Paula Johnson Hutchinson began her career in the beauty industry as a salon owner and educator. Over the past 28 years, she has owned 6 salons and has received several leadership awards in the industry. As the demand increased for her to speak and educate at various business events outside of the beauty industry such as Baton Rouge Entrepreneur's Week (2017) , she returned back to school and received her A.S. and B.S. degrees in Business from University of Phoenix. Additionally, Paula has earned a Master's in Education from University of Phoenix, with a specific concentration in Adult Educational Training. She holds a certification in Diversity and Inclusion along with Personal Branding. Paula is also a certified life coach with a focus on transformational leadership. Now in Arizona, Paula is a SCORE member and a current member of the Chandler Chamber of Commerce. She is a 5 -time Amazon Best Selling Author and is currently a part of several organizations that focus in diversity, equity, and positive community change for everyone.