also been an entrepreneur for 20 years. After leaving a promising engineering career in Germany, he started a Japanese furniture company in Berlin and New York with the intention to bring mindfulness to the workplace. Later he founded ‘Karmabuilders’, a...


Guest Nakeya Fields, Therapeutic Play Foundation and Black Mental Health Task Force

Nakeya T. Fields is a mental health entrepreneur, author, and speaker with more than 12 years of experience in developing and running mental health-related, community-focused programming. She is the Founder and Chair of the Board for The Therapeutic Play Foundation, a nonprofit that seeks to build a healthier, more resilient world for those in under-resourced communities. Passionate about the wellbeing of children, families, and their communities, Nakeya is also a Registered Play Therapist...


Guest Peter Shankman

The New York Times has called Peter Shankman "a rockstar who knows everything about social media and then some." He is a 5x best-selling author, entrepreneur and corporate keynote speaker, focusing on customer service and the new and emerging customer and neurotatypical economy. With three startup launches and exits under his belt, (most notably Help a Reporter Out) Peter is recognized worldwide for radically new ways of thinking about the customer experience, social media, PR, marketing,...


Guest Ashlee Moorefield

In 2007, Ashley Moorefield, alongside her husband, co-founded Taking Youth Higher (TYH). A youth mentoring program hosted in the backyard of the Moorefield’s Home. With TYH thriving in various capacities for over 10 years, Ashley Moorefield, ventured into youth housing services. Today, Ashley Moorefield is the owner of NYA Consulting Company, as well as the Founder & CEO of Serenity Living Transitional Home (SLTH), an organization that offers housing to young women suffering from...


Guest Steven "TheProf" Cleveland

Steven was born into poverty in Birmingham, Alabama. His family eventually settled in the Bay Area, specifically Richmond, CA, which at the time had more murders per capita than anywhere else in the country. From these humble beginnings, Steven graduated from UCLA & USC in Los Angeles, the first of his family to go to college. College transformed Steven’s world-view by opening him up to the many possibilities that are available but when he returned home to his “ghetto”, he noticed a...


Guest Sheena Yap Chan, The Tao of Self Confidence

Sheena Yap Chan is a keynote speaker, coach, podcaster, consultant, and author on building self-confidence. She currently inspires women through her award-winning podcast called The Tao of Self Confidence where she interviews Asian women about their inner journey to self-confidence. Her mission is to help Asian Women boost their confidence to live their authentic selves, help Asian Women create a voice in the world, and create a stronger representation for Asian women. Sheena has been...


Guest Sarah Aubert

For over 15 years, Sarah has had a professional career in the field of higher education. Having been a first-generation college student, Sarah is energized by developing and supporting structures that ultimately contribute to the successful educational journey of underserved student populations. Through her strategic partnerships, she has been able to unite her passion for visual representation and storytelling with her desire to promote student success and academic achievement. Working in...


Guest Justin Lane, Adalane Media Group

With 20+ years of advertising technology expertise, Justin has a deep knowledge and understanding of media buying. His experience comes from leading strategic efforts to optimize paid and organic media at LegalZoom, BigRentz, MusclePharm and King’s Hawaiian. Justin is currently the Head of Media Buying & Strategy for Adalane Media Group. Leveraging his technical background and diverse experience, Justin develops the strategy and execution of measurable, cost effective omni-channel media...


Guest Julia Cha

Julia Cha is a best selling author and a success coach for women executives and entrepreneurs. Her insights have been featured on the Today Show, Disrupt Magazine, Thrive Global, Elephant Journal, and more. Residing in Vancouver, Canada with her two children, she works with clients from 14 different countries to help create leaps in their careers and relationships. Learn more at