Ann marie Houghtailing launched her practice as a business development consulting expert with only $5 in her pocket, a Macbook and a truck load of tenacity in the worst economic climate of her life. Just one year later, she was the Corporate Alliance Partner for the Institute for Sales and Business Development at the University of San Diego. She has trained thousands of people in 42 of the 50 states, as well as abroad, on business development and the storytelling. Ann marie is a sought-after speaker, delivered a TEDx talk, founded the Millionaire Girls’ Movement, and written two one-woman shows, Renegade Princess and Raising Humans. Her “Acts of Love” program has donated all proceeds of her performances to worthy organizations, raising nearly $25,000 to people in need. Her writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Huffington Post, Daily Worth, XO Jane, San Diego Business Journal, Yahoo! Finance, and Thought Catalog. She also wrote published How I Created a Dollar Out of Thin Air in 2014.