Joan is an Cultural Architect of our time, a dynamic International Speaker, Preacher, Coach, Best-selling Author and, Award-winning CEO. She is a master at training and, teaching the art of being who you were created to be. As a wife and mother who overcame abuse and teenage pregnancy to achieve million dollar sales in her business, Joan passionately teaches from experience that it is possible for one to be wealthy and whole without losing their salvation, their faith or identity to compromise. As a first generation multiple college graduate and CEO she uses her influence to educate others on regeneration and wealth building through multiple streams of income generation from their innate gifts/talents and passion. As an ordained Minister her stance is "without holiness none of this makes sense."
As Founder and Creative Director at the Business Mogul Academy Joan teaches, coaches and help students and clients to start businesses and the art of branding and marketing. As the Founder and CEO of JWG Publishing House she publishes books and magazines. Both businesses are A+ rated by the BBB. As a Speaker she's spoken across the globe on relationship matters, Money matters, Women’s, Youth and Business matters. Her recent 14 city Good Life Global tour went from the US, to the Caribbean, to Europe and Iceland. If you are looking for a multifaceted, well rounded experienced yet street smart Speaker for any audience, look no further. Joan's profound knowledge of business and her command of sound biblical doctrine sets her apart as a Game Changer.
Her books ‘From Brokenness to Victory’ and "YOU are Different for a Reason – Maximize Your Difference" are bestsellers. Her new release "What if You Decided to Grow is a trailblazer for entrepreneurs.
Joan was awarded by the White House as 2016 Game Changer, and as a corporate responsible CEO in 2019 by the Wheatle Ball Association, a global platform with United Nations affiliates . She has also been honored and awarded by several corporate, private and government organizations.She has been featured on media platforms such as, Fox26 News, Sheen, Black Enterprise, RollingOut, The Tom Joyner Show, Huffington Post, Voyage Miami, CVM TV, The Gleaner, The Jamaica Observer, TVJ, BYTV Miami, iHeart Radio, Houston2Houston, Empower Magazine, MadameNoire and more. Joan's story of overcoming sexual and physical abuse and dropping out of high school due to teen pregnancy, which led to homelessness is a compelling reminder of God's grace. His purpose will always supersede our pain.
At the age of 17, Joan became a pregnant, high school dropout seemingly with no hope for the future. She now holds a Bachelor in Management Studies and Politics from the University of the West Indies (Jamaica). A Law degree (LLB) from the University of London and a Masters in Business Administration & Leadership from Kaplan University (USA). She's now a PhD candidate. Joan is a corporate responsible CEO, who gives 10% of her annual earnings to the Maxfield Park Children's Home to support aged out orphans to attend college.