Company: Lethia Owens International, Inc
Title/Position: Personal Branding Strategist and Speaker
Mission Statement: Helping leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs build their irresistible brand!
Lethia has lived a resilient life even in the face of adversity. Despite seemingly hopeless odds, she knows what it means to achieve success. She elevated herself from being a teenage mother and high school dropout to graduating among the top of her high school class and being awarded a Presidential Scholarship to attend Albany State University.
Her tenacious drive for excellence and her commitment to life long learning empowered her to rise in triumph over poverty and the limited thinking of people who told her she would never succeed.
Lethia Owens is the CEO of Lethia Owens International, Inc., a Personal Branding & Social Media Consulting Firm and the Founder/CEO of CallKayla, a Social Media Virtual Assistant Agency.
With 19+ years in technology and leadership roles for corporate and not-for-profit industry leading organizations, Lethia applies her insights and talents to helping professionals and business owners define and promote their powerful personal brand through the use of social media, community platforms, and other emerging web and mobile technologies. She has worked with iconic brands and organizations such as State Farm Insurance Company, Clark Oil, First Data Resources, Union Pacific Technology and Southwestern Bell.
Lethia has authored numerous articles, videos and training programs on social media tools, search engine optimization, new media strategies, personal branding and Internet marketing. She is a contributing author in:
- Leading the Way to Success (Define, Promote and Live Your Powerful Personal Brand)
- Strategies to Help You Think, Work & Live Powerfully! (Book)
- Leaving a Leadership Legacy (Audio), Building the Brand Called You! (Audio)
- Improve Your Memory and Recall (Audio)
- Personal Branding Strategist Facebook Fan Page
- AToolADay.com blog
- the Social Media Marketing for Dentist Program.
She is certified as a 360 Reach Personal Branding Strategist, certified as a social media strategist and is a contributing faculty member of the Leadership Development Institute.
Lethia’s career has enabled her to direct the brand development, marketing, business development, leadership branding and communications strategy for industry leading organizations such as The Boeing Company, State Farm, Energizer, Monsanto, Unigroup, IRS, Macrovision and Coca Cola.
Lethia earned her undergraduate degree in Computer Science with honors at Albany State University and she earned her master’s degree in Managerial Leadership with honors at National Louis University (IL), her Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation from the American College (PA), and her BS with honors at Albany State University, where she was a Presidential Scholar. Lethia is a member of the National Speakers Association, the International Federation for Professional Speakers, the International Blogging and New Media Association, the International Social Media Association and the International Coaching Federation.