Entrepreneur, consultant, author, widely-known herbalist, and international speaker Holly Bellebuono has helped thousands of entrepreneurs, creatives, writers, and business leaders expand their business to reach the next level of success. Holly works with individuals, small teams, and nonprofits and she speaks to large audiences at conferences and universities --across England, Costa Rica, Canada, and the United States from Boston to Hawaii -- to provide memorable meaning, focus, and growth.
A catalyst in women’s empowerment and visionary thinking, Holly has spent the past 28 years building an innovative brands and creative businesses. She has authored 7 nonfiction books with three major publishing houses, lectured internationally, lead vibrant retreats and workshops, developed retail and wholesale product and service lines, and has taught men and women from across the world. She teaches strategy and planning, as well as business financial basics that move women's businesses toward clarity, profit, and magic.
Her documentary book Women Healers of the World: The Traditions, History & Geography of Herbal Medicine, was named The Thomas DeBaggio Book of the Year 2015 by The International Herb Association, and her work appears in Parabola, SageWoman, Juno (Britain), and Taproot, among many others.
Holly has also spent years as a nonprofit executive; she holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Appalachian State University and has served as executive, finance, and program director for human service, education, and environmental nonprofit organizations. She has won two Small Business Owner of the Year Awards and a Nonprofit of the Year Award. Her engaging empowerment workshops for entrepreneurs, creatives, and women are highlights at conferences and universities.
Holly's Current Businesses:
The Bellebuono School of Herbal Medicine
Holly is the founder and CEO of Bellebuono International LLC, which operates The Bellebuono School of Herbal Medicine, founded in 2005 and educator of thousands of community herbalists.
Selle LLC and The Selle Entrepreneur Network
The network provides structure, resources, community, and business basics to get businesses to the next level. Holly is especially interested in working with socially conscious, environmentally aware, and highly motivated businesses -- such as those who are interested in establishing B-Corps or LLCs with a vibrant mission and goal, as well as those just starting out with a big vision.
Book Holly to Speak for Your Event or Podcast
Holly has been keynote speaker at in-person international events for 3 decades, and is a powerful guest on radio and podcast programs. Add Holly to your conference, university or event agenda for an inspiring keynote on women's empowerment or business success. Ideal for women's groups, entrepreneur conferences, empowerment symposia, colleges, retreats, and leadership associations.