Paisley Demby (CEO)
Paisley Demby is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of PBN Consulting, LLC., and has over 28 years of finance and strategic management experience. Mr. Demby founded PBN in 1999 and the practice has grown to offer Venture Capital Advisory Services, Business Development, and Strategy Formulation for startups to large scale multi-million dollar corporations nationwide. Paisley Demby has been responsible for the training and development of over 12,000 business owners. A recognized authority on business and leadership development Mr. Demby is a highly sought after speaker, Executive Coach, and CEO trainer: offering dynamic keynote and general session presentations, in-depth seminars and lively executive development training courses that inspire audiences to take action in the areas of business strategy, leadership. marketing, sales and finance.
Mr. Demby’s experience as a Business Consultant has helped him to craft practical and actionable street tested business development methodologies that are easily implemented and drive immediate results. One such tool is the ease and use of readily and available market intelligence that positions a company to run circles around their competition. Mr. Demby leads many presentations by focusing attendees on the fact that they already have what they need to succeed, they simply need to apply his simply “Eazy Breezy” approach to kickstart their taking action. Mr. Demby then provides his audience with the CEO Mindset to think and then the tools and resources to act like an iconic CEOS they revere. This combination of mindset, tools, and resources motivate attendees to take action on many things they know they should.
Paisley is an inspirational and motivational CEO trainer with first-hand knowledge of multiple industries and how to make the most of any company. Paisley’s training workshops rejuvenate audiences giving them a new found understanding of their latent potential removing barriers that once blocked them from moving forward.
Mr. Demby is widely recognized for his work in the business development arena helping develop innovative businesses in the media, technology, consumer products, manufacturing, nonprofit, entertainment, financial services, and professional services industries. Mr. Demby is actively involved in the small business development community serving as a judge in multiple business plan competitions. Mr. Demby is also the Co-Founder of the Queens and New York StartUP! Business Plan Competition. In 2007 Mr. Demby was honored with a career achievement and social impact award from the Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Conference Executive Board at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania among an impressive list of honorees. In 2013 Mr. Demby was recognized by the Metropolitan Hospitality Group and The Queens Courier as a 40 Under 40 Rising Star. In February 2015 Mr. Demby was recognized as a Mover and Shaker by NV Magazine. In 2016 Mr. Demby was recognized as a Queens top businessmen during the Star Networks Kings of Queens award and networking event. In 2017 Mr. Demby was awarded Marketer of the Year by NonProfit Pro. In 2018 Mr. Demby was recognized by City and State as a Corporate Social Responsibility honoree for Diversity & Inclusion for Exceptional Leadership in Educating Small Businesses.
Mr. Demby has been employed by such renowned firms as Accenture, JP Morgan, Synergie Capital Group, IBM, General Motors, The May Davis Group, and Westinghouse. Mr. Demby holds an MBA in Finance and Strategic Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in Engineering and Economics from Brown University. Learn how to build a world-class organization using market intelligence, market your value, develop a winning culture and retain great people. Executive coaching knowledge combined with hands-on small business develop training are just two reasons why you should know Paisley!
Scorpio Rogers (Consultant)
Prior to joining PBN, Mr. Rogers was and is a Manager of Technology Consulting for American Express. In this capacity Mr. Rogers consults Fortune 1000 companies on methodologies to streamline purchasing, accounting processes and overhead. Mr. Rogers is also the founder and CEO of Fraternally Yours, Inc., FYI specializes in selling fraternity and sorority merchandise. Mr. Rogers is a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., National Black MBA Association, and currently is the New York Chapter Vice President of Communications where he overseas all corporate communications and is a member of the Economic Development Committee. Mr. Rogers holds a BA from Dartmouth College in Computer Science and a MBA in Management, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
Lino Solis (Corporate Counsel)
Mr. Solis has served as Associate General Counsel and Director with Urban Brands, Inc. Mr. Solis has also served as Senior in-house counsel with G+G Retail, Inc. Additionally, Mr. Solis has represented such entertainment companies as Global Entertainment, LLC, Dynasty Music Group, Inc., Diesel FilmWorks, Inc., Narrow Way Entertainment, Inc., WHOA!, Inc. and Meridian Music Group, LLC. Attorney Solis is admitted to practice law in the State of New York, Connecticut, and is a member of the District of Columbia Bar. Attorney Solis holds a BA from Howard University and a Juris Doctor from New York Law School.