Meet Betty H.png


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.



100 Black Men of America and the Women Presidents’ Organization


In June 2006 Ms. Hines received a contract from the Women Presidents’ Organization to launch a WPO Chapter in Maryland. After successfully launching her first Chapter in Baltimore, MD., she launched a 2nd Chapter in Greenbelt, MD.  In 2010 some WPO members saw a need to heighten the public’s awareness of the accomplishments of women of color in the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan corridor.  A group approached Ms. Hines and requested an opportunity to discuss gaining access to business opportunities in the region via increased minority membership and participation in the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO.) 

  • June 22, 2010 launched Women of Color Recognition in Baltimore, Maryland

  • From 2011 thru 2018 the “Women of Color Achievement Awards” have had a significant impact in the minority business community.  Each year, successful women business owners are honored across the nation in events hosted by the 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

  • Women of Color Achievement Awards” have honored business and professional women in 20 cities across the country, as well as in London, England.




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


  • 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


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



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



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




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.