Paula Anderson

​​Paula Anderson is the founder and publisher of Memphis Small Business Quarterly (MSBQ). She has a bachelor’s degree in English from LeMoyne-Owen College and will complete a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree at the University of Memphis. She writes stories that inspire, uplift and motivate others. 


Her favorite quote is “You can have it all, just not all at once” - Oprah Winfrey

Justin Key

Justin is a graduate of LeMoyne-Owen College. He has an MBA in entrepreneurship and entertainment from Mount Saint Mary's University.  Key is an author, speaker and an actor. His company, Mindset Mgmt Group, provides growth strategy development, and innovative strategic methods for brand creations. 

Lauren Brown

Lauren Brown is the owner of LRB Global Consulting Services and has a juris doctorate (JD) and a master’s of business administration. She specializes in com- pliance, intellectual property and business law. She also conducts workshops for the Tennessee Small Business Development Center.

Jennifer Sharp

Jennifer Sharp is a freelance writer for Writing By Design Media. She is also a PR professional and social media specialist. She writes stories for local nonprofit organizations and serves on the board of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Memphis Chapter. 

Johari Hamilton

Johari Hamilton is a content writer.  She is pursuing an associate's degree in Foreign Language at Southwest Tennessee Community College. She is the co-founder of Art Connect and a 2019 graduate of the ImagineU Accelerator program.