ABOUT BETTY HINES
Strategic Business Consultant
Betty J. Hines is a Strategic Business Consultant whose firm’s primary focus is to work with CEOs and their Executive Management Team. She has served as a corporate executive, is an entrepreneur, speaker, business mentor & coach, and a certified group facilitator. Many know her as “Strategic Business Connector”.
As an entrepreneur, Ms. Hines was the former co-founder/owner of a property and casualty company that provided small business, homeowners, and automobile insurances to the underserved urban markets in the greater Baltimore and Washington, DC communities. Prior to her entrepreneurial ventures, Ms. Hines held executive and senior-level management positions at a multibillion-dollar Fortune 100 Company overseeing Underwriting operations with annual revenues exceeding $500 Million.
Ms. Hines serves as a Chapter Chair/Group Facilitator for Women Presidents Organization (WPO). As a Chapter Chair for this global organization, she facilitates group discussions on business on pressing business issues with women entrepreneurs who are presidents and CEOs of multi-million & billion dollar businesses. Her Chapter’s Members have achieved gross revenues ranging from $1 Million to more than $1 Billion. As a Certified Advanced Facilitator, she helps bring the “genius” out of the group to help them accelerate their business growth through Mergers & Acquisitions, improved strategic business plans, development of their Executive Team and Thought Leaders, and by developing innovative solutions to these business challenges. She conducts monthly meetings to facilitate the identification of relevant business developments and emerging opportunities. Ms. Hines provides speakers on topics germane to the entrepreneur’s overall business strategy thereby enhancing their progress toward becoming a CEO. Additionally, she offers one-on-one consultation services, when requested.
Ms. Hines and members in her Strategic Business Consultant firm have many years of experience in leadership management & training, which they provide to their valued customers to deliver exceptional ROI’s.
The Strategic Business Consultant firm is more than Business Coaches. They are Executives and Business Strategists who have proven records of accomplishments, helping CEOs and their Executive Management Teams build powerful strategies, to further their business development opportunities.
In June 2006, Ms. Hines received a contract from the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) to launch new Chapters in Baltimore and Greenbelt, Maryland.
As a Chapter Chair for this global organization, she has facilitated group discussions on business issues with women entrepreneurs who are presidents and CEOs of privately held, multimillion-dollar businesses. Currently, her Chapter members have achieved gross revenues ranging from $1 Million to more than $20 Million. As a Certified Advanced Facilitator, Ms. Hines helps bring out the “genius” of the members’ collaborative activities, which in turn accelerates the members’ business growth. Her current Chapter’s average annual gross revenues exceed $13 Million.
In April 2010, members of her Chapter articulated the need to elevate public awareness about the accomplishments of women of color in businesses located along the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan corridor.
Two months later, on June 22, 2010, Ms. Hines helped orchestrate the launch of the first Women of Color Achievement Awards in Baltimore. Since then, the Women of Color Achievement Awards have captured an enthusiastic following in the business community — and increased diversity and inclusion within the WPO.
Now, successful multicultural women business owners are honored across the nation in events hosted by both the Women Presidents’ Organization and by the 100 Black Men of America Inc. To date, Ms. Hines has accompanied the WPO founder, Dr. Marsha Firestone, as they have traveled together to 23 cities in the U.S. and Great Britain, where they have honored the achievements multicultural women. Ms. Hines is proud to be one of the lead architects of these collaborative celebrations.
HONORS & RECOGNITION
Betty Hines Business Strategist honors
Dr. Marsha Firestone, Founder & President of the Women Presidents' Organization.
Women of Color Recognition in London, England UK
St. Louis Women of Color Event 2015
Women Of Color Miami FL
Daily Record Maryland's Top 100 Women - Circle Of Excellence
ADDITIONAL HONORS AND AWARDS
Winner: The International Adrienne Hall Award for Breaking Down Barriers. Awarded by Women Presidents’ Organization USA 2020
GIRL Scouts of Central Maryland, December 2014 – She received recognition for serving on the Nominating Committee for Girls Scouts of Central Maryland from 2012-2014
Daily Record's Maryland Top 100 Women 2003, 2006, 2012 (Inducted Circle of Excellence)
City of Baltimore Certificate of Recognition, September 2012 from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake
Who's Who in Black Baltimore Inaugural Edition 2010
Extraordinary Service as Chairperson-Salvation Army/Baltimore Area Command 2008, 2009, 2010
Network 2000-Mentor Award 2008-2009
Co-Chair Hispanic Heritage Golf Classic-BHCC, October 2007
Honorary Chairperson DST Cup Golf Tournament Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc Baltimore Chapter, August 2007
Service Above Self Award-Harlow Fullwood Jr.-Woodlawn Rotary Club, April 2007
Leadership Award-Maryland Hispanic Business Conference, November 2005
Citation from US Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, February 2005-Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Citation from Governor Robert Ehlich Jr, February 2005-Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
GBC Leadership, 2003
Citation of Recognition-Baltimore County Public School Board of Education, 2000
Wall of Fame-Randallstown High School, MD, 2000
NON PROFIT BOARDS SERVED
Interdenominational Church Ushers Association of Maryland (ICUA of MD affiliate of National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc.)
Board of Directors 2017 – Present
Board of Directors/Advisory Board
Women Presidents Organization
January 2011 – January 2015
Maryland Hospital Association Trustee Advocacy Committee
Dates Volunteered: January 2013 – 2017
Board of Advisors
September 2012 – Present
Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
January 2000 – January 2004
Board of Directors
June 2006 – June 2012
Board of Directors and Executive Board for Baltimore Area Command
The Salvation Army
January 2003 – January 2011
Board of Directors for Greater Baltimore Leadership Program
Greater Baltimore Committee
September 2003 – September 2010
Board of Directors
Northwest Hospital Center an affiliate of LifeBridge Health
June 2004 – June 2008
Mercy Hospital Women’s Advisory Board
January 2004 – January 2006
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland
– Board of Directors
January 1999 – January 1999
Executive Board and President 2001-2002
House with a Heart, Maryland
January 1997 – January 2003
Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust (B.E.S.T.)
January 1997 – January 2002
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