Six Figure Dinners Consultant Network

Providing Expert Guidance for Your Specific Business Challenges

Consultant Panel Discussions

Targeted Insights from Trusted Consultants

At Six Figure Dinners, our monthly Q&A-style panel discussions feature leading industry experts who share their insights and knowledge on a wide range of topics essential to the success of today's small businesses. These engaging sessions are designed to address key challenges faced by entrepreneurs and offer practical solutions, strategies, and best practices that can be readily applied to drive growth and profitability.

As a member, you'll have the unique opportunity to interact with these thought leaders, ask questions, and gain valuable perspectives to propel your business forward.

Event Date

Event Topic

Panel Members

February 28, 2023

Business Strategy

Joi Beasley, Steve Jennis

March 28, 2023

Business Leaders

Tamala Austin, Sterling Carter, Allie Danziger

April 25, 2023

Sales & Marketing

Ben McCullough, Catherine Brown, Mosheh Poltorak

May 23, 2023

Employees & Incentives

Aimee Kennard, Chett Heitman, Chuck Hendee

August 22, 2023

Business Leaders

Dan Purvis, Jay Steinfeld, Prasanth Chilukuri

Meet Our Consultants

A Unique Blend of Subject Matter Expertise

At Six Figure Dinners, we understand the diverse challenges faced by small business owners. That's why we've assembled a team of twelve subject matter experts, ready to provide tailored guidance and support at your fingertips. These trusted consultants join our Board Meetings to lead short Q&A sessions, addressing the specific needs of our members and offering actionable advice.

Ben McCullough

B2B & B2C / Strategic Marketing

Ben believes that to be successful, emerging organizations need effective marketing strategies which connect them to their most ideal customers. As a small business owner and business consultant for over 20 years, Ben knows how challenging it can be to market and message your offerings in a way that attracts and engages potential buyers. Ben started McCrea Marketing Group to help growing organizations cut through the clutter to maximize their marketing investment. He has worked with globally recognized keynote speakers, business coaches, thought leaders, and small businesses to deliver strategic marketing solutions that clarify their message and elevate their brand. Ben leverages his expertise in Donald Miller’s Storybrand Framework to deliver messaging and marketing assets that work to ignite business growth.

Chuck Hendee

B2B / Incentive Systems

Chuck has expertise in scaling a business from start-up to maturity and sale. He specializes in motivation and incentive system design and implementation as well as coaching leaders through business and personal growth. In his book Purpose a Journey from Breakdown to Breakthrough, he describes growing a successful manufacturing company, a mid-life crisis, and the resulting discovery of his purpose. As a business coach and mentor, Chuck helps his members increase profitability and make smarter decisions while maintaining their core values and integrity.

Erich Stolz

B2B / Finance, Strategy, Operations

Erich is a top-flight, high-performance, seasoned Executive who consistently delivers exceptional results. Erich has more than 30 years of experience. He has turned around 40+ companies and created booming and thriving entities in various industries. He creates high-performance teams and organizations and continuously earns an excellent reputation for getting things done. In his book series Success Accelerators, he describes the required steps and actions to build a highly successful company.

Ervin Hughes, Jr.

B2B / Commercial Finance Consultant

Ervin is a native Houstonian and an award-winning, commercial finance and business consultant. He is the founder and President of American Credit Assurance and a Managing Director at Rainstar Capital Group. He co-hosted the Small Business Today Show on the Wall Street Radio Network. As a former commercial banker with more than 25 years of successful experience, he has served more than 4,000 small businesses and arranged more than $100,000,000 in financing nationally. Ervin has been recognized for his achievements by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Texas Department of Transportation, NFL Houston Texans, the National Investment Banking Association, a host of major U.S. corporations, and federal, state, and local government agencies.

Jason Jimenez

B2B & B2C / Risk Mitigation & Strategy

Jason started as an entrepreneur at the age 21. Based on life experience – and by identifying opportunities – has become an influencer and thought leader. His purpose in leading JJ Innovative Holdings and Redstone Business Holdings, which he owns and operates, is to be of service to family and faith with integrity, because without integrity, nothing works. He is a member of Lumen Institute, 2 Degrees, and Business Network International, and was a member of Vistage from 2014-2017. Jason has won a number of business awards: 1999 Insurance Agency Rookie of the Year, Blue Vase recipient, 6 time Masters Qualifier, 5 time Championship Winner, 13 time Toppers Winner, 2020 Best of the Best Winner as Top 3 Insurance Agency in Houston by Houston Chronicle, 2014 Houston Business Journal 40 under 40, and 2012 National Republican Committee Businessman of the Year.

