LaWanna Bradford, MPA is a serial entrepreneur and global leader in the strategic planning and performance management arena. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Arizona, and a Master of Public Administration in Administrative Organization and Management from Golden Gate University Graduate School of Public Administration. She is a thought leader and consultant who applies strategic thinking and business management concepts identify both business and life opportunities for improvement and growth. She is the COO of The Bradford Group, a commercial and investment mortgage brokerage and The Principal of The Bradford Group Consulting, a business management consulting firm. As a change agent, she leverages her 30+ years of experience working with federal and private industries and small businesses to guide them toward achieving growth and increasing awareness of the customers they serve. LaWanna is a 3x international best-selling author, public speaker, trainer, philanthropist, artist, avid reader, and writer who loves nature and spending time with her family. She believes life should be embraced in the moment of now and that positive transformation and lasting impact in life and in business are achieved one strategy at a time.