EMPOWER Series Lunch-n-Learn

The Network Bar, Dallas, Texas, United States
Wed, Aug 21 2019

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About our event

EMPOWER Series, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation dedicated to positively impacting the world by inspiring people to thrive. We provide financial coaching, counseling and personal development workshops and lunch-n-learns for students and adults. Local and national speakers share their inspiring personal stories of empowerment along with addressing a financial literacy topic. We believe that individuals and communities have all of the resources within reach to achieve their desired goals. Topics include but are not limited to Visioning, Goal Setting, Budgeting, Credit Management, Life Insurance, Estate Planning, Home Purchase, Entrepreneurship, and Growth Mindset.

August Topic is Growth Mindset. I guest speaker is Wendy Ida whose topic is "How to take Control of Your Life: Mind, Body & Soul."

Wendy Ida (pronounced ee’da) also known as “America’s #1 Expert on Living Fit, Fierce & Fabulous after 40” is a 67 year young internationally recognized Best Selling Author, Speaker, Life Reinvention Strategist, Fitness Expert & TV Host. Wendy is also an 8-time award winning National Champion of top trophy awards in the NPC Body Building and Figure Championships as well as a Strive to Thrive Fitness Expert who toured with Actors Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker.Wendy also set two Guinness World Records as (1) Oldest Active Instructor in multiple disciplines and (2) for the most “Burpees” (a calisthenics exercise) 37 in on minute (female).Wendy’s other credits include former Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the LA Avengers football team as well as Director of the Obesity Prevention Initiative Program (OPI), sponsored by USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Kaiser Permanente, American Bio-Clinical Laboratories and the Real Men Cook Foundation; an Award of Recognition for Outstanding Educational Community Service from Dr. Charles Adams, Founder and President and her two time nomination of Who’s Who Among Women in Business.


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Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors should support the EMPOWER Series because it is a Free Community Empowerment and Enrichment Program that benefit existing and future customers. Several othe benefits include, but are not limited to the following:


Generate strong leads. This is a great way to generate quality leads because people attending our events are actively interested in learning and improving aspects of their financial, personal, and business lives.

It puts your business front and center: Your brand will be seen throughout various mediums of the event and attendees will want to learn more about your business during and more so after the event.

Get in front of your target market: The EMPOWER Series attracts a wide customer base from 25-65 years through out the year of men and women students, professionals and entrepreneurs. We have a following on LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. We also have an email distribution database of over 50,000.

Brand awares and media exposure support a community development cause: It gives your brand the opportunity to generate awareness, boost the perceived image of your business and gain media exposure.

Increase your reach and exposure to new clients, customers and businesses: You will not just reach the audience at the event. You reach people through our promotional efforts on social media, magazine and newspaper advertising, radio, emails and possibly even television commercials. As a sponsor your name and logo will be used during these outreach campaigns. It will also be used when approaching other businesses for sponsorship - again increasing your reach and boosting your authority in your industry.

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Clifton Ellis Johnson

Founder & Executive Director

EMPOWER Series, Inc.

Clifton Ellis Johnson is a community servant inspiring people to thrive in every area of their lives. He began the EMPOWER Series movement in 2011. Through live events and digital programs, the EMPOWER Series movement has given hope, inspiration and education to over 150,000 people. EMPOWER Series, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that facilitates financial capability and personal-development workshops, and connects people with resources to achieve their goals.

Clifton is a seasoned professional, with over 35 years of experience in wealth management, accounting, and executive leadership in the non-profit, financial services, telecommunication and natural gas industries. He achieves success through the collaborative efforts of people and building trusting relationships.

Clifton was a Wealth Advisor for USAA Investment Management Company, J.P. Morgan Chase and Ameriprise Financial Services. He also served as a Senior Consultant for Senn-Delaney Leadership and Vice President & Controller of Energas Company (A division of Atmos Energy Corporation).

Clifton has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington and is enrolled at Villanova University completing a Master of Public Administration degree with a Certification in Non-Profit Management. Clifton is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.. He is a former collegiate athlete (football) and now enjoys being a spectator from the stands. In 1984, he began attending the NCAA Final-Four Basketball Tournaments every year with his family including his uncle, Dr. James Frank, the first college president and African-American who served as Secretary-Treasurer (1979-81) and later Member President (1981-83) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.  He enjoys reading, working out, practicing yoga, traveling and sharing special moments with his family. Clifton has two children, Machele and Tyler.

My personal Quote:

“I believe that the quality of our lives is a function of the quality of our relationships.  I grow and find purpose in facilitating insights that help people improve their personal and professional relationships and hence the quality of their lives.”

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