Jeanique Riché

Jeanique Riché left the corporate world in 2011 to found EIgnite.Org, living out her passion to “revitalize communities from the inside out through entrepreneurship.” Throughout her career in corporate America, she managed a portfolio of highly strategic accounts, a global marketing budget and held roles in strategic marketing, multi-cultural marketing, and project management with American Express, Mercedes-Benz USA and Verizon. Now she applies the skills she acquired along the way to work with small and midsize business owners to grow and structure their businesses.

Currently Jeanique teaches Marketing at Medgar Evers College and sits on the Board of Directors of Community2Community Inc.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech, an MBA in Marketing and Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and is a Certified Business Coach from the Institute for Business Growth.