Branded a “Moxie Maven” by the White House, since winning the Miss Junior America competition as a college women’s studies student, Alexia Vernon has been empowering companies, campuses, professional associations and community organizations to build a new generation of heart-centered, high-impact communicators and ethical leaders. As a public speaking and executive coach, Alexia has worked with C-suite executives, TV and media personalities, TEDx speakers, community and business leaders, and entrepreneurs. Alexia is the creator of Step Into Your Moxie, a women’s empowerment platform that teaches presentation skills, negotiation strategies, conflict resolution and interpersonal communication and is the founder of Influencer Academy, a 9-month, first of its kind, women’s leadership development experience.
Alexia is the author of 90 Days 90 Ways: Onboard Young Professionals to Peak Performance and Awaken Your CAREERpreneur: A Holistic Road Map to Climb from Your Calling to Your Career. She has shared her advice with media such as CNN, NBC, Wall Street Journal, FOX Business News, CBS MoneyWatch, CareerBuilder.com, Monster.com, Glamour.com and Forbes.com. She has served as an expert for Mint.com and Women’s Health Magazine, and her blog was picked as one of Penelope Trunk’s “10 Blogs to Read If You’ve Just Been Laid Off."