Isabel Alexander (Banerjee)

A dynamic, self-made entrepreneur who overcame obstacles with an unrelenting positive nature, a farm girl work ethic and a conscious choice to thrive rather than survive, Isabel Alexander cultivated an award winning, $10 million+ global chemical wholesale business and grew it from dining room table to international boardrooms.

Isabel’s strengths include the ability to initiate & nurture strategic relationships, a love of lifelong learning and talents for helping others maximize their potential. An inspiring speaker within both industry and community, she is a driving force behind those with the courage to follow her example of thriving against the odds.

With 50+ years of business experience across diverse industries, Isabel is respected as an advisor, a coach, a mentor and a role model. She believes in sharing collective wisdom and empowering others to economic independence. Her personal mantra is “Lift As You Climb”.  Download her BIO.


Caren Cantrell

Caren Cantrell has over 40 years of experience as a senior corporate executive, a small business owner, and an entrepreneur. Since establishing 102nd Place, a publishing services company in 2011, Caren has shepherded over 50 books to publication. As an author of 15 books herself, she knows firsthand the obstacles, the self-doubts, and the feelings of being overwhelmed that creep in when an author first sits down to write. 102nd Place exists to smooth the process and give authors the confidence they need to share their message through a book. She and her husband, Bill, live in Arizona with their little dog, Daisy. Caren has five children and eight grandchildren who were an inspiration for her picture books. Her favorite three words are, “Read it again!”