Please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?
Like most entrepreneurs, my story is a roller coaster of uncertainty, disappointment, hope and courage. My first career choice as far back as I could remember was to be an attorney. I completed my undergrad degree as a history major to position myself for entry in law school. When I graduated from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, I moved to Atlanta and proceeded with applications to surrounding schools. It turns out that the competition was fierce to get into the few highly rated law schools within proximity and I did not make the cut. I became frustrated and depressed, but little did I know God had more fulfilling things in store for me. Feeling defeated, I moved my career path to Business. Acceptance into a top-notch business program with Syracuse, I gained a glimmer of encouragement and hope for my future.
It was through my professional education that I developed a progressive passion for business analytics. Analytics can literally change the world and bring profound insight to any situation. As not that long before my lightbulb moment I was also oblivious, I immediately recognized the need to make others aware of how data analytics could empower them to make great decisions, change their companies or even their lives. At first, I was extremely nervous to start my own business, but was reminded that faith the size of a mustard seed was all I needed. I took my mustard seed, planted it, and continue to water and nurture it to cultivate and grow my business.
Kelly Brown, what should we know? What do you do best? What sets you apart from others?
I fell down 9 times, but got up 10, and I believe that is what sets me apart from others. Both resiliency and independence are a part of my DNA and my parents tell me I have demonstrated both consistently from a child until now. Giving up is never an option for me—if you tell me I cannot do something, I make it my business to prove you wrong. Keeping my word, sticking to my goals and dreams, and caring for those I love the most is what I do best, not to mention business analytics!
What is “failure” and “success” for you?
For me, “failure” is settling for less than you deserve or quitting because a task is difficult. Success is anything outside of failure. If you are not quitting or settling for less, you are my definition of success. It takes a lot to get out bed every morning and continue to push forward in the face of adversity. If you keep pushing in the face of adversity, you’ve reached your first success.
We’d love to hear more about your work.
Secure Consulting is a marketing research, business analytics, and administrative company that was created to help businesses create or modify their marketing strategy prior to spending marketing dollars and also assist with administrative documents.
Our mission is to provide market research and business analytics at a more affordable price to establishments of all sizes and tenures to aid in implementing or modifying a market strategy and administrative services. We provide solutions to business problems by surveying, collecting, and analyzing data to deliver the most reliable recommendations to our customers. We also assist with segmentation, targeting, positioning, marketing mix, customer retention & acquisition, pricing strategy, projecting, etc. Any business problem you are having, we can solve with analytics.
Regarding administrative needs, we create all documents for startup businesses or businesses who are missing essential correspondences such as business plans, employee handbooks, policy/training manuals, agreements/contracts, employee contracts, offer letters, etc. Lastly, we also offer notary services.
What excites you right now?
Data and research excite me! Without either one, businesses would be lost. It excites me to not only assist businesses with their analytics and administrative needs, but to educate them at the same time. Knowledge is power, especially as a business or entrepreneur; and the more you have the more likely you are to be successful in your endeavors.
What ONE thing would you like for our readers to take away from this feature story, about you?
You need to hire me to help develop and maximize the strategy for your business or non-profit! Proper analytics and administration are the way to grow your business and make the most informed decisions. Partner with Secure Consulting today to grow and protect the future of your business!
How can our readers connect with you?
Phone Number: 757-560-0588
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