Wanda Alexis Alexander is a successful entrepreneur and empowering speaker, committed to inspiring the next generation of leaders to walk In Power, with Passion and on Purpose. Whereas traditional mentoring or coaching usually demonstrates how to do what’s been done, or get what others have, Wanda focuses on helping you dig to find who you really are according to your individual purpose and gifts.In other words, who you were before ‘life happened’ or you ‘got comfortable. As a Lifestyle and Leadership Development Influencer™, she teaches entrepreneurs, business leaders and other purpose-driven visionaries to release fear, dig deep, do the work and embrace the power build the life you truly want, from the inside, out.
Wanda Alexis Alexander’s mission is to provide practical guidance for entrepreneurs, business leaders and purpose-driven visionaries to create the lives they really want. She is committed to teaching leadership development through honesty, integrity, professionalism and hard work, while inspiring others to tap into the power that allows them to shape their lives, both professionally and personally, from the inside out. Her methods bring understanding to the fact that the merger of passion and profession, result in living on purpose, impacting people and achieving both business and personal success. Her goal is to influence others to clarify vision, reject fear and pursue their true passion, with power and on purpose.
Her extensive experience in asset/portfolio management, single and multi-family real estate and debt restructuring strategies aided in building a multi-million dollar enterprise that served various federal, state and local government agencies for more than 20 years. Wanda has earned a myriad of awards and recognitions for both business and philanthropy, including Washington Business Journal’s Minority Business Leader; SmartCEO’s Brava and Brava Hall of Fame designations; SmartCEO’s Smart100 CEOs; and Inc. 500/5000 designations, as well. Wanda is also member of the UMCP Foundation Board of Trustees and a recipient of the 2020 Tyser Gottwals Award for Outstanding Service to the University of Maryland.
Stirred by her passion for serving, nurturing, encouraging and developing future leaders, she launched Wanda Alexis Alexander, LLC (WAA, LLC), which offers seminars, workshops, conferences and intimate empowerment sessions that equip clients with practical insights to build their lives from the inside, out. Wanda delivers effective tools that clarify vision and make way for clients to pursue things about which they are truly passionate.
A native Washingtonian, Wanda is a graduate of University of Maryland, College Park, a recent recipient of the school’s Distinguished Alumni award, and now serves as President of its Alumni Association’s Board of Governors. She has been actively involved in philanthropy and entrepreneurship development for more than 30 years, and always attributes her success to living out the principles of servant leadership as opposed to merely chasing profits.
Specializing in group, individual, lifestyle, corporate and executive leadership development, Alexander’s service reaches the boardroom, the classroom and even the pulpit. She is a highly¬-requested speaker for companies, nonprofits, religious and educational organizations both domestically and internationally.