Our Programs

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W-N-B Apprenticeship Program

W-N-B Apprenticeship program allows selected women an opportunity to learn business skills in the areas of  entrepreneurship, financial services, digital marketing, and productions. Our current apprentice is Paige Lacy. 


Paige is a senior at the University of Akron, pursuing a degree in integrated marketing communications. Her apprenticeship is from January 2019 until April 2019. With the knowledge she has gained from college and Reflection Hour, she is planning to continue her career working in digital marketing and social media.



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W-N-B Mobile Business Program

W-N-B Mobile Business Program is designed for women to have an opportunity to start and/or expand their business. Women will participate in a mobile business class that will educate on building a solid business foundation. Register today at www.mobilebusinessbox.com

Homebuyers Program

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Community Rebuild Homebuyers Program

  Buying a home is a big step with a rewarding outcome - a home to call your own. It is important, first of all, to decide why you want to purchase a home. For instance, home ownership offers several advantages over renting. It can be an investment, comes with significant tax advantages, offers fixed housing expenses, gives you control over your environment and provides several intrinsic benefits such as pride of ownership, security and independence. If you are interested in learning more please contact us.

Our Team

MS ERICA RESPRESS, FOUNDER-CE0

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Ms. Erica is an Entrepreneur, Business Consultant, Author and Public Speaker, .Her career experiences, ideas, and techniques has allowed her to create a display of business, personal, and marketing services along with creative brand products.

Ms. Erica has over 20 years of professional experience that ranges from Banking, Real Estate, Non-Profit Management, Writer, to Event Specialist. She has taken her life experiences and turned them into books and training programs designed to advance the knowledge of women. 

Ms. Erica is dedicated to expanding her efforts by implementing additional avenues to reach a broad number of women around the world. With her continued dedication, enthusiasm, and perseverance, she will create a world of women entrepreneurs. 

BRITTANY RESPRESS, EXECUTIVE SECRETARY-PHOTOGRAPHER

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Brittany Mona Respress, has been the executive sectary of Reflection Hour since 2012. She has contributed to providing photography, videography, and administrative responsibilities to the organization. Respress went to Riverside City college and she studied Film production. She graduated with an Associate Degree in Film studies her career goal is to own a production company and several other businesses. 

LAQUAN CHAPPELL, PROGRAM DIRECTOR

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 Laquan Chappell is the program director of Reflection Hour which he is dedicated to educating and empowering aspiring entrepreneurs. His goal is to help build up and revitalize his community by helping create jobs and create new businesses. Completing his undergrad at the University of Akron receiving a Bachelor of Science he has always been business savvy. He wants to continue to use his education to help others become financially independent and take control of their destiny.