Briana Jones
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From 1 Client to 10 Clients in 6 Months

Strategic Exceptions and Terrie Simmons have really been critical to me realizing that I am capable of long-term success as well as helping me to get started on a journey not only to build my business and grow but also to feel like I can become successful. I went from having 1 client to 6 clients in the span of 6 months.

Terrie Simmons

Terrie Simmons is an entrepreneur, civic leader, and the owner of Strategic Exceptions, a professional business consulting firm, innovative employee training and organizational development company focused on delivering exceptional service standards with quantitative results. Terrie is expertly experienced in non-profit management, leadership development and all phases of entrepreneurship How To’s. Terrie is also an adjunct professor teaching business courses at the graduate level.
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Black Business Owner Tamara Turner to host Grand Opening of Silver Spoon Desserts in Chicago

By Terrie Simmons | April 16, 2022

Black Aurora business woman, Tamara Turner will be hosting a Grand Opening on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 for Silver Spoon Desserts. The Grand Opening will…

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Trailblazing Women in Our Community

By Terrie Simmons | March 26, 2022

A discussion about celebrating trailblazing women from the community, their stories and experiences and hearing their advice to young women today. Our CEO, Terrie Simmons,…

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American Airlines Silver Spoon Hero

By Terrie Simmons | February 23, 2022

Success Story: Tamara Turner founded Silver Spoon Desserts in her Aurora, Illinois, home. Through her passion, she helps create opportunities and change lives of people…

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