The Hot Seat: Julaine Smith | Founder @ G-Corporation Incubator (1)
TIME & PLACE
ABOUT THE EVENT
The Fireside Chat
The Hot Seat (Fireside Chat) is a moderated conversation featuring leaders and people of influencers from the business community and public sector. By highlighting stories of success (primarily from women and people of color), this event is designed to be an inspirational, mentorial resource for entrepreneurs and professionals.
About Your Guest:
Julaine Smith, CPA, is an author, former radio talk show host, business coach, and creator of the S.O.U.L. Plan®: a business development and leadership structure designed to help prospective business owners align purpose and ambition to create fulfillment beyond wealth. She is the founder of the G Corporation® Incubator, a faith-based, online, business training platform used to deliver the S.O.U.L. Plan and other business development services to her coaching clients.
Smith’s diverse career helped her develop the skillset she has now. She is a Managing Partner for Accountant Smart, a public accounting firm responsible for business development and providing outsourced accounting, payroll, and compliance services to its small business clients.
Before Accountant Smart, Smith served as division Chief Financial Officer for AT&T Broadband, Director of Technical Accounting for Pacific Telesis Group, Operations Controller for InterMedia Management, and Senior Auditor for Price Waterhouse. She serves on several boards of directors including for Vossler Media Group and FareStart, and the advisory board for the School of Business and Management at Northwest University. One of Smith’s most notable accomplishments was helping to raise $700 million in an initial public offering.
Smith is a self-proclaimed foodie— she enjoys going out to eat delicious food and once owned a soul food restaurant. Smith is married with one son and when she’s not working, she can be found watching Real Housewives or playing Words With Friends.
4:30 - 4:45pm: Guests Arrive / Networking
4:45 - 5:30pm: Fireside Chat Discussion
5:30 - 6:00pm: Audience Q&A
About Your Host, Rubelyn Chu:
Rubelyn Chu is the Co-Founder of Access2, a sourcing and staffing marketplace that operates in tandem with community organizations. We help ensure that space is occupied by providing opportunity through events and storytelling through our unique platform, one of them being sports.
Rubelyn is part of the Alumni Advisory Board and Advisee in the Entrepreneurship Program at Northwest University and is a mentor to local high school and college students and in the local startup community. When she isn’t working, she can be found in the gym, going on road trips/traveling or with family and friends.
Follow Rubelyn on: LinkedIn