Shennice Cleckley is the CEO of Smart Cookie, a business development firm that helps Christian female entrepreneurs grow their business with strategic planning, digital skills training and lifestyle integration. She is also the South Carolina Digital Coach for the Grow with Google Digital Coaches Program.
A sought after keynote speaker and multimedia personality, Shennice has appeared on ABC, CBS, FOX, CNBC, NBC sharing her expertise for helping entrepreneurs embrace the lifestyle they dreamed of with owning a business, being present with family and serving.
In 2018, Shennice was featured by Google’s “Grow with Google” program how she successfully transitioned her brick and mortar bakery into a completely online business model by using YouTube and self-trained online tools. Her Google video feature currently has over 670K views.
Shennice earned her B.A. in Political Science and Public Affairs from Columbia College (SC). Shennice is involved in the community as the Chair for SC Whitmore School Board, MC for 1Million Cups (a Kauffman Foundation Initiative), member of the City of Columbia Accommodation Tax Committee, member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc and an active member of Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church. Shennice and her husband LeBrian live in Lexington SC. Together they have 4 kids, 1 granddaughter, and 1 beloved dog Coco.
Shennice's Recommendations & Calls to Action:
Anything Brene Brown, Believe Bigger by Marshawn Evans Daniels
- Take an active role in your life
- Dream, pray and launch
- Believe that God is always for you
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