“We were always the odd men out. My mom wanted us to assimilate,” said Mayo who is of Puerto Rican descent. “But I wasn’t white enough or black enough. So I had to find a way to adapt and that made me an awesome sales person.” In 2006, after years of training in sales, marketing and bridging cultural gaps and diversity, Mayo branched out on her own as a consultant for companies to develop marketing strategies to different ethnic groups. But she was not done re-inventing herself.