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We exist to help entrepreneurs overcome challenges in growing your business so that your dream business can do what designed it to do; create wealth for you and economic opportunities for others.

we've redefined accounting & strategic management

WELCOME TO SAGE22

HELPING YOU BUILD, HOLISTICALLY.

WE TAKE A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO FINANCIAL MANGEMENT

We have over 23 years of strategy, accounting, and management experience derived from Forbes 500 corporations, global organizations to small businesses. We’re smart, unorthodox, and masters of our trade.

We’re built on faith, 90s hip-hop and all things Black ownership.

 
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Our Philosophy

I’ve spent the last 13 years researching and examining the habits and trends of small businesses, what makes them succeed and why they fail and struggle.

It’s no surprise that as a strategic management accountant I realize that financial management is at the foundation. Why is it that Black-owned businesses represent the fastest growing business segment but struggle to succeed? 

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Why is it that businesses struggle to reach the $10million mark and hire?

I’ve spent the last 13 years researching and examining the habits and trends of small businesses, what makes them succeed and why they fail and struggle.

It’s no surprise that as an accountant I realize that financial management is at the foundation. Why is it that Black-owned businesses represent the fastest growing business segment but struggle to succeed? 

HERE TO HELP YOU SUCCEED

Meet the dream team

We have over 23 years of strategy, accounting, and management experience derived from Forbes 500 corporations, global organizations to small businesses. We’re smart, unorthodox, and masters of our trade. We’re built on faith, 90s hip-hop and all things Black ownership.

KATRINA M HARRELL

CHIEF STRATEGIST AND PRINCIPAL

With over 20 years of combined experience in corporate accounting, budget analysis, and business development, Katrina has a solid track record of supporting businesses in clarifying their vision and creating structures that implement and sustain profitability. As passionate as she is about pursuing profits, however, she’s equally driven in generating economic solutions for critical issues impacting low-income communities.

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longevity & prosperity

“seasonal success scares me. my goal is longevity. it’s a marathon

NIPSEY HUSSLE

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MEET KATRINA

Accountant, Strategist, and Entreprenuer

Katrina M. Harrell is an accountant, bestselling author, award-winning entrepreneur, and strategy expert in business and social impact.

With over 20 years of combined experience in corporate accounting, strategic management, and business development, Katrina has a solid track record of supporting businesses in clarifying their vision and creating structures that implement and sustain profitability. As passionate as she is about pursuing profits, however, she’s equally driven in generating economic solutions for critical issues impacting low-income communities.

 

Katrina earned an Executive Certificate in Social Impact Strategy from UPENN, a Bachelor in Science in Accounting in Finance (minor) from Saint Peter's University, a Leadership Management Certificate from the University of NC Wilmington. In addition to being a CPA candidate, she is also a licensed insurance agent and appointed public notary of North Carolina and currently pursuing Master's studies in Strategic Management.

She served with AmeriCorps VISTA with Habitat for Humanity focused on capacity building: resource development, financial management, human resources, and information technology. She later served as their Community Development Coordinator focused on developing programs towards economic and community development, and cultivated relationships with local nonprofits and officials.

 

Katrina has authored and contributed to several book titles, including  You Need It, I Got It and How She Got Free. She’s also been featured in BlackEnterprise.com, Star News, Sunrise and Cumulus Broadcasting, WILMA Magazine, PBS, MSNBC and a host of other media outlets and publications.