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.

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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

 

Trustee Advocate

Maryland Hospital Association Trustee Advocacy Committee

Dates Volunteered: January 2013 – 2017

 

Board of Advisors

Ladies America

September 2012 – Present

 

Secretary

Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

January 2000 – January 2004

 

Board of Directors

LifeBridge Health

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

 

Member

Mercy Hospital Women’s Advisory Board

January 2004 – January 2006

 

Board Member

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

 

TALK TO OUR STRATEGIC BUSINESS CONSULTANT

Whether you want to optimize your company’s business plans or simply want to become a better leader, let Strategic Business Consultant help you out. Our company is certified for your peace of mind. To learn more about our strategic business consulting services or to schedule a meeting with our strategic business consultant and leadership trainers, call or email us today. We are more than happy to accommodate you.

CONTACT

PHONE: 410-929-2663

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