Maxine, the Vice-President of BWFA is also the Founder and President of Black Business Can. and an entrepreneur who owns InstahealthBox and is Chief Marketing Officer and Brand Specialist at Max Mobile Solutions.
Maxine Ebegbuzie-Shelton is the Founder and President of non-profit organization, Black Business Can. She is an entrepreneur who owns InstahealthBox and is the Chief Marketing Officer & Brand Specialist of Max Mobile Solutions, a digital marketing company in Windsor, Ontario.
Maxine Ebegbuzie-Shelton is a first-generation Nigerian living in Canada. She holds a Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Commerce, a Diploma in Accounting, and several certifications in media, marketing, graphic design, and web development.
Maxine exudes enthusiasm in everything she sets her hands on and is an experienced community builder who as an executive, helped to launch over 7 thriving organizations. She has worked with non-profits for 28 years, one of which was the launch of the largest regional media company to date in Canada.
She ran in 2010 for School Board Trustee in the municipal elections in a fight to level the playing field in education and continues to support youth and marginalized entrepreneurs nationally through Black Business Can Inc. as the founder and funder, continues to successfully mobilize the community around social justice for all people.
From the age of 14 Maxine had the desire to inspire and empower others and that jump started her love of radio. She hosted and produced a 3-time award-winning show on CJAM 91.5FM, now known as 99.1 FM for 8 years. Maxine has extensive experience in video production, film directing, content creation, infrastructure development, public relations, strategic marketing, digital marketing, and community engagement.
Despite her many areas of expertise and accomplishments, Maxine’s humbleness, authenticity, and transparency are what she leads with. She is known for youth and business mentorship, providing the best tools, sharing practical wisdom, and practical steps to reach personal goals.