Journalist and entrepreneur Susy Solis will be our guest speaker at the Women in Business luncheon on Thursday, June 11, sponsored by Mr. Cooper. Solis will share the secrets of her success in this interview/chat style presentation.
Susy Solis is a journalist, entrepreneur, and consultant who now uses her platform to encourage and advise budding entrepreneurs and empower women and minorities. Solis is a media and communication expert, having spent more than a decade on radio and television and later launching her media consulting firm, Solis Media Strategies. Solis is a sought-after media coach who has trained dozens of municipalities, federal agencies, NFL athletes, tech start-ups and Fortune 500 executives and their teams on how to effectively communicate in business, during presentations and on-camera. Solis has also garnered publicity for businesses, people and events. Her journalistic background gives her a unique and critical perspective. Most recently, Solis came out of radio retirement and is a morning anchor on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD in Dallas, which is the oldest radio newsroom in Texas.
In a collaboration with the University of Michigan Computer Science Department, Solis has created two apps (both Android and iOS version) of a positive habit tracker and is launching a third app for her company, that focuses on presentation skills, messaging, and media interviews. The app is set to launch in early 2020.
Solis is a founding member of the Hey Chica Movement, a Latina Leadership summit and movement designed to bring women together for real conversations that enhance business, build a network and a strong sisterhood. Solis was named 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She was nominated for a Quality & Excellence Entrepreneur Award by the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in 2015 and again in 2016. Most recently, Solis was honored as 40 Under 40 by the Dallas Business Journal.
Solis spent 7 years as a reporter in Dallas, the nation’s 5th largest market, which allowed her to develop an extensive national network. Solis is a passionate communicator, whether it's through journalism, writing, speaking, emceeing, teaching or social media. Solis is a fluent Spanish speaker and a die-hard sports fan. Her deep knowledge of the media and communication help her resonate with audiences of all kinds.