Entrepreneur and Event Promoter Ann Maynard, widely known socially as “Duchess” is a force
to encounter on any level. Born and raised in Miami, Duchess embarked on her first business
venture by opening a clothing store in 2002. With her own impeccable style and flair for high
end pieces and ensembles, she gained instant success and a solid clientele that followed her
influential lead across decades of style and business progression.
Always seeking to inspire others with her passion for enjoying life, Ann launched her lush
lifestyle brand entitled Filthy Rich Life, LLC in 2013. “The Filthy Rich Life, is not a destination,
it’s a complete state of mind. Think Big and Dream Big” is the moniker she created and lives by.
Never one to shy away from a challenge, Ann held a networking expo only months after creating
The Filthy Rich Networking Expo was held in November 2013 and it hosted the
largest gathering of entrepreneurs and business women in the Miami area to the tune of over two
hundred and fifty vendors and attendees. She brought in television personalities, and social
media influencers from Miami and Atlanta, who gave presentations on how to establish and
succeed as women in business.
The attendees were treated to high powered workshops and
information that would normally come with substantial price tags, but she provided the
opportunity as a free gift to business hopefuls. The success of the event established Anne, and
her Filthy Rich Life brand as an inspiration to win.
Showing no signs of slowing down, her will to succeed fuels her focus and tenacity when it
comes to her business, believing that anything is possible if you believe in yourself. Ann allows
no challenge or obstacle to pose a threat to her progress. She breaks down barriers and any defies
insurmountable odds that are stacked against her. Her next venture, a home-based business
turned out to be a lucrative move for Ann. With her unquenchable winning attitude, she earned
into the high six figures in her first year of joining the company. She quickly climbed ranks and
accomplished an executive status within the company.
A single mother, and tri-state business woman, Ann joined forces with promotors in Atlanta to
create Miami Nights in Atlanta, Georgia where friends and followers would meet her in Atlanta
to party in the music and new black Hollywood hub. Miami Nights certified Ann in the party
promotion game and segued the opportunity to bring the party back to it’s original home of
In December 2018 Ann along with her business partners launched the new
Miami Nights to an opening that celebrated the night, as well as showcased her ability to bring
masses what they want.
Ann “Duchess” Maynard, is a visionary, who dreams beyond what’s said to be possible, and it’s
her relentless energy and drive that keeps her shining brightest amongst and all the stars.