Y olanda Smith’s founding vision is to empower others to create their narrative and share their voice with intention. She helps individuals and teams develop a brand signature that allows them to achieve the rewards they desire. With 10+ years of public speaking and personal branding experience, along with her passion for helping others achieve their personal best, Yolanda founded Branding 4 Success, LLC. With her expertise and brand signature formula, she offers personal branding coaching, keynote speeches, and masterclass workshops to academic, corporate and professional organizations.
Yolanda’s recognition extends broadly. She is the author of “Reputation to Reward” and is an award winning finalist on a book collaboration titled Mentoring Moments: 14 Remarkable Women Share Breakthroughs to Success. She 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.