Courtney McKenzie Newell, President & Chief Creative Officer of Crowned Marketing & Communications selected as a 2017-2018 Emerging Young Entrepreneurs Fellow through Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC)
About Courtney McKenzie Newell:
Courtney McKenzie Newell is an award-winning millennial entrepreneur. She is the President & Chief Creative Officer of the digital agency, Crowned Marketing & Communications. Crowned Marketing & Communications works with Fortune 1000 companies, Government agencies and small to mid-sized businesses to create, promote and develop multimedia marketing strategies that enhance a company’s products, services and profile in Millennial and Multicultural markets.
Courtney founded Crowned Marketing & Communications in 2011 with $500 she won from competing in a Miss America Local Scholarship Pageant. Since its launch Courtney has been highlighted as Multimedia Marketing Expert and featured on the TODAY show, Good Morning America, The Real, Sunrise Australia and over 100 media outlets in over 130 countries. She serves as a small business advisor and sits on the Small Business Advisory Council for the Palm Beach County Office of Small Business Assistance.
The Emerging Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) program was created to support a commitment by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) to advance business opportunities for certified minority business enterprises and connect them to corporate members.
A uniquely designed year long program, created in partnership with McPherson|Berry and MetLife as the title sponsor, EYE will provide the next generation of minority millennial entrepreneurs who will support the needs of corporate members, MBEs and additional stakeholders.
EYE is an intensive transformational learning and development program designed to provide blueprints to millennial entrepreneurs, whether at conception or during emerging phases of business ownership to outline realistic next steps to developing a sustainable business and maximizing business growth opportunities with special interest in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
Entrepreneurs tackle important business issues as they move through assessments, think tanks, feasibility, and execution stages of new venture creation. This program’s expertise includes industry professionals, executives, and faculty members.