Marrea D. Walker-Smith, MA, MPA
Founder and President
Marrea's story serves as an inspiration to all who want to launch and grow business. Her journey from growing up in a low-income community and emerging as a successful educator and business leader embodies the power of perseverance and the potential that lies within everyone. Today, she continues to build her legacy by fostering an ecosystem where businesses can thrive, and entrepreneurs can flourish. Whether it's through funding, mentorship, or strategic partnerships, Marrea is determined to pave the way for the next generation of business leaders, ensuring that no dream is too big, and no goal is out of reach.
Meet Marrea Walker-Smith, the epitome of the American dream. Born into humble beginnings and raised in a small urban community (City of Chester), Marrea's journey to success is a testament to hard work, determination, and unwavering ambition. With no silver spoon to rely on, she hustled her way through life, taking odd jobs, and putting herself through college, all while juggling multiple responsibilities.
After graduating college and working in corporate and government leadership roles, Marrea’s thirst for knowledge and passion for entrepreneurship led her to venture into the business world. Armed with nothing but a strong will and an unyielding belief in her abilities, she founded her own startup in her home office. The early years were challenging, with countless sleepless nights and setbacks that tested her resilience. However, Marrea’s unwavering spirit propelled her forward, and her business slowly gained traction.
Over time, Marrea’s dedication and strategic decision-making transformed her startup into a thriving company. She was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal and MainLine Today for her innovation and commitment to mentorship and business. With her vast experience and hard-earned knowledge, Marrea is now ready to give back to the business community that nurtured her.
She understands the struggles that entrepreneurs face, especially those who lack resources and guidance. As a result, she has launched initiatives to mentor aspiring entrepreneurs, providing them with the tools and knowledge they need to succeed.
Let Marrea and her team help your business reach the next level of success.