Deonna Moore Taylor – LeaderStyle Life Coach
Best-selling Author and Award-Winning Speaker Deonna Moore Taylor is the founder and managing director of Dempsey Consulting Group LLC. Deonna is also the founder, Chief Creative Officer and Chairwoman Emeritus of The LeaderStyle Progressive Leadership Brand, and is responsible for all brand marketing and promotions. She is an independent training and management consultant, specializing in the information technology services sector with over 15 years’ training and consulting experience. Deonna is a nationally certified trainer and professional speaker, and has delivered over 700 speeches, presentations and workshops on various topics to help participants improve their personal and professional skills. She consults leadership teams and provides training and coaching in the strategic and operational aspects of leadership, change, marketing, selling and client relationship management
After working for several years in the education and government sectors, Deonna worked as an independent training consultant before starting her firm in September, 2016. She has worked with several clients including colleges and universities, state and federal government agencies, financial and healthcare services. An in-demand speaker, Deonna has delivered training solutions and speeches to several major organizations including Toastmasters International, Information Security Summit, NASA, Case Western Reserve University, Progressive Baptist Convention, USA, and Girl Scouts of America to name a few. Deonna has also published several articles and is a featured contributor for several magazines and publications.
Deonna is actively involved in several community organizations and serves on several executive boards both locally and nationally. Most notably, she served for nearly ten years in executive leadership with Toastmasters International, a non-profit communication and leadership development organization. She was the second woman of color, and youngest at the time, to serve as District Governor.
Deonna has received numerous achievements and awards including District 10 Toastmaster of the Year (2017), District 10 Division Director of the Year (2016), District Governor’s Award (2015), Triple Crown Award for Education Excellence (2009-2016), Triple Crown Award for Marketing Excellence (2015, 2016), and has earned five Distinguished Toastmaster designations, the highest educational honor bestowed to a member by Toastmasters International. Most notably, Deonna is a member of Who’s Who in Black Cleveland (2017) and Kaleidoscope Magazine’s Forty/40 Club (2014). Additionally Deonna has received other notable awards including the Outstanding Volunteer Award from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Outstanding Educator of the Year from the Diocese of Cleveland, Math-a-Thon Coordinator Award from St. Jude Hospital, as well as other accomplishments. Deonna and her husband reside in Northeast Ohio.
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