About Empower ONYX

Empower ONYX is dedicated to fostering a community that showcases the transformative power of sport, promotes self-love, and allows Black women and girls to be seen and heard. The mission of Empower ONYX is to empower, inspire, and uplift the next generation of leaders in sport and beyond!

THE TEAM

Michelle Blake Wilson

With over 20 years of experience, Michelle Blake-Wilson has a strong track record of success driving innovation, creativity, and leadership to establish a broader vision and strategy. She has administered, developed and executed marketing, communications and sponsorship activation programs for some of the most recognizable brands in the world, managed multiple brands/ clients, with multiple activations at the same event. Blake-Wilson has held several senior marketing and sponsorship roles including at Viacom/BET Networks on The BET Experience , Mercedes-Benz Experiential Account Team, Marketing & Communications for USTA Eastern, Merchandising for Limited Brands-Victoria’s Secret stores and the list goes on.

Arthur Brown

Arthur Brown possesses over 19 years of professional experience in event management, sports management consulting, food and beverage counseling, budget preparation and control, sales promotions, staffing, program training coordination, and team leadership. Brown has received International acclaim and recognition for his ability to take complex operations, synthesis and execute flawlessly.

Danni Bryant

Danni Bryant is a marketing professional with a background in publishing, product and digital marketing, and event logistics. She currently serves a project manager for Empower Onyx.