My next guest is Rocco DiSpirito. He is a James Beard award-winning chef, healthy lifestyle crusader and #1 New York Times bestselling author who is dedicated to proving that healthy and delicious are not mutually exclusive. He was named Food & Wine magazine’s “Best New Chef,” People magazine’s “Sexiest Chef” and was the first chef to appear on Gourmet magazine’s cover as “America’s Most Exciting Young Chef.” He is hailed as a leading health expert and is often called upon to speak at events, including the Partnership for a Healthier America summit in Washington, D.C. DiSpirito regularly appears on national television shows such as ABC’s Good Morning America, CBS’s The Talk, ABC’s The View, Extra, E! News and The Dr. Oz Show. Please welcome to Money Making Conversations Rocco DiSpirito.
My next guest is Melody Holt. She is a producer and star on the OWN series “Love & Marriage: Huntsville,” entrepreneur, and homebuilder. The docu-series follows three power couples and longtime friends Melody and Martell Holt, LaTisha and Marsau Scott, and Kimmi and Maurice Scott in Huntsville, Alabama. Love & Marriage, airs every Saturday on OWN. She is also the host of OWN’s “Behind Every Man.” Please welcome to Money Making Conversations Melody Holt.
My next guest is Christina Anthony. Christina Anthony is a multi-talented actress, writer, vocalist, and improviser. She is originally from the Chicago comedy scene and is best known as an alum of the Second City e.t.c. Chicago where she co-wrote three award-nominated sketch revues and performed thousands of shows for Chicago audiences. Currently, Christina is a Series Regular on ABC’s Mixed-ish, a Black-ish spinoff.Christina currently stars as Aunt Denise on ABC’s series MIXED-ISH, returning for its second season on Tuesday, January 26th, 2021. Please welcome to Money Making Conversations Christina Anthony.
My next guest is Sharon Smith-Akinsanya. She is the CEO of the Rae Mackenzie Group, an award-winning diversity, equity, and inclusion marketing firm. Sharon works with Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits and in October 2016 founded the People Of Color Career Fair™ as a way of closing the gap between Professionals of Color and hiring managers. Sharon is all about diversity, equity, and inclusion marketing strategies that attract, recruit, and retain Talent of Color. Her new book, “Colorfull: Competitive Strategies to Attract and Retain Top Talent of Color” releases on February 9th and it’s available for pre-order now. Please welcome to Money Making Conversations Sharon Smith Akinsanya.
The Money Making Conversations talk show is about entrepreneurship and entertainment. The interviews give the consumer and business owners access to Celebrities, CEOs, Entrepreneurs, and Industry Decision Makers. They provide relatable information to the listener about career and financial planning, entrepreneurship, motivation, leadership, overcoming the odds, and how to live a balanced life. Listen to Money Making Conversations on Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Spreaker, Spotify, Castbox, and more.
Rushion McDonald is a two-time Emmy Award-winning and three-time NAACP Image Award-winning television and film, producer. He is a sitcom writer, social media influencer, brand architect, entrepreneur, and award-winning baker.