Natalie Madeira Cofield is heralded among the nation's most prominent diverse entrepreneurs. Natalie has provided some of the nation's most prominent CEOs of billion-dollar organizations, executives of global brands, senior advisers to the White House, mayors of leading national cities, and community activists and leaders with inspiration,insight and advisement.

As an entrepreneur and executive, Natalie has successfully raised more than $20 million in corporate and philanthropic investments and government contracts and is responsible for more than $300,000 in cash prizes awarded to entrepreneurs.

She is the founder of Walker's Legacy, the Walker's Legacy Foundation, previously founded Urban Co-Lab and NMC Consulting Group working with clients from Google to the Congressional Black Caucus. Cofield also served as the young chamber CEO for a top 15 city in the nation during her tenure as the President & CEO of the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce where she won many awards and was featured by CNN and the New York Times, among other outlets.