Yolanda M. Smith
Speaker | Author | Coach | Masterclass Facilitator
My founding vision is to empower others to create their narrative and share their voice with intention and purpose. I empower individuals and teams to develop a brand signature that allows them to achieve the rewards they desire.
With a passion for public speaking, a brand analyst certification and personal branding experience, along with my passion for helping others achieve their highest potential, I founded Branding 4 Success, LLC.
As a certified personal brand analyst, coupled with my brand signature formula, I offer clients career and business coaching, keynote speeches, and masterclass workshops to academic, corporate and professional organizations.
Yolanda’s recognition extends broadly. She is a best-selling author and Top 10 finalist for the 2020 Author Elite Awards for “Reputation To Reward: Mastering Your Brand Signature To Earn More, Lead More, Win More”. She is also an award winning finalist as a collaborative author on Mentoring Moments: 14 Remarkable Women Share Breakthroughs to Success.
Yolanda was selected as one of the Indianapolis Business Journal’s 2017 “Women of Influence,” which recognizes women who have demonstrated professional excellence and leadership in their careers and community service. In 2016, Yolanda was honored with the PM360 ELITE award for transformational
leadership and has held various leadership positions throughout the pharmaceutical industry, earning her numerous awards and recognitions for her innovative work.
Her educational pursuits earned her a Bachelors of Science degree from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, in marketing and business analysis, and she obtained her MBA with a healthcare concentration from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Yolanda is married with two children. She enjoys gardening and is a saltwater aquarium enthusiast and enjoys supporting youth organizations.