Why Us

It’s Time…

For over 50 years, we have noticed black-owned businesses come and go.

We want them to stay!

As a result, we have combined our fifteen years of professional resources to create this living and breathing platform for all of YOU to have access to our skills, talents, and abilities.

We are here to grow, learn, and develop our community into a solidifying force.

Who We Are


Veronica L. Phillips, B.A., P.H.M, M.A.

Born in Toledo, Ohio, Veronica has visited every state in the United States calling Tucson, Arizona her home for the past 18 years. She holds a Bachelor’s in Social Psychology and Master in Business. She founded iap Consultants, LLC in 2005. She specializes in teaching her clients who to get out of their own way so they can to achieve even greater financial success and emotional satisfaction, personally as well as professionally. Veronica supports an average of 300 clients a year towards this endeavor.


Andraé L. Jones, B.A., B.A.S., M.Ed

Born in Tucson, Arizona on Davis Monthan Air Force and raised in an Army home, Andraé is a lifetime resident. Andraé holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Computer Science, Statistics and a Masters in Educational Psychology. Andraé founded Octavia Digital Media in 2015 with a team of 17. Their focus concentrates on professionals showcasing their work through mini-documentaries, digital marketing, software development, & branding.

What We Will Do For YOU!

  • First MONTH Free!
  • Monthly Seminars!
  • Quarterly Workshops!
  • Podcasts!
  • Black on Black Business Support!
  • Rotation of Your Business Profile!
  • Quarterly Surveys!
  • Personalized Q & A!
  • Increased Social Media Presence!
  • New Member Orientation!
  • Fundraising for our Non-Profits!
  • Sponsorship Packages!
  • Free Business Card Critique!
  • Customized Business Services!
    (Branding, Social Media, Marketing)


Only 3 Steps to Join!