Tina E. Grimes of TINA Enterprises ( a Success Academy, LLC company) is an International Speaker, Coach and Trainer, certified at the highest Executive Director/Club Owner Level with The John Maxwell Team. For over 25 years, she has coached and trained thousands of individuals and corporations. Tina is an innovative, multi-talented leader with a proven track record of assuring clients’ success. Through her executive coaching, she has proven her ability to coach and mentor clients to become better leaders and to become high performing teams. She is gifted in conceiving and building coaching/training programs from the ground up through proven competencies in needs analysis, administration, project and program management, team development and empowerment. Tina is a captivating communicator who connects well with clients and audiences. She is an engaging corporate trainer/coach and staff motivator who can re-ignite passion in your organization. She excels at organizational culture building, leading change management and improving teams through communications coaching. She also supports organizations in developing a Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Plan and leads Senior Leadership and the entire organization through the training process.
She is an accomplished writer and published author with exceptionally written articles, essays, and a book. A fundraiser extraordinaire, Tina led the capital campaign, securing over $32 million to build Cardinal Ritter College Prep High School in St. Louis, MO. She was inducted into the Inaugural Cardinal Ritter College Prep Hall of Fame in 2019 for her international leadership success. She has served as Adjunct Professor at Harris Stowe State University and serves on the Board of Directors for Lafayette Preparatory Academy and for S.I.S., Inc. Tina has received numerous other awards and recognition, including the Inaugural Woman of Distinction Award for Inspiration from the Girl Scout Council of Eastern Missouri. She has coached and trained in Paraguay most recently and earned the highest honor of being selected as a Main Stage Speaker at the most prestigious International Maxwell Certification Conference. In August 2020, she won the John Maxwell Team JMTDNA Culture Award for Exceeding Expectations (out of 35,000 coaches in 160 countries). She recently trained for the largest businesswomen’s organization in Ethiopia.
Cardinal Ritter College Prep High School, Salutatorian; Jackson State University, Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance (Summa Cum Laude); and Lindenwood University, Master of Arts- Human Service Agency Management (Summa Cum Laude).