Dr. Toccara Steele
Toccara N. Steele is known for her zeal and enthusiasm about life. She has been told, when she enters a room, her presence is felt by all. She is a forward thinker who enjoys helping others embrace their brighter side of life. Her motto is, “Choose to live on purpose, for purpose.” Toccara is the proud CEO of VOS International, LLC, which stands for “Vault of Steele.”
It is here, where Toccara is dedicated to assist women to live, unlock, and rediscover their purpose, power, and potential as women through speaking, her written works, coaching sessions along with her branding/ brainstorming sessions. She stands strong and becomes the mid-wife to women igniting their fire within their very own vaults to give birth to the many gifts they possess. As women, leadership is key and it starts with knowing your identity. It’s time for women to knockout the barriers within leadership and start building bridges to be committed to building women leaders everywhere.
Toccara is pursuing a Doctoral Degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix. Since 2012, Toccara has been an Empowerment Speaker, where her audience is typically comprised of women who are striving to become all they have been purposed and created to be. Toccara also is a Branding/Concept Strategist, International Author, Life and Leadership Development Coach as well as a mentor to many young ladies. As of June 2016, she founded Project L.U.R.E. (Live. Unlock. Rediscover. Educate) for it’s a mentoring circle which targets young ladies between the ages of 13 and 18. Toccara ensures to empower young ladies by modeling healthy life skills and principles as she shares her very own experiences.
As a Global Leader, Toccara is one of six women leaders spearheading a Global Women’s Leadership Campaign called, “Born to Lead.” As a co-founding leader of this movement, it is her charge to shove women leaders from their “now” to their “next.” It is through this campaign where the lives of many women are being touched in Africa, Asia, and China, just to name a few places.
Her authored works include, “The Re-Invention Project”, a self-help resource where she, along with 7 experienced authors, share ways of overcoming when failure speaks. In 2016, Toccara was a contributing writer in the book, “Wake Up Series: 5 Strategies That Will Catapult Women Into Their Season of Increase.” This book is available for purchase at www.amazon.com. Her latest work involved 5 other women CEO’s, authors, who are also Empowerment Speaker as they released a self help resource to empower women through impactful strategies with the “Leadership T.K.O for Women,” book. This great resource will be a guide for women to reaffirm who they are and what they are capable of achieving! This resource was also published in Bangkok in February of 2017 before making it way back to the United States.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing, traveling, and most importantly spending time with her friends and family.
Lynn Demmons, speaker, author, consultant, and financial rebound strategist, partners with women and businesses helping each discover the purpose, priorities, and motivation to achieve generational wealth. Her simple yet practical, effective systems empower clients to grow and focus on outcomes not incomes. As a result, her clients achieve the best financial life for their purposes. Lynn’s philosophy is “Be generous with what you have- no matter how big or small; results will follow.”
One single force can change anything in your life and that is the power of choice. As America’s #1 Financial Rebound Strategist, Lynn’s mission is to empower women in making the choice to take control of their finances and live life on their terms. Research suggests that 21% of Americans reach retirement with enough money to retire comfortably. This means 79% will have to keep working or live a totally different lifestyle. The majority of those who will live in poverty are women. Lynn wants to ensure women that it does not matter who you are, where you are from there are steps you can take to build generational wealth if you start investing the right way. Lynn offers professional development training for individuals, parents, women’s associations and community leaders. Her focus on investing strategies and best practices are based on research, trends and issues affecting the economic stability of today’s busy woman.
Lynn Demmons is a certified financial educator of the National Financial Educators Council program (NFEC) and professional member of the National Speakers Association (NSA). She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and, a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from UNC Charlotte, and an EdS in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis on Finances from Nova Southeastern University. Demmons is an active member of Personal Finance Speakers Association (PFSA) and Professional Speakers Association (PSA).
Shinese M. Collins is a certified coach, author and speaker who equips women to overcome their fears, optimize their brilliance and ooze the right kind of confidence to build a powerful personal brand. Shinese is the CEO and founder of Powerful and Polished Presenters™.
During her 20 + years in the telecommunications industry, Shinese has acquired extensive communication, relationship-building, planning, presentation, coaching, and development expertise. Accordingly, to further share her expertise within the areas, she authored a book in 2016 entitled Resilient on Purpose. Shinese has been a featured keynote speaker for women’s associations (including Women in Cable Telecommunications Virginia Chapter), religious organizations, and network marketers.
To complement her work experience, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Norfolk State University in Norfolk, VA. and a Masters Business Administration degree from Averett University in Danville, VA. She is also a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt. She is often referred to as the ‘bounce back queen” or the “resilience strategist”. She was a 2017 Winner – 50 Great Authors You Should Be Reading.
Shinese is married and has a daughter. She enjoys spending time with her family, working with her sorority, and doing ministry with her church. Her passion is to guide women to remove self-imposed boundaries and excel in their lives/careers/businesses.