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Joined by the leading voices in wealth and practice management, this podcast series reveals the examples, education and empowerment opportunities available today that help female advisors scale their practices.



Empowered By Adversity: Financial Independence With Tina Powell (Ep. 26)


About the Episode:

Empowered By Adversity: Financial Independence With Tina Powell (Ep. 26)

Tina Powell, Chief of Community at, is a recent cancer survivor. The experience transformed her life, her priorities and her perspective. Listen as Tina addresses the transformative power that financial independence has on women who take charge of their financial life, now and in retirement.


About Our Guest(s):

Tina Powell is a trailblazer in the digital marketing industry, with over 20 years of experience driving growth for financial services companies. As the Chief of Community at, she works alongside co-founders Kelly Waltrich and Meghan Richter, revolutionizing how financial technology and services companies approach marketing.


Tina’s track record of delivering results for her clients led to her founding, C-Suite Social Media, a high-growth digital marketing agency that later acquired. Her passion for helping financial services companies thrive in the digital age is further demonstrated through her industry-renowned podcast, In The Suite, where she spotlights the careers and leadership of mid to senior-level women in the financial services industry.


Tina earned a master’s degree from NYU in Graphic Communications Management and Technology and was granted the NYU Prism Alumni Achievement Award. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, magna cum laude, from Fairleigh Dickinson University.


About Our Host:
Melissa Carter trains entrepreneurs, business owners, corporate execs, and home-based professionals to reach their fullest potential. Melissa has appeared on radio, television, podcasts, and in print throughout the nation, and has served as a speaker for many corporate and charitable events to discuss the benefits of using media as part of their business strategy.


As a member of morning radio shows for nearly 20 years, Melissa could be heard on 99X, Q100, and B98.5 in Atlanta. She also served as a Co-Host on Westwood One’s “Radio with a Twist." For these media efforts, Melissa was awarded the Atlanta Dream/SunTrust Inspiring Woman Award, the HRC Community Leadership Award, and the CHRIS Kids Kyle Anderson Service to Youth Award.

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