Business Coach and Award-Winning Publicist Teams Up with Thrive15

Business Coach and Award-Winning Publicist Teams Up with Thrive15

TULSA, OK – Award-winning publicist and successful business coach “mom-preneur,” Deedra Determan, has teamed up with the business coach Determan, a product of the broadcast television industry, helped grow KOKI Fox 23 News in Tulsa, OK into one of the top Fox affiliates in the nation. Her experience at Fox gave way for the opportunity to consult Clear Channel Television’s stations across the country, advising in the areas of marketing, promotions, advertising, social media and website integration.

After working in television, Determan went on to launch three websites,, and, each attracting over 100,000 monthly visitors. One year after launching, she sold the niche sites to Griffin Communications.

Following the sale of her newly launched websites, Determan followed her true passion by launching D2 Branding, an innovative PR and marketing firm, igniting industry-leading brands through strategic partnerships, sales, advertising and more.

Determan’s partnership with has allowed her to share her experience as an aspiring business coach and “mom-preneur” and marketing guru. Some of her courses on the site include PR Like the Stars, The 15 Most Common Reasons for Failure, The Prerequisites: 10 Concepts You Need to Know Before You Can Grow and Avoid the Self-Employment Trap: Building a Scalable Business. provides online business courses for anyone who wants to start a business, grow a business or advance in their careers. Courses are taught by millionaires, moguls and entrepreneurial success stories and are based on years of experiences in a variety of industries. All trainings on the site provide access to best-practice business principles that can be applied immediately into any business environment.

Quick Facts About Deedra Determan:

  • She was awarded the Woman of Distinction award from Tulsa Business & Legal News
  • She is a three-time Communicator Award winner for her sites, and
  • She has 20+ years of marketing experience from her positions with Ackerman McQueen Advertising Agency and in the television industry with KOKI Fox 23 News

Business Coach: Partners with Teen Entrepreneur and Celebrity Chef

TULSA, OK –, an edtech startup for entrepreneurs, business owners and those looking to advance in their current careers, has partnered with teen chef and entrepreneur, Remmi Smith. Smith, a 15-year-old with a passion for teaching children and peers how to have fun in the kitchen while also creating healthy meals. Her products appear in grocery stores such as Whole Foods, Reasor’s and other upscale shopping establishments.

Smith, a brand ambassador for Sodexo, is the host of her own cooking show, Cook Time with Remmi. Every day, 3.5 million students in Sodexo’s 4,000 partner schools see her healthy cooking videos. Smith’s mission is to reduce the childhood obesity epidemic led her to develop Chef Club Box, a subscription service that delivers healthy snacks for kids directly to the subscriber’s door.

Among her other achievements, Smith was named among the Top 20 to Watch by the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility, has been featured in Rachel Ray’s Yum-O and Inc Magazine.

In 2013, Smith published her Addy Award winning cookbook, Global Cooking for Kids. She has been featured as the speaker of choice for Facebook, Google, Independent Youth and many others.

Smith’s featured trainings on the site include Success Is Determined by the Size of Your Why, Focus: Put All of Your Eggs in One Basket and Make Sure No One Kicks Over that Basket, and Turning Your Passion Into Profits. Her passion for helping others improve their lives is apparent when “thrivers,” which is a name given to Thrive15 subscribers, watch her enriching videos.

Entrepreneurs of all ages, looking to turn a big idea or passion into a profitable business will want to learn from her powerful trainings. Individuals ready to start thriving should check out Remmi Smith and other beneficial courses available on

Executive Business Coach and International Speaker Teams Up with

TULSA, OK – Entrepreneur, investor and business coach, Tim Redmond, has teamed up with edtech startup to share his experience with starting and growing successful businesses. Redmond’s presence on the Thrive15 mentor team adds years of experience in successful product development, business management and operational success.

Redmond, who was featured in John C. Maxwell’s 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, helped grow Tax & Accounting Software Corp from a small business with just two employees into a multi-million-dollar company with 450 employees. He and his team later sold the company to Intuit, a Fortune 1000 company who went on to become the creators of TurboTax.

Today, Redmond works as an executive coach and trainer for several CEOs and their businesses. His current work includes building and buying companies and helping other business owners to do the same. Tim Redmond has also authored the book, Power to Create, redefining wealth along the lines of conquering obstacles and serving others in significant ways.

Redmond, an expert in management and the growth mindset, is quoted as saying, “Casualness causes casualties,” a trend he has noticed with nearly all businesses he coaches and a reason for his partnership with the team of mentors. His trainings on the site include titles such as Start Here – The 19 Step Guide to Becoming Wealthy, Happiness Is a Decision, You Can’t Act Like an Idiot and Expect to be Paid Like a Boss and Tim Redmond’s 50 Management Maxims.

In his trainings, “thrivers” (subscribers on the site) can easily relate to the situations that Redmond presents and, thanks to the new “edutainment” (a combination of education and entertainment) platform, immediately apply into their lives and businesses.

December 7th, 2017


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