Roxanne Wilson, is the ultimate Girl-On-The-Go: a television host, popular radio personality, fitness professional, appellate attorney, author, well-traveled speaker, and season five contestant of NBC’s The Apprentice with Donald Trump, gaining rave reviews from “The Donald” himself.
Within eighteen months at the Liquidation Channel, Roxanne moved from night owl host to a prime time host of the twenty-four hour international home shopping network.
Formerly Roxanne was heard on the radio a part of Austin’s Family Friendly Mornings on 105.9 The River team, where she brought the girl-about-town perspective through On The Road With Roxanne and was hands on with listeners hosting community activities like the Mammogram Mixers — Mammograms with a twist, and Tiara Tuesdays in conjunction with Austin Woman magazine. Roxanne also hosted Saturday Night Dance Fever, on 98.9 Austin’s Greatest Hits.
Roxanne was the first African-American woman to compete in the final four on The Apprentice. Stating, ‘Roxanne is very, very smart…brilliant…she is really something.’ Trump continued stating, ‘You’re a very good speaker… I would like to have you represent me in court. You are very impressive.’
On the heals of The Apprentice, Roxanne’s authored Footprints In The Boardroom, an insider’s look at The Apprentice depicting how modern believers use their faith to overcome business challenges.
Roxanne is a national speaker, who is sought after by women’s organizations, faith groups, colleges and universities, and young professional organizations. Roxanne’s lectures are inspiring as she challenges listeners to reach for the star within.
Being committed to the community, Roxanne dedicates her time and talents to support non-profit organizations. She is an active member in The Junior League of Austin. Roxanne served as spokesperson the national Make-A-Wish Foundation Destination Joy campaign presented by Lay’s and Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Austin Affiliate Board of Directors
Roxanne is committed to maintaining a sound mind, body and spirit and as an 11-year certified Jazzercise Instructor and Franchisee, with classes at Riata Jazzercise. Roxanne enhances the lives of others through exercise and dance. She is a member of the Riverbend Church choir and founder of Untitled, Riverbend’s young professionals group and volunteer with Riverbend’s 11th & 12th grade girls.
In her ‘previous life’ as an Appellate attorney, Roxanne worked for a premiere Texas law firm and clerked for two justices on the Supreme Court of Texas after earning a law degree at the University of Michigan.
During her undergraduate studies at Baylor University, Roxanne was the first woman and second African American member of the prestigious Baylor Chamber of Commerce, for which she later served as President. Roxanne continues to serve as a Baylor Alumni Association Board Member, Student Life Advisory Board member, Baylor Business Network Austin committee member. Roxanne resides in Austin, Texas.
Photography by: Korey Howell Photography
Makeup by: Kandy Glass