Charlynda Scales is a serial entrepreneur: She serves as founder and CEO of Mutt's Sauce LLC and OH Taste LLC; Director of the OH Taste Foundation (501c3), and creator of The Empower Collection. She is the author of the business empowerment book, Rock Bottom Has a Trampoline.
Charlynda is a sought-after speaker and mentor for women's empowerment and small businesses. She is a TEDx speaker. Her talent is cultivating influential people by meeting them where they are in life and business. Her military career spans over 15 years; she's currently an Air Force Reservist stationed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.
Charlynda and Mutt's Sauce have been featured in Yahoo! Finance, NPR, Forbes.com, QVC, Men's Journal, CBS News, NBCUniversal, Black Enterprise Magazine, and Military.com, among others.
Charlynda was also featured in FUBU Founder and Shark Tank investor Daymond John's bestselling book, POWERSHIFT.
She is a Clemson University graduate with a degree in Aerospace Science and Business Management. She also holds an MBA in Strategic Leadership. She started the company Mutt’s Sauce, LLC while still serving on active duty in the military. She is a graduate of the following distinguished courses:
NonProfit Leadership, Harvard Executive Certification
Tuck School of Executive Leadership at Dartmouth
The Empower Program, by Dayton Chamber of Commerce
The Course for Presidents, by Aileron
Charlynda currently sits on the board of Bunker Labs, Arnold Air Society and Silver Wings, Dayton Chamber of Commerce, and Dayton Convention and Visitors Bureau. Charlynda is a Gold Award Winner and has a Lifetime Membership to Girl Scouts of the USA.
Her son, David, is, in her opinion, her finest achievement.
Mutt's Sauce website: www.muttssauce.com
Mutt's Social Media: @muttssauce (Twitter, Instagram), www.facebook.com/muttssauce1956
OH Taste Foundation website: www.ohtaste.org
Charlynda Scales website: www.charlyndajean.com
Charlynda Social Media: @charlyndajean (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tiktok)