The elevator ride drove CC's lifestyle
Living a mundane life filled with professional dissatisfaction and desperately seeking personal fulfillment, CC leaped out of her corporate career into a life filled with twists and turns driven by passion and purpose in search of a lifestyle that was pleasing.
That one elevator ride up to the 20th floor, the lady in pumps discovered through her hi-tech career that she was better suited for a high-touch lifestyle. That was over 20 years ago, and the rest is history.
CC's inspirational journey began in the kitchen of her home and took her to First Lady Michelle Obama's White House Kids' State Dinner. Along the way, she was voted Best Kids Book author, tackled big business as a Superbowl NFL business connect partner, and her charismatic personality earned her spots on Daytime Emmy Award The Chew, Dr. Oz Show, and Anderson Live, and a newly appointed President.
CC Minton is the Founder of I Love Beautiful Spaces. She is an award-winning lifestyle advocate, author, social impact exec turned real estate pro who enjoys interviewing celebrities and passionate people. She began her journey in the kitchen of her home and created a path that led her to one of the most beautiful homes - The White House. It's where she covered Former First Lady Michelle Obama's White House Kids' State Dinner. CC is a member of the Board of Trustees at Friends of Edison National Historical Park and the residence of Glenmont.
A New Life
An admirer of beautiful spaces, CC has stepped foot into some of the most prominent places. The White House, the Consulate General of France Charles E. Mitchell House, Kips Castle, Michael Strahan's Montclair "Daybreak" A Spring Affair House Tour & Boutique held at Van Vleck House & Gardens, and Harris Harlem Brownstone. They are where she hosted and supported benefits for charity.
After almost two decades in the health and lifestyle industry, CC stepped out on her own, downsized, and created a portfolio that includes renovating an 1889 historic home in the Northeast region of the country. After establishing roots as an investor in the hot Dallas market and purchasing land in the Southwestern region, she is currently renovating a space to be used as a vacation rental location.
Life Before Beautiful Spaces
A recipient of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition Leadership Award chaired by NFL Drew Brees and Olympian Dominique Dawes, CC is an author, media personality, and social impact executive. She continues her mission to empower people to make lifestyle choices using passion, and purpose. She credits her humanitarian efforts and experiences in the community for defining her purpose in the world.
Health and Lifestyle in The Big Apple
CC gave voice to her experiences becoming Health and Lifestyle Editor at Harlem World Magazine where she elevated the conversation about health, fitness, and lifestyle. Curating content for Up Close with CC Minton, conversations with high-profile notables include personal interviews with Kevin Hart, NBA Champion Ron Artest, Judge "Greg" Mathis, Forbes Top Teen Entrepreneur Mikaila Ulmer, and International Chef Marcus Samuelsson just to name a few. She has covered NYC charity events whose guests included B-Smith, Cicely Tyson, Common, Nick Cannon, and Alicia Keys. CC's charismatic personality has earned her spots on Daytime Emmy Award, The Chew, Dr. Oz Show, and Anderson Live.
A community leader that added an entrepreneurial focus to her work, CC tackled big business as a New York/New Jersey NFL Super Bowl XLVIII business connect partner.
A best kid's book author, CC combined story-telling with a family recipe and wrote Daddy's Greek Potato Pie (a book about healthy eating. She has appeared as a guest author at Whole Foods Market, The Apollo Theater Healthy Soul Festival, schools, libraries, and private events. She is currently writing Passionately Focused. A memoir about her journey from the kitchen to The White House.
Social Impact Exec
Her love for the community is at the center of what she does as a humanitarian and is home to where she finds her passion for the people. CC is the Immediate Past President of the Board at Stevenson Moses Boxing for Life where she provided strategic leadership by working with the Board and other management to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies. Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life was founded by the 2016 Olympic Silver Boxing Medalist/Professional Boxer Shakur Stevenson and Olympic and NJ Hall of Fame Boxing Coach Wali Moses.
CC served on the Board of Governance, Co-Chaired A Spring Affair House Tour & Boutique, and is a former member of the West Orange Board of Education Wellness Council. Participating as a guest panelist at the Jack and Jill of America Childhood Obesity Forum and hosting a Walk and Talk event with the YMCA had an impact on the community at large.
In her, not so spare time, CC enjoys running, supporting the community, and spending time in The Hamptons.