2021 – Molly Mahoney ‘02


Molly Mahoney (known as The Prepared Performer) is a social media growth strategist who specializes in creating authentic video content and leveraging organic social media marketing and automation to skyrocket client sales.

After creating a video that reached 1 million people organically, she developed her signature “Go Live And Monetize” method. It combines her social media expertise, talent for scaling one-on-one relationships and 20 years of performance experience on stages from New York to Las Vegas. Molly is the host of “Camera Confidence Live;” has been a speaker at events like Social Media Marketing World, Traffic & Conversion Summit, VidSummit and Social Media Week Austin; and has been featured in publications such as Inc. Magazine, Forbes and Entrepreneur. She is also the recipient of the eWomenNetwork Made it to a Million award for bringing her company, The Prepared Performer, across $1 million in collected annual revenue in 2020.

As a Chapman University graduate with a BFA in theatre and dance, Molly wears many hats with ease, confidence and a dash of style, whether it is of a social content strategist, influencer marketing consultant, social media growth strategist, performer, author or as a wife or mother. When she’s not helping her clients attract a flood of leads, you can find her hosting the Ghost Light Vocal Jam at the Chance Theater, singing jazz with her bass-playing husband or teaching her kids #stand4joy from their home in California.

Molly’s power to engage people and transform their lives has to be seen to be believed. Watch her in action in her captivating videos and see her build rich and lasting connections with amazing humans as she delivers the most effective tips that have helped her gain a vast social media following. You can find her newest children’s book “Finding My Awesome” at www.FindingMyAwesome.com.