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Who Are We



The BWEP Winner's Circle is committed to building an enriching environment for like-minded entrepreneurs & and small business owners to help improve their business acumen while giving them the tools to maintain successful, viable businesses. We believe in the power of collaboration, the strength in diversity, and the endless possibilities that arise when entrepreneurs uplift each other. 



To be the leading global platform where every entrepreneur finds their voice, unlocks their potential, and thrives in the business world. Where the journey of entrepreneurship is met with community, resources, and unwavering support.


Once YOU complete this program you should have

at least one business certification. 

YOU will know how to speak about your business

 Manage Your Time  Financial Management Brand and Personal Development Understand the benefits of using

AI the Art of Networking 

YOU will have GROWTH by the end of this fellowship

program session, winning in business and in life with

access to information.

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Your business acumen with expert insights!


A successful, viable business with our innovative tools!


And grow with like-minded achievers!


and strengthen your network with our diverse members!

Course Overview :

"The Winners Circle"

is a transformative business course curated and led by Dr. Kim McNair, a highly accomplished entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience. 


This course offers a holistic approach to achieving success in business through hands-on training, networking, certifications, mentorship, special events, and personal well-being. Participants will embark on a journey to unlock their full potential and become true winners in the world of business. 

Introduction and Orientation: 

Welcome participants and provide an overview of the course. Share your personal journey and success story to inspire and motivate participants. Introduce the mission and vision of The Winners Circle to align everyone with the course's purpose.


Participant Assessment:

Conduct a pre-course assessment to understand the participants' current knowledge, goals, and expectations.

Program Timeline:
Eight-month program begins January 2024 thru August 2024 with In-person and virtual sessions; and weekend retreat for mental & self-care checkup and much more...

Course Format:

  • Module 1: Setting the Foundation for Success

  • Module 2: Networking and Building Your Business Network

  • Module 5: Empowerment and Collaboration

  • Module 6: Work-Life Balance and Mental Health in Business

  • Module 7: Business Development Funding and Finance

  • Module 8: Review and Completion of  Certification Acknowledgement of your Growth and Success.

  • Module 9: Graduation and Celebration


Dr. Kim McNair
Chief Executive Officer of Kim McNair Productions, LLC   Founder of the Business Women Empowerment Project (BWEP), Inc.

Dr. Kim McNair is the Chief Executive Officer of Kim McNair Productions, LLC (KMP), the Executive Producer and host of the Emmy-nominated television program, Women on the MOVE Live! and the Founder of the Business Women Empowerment Project (BWEP), a 501 (c)(3) organization. A former model, Dr. Kim learned the importance of presentation during her many years on the runway. She incorporated that knowledge into a business when she moved from the Northeast to Florida, retired from modeling, and started her event planning business in 1991. Dr. Kim has built KMP into a thriving business, operating on themes of empowerment and collaboration, and providing turnkey event planning and marketing services for a wide variety of clients. She has been featured in and interviewed for publications including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Rolling Out, South Fulton Lifestyle and Sheen Magazine, and on radio and TV outlets including 11-Alive, Good Day Atlanta, Atlanta News First (ANF), WATC-TV Atlanta’s 57, V-103 and WCLK 91.9. In 2007, Dr. Kim relocated to Atlanta, GA and expanded the KMP brand.


She developed a successful track record for producing special events, while also increasing her marketing and public relations skills. She showcased those skills in an event for the City of Lovejoy, which was such an overwhelming success that the city awarded her a contract for special events in 2009-2010. That started a string of impressive special event accomplishments for KMP’s celebrity clients, non-profit organizations, and local governments. In 2013, Dr. Kim created an annual conference, the “Women on The Move Summit,” connecting women entrepreneurs, small business owners, CEOs, executives, and community leaders. The event urges participants to “Collaborate, Connect and Create to build empires.” 

Giving back to the community has always been an important part of Dr. Kim McNair’s life. Her personal trials led her to establish the non-profit Business Women Empowerment Project, Inc. (BWEP) in 2015. The organization’s mission is to empower businesswomen to find access to resources to help build their businesses, brands, and themselves. BWEP’s vision is to inspire a generation of women leaders to succeed in business. In 2020, Dr. Kim expanded her mission to include mentorship and development for high school girls. The BWEP Leadership Academy for High School Girls was birthed with a goal to help teenage girls find direction post-high school. The Academy includes mentoring session focused on leadership development. This program featuring five pillars leadership skills, entrepreneurship, life skills, and financial Literacy, and technology.

Dr. Deborah Johnson Blake

Dr. Deborah "Dr. DJ" Johnson-Blake is the CEO of The Writing Pad, LLC, a writing, editing, and consulting firm focusing on helping clients solve their writing and editing challenges. This tenacious and extroverted leader provides personal and professional development training and time management coaching. She is an award-winning assistant professor, dissertation research chair, and subject matter expert at Liberty University. She is a servant leader whose life's purpose is simply serving others.


