Meet Our Team

Dr. Virgil L. Smith

Life and Career Coach and Leadership Consultant

Virgil L. Smith is a certified professional life and career coach and former Corporate Media Executive. Virgil has a distinguished record as a trusted advisor for coaching and mentoring executives, mangers and multi-level employees with life and career goals. He is a highly motivated and experienced executive with high proficiency in strategic, operational and community leadership, diversity management and leadership development. Virgil holds a Doctorate Degree from UNC Asheville and Masters and Bachelors Degrees from the University of San Francisco. He received his professional coaching certification from Life Coach Institute of Orange County and is certified to administer and facilitate “360 Assessments” from the Center of Creative Leadership in Greensboro, North Carolina. He is a great listener and has a strong passion for helping people fulfill their goals and dreams. His motto is, “Always Forward.

 

Kenya Edwards, MBA, CPC

Life Coach and Marketing Consultant

Kenya is an accomplished marketing leader with a solid reputation for mastering industry practices and driving multimillion dollar increases in revenue. Proven reputation as an industry thought leader with over 16 years of experience in digital marketing, social media, strategic marketing, creative problem solving, sponsorships and promotions. Strong cross-functional leader experienced at building and motivating teams to successful results. She earned her Bachelor of Science from University of North Carolina – Asheville and her Masters from Strayer University. In 2012, she was featured as the cover story of Strayer’s Scholar magazine and featured as Alumni of the Year.

 

Dr. Joann E. Smith, RN, APHN-BC, CNE, CPC

Life Coach and Health Services Consultant

Dr. Joann is the former Chair of the Department of Nursing at Georgia Perimeter College, Atlanta, GA. Former Nurse Educator Program Coordinator and faculty member at Howard University in Washington, DC. Former nurse faculty member at Western Carolina University in Asheville, NC. Former nurse faculty member at Fresno State College. Former nurse faculty member at University of South Carolina, Spartanburg. She is a highly motivated nurse educator, curriculum developer, program developer, and community leader with 29 years of practice and academia experience. She earned her Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of South Carolina, Columbia; Masters of Science and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California State College at Fresno; Bachelor of Arts in Education from California State College at Sacramento. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and served as President of the Gamma Beta Chapter at Howard University for 4 years. She is a member of the Association of Community Health Educators and served as Membership Chair for 2 years. She is a member of Chi Eta Phi Nursing Society and served as President for 4 years in the Lambda Chapter of Asheville, NC.

 

Anthony Edwards, BS

Security Consultant

Anthony is an experienced security enforcement professional with over 14 years of experience in the corporate sector. He is a graduate from Fort Valley State in Fort Valley, GA with a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice. He is certified in Firearms Training – Hostage Situations Trainings and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) .Currently provides influential leadership, coaching, mentorship to colleagues and team members. Safety of others his top priority.