Vanessa Horn, MBA

Vanessa Horn, MBA

Business Coach, Speaker & Trainer at

Burlington, North Carolina (Greensboro/Winston-Salem, North Carolina Area)
Professional Training & Coaching

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Vanessa Horn, MBA's Overview

  • Speaker, Author & Business Coach at
  • Network Marketing Consultant & Speaker at
  • International Financial Analyst at Sealy
  • Manager, Business Development at AFN Communications
  • Product Development Manager at Williams Communications
  • Global Management Program: Finance, Business Development, Marketing at Texaco

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Vanessa Horn, MBA's Summary

Vanessa Horn is the CEO of Vanessa Horn International, a global business and personal development company, and is a sought after speaker, coach, and the author of the book “I’ll Have What She’s Having!”®

She has successfully built and sold several businesses and her training and coaching has been used by more than 7,000 mission-driven entrepreneurs to rise to the top of their industries without burning out or selling out. Her “Profit with Honor” Prospecting System is a proven system to attract an endless stream of prospects and effectively close without having to be salesy or pushy.

Vanessa has been featured as a expert guest on several FOX, NBC, CBS, and ABC news and morning shows across the country.

Vanessa holds an MBA in entrepreneurship. She and her husband of 15 years, and their three young sons live in North Carolina.

To learn more about Vanessa’s training and coaching programs to create a life and business you love, go to

Specialties: Speaking, Training, Entrepreneurship, Leadership Development, Team Building, and Direct Sales Industry

Vanessa Horn, MBA's Experience

Speaker, Author & Business Coach

October 2010Present (4 years 1 month) Burlington, NC

Do you long to have deep, inner confidence and freedom to express your True Self?

Do you long for clarity about what path to pursue that will allow you to create a life where you feel fully alive and purpose filled?

Are you the type of person who wants it all--you want success, but without striving, without sacrificing relationships or your health, and without missing the present moment on your way to making a lasting impact in the world?

If that is you, I'm here to partner and help serve you in determining exactly what you need to DO, but most importantly who you ARE at your best to achieve total life success.

Everything I do is centered on Holistic Success Principles that honor and integrate your whole life + your whole person for complete and lasting fulfillment.

Seminars, Coaching, and books in service of you and the greatness waiting to burst forth in you.

For more information visit

Network Marketing Consultant & Speaker

2005Present (9 years)

Are you an existing or recovering Network Marketer or Direct Sales leader who loves the idea of time freedom & leveraged, residual income but want to know how to achieve it without burnout, disillusionment or lost relationships?

The skills you will learn at Networking Savvy are unlike anything else taught in the industry. Most importantly, they are proven to bring the kind of success you want--fulfilling, from a truly authentic place, and built smart.

If you are an influencer and a high-integrity individual committed to doing things the right way for the right reasons and you know you are called to be successful because you have a lot of lives to serve... you have finally found what you are looking for.

Regional Vice President

Boresha International

Partnership; 5001-10,000 employees; Food & Beverages industry

20102013 (3 years)

Regional Vice President and Independent Distributor for coffee, weightloss, and nutrition products.

Build an organization in excess of 2,500 independent business owners within annual sales in excess of $750,000.

Achieved recognition as #2 highest sales performance in the organization (out of over 35,000 distributors).

Company trainer and speaker for corporate events.

National Vice President, Independent Consultant

Arbonne International

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Consumer Goods industry

20052011 (6 years)

National Vice-President and Independent Distributor for skincare and health and wellness products.

Within twenty months reached the highest rank with a team of 8,000+ independent distributors across the US, Canada and Australia with annual team sales over $2.4 million.

Trained dozens of new business owners worldwide to generate 5 and 6-figure incomes and hundreds to generate 4-figure incomes.

Annual Sales in excess of $1.8M achieved with 18 months of starting business.

Top performer within the organization (top .02% of total distributors within the organization).

Entrepreneur and Franchise Owner


Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Health, Wellness and Fitness industry

20032007 (4 years)

* Opened new territory for Curves International, a women's fitness facility, in North Carolina.

* Recognized as the fastest growing Curves franchise in the United States.

* Specialized in training for health, fitness, weightloss and nutrition.

* Responsible for promoting and marketing the facility and growing membership.

* Promoted community development and advancement through cooperative programs and fundraising.

* Hired and trained staff.

International Financial Analyst


Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; ZZ; Furniture industry

20022006 (4 years)

* Analyzed domestic and international market opportunities for increased sales through existing and new sales channels, including evaluating return on investment, profitability, and strategy.

* Evaluated new customer opportunities and consulted on customer financial viability, market impacts to existing customers, and strategic imperatives of account performance.

