A nationally recognized small business strategist and award-winning supplier diversity expert with a cadre of experience spanning nearly two decades in marketing, small business development, supplier diversity and entrepreneurship.

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Author of two books on business, Kathey is one of the few black woman business authors in the country.

She has two books scheduled to be released in 2022!

50 Billion Dollar Boss

African American Women Sharing Stories of Success in Entrepreneurship and Leadership (Palgrave Macmillan) *NAACP Image Award Nominee
Implementing Supplier Diversity
A Driver of Entrepreneurship (Palgrave Macmillan)

Kathey Porter

A sought-after subject matter expert, Kathey is a frequent keynote speaker, panelist and workshop facilitator at conferences and events focusing on supplier diversity, small business development/entrepreneurship, women’s entrepreneurship and empowerment and diversity and inclusion and has addressed audiences at Fast Company, EY, Interise, Inc Magazine’s Inc 5000, ESSENCE Festival and The Conference Board, to name a few.

A noted coach and business strategist, Kathey’s been the featured small business expert in ESSENCE magazine and a business coach for several national accelerators including NMSDC, Interise/Small Business Administration, Babson College, the #1 school for entrepreneurship education in the world and Inc Magazine.