Behind every star player is a stellar team. From business advisors and consultants to mentors, coaches, collaborators and partners, the right team is a network of like-minded players with one guiding objective: VICTORY.

Get in the game and become a true power-player.

Behind every star player is a stellar team. From business advisors and consultants to mentors, coaches, collaborators and partners, the right team is a network of like-minded players with one guiding objective: VICTORY.

Get in the game and become a true power-player.

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Who Is The Power Circle? 

When you join the Power Circle, there is no bench team or second round draft pick – every member is an MVP. 


An elite mastermind group of high-achievers, entrepreneurs, founders and industry leaders, the Power Circle is where winners come to find their tribe and thrive. 


The collective is led by entertainer, entrepreneur, author and philanthropist, Spectacular Smith, as well as The Power Circle Board consisting of professionals of color in the entrepreneurial, creative and corporate arenas. 


Together, TPC boasts a combined network of millions and for the first time in history, we are opening our ranks to an elite few with our exclusive Power Circle Membership.  

Who Is The
Power Circle? 

When you join the Power Circle, there is no bench team or second round draft pick – every member is an MVP. 

An elite mastermind group of high-achievers, entrepreneurs, founders and industry leaders, the Power Circle is where winners come to find their tribe and thrive. 

The collective is led by entertainer, entrepreneur, author and philanthropist, Spectacular Smith, as well as the Power Circle Board consisting of professionals of color in the entrepreneurial, creative and corporate arenas. 


Together, TPC boasts a combined network of millions and for the first time in history, we are opening our ranks to an elite few with our exclusive Power Circle Membership.  
Our mission is to elevate the lives of entrepreneurs by collaborating, sharing resources, learning and growing together.

What Does The Power Circle Do? 

In the Power Circle, everybody eats. 

We understand that no one makes it to the top alone, and for that reason, each member leverages their individual talents, skills and expertise to advance the group. 

We join forces to create opportunities for the public and move the needle for the culture by taking on a leadership role within the youth of color community. 

What Does 
The Power Circle Do? 

In the Power Circle, everybody eats. 

We understand that no one makes it to the top alone, and for that reason, each member leverages their individual talents, skills and expertise to advance the group. 

We join forces to create opportunities for the public and move the needle for the culture by taking on a leadership role within the youth of color community. 

These five core values embody our organization’s culture and values.

UNITY

We are united and committed to serving our community with compassion

PROTECTION

Having total responsibility for self and each other

HUMILITY

Not to think less of yourself but to think of yourself less

EMPOWERMENT

Inspiring leaders to become better leaders

Resourceful

We equip our network with the right tools and resources to fuel momentum

TPC raises over six figures in a weekend with the inaugural Ground Zero Summit, a three-day virtual conference. Dubbed “Wakanda online” and “the first Gen Millionaire conference,” Ground Zero Summit has thousands of attendees, millions impressions and thousands of social media posts – an unprecedented event and just a taste of what the Power Circle Membership has to offer.


The Power Circle™ membership is exclusive by invite-only from existing members.
TPC raises over six figures in a weekend with the inaugural Ground Zero Summit, a three-day virtual conference. Dubbed “Wakanda online” and “the first Gen Millionaire conference,” Ground Zero Summit has thousands of attendees, millions impressions and thousands of social media posts – an unprecedented event and just a taste of what the Power Circle Membership has to offer.

The Power Circle™ membership is exclusive by invite-only from existing members.

Why Join
The Power Circle? 

Position yourself within the Power Circle and turn your potential into profit. 

A Power Circle Membership gives you privileged access to the right people and resources to bring you to your next level. Whether you are starting a new business or scaling an existing company, a TPC Membership will add value, connections and expertise designed to turn you into a power-player. 

Join today to expand your network, increase your income, boost your reach and streamline your processes with help from top-performing experts.

Why Join
The Power Circle? 

Position yourself within the Power Circle and turn your potential into profit. 

A Power Circle Membership gives you privileged access to the right people and resources to bring you to your next level. Whether you are starting a new business or scaling an existing company, a TPC Membership will add value, connections and expertise designed to turn you into a power-player. 

Join today to expand your network, increase your income, boost your reach and streamline your processes with help from top-performing experts.

The Power Circle Benefits

Mastermind Meetup 

Monthly mastermind meetings where you get to connect with and receive feedback from successful entrepreneurs. 

Quarterly Conferences

Attend our quarterly member’s only conference and gain knowledge during the workshops and seminars taught by top business executives.

Mentorship

Get help navigating your business to the next level by working with mentors who can share insights and guidance.

