John W Barfield, Founder of Bartech Group 

Dr. Bob Levine, Corporate Wellness Resources

Marilyn Trent, Trent Design

Rod Hairston, Envision U

Lomas Brown, ESPN Sports Analyst

Hansen Clark, Former US Congressman

Edward Foxworth, Speaker/Author

Mel Ettenson, SCORE Mentor

Walt Bender, Business Owner, Tim Horton’s

Joyce Weiss, Conflict Resolution Speaker

Brenda Lawrence, Congresswoman

Anna Jackson, Owner of P&A Beauty Scholars

Terry Bean, Networking Expert

Donald Snider, Senior VP MEDC

Sylvia Jordan, Southfield City Council

Michael Jefferies, Owner of Yes Network

Nancy Quarles, Oakland County Commissioner

Coleman A Young II, Michigan State Senator 

Ken Harris, Michigan Black Chamber 

Derrin Leppek, Tech Town

​Hajj Flemings, Digital Brand Strategist

Corporate Member




Our Partners
SEMEA partners with organizations that have a a similar focus on advancing entrepreneurship. Some of our partners include:

  • University of Phoenix
  • Skyline Club
  • Local Business Network
  • Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Automation Alley
  • Michigan Womens Foundation

Past Speakers Include:

Sharon Blumeno, Automation Alley

Shanelle Jackson , Michigan State Rep

Carolyn Cassin, Michigan Women's Foundation

Debra Nance, 42nd District Court Judge

Ken Johnson, Inventor or Phase 10 

Vince Gregory, Michigan State Senator

Pamela Smith, CEED

Burl Adkins, GTA Professional Staffing

Sandy Barris, Marketing Expert

Al Crawford, Local Business Network

Tom Borg, Customer Service Speaker/Author

Ken Brown, Speaker/Author/Entrepreneur

Jeremy Moss, Michigan State Representative

Mark Denson, Detroit Economic Growth Corp

Tifani Sadek, Small Business Attorney

Erin Bonahoom, Small Business Attorney

Derek Freund, Email Marketing Expert

Lisa Minnini, Speaker/Author

Brenda Meller, Linked In Ambassador

Deandre Carter, Speaker/Author   

Camille Walker Banks, 10,000 Small Businesses

Small Business

SouthEast Michigan Entrepreneurs  Association


The Premier Association for Michigan Business Owners

Join the South East Michigan Entrepreneurs Association today! Membership is open to current entrepreneurs, business owners and suppliers to business owners. Members enjoy many benefits such as the ability to increase business, obtain new information, and build a solid network. Join SEMEA today and connect with like minded entrepreneurs who are serious about business!

Member Benefits:

  • Access to all monthly membership meetings at no additional cost. 
  • Opportunities to learn from the most powerful speakers and experts in SE Michigan.
  • Access to MEMBERS ONLY master mind groups.
  • One FREE expert consultation with Dr. Allen during the first 30 days of membership.
  • Opportunity to join our MEMBERS ONLY Speakers Bureau.
  • Opportunities to increase business through member referrals.
  • Subscription to online newsletter.
  • Opportunities to speak at meetings & educational conferences.
  • Discounts on select events.