The right people, in the right jobs, doing the right things,
Businesswomen of the Year Honoree
Women of Excellence
Loretta Love Huff is a TWO-TIME
of the Year Award
SUPPLIERS ARE RECOGNIZED FOR DISTINGUISHING
THEMSELVES AND THEIR BUSINESSES BY:
Successfully demonstrating growth in
sales and employment while overcoming significant
Consistently providing high
quality products and services at competitive
prices and offering innovative approaches
and cost savings
Overcoming personal hardship
hurdles and for significantly contributing
to the growth and development of their
This award is presented by the Grand Canyon
Minority Supplier Development Council (GCMSDC),
which was established in 1993 as a private-sector
GCMSDC is the preeminent regional organization
of corporations and MBEs which provides increased
procurement and business opportunities for
minority businesses of all sizes.
In addition to providing on-going services
and acting as a resource center for minority
businesses, the GCMSDC can provide access to
capital through it’s participation in the Business
Consortium Fund, Inc.
Currently, the Council is comprised of MBEs
and local corporations, government, and national
members who are a strong presence in Arizona.
appreciated by thousands of engaged and sometimes exhausted
executives and entrepreneurs as The Dream Leader for
Business™, Loretta Love Huff “Helps people and teams EXCEED
their dreams™! Loretta guides her clients to unleash their
inner leader, influence with integrity and produce results
that otherwise would not have been attained.
an award-winning performance
improvement consultant, professional speaker and executive/businesscoach,
Loretta helps business leaders and business owners
leverage their ideas and dreams into profitable enterprises
and fulfilling careers.
Loretta and her hand-picked experts are members of
The Consultant &
Coach Coalition, a group of professionals who adhere to a
strict code of conduct and possess mastery in a variety of
Loretta is a
seasoned executive with corporate experience in human
resources, IT and commercial banking plus almost 15 years as a
entrepreneur in leadership/business consulting. Loretta has
graduate programs in Transformational Leadership,
Systems Thinking, Business Communications and Conflict
Management for the University of Phoenix and Ottawa
a Past President of the Phoenix Chapter of the National
Association of Business Owners (NAWBO), Past President of
Gabriel’s Angels and former Board Member of the Grand Canyon
Minority Supplier Development Council, Women’s Enterprise
Foundation, the Arizona Parkinson Network and
the Arizona chapter of the National Speakers
Author of two
books, Leadership without Limits: Inspiring the Best in
Yourself, Your People and Your Organization and 6
Keys for Dissolving Disputes: When ‘Off with their Heads!’
Won’t Work, she has
made several appearances on the local Fox10 Morning News
show and radio shows across the country. Loretta has been
featured in business publications including the New York
Times, the Arizona Republic, Black Enterprise, the Phoenix
Business Journal, the American Management Association’s
Executive Matters newsletter, Arizona Woman, Working Mother
and numerous association newsletters.
Loretta is a
Phoenix Business Journal Top Women in Business
honoree, an NCNW Metropolitan Sun Section Women of
Excellence honoree and a two-time
recipient of the prestigious Certified MBE (Minority Business
Enterprise) Class I Supplier of the Year
award. She has been
certified by the International Coach Federation, holds a
B.S. in Psychology from Howard University and an M.B.A
in Finance from the University of Chicago.
Below are a sampling
of our client’s comments. What support do you or your organization need?
Huff has appeared as a guest on the Fox10 Morning News show
several times. She is a genuine person who is able to get
her point across with ease. Our anchors, Ron Hoon and Rick
D’Amico both agree that Loretta does an excellent job when
she is on our show. Working with her is always a pleasure!"
Alexxa Tavlarides, Booker,
"It is always a challenge to find a speaker that will really
"WOW" a group of Sales Reps, Sales Managers, VPs of Sales,
CEOs and Entrepreneurs for our events. If you can’t catch
and hold their attention within the first few seconds, you
are probably doomed. Loretta’s approach to our event theme
was more than I expected! The group was energized and
motivated from the beginning until the end. Our goal was to
increase membership by at least 30%.
Based on Loretta’s presentation, our membership doubled!
Loretta was passionate, driven, spoke with conviction and
definitely WOW’d our group!"
Elouise Nathaniel, VP of Events, National Sales Network,
"Loretta’s material is top-notch! Her presentations are
polished and professional which wins over the audience. She
knows her subject and uses personal stories to help
illustrate her points. I’ve enjoyed working with her every
chance I’ve had. I would recommend Loretta to anyone because
she’s able to tailor her delivery for any audience."
Gail Rittenhouse, Training Manager, State of Arizona
“Everyone gave extremely positive feedback about your talk
on ‘Transformative Leadership’. You were so inspirational!
All of the women took home new understanding of leadership
and each one now feels more empowered to be successful in
their business with new insight from the tools you
Judy O’Higgins, Program Chairperson, NAWBO (National
Association of Women Business Owners) Sedona/Verde Valley
"I met Loretta at a luncheon network in Phoenix Arizona
where she was the featured speaker. Loretta delivers! Her
presentation and presence left me inspired to take action. I
highly recommend her."
Christina Thompson, Wolfeagle Marketing Group, Chandler,
"Before taking Get Clients Now! I had no effective follow-up
system and knew I was missing out on potential business.
Taking advantage of the accountability that this program
provides, I established a very efficient, trusted and
easy-to-use lead-tracking system. I implemented new ideas I
learned that resulted in a 75% increase in coaching revenue
within three weeks following the program."
Michael Veltri, Chief Instructor, DC Aikido
"Morale has risen substantially. The culture has
accomplished the shift to inclusive participation and
Sylvia Hines, Executive Director, Support Network for
"A Big Thank You for being our presenter. Everyone that I
talked to gave you high marks for your presentation and
because of you we had more in attendance at our
meeting. You will always be welcome to our committee
meeting and please let me know if you would like to speak
again." Al Quihuis, Speaker Coordinator, Diversity Council ,
Chandler Chamber of Commerce
"Working with you changed my opinion of human resource
consultants. I never knew how valuable they could be."
Chief Technology Officer, Sagent Technology
"I worked with several coaches. I felt a particular rapport
with Loretta. Loretta’s a very good coach with a broad range
of skills. While working with her, I found the confidence to
stretch into new areas with my current role. She approached
coaching me in ways that worked for me. For instance, she
recommended books, writing assignments, practices and
provided research results on topics we discussed. She
exceeded my expectations of working with a coach."
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