February 21, 8:00am - 9:30am CST. Hosted at Open House Austin
part of a series on Invest
About the speaker
Keisha Gillis is a Project Based Consultant who is passionate about helping small business owners and entrepreneurs take their business to the next level through process development, strategic marketing, and bookkeeping. With more than 10 years of experience in training and development roles in corporate America, she utilizes a personable approach designed to help professionals grow through personal financial management workshops and small business bootcamps.
When she’s not meeting with clients or teaching, Keisha is collaborating with members of her women’s group, Ladies in Alignment, which hosts social activities, personal & career development workshops, and volunteer activities. Keisha serves on the board of Youth Rise Texas, a nonprofit that works with teens who have a parent who has been incarcerated or deported. She’s also serves on the board of The R.O.S.E. Project, a nonprofit that encourages young women to develop and grow using four principles: Responsibility, Originality, Support and Exploration. Keisha is a proud Tennessean and holds a Bachelors in Marketing from the University of Tennessee.
Drumroll builds brand love. Born and headquartered in Austin Texas, they are a fiercely independent agency focused on fueling affinity and growth for some of the biggest and most interesting brands in the world by creating experiences people love.
Wheatsville Co-op is a full service, natural foods cooperative grocery store, which has been serving the central Austin community since 1976.
Rambler is Texas Limestone filtered and supporting Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation. Sustainable and made locally, Rambler is available at select HEBs, Central Market stat-wide and soon, Whole Foods state-wide. Plus many of your favorite bars and restaurants.
Eric is Levercraft: a coffee nerd for 8 years who decided to bring his passion to the public by opening a coffee shop where he could control every variable—from the water to the beans. He obsesses about coffee and his goal as a business is to make coffee information and knowledge easily accessible by offering classes and posting videos on coffee prep, roasting, brewing, etc.
Note that this will be an outdoor event. Please check the weather before you arrive and wear appropriate layers.