* Interpreted customer financial metrics and incremental sales opportunity statements and reviewed product pricing to maximize merchandising mix, product placement, and expense reduction.

* Liaison with Sales, Finance, General Accounting, and Corporate Credit, to define processes for improved coordination, reporting and account management.

* Reviewed customer agreements to limit vendor exposure and drive consistency. Followed-up to ensure proper financial recording of agreement obligations.

* Coordinated sales expense budgeting process and completed sales manager annual goals for profitability and bonus targets.

Manager, Business Development

AFN Communications

20002002 (2 years)

Manager, Business Development
* Worked with executive management and equity sponsor group to develop merger, acquisition, and contribution growth strategy and to identify target partners.

* Analyzed potential targets by developing financial models, completing business assessments and proposing financial alternatives.

* Identified alternative sales distribution channels and completed program development, sales training, and implementation.

* Managed the integration of services offered through partners including product definition, process structure, and marketing strategy. Assisted in the transition of assets from partners.

Product Marketing Manager
* Researched market and customer trends and analyzed competitor actions. Defined and implemented a detailed product marketing strategy including product line and pricing, market positioning, business rules for legal agreements, and sales marketing collateral.

* Provided direction to product marketing and sales support teams, identified customer requirements, negotiated customer contracts, and resolved problems for potential and existing customers. Developed sales order documents and processes and compensation plan.

* Recognized as a company public relations spokesperson by facilitating industry tradeshow discussions and authoring trade journal articles.

Product Development Manager

Williams Communications

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; WMB; Telecommunications industry

19992000 (1 year)

* Completed business cases to analyze profitability of potential business and product opportunities including pricing, sales forecasts, cost analysis, profit potential and financial analysis. Regularly presented new business initiatives to executive management.

* Determined strategy for emerging products by conducting analysis on market demands, competition, customer needs, and technology. Defined sales and marketing communications based on the company’s market strategy and particular product line strategy.

* Supervised and trained product specialists through the Product Development Process. Provided leadership to the project lead team responsible for Network, User Groups, and IT as well as project managed team members from all facets of the organization both at an individual and cross-functional team level to define product and drive development through the organization.

Global Management Program: Finance, Business Development, Marketing


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CVX; Oil & Energy industry

19981999 (1 year)

* Selected to be part of an exclusive Texaco management trainee program with rotational experience in the areas of Finance, Business Development, and Marketing.

* Completed tactical and strategic plans as well as financial projections including Weekly, Monthly, and Mid-term forecasts. Prepared Risk Management Reports and Capital Budgets and developed commentary on variances between budget and actual performance.

* Monitored product pricing trends and completed monthly and long-term price projections.

* Prepared monthly Board of Director’s Report and created presentations for senior management to present to company employees.

* Analyzed customer financial statements and recommended credit allocation and maintained accounts receivable on a 98% current basis through direct customer account management.

Vanessa Horn, MBA's Skills & Expertise

  1. Public Speaking
  2. Team Building
  3. Entrepreneurship
  4. Leadership Development
  5. Strategic Planning
  6. Coaching
  7. Sales
  8. Budgets
  9. Process Improvement
  10. Forecasting
  11. Leadership
  12. Strategy
  13. Marketing Strategy
  14. Customer Service
  15. Training
  16. Marketing
  17. Social Media
  18. Management
  19. New Business Development
  20. Small Business
  21. Public Relations
  22. Account Management
  23. Business Development
  24. Program Management
  25. CRM
  26. Direct Sales
  27. Fundraising
  28. Product Marketing
  29. Sales Operations
  30. Analysis
  31. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  32. Product Development
  33. Social Media Marketing
  34. Time Management
  35. Sales Management
  36. Marketing Communications
  37. Networking
  38. Team Leadership
  39. Online Marketing
  40. Social Networking
  41. Event Management
  42. Motivation
  43. Start-ups
  44. Advertising
  45. Selling
  46. Management Consulting
  47. Organizational Development
  48. Negotiation
  49. Creative Strategy
  50. Network Marketing

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Vanessa Horn, MBA's Education

Regent University

MBA, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, International Business


Summa Cum Laude

Activities and Societies: Alumni Board Leadership Member

Oral Roberts University

BA, Organizational/Interpersonal Communications


Summa Cum Laude
Top Graduate: Communications
Commencement Speaker

Activities and Societies: Oklahoma Leadership Enrichment Scholar, Board of Regents Scholarship, Dean’s List, Who’s Who Among American College Students, VIP Student Leadership Program, Officer, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Member, American Marketing Organization (AMA), Officer, Alumni Board

Vanessa Horn, MBA's Additional Information


I love to dance, laugh, work out, nature, poetry, music, my kids, sunrises, sunsets, hiking, the mountains, the beach. Savoring the soul of another human being.

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