Kristi Howton

B2B / Risk Management & Sales

Kristi brings to the table 25+ years of experience working with both Fortune 500 companies and small businesses. She has experience as a risk manager and insurance agent, small business owner, business development professional, top producer in sales, corporate trainer, professional speaker, and strategic business consultant. Having a vast global network has allowed her to continuously connect people to resources that move their lives and businesses forward. She has a track record of helping businesses integrate new technologies, improve operational efficiency, reach new clients, expedite their services and increase revenues. Her industry experience spans healthcare, logistics, executive recruitment, business development in commercial construction and architecture, design & manufacturing (fashion), retail, energy, and international sales and market expansion for the utility industry.

LeTonya Moore

B2B & B2C / Business Growth Strategist

LeTonya is a JD, business growth strategist, attorney, author, and award-winning entrepreneur with almost twenty years of experience building successful enterprises. She is the visionary behind the 360° Legalproof Your Brand™ methodology, developed to assist clients with overcoming regulatory, financial, legal, and operational barriers so that they can achieve an unparalleled advantage and an accelerated path to profitability and sustainability. As a former federal government regulatory attorney turned “Brand Builder,” LeTonya works with entrepreneurs within emerging industries. She works with product and service-based brands businesses. Her sweet spot is regulated industries to dismantle the regulatory red tape and overcome financial and operational barriers to expand their business and crush the competition.

Lisa Prusak

B2B & B2C / Operations & Talent Management

Lisa has more than 25 years in the non-profit and for-profit Sectors, from starting a company to providing supports and services to children and adults and adults with disabilities and their families to working with top global firms like BP, Exxon Mobil, Merrill Corporation, Halliburton, and large to midsize companies like Access Sciences and DCG Partnership I, and University Systems like University of Houston and Lone Star College. Lisa works with organizations to determine their foundation, desired business outcomes, and strategies while designing processes that streamline their businesses, increasing productivity for their teams and creating higher margins. She is adept at program, project, and change management, as well as talent optimization and facilitation. Her consulting work includes operational strategy, organization design & development, risk management, and HR Strategy with talent optimization included. She has her Master’s Degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology, SHRM-SCP, is Certified as a Predictive Index Consultant and has her Facilitator Certification for MindTeam Solutions.

Michael Rager

B2B & B2C / Business Growth Strategist

Michael started Teach Your Business to FISH to combine his passion for fishing and business. He utilizes his 25 years of experience as a leader in the oil gas industry as he coaches and trains business leaders to look at growing their business from the perspective of profits. As a founding partner of the John Maxwell Team, a member of and Landing Big Whales, Michael uses his unique perspective as a fisherman to guide business owners to successes they have never imagined.

Neal Murthy

B2B / Organizational Strategy & Design

Neal’s expertise lies in the use of intuitive and creative techniques in organizational design and strategy. He has been a member of the global entrepreneurship community for over twenty years. A successful founder of eleven startups and an investor and advisor to hundreds of startups in over 30 countries, Neal is currently a founder in three, early-stage startups: Talinnt (HR transformation solutions), SolverX (IP-based startup development), and Village Insights (software platform for connectivity and collaboration). He is also a board member of three nonprofit organizations in the U.S. Neal holds degrees in economics and mathematics (B.S.), economics (M.S.), finance (M.S.) and an MBA.

Steve Jennis

B2B & B2C / Strategy, Planning, Action

Steve has over 25 years growing high-technology businesses at the CEO/COO/CMO levels – in both start-ups (e.g. PrismTech) and multinational corporations (e.g. TI and ADLINK) – with direct experience in USA, Europe, and Asia encompassing software, hardware, and system solutions. He has extensive knowledge of fund-raising, M&A, and disposals – from seed to exit. He is a Co-founder of PrismTech (ultimately acquired by ADLINK in an eight-figure exit) and the owner and Principal of Jennis Consulting Group LLC. He is a founding partner of Founder’s Compass LLC and a mentor/advisor for The Cannon, Capital Factory, The Ion, DivInc, and Founder Institute. Steve is a recurring judge for the Rice University Business Plan Competition.

Wendy Nguyen

B2B / Financial Growth Strategies

Wendy is the Founder and CEO of NCTP CPAs, an operational and financial management consulting firm that looks beyond the financial data to reveal hidden pitfalls and opportunities. She leads a team that examines a business’s vision, core values, value proposition, team, clients, financial and non-financial data, and leadership to connect the dots and create strategies proven to increase profitability. She has worked with different CPA firms ranking from international, mid-size to 10-person firms. She has held Controller/CFO positions of companies from loss to profit to bonus to employees quarterly. She has audited over 20 different industries with over 300 companies and organizations with revenue from start up to over $100 million. Her goal is simple, but it isn’t easy: help small to mid-sized companies link data with strategies to thrive.

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