Detroit Business Hub Group University is ecstatic that Shannon Steel, Ramada Plaza by Wyndham in Southfield Owner, will open the 2021 DBHG University Lecture Series! Shannon will speak Friday, January 22nd, from 4-6 pm at Central Kitchen located in downtown Detroit. She will launch her real estate investment club at this event!
Ms. Steel was awarded Wyndham Hotel and Resorts Developer of the Year for 2019. She also has acquired many other commercial and residential investment properties including a second hotel, 90 acres of land which is currently being developed, acquired businesses, and ran them successfully. A newer addition to her real estate portfolio is an offshore private bank.
Steel completed her post graduate studies at Harvard Business School Online earning a finance certificate. After obtaining her Series 7 and 66 licenses with Axa Advisors, she became the youngest stockbroker within the firm at 23 and one of the youngest in the country. During her tenure at Axa Advisors, she quickly became one of the most successful brokers at the firm and won many awards. While at Axa, she increased her retired clients’ portfolios by 15-20%, and was awarded the General Motors account to manage and strategically invest their 401k, pension, and buyout funds for retirees. Shannon successfully solidified financial transactions and assisted with the proper allocation of funds for numerous companies, families, and businesses. Ms. Steel also has experience with private banking and has held executive and board of director positions with private offshore banks and was responsible for managing portfolios and protecting clients’ assets.
Shannon Steel was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, and attended Martin Luther King High School. She earned a basketball scholarship to the University of Houston where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. She graduated with honors and made the deans’ list several times.
DBHG member ticket prices are $40 and non-member ticket prices are $50. Both ticket prices include a choice of three (3) Central Kitchen entrées. Go to www.dbhg.org/dbhgu for more information about this event or to purchase tickets. Additional speakers in this lecture series include Tammy Turner, Kimle Nailer, and Marcus Jackson.
Detroit Business Hub Group is a 501 (c) (6) membership organization formed to establish, accelerate, and sustain minority owned business. Go to www.dbhg.org to learn more about this organization.