We had the good fortune of connecting with Andrea England and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Andrea, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
My thought process behind starting my own business was to be able to provide support to entrepreneurs who was great at their craft, but did not have time to properly ensure their internal business infrastructure was developed. Often times, we are too busy building the external business. We want to make sure that what we show the world is perfect. However, so much time is spent perfecting the craft, that the internal aspect of the business is not organized. AE Business Consulting assist aspiring and current entrepreneurs with business start up, business growth, business branding, business management and much more. Our services are unique because we offer al la carte services as well as bundle packages for short or long time business initiatives. This takes the pressure off owners and we ensure their business is in good standing, financially organized, staff assistance, vendor assistance and much more.
Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
Andrea England is the founder and CEO of AE Business Consulting and The Business Connect Hub. The Business Connect Hub is the ultimate business development center and AE Business Consulting is the hub’s in-house consulting firm that assist with business development. Andrea possesses a Bachelor of Science degree from Bowie State University and two Master of Science Degrees from Stevenson University. Over the last decade, Andrea has been responsible for assisting hundreds of businesses, ranging from small businesses, corporate, private and public sectors, non-profits and government.
Andrea grew up believing that you can do anything, as long as you put your mind to it and are dedicated and motivated. She did just that. Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, Andrea was destined to become an entrepreneur and did so at 19 years old by managing a very successful local clothing store. After seeing the hardships and dysfunctions associated with many small businesses, AE Business Consulting and The Business Connect Hub was founded. Andrea wanted to provide support services to other aspiring and current entrepreneurs.
Our services sets us apart from others because we are a one stop shop. We assist from start up to full and continuous development. We offer services that assist with every aspect of your business journey and owners do not have to look any further. We assist with start up that include, LLC, logo, brand identity, mission, mantra, website, business bio, business proposal, business management and more. Also, we assist with full business management for developed and corporate business that may just want to contract a consulting firm for short time periods. That includes assisting with the internal business infrastructure, being the business point of contact, social media management, marketing directives, business growth, contingency plans and more.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I would take my best friend to eat, drink and hangout at Noir, shopping at several boutiques such as Ouftur, Royal Rags Brand, Huey Brand, Strut, Whishful Looks and more. Also, we would stop at Unitz by Jaz for stylish hair.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would like to shoutout all of my clients. They encourage me to be the best version of me. Being the best version of me entails being a full time entrepreneur to assist them with their day-to-day business needs.
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