Aventi Enterprises

Aventi Enterprises, LLC is a strategic consulting firm helping small businesses access capital and contracting opportunities to grow and scale. Aventi focuses its efforts on the development of women and minority-owned businesses and works alongside entrepreneurial support organizations to serve disadvantaged business owners. Through an extensive network, Aventi helps companies develop business strategies, build capacity, and gain access to the resources and opportunities needed to build a profitable and sustainable enterprise.

Our Mission

To educate, advocate, and provide access to resources for disadvantaged small businesses and the communities they serve.

Our Vision
An inclusive economy and equal opportunity for every business.

What We Value

Excellence, Innovation, Economic Opportunity, Inclusion, Meaningful Work, and Respect


Our Team

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Deonna Barnett
Managing Consultant


Tyrone Martin
Business Consultant

Deonna Barnett is a small business strategist and consultant with expertise in business planning, financial management, operations management, event planning and marketing strategy development.  She has trained over 800 local entrepreneurs helping raise over $500,000 in micro financing. She's a graduate of The Ohio State University with experience in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors as a former non-profit executive.

Tyrone Martin has supported small business owners and non-profits with business and marketing strategy for more than 15 years. He is an entrepreneur, speaker and entrepreneurial educator with a background in electronic engineering and computer science. He uses his skills in analytics to help companies utilize social media for promotion and awareness. A former IT government employee, he  studied at Central Ohio Technical College & Columbus State.


Sheronda Barnett, Executive Assistant & Certification Specialist


Y'Nesha Schaffer, MBA, MS Business Consultant

Sheronda Barnett is an administrative professional with 13 years of banking experience and a background in compliance. She supports business owners in obtaining small business certifications and preparing loan applications. She attended the University of Cincinnati where she studied Business & Marketing.

Y'Nesha has 16 years of business management, strategic planning, counseling, and consulting experience.  She has led efforts in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion into the culture of organizations through research and  best practices. She has an MBA from the Kelley School of Business, an MS in Counseling, and BA in Psychology all from Indiana University. She is Yellow Belt Six Sigma Certified and trained in Entrepreneurial Operating Systems (EOS). 


Anna Yakubson
Project Manager

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Dee Moultrie
Business Consultant

Anna Yakubson is a business and communications professional with a focus on providing high-quality services to small businesses and entrepreneurs. With a combined experience of over 15 years in both corporate and entrepreneurial roles, she assists Aventi Enterprises with recruiting and retaining clients as well as enhancing the success of the training and consulting/coaching programs.

De’Lona “Dee” Moultrie is a career entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in the consulting field, and as a real estate investor for over 19 of those years. Dee is passionate about helping business owners create and scale their ventures ethically and profitably while living their best lives.


Shelly Hunt

Project Manager

Shelly Hunt has over 10 years of information technology, project management  and small business owner experience. She is passionate about being a big picture thinker, identifying process improvements, general business and computer training, coaching and mentoring. She values helping others, building relationships and cross functional team collaboration. She is results driven and focused on the client experience to help her clients achieve their business goals.

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