College Park Md (BBR) - Betty J. Hines is a Strategic Business Consultant who works primarily with CEOs and their Executive Management Teams in both the public and private sectors. However, many know her as a “Chief Collaborator,” “Business Connector,” and “Women Business Advocate.”
Going above and beyond, Hines is an entrepreneur, speaker, business mentor and coach, certified group facilitator and served as a corporate executive, at a multibillion-dollar Fortune 100 Company, for many years. She was the former co-founder/owner of a property and casualty company that provided small business, homeowners, and automobile insurances to the underserved urban markets in the greater Baltimore and Washington, DC communities. Currently, she serves as a Chapter Chair and or Group Facilitator for the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), a non-profit membership organization for women presidents, CEOs, and managing directors of privately held, multimillion-dollar companies, while also consulting with Business Owners on business strategies.
From her in-depth experience as both a corporate executive and women business owner, Hines has firsthand knowledge on the challenges multicultural professional women face trying to surviving in a fast-paced and constantly changing business community. Realizing that currently, no platform exists that engages multicultural professional women in active dialogue to assist in developing successful tactics and strategies on how to scale and grow their businesses -- - heightened her desire to fill this void. Out of this, Hines defined her five Pillars of Success: Courage, Communicate, Collaborate, Connect and Cultivate. Women Elevating Women is teaching women with drive how to survive and thrive.
When she’s not being a corporate mogul Hines is active with the National United Church Ushers Association of
America/Interdenominational Church Ushers Association of Maryland, Inc. /Baltimore Unit, the Local Lay at Mount Pleasant AMEC, and has served on numerous nonprofit boards.
Hines is a graduate and Lifetime Alumna the University of Michigan. She has received Executive Training in Strategic Leadership from Northwestern University, Kellogg Business School and has her Advanced Group Facilitation Certificate from the Edward Lowe Foundation. At present, Hines is training for a certificate on the One Page Business Plan.