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SheEducates: Pivot Like a Pro
March 8, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join us for an intimate chat with Accel Lifestyle!
Founder & CEO, Megan Eddings, alongside Director of Operations, Amanda Cotler, will share the details on how they pivoted from fitness apparel to selling over 600,000 face masks and started two additional companies during the pandemic.
Leave with action-packed steps you can take immediately to pivot yourself and your business.
Megan Eddings is the founder and CEO of Accel Lifestyle. While Eddings’ revolutionary Prema® antibacterial fabric was originally created to fight odor in fitness apparel, it first and foremost fights bacteria. With her background in chemistry, she invented Prema® and it is now patent pending in 120 countries. From fitness apparel to a PPE provider, Eddings is proud to make every day a healthy day, promoting wellness, confidence, and kindness. Eddings is now the CEO of 3 separate companies: Accel Lifestyle, Blended Huemanity and Accel Unite.
Megan was chosen as one of Inc. Magazine’s top Founders: chosen as Top 3 Startups in the country and one of 40 Founders chosen for Inc. Magazine’s Founders Project. Accel Lifestyle is currently on contract with the US Military and Eddings even has a day (May 24th) named after her in Houston TX, for her philanthropy work.
She believes in thinking Big….and then thinker Bigger. On a mission to bring joy wherever she goes, Eddings strives to help everyone feel more confident. We only get one life, just go for it!
Amanda Cotler has a passion for moving, shaking and turning gym wear into formal wear in a matter of minutes. She is the Director of Operations for Accel Lifestyle, an innovation-driven company creating sustainable products. The DNA of Accel is to drive technological advances and partnering it with passion and purpose to improve the world around us.
Prior to turning her side hustle into her full-time job, Amanda did Investor Relations for an Oil/ Gas company in Houston. She is part of Ellevate Houston’s Board of Directors, where she manages the chapter’s finances. She is also a contributor to Forbes where she writes about sustainability, business strategy and creative solutions.