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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
CEO & Managing Consultant


Tyrone Martin

Sr. 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 1500 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 supports Aventi with special initiatives and Aventi's clients with capital access and funding opportunities.


Sheronda Barnett
Associate Consultant 

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Dee Moultrie
Sr. 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.

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. She manages and facilitates Aventi's training programs and strategy consulting services.


Anna Yakubson
Associate Consultant 

Shermaine Barnett

Shermaine Barnett
Operations Manager

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.

Shermaine Barnett has 20 years of managerial and customer service experience along with 15 years of experience in small business ownership. His background is in hospitality and construction management. Shermaine oversees the company's IT, data management, human resources, accounts payable, and day-to-day operations. 

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