Valentina Escobar-Gonzalez, MBA, founded Beyond Engagement, a social media solutions company, in January 2012 to assist small businesses and professionals grow their engagement with customers online—and she hasn’t slowed down since.
She has presented to the American Advertising Federation of Coastal Carolinas in Myrtle Beach, Greenville, South Carolina, Northeast Tennessee, and in Southwest Virginia about the latest Social Media Strategies on Facebook and on Instagram. Valentina has participated in numerous speaking engagements to education institutions as well. She has been featured in a virtual conference for Marketing Profs and in the MarketingSmarts podcast. She was recently awarded the Rising Star Award by the America’s Small Business Development Center. She is a Board Member of her local food bank. She is a mother of two kids under the age of six and a chocolate Labrador.