Authors

Business Journals Books is the proud publisher of over 1,300 authors in all 50 states and 67 countries. Our authors cover an incredible expanse of industries and niches. They’ve filled thousands of pages with their potent insights and compelling stories. Their books have helped propel them to the status of authority and celebrity in their field. Years after publication, many still report the resounding impact that authorship had on their careers.

CARLA MOORE

CARLA MOORE

VICE PRESIDENT, POS STRATEGY EDUCATION

FORBESBOOKS AUTHOR OF CRASH! LEADING THROUGH THE WRECKAGE

Carla Moore has been with HBO for over 20 years and is their current Vice President of Point of Sale Strategy in New York City. Moore earned her MBA at Keller Graduate School of Management in Chicago and is an alumna of two leading industry leadership programs, CTAM-U at Harvard Business School and NAMIC’s ELDP at Darden School of Business at UVA. As a survivor of a life-changing car crash that transformed her perspective on life and leadership, Carla now shares her story and lessons learned to help people harness their personal power to become better leaders and live the life they’ve imagined. She is an author, Certified Professional Coach, and transformational speaker who has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, Forbes, Cosmopolitan, and other media outlets. She released Crash! Leading Through the Wreckage with ForbesBooks in 2018. She credits the book with tripling her number of paid speaking engagements and aiding in the launch of her very own talk show, Life in 3D.

DR. RONIT MOLKO

DR. RONIT MOLKO

FOUNDER, EMPOWERING SYNERGY

FORBESBOOKS AUTHOR OF AUTISM MATTERS: EMPOWERING INVESTORS, PROVIDERS,

AND THE AUTISM COMMUNITY TO ADVANCE AUTISM SERVICES

Dr. Ronit Molko is the founder and CEO of Empowering Synergy. Recognized as a thought leader and subject matter expert in autism spectrum disorder, developmental disabilities and behavioral healthcare, she is a dynamic senior executive, entrepreneur, and strategist. She is recognized in the industry for her strategic vision, and her ability to advance and manage planned expansion and significant growth while maintaining a high-quality service model – even in the face of increasing demand for services. As a co-founder of Autism Spectrum Therapies Inc. (AST), she was instrumental in growing the company from a small start-up into a multi-state service provider with annual revenues up to $40M. Dr. Molko has empowered thousands of individuals on the autism spectrum, helping them to gain the skills they need to live more independent lives and fulfill their dreams. For her, it is a true passion, and a personal mission.

PAUL SARVADI

PAUL SARVADI

CEO OF INSPERITY | AUTHOR | PHILANTHROPIST

FORBESBOOKS AUTHOR OF TAKE CARE OF YOUR PEOPLE: THE ENLIGHTENED CEO’S

GUIDE TO BUSINESS SUCCESS

Paul Sarvadi is the chairman and chief executive officer of Insperity. He attended Rice University and the University of Houston before following his entrepreneurial instincts and co-founding Insperity in 1986, a move that would play a major role in establishing a new industry—outsourcing the HR function. In his ForbesBooks debut, Take Care of Your People: The Enlightened CEO’s Guide to Business Success. In his book, Sarvadi, helps small- and medium-sized business owners overcome the myriad of challenges they face by distilling their problems into one essential issue. When leaders take care of their people, success follows. Sarvadi was recognized as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the service category in 2001 and was inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame in 2007. He is married to his wife of over forty-three years and has six children and twenty grandchildren.

JIM OVIA

JIM OVIA

CHAIRMAN AND FOUNDER, ZENITH BANK

FORBESBOOKS AUTHOR OF AFRICA RISE AND SHINE: HOW A NIGERIAN ENTREPRENEUR

FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS GREW A BUSINESS TO $16 BILLION

Jim Ovia is the founder and chairman of Zenith Bank, one of the largest commercial banks in Africa. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Southern University Louisiana, an MBA from the University of Louisiana at Monroe, and an OPM from Harvard Business School. Ovia is a philanthropist and chairman of the Jim Ovia Foundation. To date, over 1,500 students have been provided with university scholarships. The Jim Ovia Foundation also established the James Hope College at Agbor, his place of birth. In recognition of his achievements, particularly in support of the Nigerian economy, Ovia was conferred with the national award of Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON) in 2011.

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