Business Therapy

Monthly virtual check-ins with members of the organization where you can openly share the conflicts and areas of difficulties in your personal and business life.

Personal & Business Development

You get to become a more effective entrepreneur and human being through engaging with other like-minded entrepreneurs in various industries.

Founder Membership
THE Power Circle 100

Founding members receive a lifetime membership discount on Power Circle events and products. The Power Circle 100 are honored as founding members when becoming the first one hundred with membership.

Power Circle Directory 

As a Power Circle member, you will be listed on our elite members only business directory.
The Power Circle Membership includes access to:
 Mastermind events 
 Workshops, webinars, seminars, conferences and conventions
 Exclusive expert trainings and courses
 Downloadable materials and presentations
 Power Circle advisors and their relationships
 Networking lists from our events
 Discounts to member products and services
 Plug & Play strategies you can tailor to your brand, platform and/or project
 Personal development and mindset-shift consultancy
 Profit increasing perspectives and growth plans 
You Will Learn How To:
Use Financial Engineering As A Mindset
Raise Capital For Your Ventures
 Create And Develop Your Own Proprietary Models
Properly Forecast And Affect Change In Your Own Industry
Market Yourself In A Way Which Makes Even Your Competitors Want To Partner With You

What Defines A
Power-Player?

The Power Circle is the largest cross-branding opportunity within the culture and as such, we must reserve membership for only the best and brightest.  


We are searching for knowledgeable and transparent world leaders and deal closers; people seeking to create impact on a level beyond themselves. As a member, you will contribute as much value to the circle as you take away, always remembering to pay it forward. 


Our exclusive membership is application-only or by referral from other existing Power Circle members.  

What Defines A
Power-Player?

The Power Circle is the largest cross-branding opportunity within the culture and as such, we must reserve membership for only the best and brightest. 


We are searching for knowledgeable and transparent world leaders and deal closers; people seeking to create impact on a level beyond themselves. As a member, you will contribute as much value to the circle as you take away, always remembering to pay it forward. 


Our exclusive membership is application-only or by referral from other existing Power Circle members.  

Spectacular Smith

Chairman

Spectacular Blue Smith known by his stage name Spectacular, is an American entertainer, keynote speaker, entrepreneur, television personality, author, and philanthropist. He is the founder  and chairman of the record label Mula Music Group, founder and CEO of Adwizar Inc. and the creator of Grumpy Cat the most famous animal on the planet. Smith is the mastermind behind the cat going viral and becoming one of the richest pets in history with a brand worth over $100 million  from merchandise. In 2018, Black Enterprise estimated his net worth at $65 million, making him one of the five most influential entrepreneurs at the intersection of music and tech.

Steve Canal

Strategic Alliance Chair

Steve Canal is an award-winning branding architect, bestselling author, and global motivational speaker. Steve serves a managing partner of One Venture Group founders of One Musicfest the fastest growing progressive music festival and a company that works with small businesses to assemble plans, strategies and provide tools that are unique to their business, their industry, and their goals.
 
Steve has developed award-winning marketing and social responsibility campaigns, creatively aligned companies with their target audiences and consulted over 1,500 entrepreneurs in strategic brand expansion. Canal has led consumer marketing initiatives for a diverse portfolio of brands such as Allstate Insurance Co., U.S. Army, Jay-Z's Roc Nation, McDonald’s, Tommy Hilfiger and Coors Light.

Steve is not limited to immersing himself in solution-oriented ideas that only impact his clients, he desires to positively impact the lives of business professionals worldwide. His debut book, “The Mind Of A Winner”, takes a deep dive into personal growth with the intent to cut down the learning curve of sustaining success and inspire a winning mindset that will put readers on a purpose lead path in life. "The Mind of a Winner", a #1 bestseller on Amazon, is filled with power moves and methodologies from the likes of Business Mogul/ Shark Daymond John, Real Estate Tycoon Barbara Corcoran, Sports Champions & T.V. Analysts Swin Cash, Kenny "The Jet" Smith, 2 Chainz & many more.

Steve brings the same wisdom and practical advice to the pages of his book, as he has to the stages he’s graced throughout his years as a keynote speaker, host, and panelist. His undeniable foresight in business and engaging spin on real-world issues keeps audiences captivated, making him an in-demand speaker.

Despite having an award-winning career that has garnered recognition from the likes of the Golden Trumpet Marketing Food & Beverage Awards, Black Enterprise Modern Man of Distinction, National Urban League Young Professionals Heroes in the Movement Award, Forbes, 100 Black Men, Huffington Post, Abbott House Dignity of Family Life Award and more - it is Steve’s core beliefs, family values and passion for growth that fuel his drive to achieve greatness.

