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Nayana Ferguson

Nayana Ferguson is the Co-Founder, COO of Anteel Tequila and the first Black woman to own a tequila brand in the world.  She is a married, mother of two, with one grandson and a native Detroiter.  Nayana graduated from Cass Technological High School, has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and obtained her MBA.  Along with her husband, Nayana also has a Business Consulting company to help others to begin their path of entrepreneurship.  Nayana is also a 15-year pancreatic cancer and 8-year breast cancer survivor.  She is a volunteer with the Detroit affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Network, devoting her time to bringing awareness and hope to the families that are going through this challenge by speaking about her experience with pancreatic cancer.