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Jenefeness Houston, MBA was recently voted the 2017 Microentrepreneur of the Year and Advisor of the Year. She was also named on 100 Growth List of Middle Market CEO’s by Axial, appeared on Inside Edition, featured in an article on The Successful Micropreneur, NPR News and Successful Business News. She is an educated, experienced, qualified and certified Professional Development Consultant. She has been coaching, leading, educating, advising, facilitating, teaching and consulting for more than 15 years.

 

She started her “official” career as a Strategic Solutions Consultant with Financial COMFORT Consulting LLC in 2009, when she accepted her first contract to develop financial literacy curriculum for low-income housing residents and teach a six-week class to help them advance in self-sufficiency. Yet, her training experience started in 1998 at Traditional Lines teaching collectors how to adhere to the FDCPA while “hounding” customers to pay for their World Book accounts. While working full-time and maintaining a growing family, Jenefeness finished her education and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications and Operations Management from Wilberforce University and then soon after a Master degree in Business Administration concentrating in Finance from Ohio Dominican University. After which, she has continued her education with certifications (i.e. GrowthWheel, IbisWorld, Icehouse Entrepreneurship, Profit Mastery, Tax Consulting and Preparation, et al) and reading a myriad of books. Jenefeness has been recognized as a “STAR OF THE QUARTER” at the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services as Unemployment Claims Examiner, Magna Cum Laude Graduate with Omnicron Psi Honor Society, “Volunteer of the Year” with the Association for Community Reform Now and “Progressive Minority Business Professional” with Girls on the Grind. She has gone from receiving less than $300 a month to grossing six figures a year.

 

Through the journey of poverty and wealth, she has held fast to principles (i.e. saving, tithing, paying bills timely, etc.) that enabled her to maintain her lifestyle and reach her personal and professional goals. Jenefeness dedicates a significant amount of her time as a Chief Operations Officer with the Fiscally Fabulous entourage. She currently enjoys teaching the same principles to her students at Franklin University and Columbus Arts and Technology Academy as well as growing clientele in central Ohio through one-on-one technical assistance, classroom workshops and in her new books Broken Wife Broken Life, Finesse My Life: From Launching to Leaping and  21 Day FI$CAL Bootcamp Workbook; coauthored with Shaundretta Boykins. Jenefeness relocated to Columbus, Ohio in 2015 and is now co-parenting her 11-year old daughter as well as mentoring her 23-year old son.

 

**Updated March 2017**

FINESSE MISSION STATEMENT

 

Empowering a new JENeration of women by Enhancing their knowledge and Engaging in their interest, Eliminating barriers and Exhausting all available resources to Exceed goals.

 

VISION STATEMENT

Become a trusted authority and resource for financial, entrepreneurial and relational needs.

Contact

 

Email - advice@jenefeness.com

Phone - 614-996-6976

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Jenefeness Houston, MBA was recently voted the 2017 Microentrepreneur of the Year and Advisor of the Year. She was also named on 100 Growth List of Middle Market CEO’s by Axial, appeared on Inside Edition, featured in an article on The Successful Micropreneur, NPR News and Successful Business News. She is an educated, experienced, qualified and certified Professional Development Consultant. She has been coaching, leading, educating, advising, facilitating, teaching and consulting for more than 15 years.