Laurel Mintz works with prestigious global brands including Public House Restaurant Group, Bassett, iCoffee, Paw Patrol and Susan G. Komen. She founded Elevate My Brand, a digital marketing and live events agency, in 2009, sits on the board of directors for the American Heart Association and the Fender Music Foundation, and is a mentor for The Women’s Global Leaders Initiative. Laurel received LA Business Journal’s 2016 Women In Business Award, Comerica Bank & LA Lakers 2015 Women of Promise Award, and was nominated for Ernst and Young’s 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year Award. She also runs an exclusive networking group, “The Taste Salon.” In addition, Laurel hosts a weekly show through Business Rockstars, which reaches 36 million listeners nationwide while also contributing to Inc. and CSQ magazine as a columnist. Laurel received her B.A. from UCSB and J.D., M.B.A. from Rutgers University.