#LiveYourBrand is a three-part workshop for emerging entrepreneurs who are serious about enhancing their personal brand. The class is ideal for consultants, coaches and other professionals. Ashley Northington will guide participants through developing a solid communications plan that promotes brand awareness and bolsters business.


About Ashley Northington

Ashley Northington is a recovering journalist who is dead set on helping people, organizations and brands share their stories with the world.

She is an award-winning public relations consultant, entrepreneur, writer and media connoisseur. Ashley is the founder and director of the boutique public relations firm, DENOR Brands & Public Relations.

Ashley has dedicated her professional career to providing the public with meaningful information that empowers them to make informed decisions and advocate for positive change. Her career spans nearly a decade, and includes reporting for The Tennessean, Nashville’s local newspaper, national news reporting for USA Today, election coverage for the Associated Press and multimedia and public education reporting work for The Times in Shreveport, Louisiana.

She has also served at the Louisiana Department of Education as Press Secretary and a Public Information Officer. She also served as a Research Analyst, focusing on public education policy issues at the Bureau of Governmental Research in New Orleans.

Through her work with DENOR Brands & Public Relations, Ashley has developed compelling public relations and branding plans for clients in the entertainment, lifestyle, business and public service industries.

A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Ashley is a graduate of Tennessee State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a minor in women’s studies. Ashley also holds a Master of Public Administration with concentrations in public policy and higher education from Louisiana State University.

Lunch & Learn | October 9, 2014

You can’t make money without customers.  Getting customers require you to sell your product/service.    The successful entrepreneur knows that mastering the sales process is key to business success.  So whether you hire a sales person or do the selling yourself, you need to know the processes that work.

By following the IMPACT Sales Process, you will

  • Get in front of more qualified prospects.
  • Know what to do and say when you have your sales meeting.
  • Always know what your next step is and have a map to get you where you want to go.
  • Follow a process to get and keep the customer.
  • Ensure a much higher chance of getting the business.

Join us as Susan DePue, owner of GrowthPointe Strategies, teaches us the sales process she has used for years to build her companies.  The IMPACT Sales System is easy to learn, easy to use, and easy to teach to your sales people.


About Susan DePue

headshotBusiness Consultant, Coach, Author, Workshop leader and Keynote speaker, Susan DePue has built a thriving enterprise around helping business leaders crack the code of success.

Susan DePue is the President and CEO of GrowthPointe Strategies, a Nashville-based consulting firm.  She is also the VP of Sales and Marketing for SourceMark, an international medical supply company and the VP of Business Development for WholeCare Connections, a non-medical, in home care business.

Her books, include Aim.Fire.Grow, are a roadmap for entrepreneurs who want more focus, more prospects, more business and more time to enjoy life.  And more recently, Power Up, 52 Weeks of powerful, yet practical steps to grow your business.

Susan is a Certified Guerilla Marketing Coach, a Certified Coach, a Certified Professional Values Analyst, Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst and Certified Attribute Index Analyst. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Trevecca Nazarene University and Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant designations from the American College.

When she’s not empowering business leaders for success, Susan DePue is a catalyst for positive change in her community.  She is the past president of the Nashville Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners.  She also serves as her Church Treasurer. To learn more, visit http://growthpointestrategies.com.