Toyinda L. Smith is an inspirational speaker, consultant, coach, champion influence® infuser, and the author of ‘The Handbook to Unleash Your Potential.’ She is the principal of Leadership Strategy & Consulting, LLC, a team and leader advancement and development firm where she positions people to be champions in education, business, athletics and leadership through innovation and providing execution focused solutions.
For over 14 years, Toyinda held leadership roles at Purdue University, honing her ability to guide diverse individuals and groups to winning in every area of the mindset, activating transformational leadership and creating lasting impact. Toyinda earned an associate’s degree in organizational leadership and supervision and double bachelor’s degrees in psychology and sociology at Purdue University. She has a master’s degree in student affairs and higher education from Indiana State University.
Toyinda moved to Hartsville from Indiana in August of 2015. She is the President and CEO of Legacy of Women, Incorporated, a 501c3 organization that aims to inspire the heart of women towards healthy living, meaningful giving and transformational leading fostering legacy building. She owns the Hartsville Balloon Company, LLC, serves as an Adjunct Faculty member at Coker College in Communication, is a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated and is a track and field coach in Hartsville, SC.