“As someone who runs a national conference that attracts top speakers from around the globe, I know talent when I see it. Jennifer Ransaw Smith is a smart, savvy and skilled speaker that engages the audience from the first moment and keeps them on the edge of their seat. Audiences who have the opportunity to hear her, walk away inspired, motivated and equipped with strategies for building their personal brand. If you are looking for a wonderful speaker for your next event, look no further than Jennifer Ransaw Smith.”

Kathryn Gordon, Founder of the 3% Conference

Jennifer Ransaw Smith is a nationally sought-after Personal Elevation Architect™, Leadership Development Mentor and Personal Brand Strategist. As the Founding CEO of The Personal Elevation Lab™, she has dedicated the past ten years to helping women professionals, entrepreneurs and executives elevate their visibility, credibility, and profitability within their organization and industry.

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Span every industry imaginable from nuclear physicists’ and implant surgeons to Ivy League MBA’s in the C-Suite and women in academia. Since opening her doors, savvy women have retained her services when they were ready to leverage their skills, talents and expertise to "make a name for themselves."

Prior to launching The PE Lab, Jennifer spent 10 years on the advertising and marketing teams at agencies that represented some of the nation’s most visible brands: Burger King, AT&T, Texaco, Kraft, Clairol and Coke (in Los Angeles, Maryland, New York and Atlanta).

Her tips, tools and strategies have appeared in a myriad of places including ABC, The Washington Post and The Baltimore Sun and her effective elevation strategies have been taught at leading organizations like Microsoft, Duke Energy and Deloitte Global.

Her signature talk is, “If you are so great, how come nobody knows who you are: How to elevate your visibility through effective and strategic Personal Branding.” Participants routinely walk away inspired, empowered and uniquely prepared to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight within their organization and industry. Her mission is simple: Teach professional women why it is critical for them to get clear about who they are, what they do, and what separates them from everyone! Then, show them how to leverage their unique differentiators as, their competitive advantage.

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Woman of Influence:

How to Command Respect, Loyalty and Action by Building an Inspirational Personal Brand

Internal Branding:

How to Elevate How You See Yourself, So the World Will Elevate How It Responds to You

Presence, Influence and Undeniably Fierceness

How to Become the Woman You Are Truly Meant to Be


Speak Up and Tell The World Who You Really Are

Six Strategies for Mastering Your Elevator Pitch

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A snapshot of the audiences that have requested her expertise:



Duke Energy

Deloitte Global

Magellan Healthcare

Dickstein Shapiro, LLP





3% Conference

Virginia Women’s Business Conference

PRSA Mid-Atlantic



Women in Pharmaceutical

MBA Women International

International Association of Business Communicators


International Coaches Federation

National Concierge Association

Mid-Atlantic Facilitators

US Chamber of Commerce (Faculty)

Baltimore Black Mental Health Alliance

Delta Sigma Theta, Inc.


Johns Hopkins University

Spelman College

Bennett College

George Washington University

University of Florida

University of Georgia

University of Arizona


Leadership Howard County

Baltimore Chamber of Commerce

Baltimore Center Club

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  • Keynotes

  • Breakout Sessions

  • Workshops

  • Seminars

  • Webinars

  • Emcee

General Presentation Lengths:

30-60 Minutes

Seminars and Workshops can be tailored:

  • Two-day

  • Full-day

  • Half-day

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 What Meeting Planners Have to Say:


"The Savor audience loved Jennifer's message of internal branding for maximum success in both business and life. She has an intimate delivery, which draws people in and her stories are relatable and accessible. Bravo!" – Angela Jia Kim, Founder, Savor the Success

'It is with pleasure to recommend Jennifer Ransaw Smith as a speaker, presenter, strategist and expert in her field. I've been fortunate to have her present at several organizations in which I'm affiliated and she never disappoints...each time the information is more resourceful and everyone leaves excited to take their branding to the next level! If you're looking for someone to provide information while inspiring everyone in the room, it is without question, Jennifer Ransaw Smith." - Kathey Porter, Director of Small Business and Vendor Relations, University of Florida  

“Given the fact that we are hospitality professionals, strategic partnerships and personal branding are vital to the success of our careers.  One's ability to cultivate strategic partnerships, to be fully engaged in professional associations as well as being able to brand yourself as an industry expert will determine how successful you are in this profession. It was truly a privilege to learn from her and for her to issue a personal challenge to elevate ourselves by becoming industry experts, thought leaders in our chosen fields but more importantly, to invest in ourselves! I was truly amazed and impressed by Jennifer's intellect, enthusiasm, passion, and commitment to excellence as marketing and branding expert.” - Andrea Watson, Vice President, DC Chapter National Concierge Association, Executive VP Administration NCA


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Three ways to Book Jennifer Ransaw Smith for your next event:

  1. Fill out the form at the bottom of this page. Someone from our team will contact you within the next 24 hours (Except weekends)

  2. Email: Speaker@personalelevation.com

  3. Call: Tiffany Brackens at 240-600-0901

If you are ready for an extraordinary speaker who will engage, ignite and empower your audience, and leave them begging for more, reach out and TODAY! We look forward to discussing the POSSIBILITIES!

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