KEEPING IT REAL! Business success coach, speaker, radio host and author, Katrina D. Newby (affectionately called "Trina") has inspired thousands of men and women to pursue their dreams and goals. She believes that each individual has their own “Success DNA"!
In 2000, she founded the company, Women About Biz, a business, personal and wealth development network now serving thousands of women throughout the US and abroad. Her online radio show, Successful Woman Radio has had more than a half million downloads and continues to be a top featured show on the BlogTalk Radio Network.
Her entrepreneurial journey began in 1983 when she began traveling the world with her husband who was in the Navy and she found it was difficult as a military spouse to find permanent employment. To overcome this obstacle, she learned how to find the need in the areas she lived, researched the business concept and started a business wherever she and her husband were stationed.
Since that time she has owned, operated and sold several small and home-based businesses including the first direct sales birthday supply company for children 0 to 10 years old, cleaning service, resume service, senior shopping service, data and word processing service and seminar company to name a few.
In 1994, Trina became a contracted consultant specializing in home business for the Small Business Development Center. She also conducted small business workshops for the Small Business Administration in San Diego, California. There she was well known for her street-smart approach to starting a business.
Trina has been a guest on several television shows including San Diego Business in Focus and CNN’s Business Hour and has also been featured in a number of publications including Entrepreneur and Home Office Computing magazines. She is also the founder of several conferences including Women In Business, Home Business & Technology Conference, and the “Business Women’s Taking a Break Retreat”.
Her education includes an Associates Degree in Business Administration, Dekalb College, Decatur, Georgia 1983; Intercultural and Foreign Relations training, SIETAR International, Georgetown University, 1989; Entrepreneurs Training Program, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, California 1994 and has completed several certifications in entrepreneurship, leadership and business management.
Currently, Trina travels the US speaking at conferences and conducting retreats, seminars and workshops. She currently resides in Atlanta, GA where she is active in the business community.