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Comeback with Coach Gessie

Comeback with Erica Cobb

Release Date: 07/21/2020

Rush Imhotep: Wealth Management show art Rush Imhotep: Wealth Management

Comeback with Erica Cobb

Rush Imhotep graduated cum laude from Cornell University, with a bachelors of arts in Africana Studies and Business Management. Rush is a student athlete turned successful financial wealth advisor who has been highlighted in Atlanta’s A3C Festival and Conference as a speaker for their panel on “start ups and wealth management.” Follow Rush:

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Wellness Check-In with Erica show art Wellness Check-In with Erica

Comeback with Erica Cobb

Sometimes we have to check-in with ourselves, as the world around us is ever changing so are we and that's OK!  This week, I'm sharing a few practices that have helped me center myself during this chapter of my life.  What helps you center and make you the best version of yourself?

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Jaray Daniel [Banks]: Celebrity Make-Up Artist & Jaray Daniel [Banks]: Celebrity Make-Up Artist & "My Slay Team" Owner

Comeback with Erica Cobb

Jaray Daniel is an accomplished make-up artist who has slayed the faces of some of our favorite television personalities, politicians and entertainers. He also happens to be our make-up artist for the past 5 seasons of the nationally syndicated daytime talk show, Daily Blast Live. I sat down with Jaray in Vegas to discuss pivoting during the pandemic, how he learned to pour into himself the way he pours into clients and the evolution of his beauty agency, "My Slay Team."  For more on Jaray or to book your slay, go to:

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Melody Shari [Holt]: Melody Shari [Holt]: "Love & Marriage: Huntsville and Entrepreneur

Comeback with Erica Cobb

Melody Shari, star of Love & Marriage: Huntsville stopped by Comeback studios in Vegas for a truly candid talk.  Melody is not only a star and producer on OWN's "Love & Marriage: Huntsville" hit reality show, but also the CEO of a multi-million-dollar property preservation business, mother of four and founder of Seventh Avenue Beauty brand.   This businesswoman does it all and opened up about finding herself, dealing with naysayers, dating after divorce and so much more.  Follow Melody on Instagram @MelodySHolt and shop her line: 

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Marcellas Reynolds: Entertainment Reporter and Best-Selling Author show art Marcellas Reynolds: Entertainment Reporter and Best-Selling Author

Comeback with Erica Cobb

Marcellas Reynolds joined "Comeback" to dish on his best-selling books Supreme Actresses: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Hollywood, and Supreme Models: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion.     Marcellas and I got into all sorts of unexpected tea about his experience as the first Black openly gay man on reality TV and subsequent rise in the industry. Be sure to check out Marcellas Reynold's YouTube Originals documentary, Supreme Models, co-executive produced with Iman. For more on Marcellas go to: 

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Desiree Rogers and Cheryl Mayberry McKissack show art Desiree Rogers and Cheryl Mayberry McKissack

Comeback with Erica Cobb

They are the co-owners of two iconic black beauty brands, Black Opal and Fashion Fair, which they bought in 2019. Acquiring not one, but two of the most iconic beauty brands, is unheard of in the beauty business especially by two black women, Desiree Rogers and Cheryl Mayberry McKissack plan to impact the beauty and business industry in unprecedented ways!

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Amber Abundance show art Amber Abundance

Comeback with Erica Cobb

Amber J. Phillips is a storyteller and filmmaker. She creates world building narratives using warm visuals and vulnerable performances through her lens of being a fat Black queer femme auntie from the Midwest. Amber recently released her first short film, Abundance about the limitations and radical possibilities of identity. Amber is the producer, writer, and performer of Abundance that was most recently a 2021 BlackStar Film Festival selection and won the audience award for Best Short Narrative. Amber’s written and visual work...

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Comeback LIVE from Clayton Members Club & Hotel Denver show art Comeback LIVE from Clayton Members Club & Hotel Denver

Comeback with Erica Cobb

It’s a Comeback first, a podcast in front of a studio audience!  I enlisted some of my favorite entrepreneurs to talk about navigating their post pandemic comeback.  You’ll hear from Vasileia Sergakis (Creator of “Cloud 111”) Angel Martinez (Owner of Angel Aesthetics) and Dana Ford-Buerger (Owner of Lariat Boutique).  For more on my panelist as well as future LIVE events.  Please visit my Instagram @EricaCobb

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Dominique Mallard: Creator of “Bill of Rights” for Foster Siblings show art Dominique Mallard: Creator of “Bill of Rights” for Foster Siblings

Comeback with Erica Cobb

Dominique Mallard entered the Colorado welfare system at just 16 years old with her younger brother.  She and her brother were both sent into foster care where they  stayed in close contact for two years until they were seperated. After spending years dealing with the grief and pain of losing her brother, who was relocated without her awareness, Dominique wrote the “Bill of Rights” for Foster Siblings, ensuring that no other siblings in the State of Colorado be separated from each other without access to information of there whereabouts, amongst other rights. Follow Dominique on...

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Buffie Purselle: Author of “Crawl Before You Ball” show art Buffie Purselle: Author of “Crawl Before You Ball”

Comeback with Erica Cobb

Buffie Purselle returns to Comeback to talk about her book, “Crawl Before You Ball.”  As a Certified “Crawler” myself, I was anxious to speak with Buffie, who has over twenty years of expertise in the financial field. As the founder of Buffie, LLC, her success derives from her professional and innate ability to  demystify the daunting world of taxes, personal finance, and small business management with  skilled, practical, and sometimes sassy guidance with her clients. She is passionate about  teaching financial literacy with her book and e-course, Crawl Before You...

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Coach Gessie Thompson is one of the 90% of Black Women affected by fibroids by age 50. The CEO of DETOX LIVING personally battled the epidemic for 14 years and the resulting infertility for 10 of those years to have her miracle baby Nia. Her grueling journey included 10 surgeries, five IVF cycles, a devastating miscarriage and even her heart stopping on the delivery table.

Her story gained national attention when ESSENCE published her profile titled "My Fertility Journey" in the 2014 Mother's Day issue sparking a chain reaction of transformation that included releasing her bestselling book HOPE BEYOND FIBROIDS: Stories of Miracle Babies & the Journey to Motherhood.

Get her whole story here:

https://thedetoxnow.com/