Although Steve holds many titles, there are none greater to him than that of a husband to his wife - Swin Cash and father to his son – Saint Cash-Canal.

David Shands

LEARNING ChaiR

David is an inspiration to anyone with an idea to create what doesn’t yet exist. From employee to employer, David worked in various customer-oriented industries, all while building his own apparel business. He coined the phrase, “Sleep is 4 Suckers”, starting out with wristbands and a cool story, later evolving into a clothing line and a way of life. With entrepreneurship being his overarching area of expertise, David works to inspire and uplift many with his brand tag line “If you lose sleep doing what you love, you will eventually live the dream that you only would have dreamt”.

 
Since David quit his job at the Cheesecake Factory in 2012, his successful businesses, compelling story and unique teaching style has taken his speaking platform across the country. David has the unique ability to teach complicated subjects like entrepreneurship, marketing, leadership and mental toughness in a way that is being grasped and understood by audiences of all ages.

Dr. Omai Kofi

Governance Chair

Omai Kofi (formerly Donna Lynn Coffee) born September 6, 1978 is an American Media Executive, television and radio Talk Show Host, Executive Producer, Writer, Producer, Director and Equity Activist.
 
She is best known for publicly speaking on socioeconomic solutions and the effects of the disease of poverty. 

She created a quarterly town hall: Development & Organization of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity (DO or DIE) project, in Texas for political and community leaders to engage in collaborative efforts to serving their constituents and cities. 

Kendra Stephen

Communications Chair

Kendra Stephen is a Trademark Lawyer, business advisor and entrepreneur. Kendra is the founder of The Trademark Firm, a boutique trademark and brand protection law firm. Attorney Stephen’s legal practice emphasizes brand protection, monetization, management, and trademark enforcement. Kendra represents numerous companies, artist, entrepreneurs and media personalities. 

She advises clients worldwide on all aspects of brand protection, including trademark clearance, prosecution, enforcement matters, portfolio management, global brand strategy, due diligence and licensing. Additionally, she provides legal assistance regarding false advertising, domain name disputes, social media disputes and strategy. 

Marco Hansell

Technology Chair

Marco Hansell is an accomplished serial entreprenuer, life coach, speaker and CEO of Mana, a company on a mission to invest in the creation of transformational technologies and experiences focused on creating a harmonious world. Prior to Mana Marco has been the CEO and founder of multiple technology companies including Speakr that became the 79th fastest growing company in the nation where he made and raised more than $35m, serving clients like Microsoft, Samsung, Pepsi, and more than 75 other Fortune 500 brands, while launching the digital brands for some of the biggest artists and influencers in the world including John Legend and Ludacris.

 
Speakr contributed majorly to the global popularization of the Influencer Marketing industry with more than 80k of the top content creators in the world using Speakr to manage their deal-flow and in 2015 they ran nearly 40% of the top 100 most impactful influencer campaigns. Marco’s achievements have landed him coverage in Forbes, Inc Magazine, Entreprenuer Magazine, Wall Street Journal, LA Times, TechCrunch and more.

19 Keys

Chapter Manager

19keys is a paradigm shifting solution based thought Leader, business revolutionary, author, Keynote speaker and global change maker. Born in St. Louis, Mo, raised in Oakland, Ca, the self proclaimed young rich black god uses smarts, knowledge of self and experience to speak truth to power & create solutions to problems as he Crowns the world. He has several successful businesses and a large global audience he users to give value to the underserved and lead in cutting consciousness as a content creator.

Bret Lockett

Finance Chair

Bret Lockett is a leading business and wealth consultant, speaker, former NFL player, and founder of the “High Stakes” Training Lab, a robust training platform designed to help high achievers become top performers in life, and in business. Bret’s background is multifaceted across several industries, from the NFL locker room to the business board room. As an entrepreneur, Bret has been involved on the ground floor of several companies, including his ownership in private aviation company “M2Jets,” a full service jet charter and sales company, and Newport Ventures, a business consulting firm, where he leads business initiatives to help companies tackle their most critical challenges.

Bret has been featured in media across the globe including Forbes, CNN, Entrepreneur Magazine, NBC, the Huffington Post, ABC, and the Boston Herald, among others.

Matty J

Membership Chair

My name is CEO Matty J and I consult entrepreneurs on how I build brands that solve problems and create movements.

