Shakira M. Brown


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Shakira M. Brown is an Award-Winning Business Communication Strategist, National Professional Speaker ( and former network television broadcast journalist. She is the CEO of SMB Strategic Media LLC, a firm that helps businesses clarify their brand message to empower audiences to respond to their call to action. Her clients have included medical practices, professional services firms, insurance brokers, national associations, professional organizers, consumer brands, celebrities, personalities and Fortune 500 companies. Shakira is also the lead marketing consultant for New Jersey Small Business Development Center at The College of New Jersey in Ewing. She has won over 13 industry awards in various disciplines for her work. Shakira is hired to speak for international conferences and corporate workshops for organizations such Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc. (HIMSS), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Healthcare Businesswomen's Association, Pennsylvania Conference for Women, America’s Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC), CyberRisk Alliance, International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE), Project Management Center for Excellence at the University of Maryland, Promotional Products Association International, and many more. Shakira is a professional member of the National Speakers Association and has been featured in American Express Open, Crain’s Chicago, HealthCare IT News, Institutional Investor, Smart Money, Nonprofit Communications, Black Enterprise and others