DR DJ is also known as Time Management DIVA

The Time Management Diva offers a comprehensive suite of time management resources to help you get organized and maximize your productivity. From books and digital products to training and coaching, the Time Management Diva has the tools to help you get the most from your time.
Our time management coaching and training services are designed to help you maximize efficiency and productivity. Our expert coaches will provide you with personalized guidance and strategies to help you better manage your time, enabling you to make the most of your day. With our training, you'll be able to make the most of your time and reach your goals faster.



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Tamiko Drummond, Speaker | Coach | Marketing Expert

Tamiko Drummond (she/her/hers) is a certified Facilitator, Speaker, Strategic HR Consultant with over 15 years of experience in multiple industries such as for Profit, Healthcare, Non-Profit, and Government sectors. She has worked as an HR Consultant and facilitator with focus groups as well as produced training for various organizations such as the NBA, WNBA, CDC University, DocuSign, Adobe and Salesforce just to name a few. Also known as the Brand Success Coach, and CEO of Lotus Consulting & Marketing, LLC, Tamiko is a National Speaker & Trainer/Advisor on personal & professional branding, leadership development, performance management and more. 

Ms. Drummond was recognized in 2017 & 2020’s Who’s Who in Black Atlanta Magazine, she is a recipient of a Mega Speaker Award issued by Wealth & Business Coach JT Foxx.

Tamiko currently serves as a Board Advisor for NAAAHR (National Association of African Americans in Human Resources), she is a member of SHRM and received her Master of Arts Degree in Organizational Management from Ashford University as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Organizational Management, Human Resources Management & Marketing. Ms. Drummond also received a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate from the University of South Florida MUMA College of Business.

Dr. Zanitha Reddish

Dr. Zanthia Reddish, aka “The Ball Mom Doc”, is an educational consultant, certified professional life coach, speaker, and author whose passion is to teach, learn and empower others. As a lifelong learner and NBA mom, Dr. Zanthia combined 18 years of experience as a school principal and several years as a program administrator for an AAU youth basketball program to become the founder and CEO of Empowered Educational Consulting. Utilizing her rich background in educational administration, child development, and athlete management training, Dr. Zanthia provides personal life coaching and professional development to teachers, administrators, and parents of amateur and professional athletes that are research-based and steeped in faith with a focus on the power of relationships.


In addition to presenting at conferences and being featured on several podcasts, Dr. Zanthia authored a book ALLEY-OOP! The Ultimate Assist for Parents of Athletes in which she shares information and tips for parents of athletes who want to raise champions on and off the court/field. Moreover, Dr. Zanthia is the founder of Pro-Moms Lifeline, an exclusive, private network for mothers of professional athletes to have a safe place to connect and get the social and emotional support, tools, and resources they so desperately need to navigate the unique complexities of being a pro-mom.

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Alvetta Peterman Thomas, Ed.D.

Dr. Alvetta Peterman Thomas currently serves as President of the Executive Leadership Academy and Talent Initiatives for the Technical College System of Georgia and its system of twenty-two colleges. She provides system-wide leadership for a comprehensive leadership development program for Assistant Commissioners, College Presidents, Vice Presidents, Deans, and Directors.


Prior to her leadership role with the Technical College System of Georgia, Dr. Thomas served as President of Southern Crescent Technical College. During her five-year tenure at the College, she exercised oversight over a $30 million budget and the operations of five campus locations spreading over eight counties in Georgia’s South Atlanta region. Under her leadership, the College improved in all key performance indicators. It also increased business and industry partnerships as well as innovative programs of study for high demand careers. Dr Thomas also led the College through multiple building renovations, campus expansions, and new construction.


Prior to her arrival at Southern Crescent Technical College in 2016, Dr. Thomas served for eight years as President of Atlanta Technical College. Under her leadership the college increased enrollment, developed global partnerships, and expanded campus facilities. Atlanta Technical College was also recognized as the 2012 Technical College System of Georgia College of the Year and America’s Best Community College in 2007. Before her appointment as President, Dr. Thomas served as Vice President of Academic Affairs at Atlanta Tech. In that capacity, she led the institution to an unprecedented level of academic excellence and program expansion as well as accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

The Winner’s Circle Disclaimer:  

The perspectives and statements shared by individuals within this group represent their own and are not indicative of the stance or beliefs of the employees, contractors, or volunteers. The Winner’s Circle (BWEP) is not liable for any potential outcomes, harm, or losses that might arise directly or indirectly from interactions or business engagements with any member(s) of the organization.

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