Familiar Brands I Own and/or Work With:
○ CEO CARTEL
○ Digital Brandz Consulting
○ 2 Chainz Dab Sweater Campaign
○ TheLikeable’s
○ CEO Millionaires
○ Girl CEO
○ Runway In Paris Throwback Jerseys
○ FineGirls By Draya
○ Snoblife By Ming Lee
○ WhatsAWaist By Premadonna
○ Express Smile Atlanta
○ + OVER 300 BRANDS since 2007 

Marcus Barney

Integrations Chair

Financial Strategist Marcus Barney, also known as Him500, has mastered the personal finance space, catered to entrepreneurs. Statistics show close to 60% of small businesses fail within the first five years. Of that, 82% fail because of finances. Marcus learned early on that entrepreneurs are not equipped with the proper tools or financial resources they need to succeed. He has creatively created dozens of strategies to obtain funding in ways that we, The Consumer, have control over.

Last year alone, Marcus helped over 100 entrepreneurs fund businesses from their own wallets. Creatively obtaining over $30 Million in startup capital.

Do You Qualify To Be A Power Player?

As the world’s most influential community exclusively for entrepreneurs of color, the Power Circle™ helps transform the lives of those who transform the world.   
Qualified members will be selected for what they ‘bring to the table’ and it’s important that you’re willing to share your unique skills, resources and knowledge.
QUALIFICATION #1:
You must be the owner, founder or majority stakeholder of a business earning a minimum of US $100,000 (Executive Circle) or US $1 million (Founder Circle) in revenue during the most recent fiscal year. 
QUALIFICATION #2:
You must be willing to share your business successes and failures openly and candidly with other members.
QUALIFICATION #3:
You have a desire to give back to society and at the same time be involved in solving real-world problems.
QUALIFICATION #4:
The Power Circle™ is not—nor will it ever be a place to come and recruit clients or customers. The Power Circle™ exists for ONE reason only—to serve the interest of its members.
QUALIFICATION #5:
The Power Circle™ membership is exclusive by application-only or by-referral only from other members.
We are not looking for takers. We are not looking for mediocre results. We are looking for committed and self-driven Power Players who want a bigger future.  

What if you were just one table away from the exact people you need to propel your business forward?

Whatever you want in business and life, you can achieve it faster by your involvement in the Power Circle™.

Do You Qualify To Be A Power Player?

As the world’s most influential community exclusively for entrepreneurs of color, the Power Circle™ helps transform the lives of those who transform the world.   
Qualified members will be selected for what they ‘bring to the table’ and it’s important that you’re willing to share your unique skills, resources and knowledge.
QUALIFICATION #1:
You must be the owner, founder or majority stakeholder of a business earning a minimum of US $100,000 (Executive Circle) or US $1 million (Founder Circle) in revenue during the most recent fiscal year. 
QUALIFICATION #2:
You must be willing to share your business successes and failures openly and candidly with other members.
QUALIFICATION #3:
You have a desire to give back to society and at the same time be involved in solving real-world problems.
QUALIFICATION #4:
The Power Circle™ is not—nor will it ever be a place to come and recruit clients or customers. The Power Circle™ exists for ONE reason only—to serve the interest of its members.
QUALIFICATION #5:
The Power Circle™ membership is exclusive by application-only or by-referral only from other members.
We are not looking for takers. We are not looking for mediocre results. We are looking for committed and self-driven Power Players who want a bigger future.  

What if you were just one table away from the exact people you need to propel your business forward?

Whatever you want in business and life, you can achieve it faster by your involvement in the Power Circle™.

Here’s A Brief Look At The Application Process

STEP 1: 

Application Review: Once received, your application will be reviewed by the Power Circle Board of Advisors to ensure that all criteria is met. 

STEP 2:

Communication: Upon receipt of your application, our advisor will schedule an interview with you to further explore your interest in the Power Circle™.

STEP 3:

Power Circle: If you are approved, you will gain access to Mastermind Forum, and Events, as well as a wide variety of other member benefits. Discover the benefits available to you. 

STEP 4: 

Orientation and Training: Within the first three months of membership, you will partake in an TPC orientation from a member of the TPC staff. You will also go through Forum training and be placed in a Mastermind Forum. 

STEP 5: 

Member Dues: Member dues are currently US$2000 (plus a one-time US$500 initiation fee) and are prorated based on the fiscal month you join.  

How To Become A Power-Player?

To apply for the Power Circle Membership, submit an application and fill out your form with as much detail as possible. Upon receipt, your application will be reviewed by your local Power Circle chapter to ensure that all criteria are met. 

From there, our advisor will schedule an interview with you to further explore your interest and fit within the group. If you are approved, you will become an official member with access to all Power Circle perks. 

Spots are limited – acceptance is limited to only 100 entrepreneurs at a time.
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