Ann marie Houghtailing is the author of How I Created a Dollar Out of Thin Air and the CEO of the Millionaire Girls' Movement. In 2009 Houghtailing launched her company with $5, a MacBook and a truckload of tenacity. Noting that sales and business development is rarely taught in an academic setting, in 2010 Houghtailing partnered with a private university to launch an Institute for Sales and Business Development. She is an expert in revenue generation and the storytelling of selling as well as negotiation. Houghtailing's writing has appeared in Yahoo! Finance, Daily Worth, Huffington Post, San Diego Busines Journal, WPN and XO Jane. She has also presented a TEDx talk entitled, Raising Humans. Her objective is to teach people how to humanize the business development process and sell ethically and elegantly.