ALEYA HARRIS, CPCE is the founder and owner of Flourish Marketing, an agency dedicated to helping service-based creative entrepreneurs reach their full potential through “done with you” and “done for you” marketing education, strategies, and copywriting solutions that attract more clients. She is a firm believer that business owners should make good money doing what they love, and she uses her position as an industry thought leader to share tangible revenue growth tools.
Aleya has made it her mission to transform small business owners from invisible and overwhelmed to sought-after and confident. Her decade-plus long career, including being a chef, catering company owner, and Marketing executive for a major foodservice corporation, has provided her with a multi-faceted knowledge base she leverages to create actionable strategies for passionate empire-builders looking to turn their talent into treasure. Her engaging personality makes learning how to develop lucrative streams of income fun, inspirational, and valuable.
As a professional speaker, she fosters interactive discussion about practical marketing tactics and profit-driven storytelling to motivate her audience to take charge of their financial futures. Her quality presentation skills and expertise in social media marketing, brand storytelling, marketing strategy, and email sales funnels have earned her spots and top rankings on stages across the nation, including The Special Event and Catersource.
A WeddingPro Educator for 2021, Aleya also currently serves as the marketing committee chair for NACE National and is the proud founder and head of the NACE Black Caucus.
More recently, Aleya was honored as the 2020 NACE Emerging Member of the Year, celebrating her commitment and dedication to the organization along with President’s Award for Leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for her work with NACE to develop an action plan for Black member support. She has received the Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE) designation to add to her list of accolades, which also includes being a StoryBrand Certified Guide.