Jia Wertz is the Founder of The Mastermind Exchange, a peer-advisory group designed to give high-achieving entrepreneurs invaluable advice, strategies and PR services to overcome growing pains and accelerate growth for their small businesses.
She is also Founder and CEO of Studio 15, a socially responsible women’s fashion brand. Through Studio 15’s commitment to philanthropy, the company has funded more than 30 successful ventures for female entrepreneurs in Africa through a strategic partnership with non-profit organization Kleos Microfinance Group.
During her 18-year fashion career in business development, Jia led the Sales Development, Operations and Communications departments for bebe, District Sales for Aldo Shoes, among roles at other major brands. Jia is also a contributor at Forbes, She Knows, and Thrive Global. You can follow her journey on Twitter @JiaWertz