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The Transformational Dream Team was co-founded in 2019 by Dr. Robert L. Lawson, educator, author, trainer, motivator and Kent A. Wise, motivational speaker, life transformation coach, and author. Together, they invited a few of their trusted colleagues to form the organization. Today TDT consists of 14 powerful individuals who have come together to empower others to reach their destiny. Click names or photos below for additional information on each founder or charter member.

Charter Members

Dr. Robert L. Lawson

Dr. Robert L. Lawson

Co-Founder, CEO

President at Dynamic Professionals, Professional Speaker, 12x Author and Educator.

Kent A. Wise

Kent A. Wise

Co-Founder, President

Services provided: Life Coaching, Leadership Development, Executive Coaching, Public Speaking, and Anti-Bullying Expert

Dr. Patricia Wingard Carson

Energy Medicine Practitioner, 7x award-winning Author, National Speaker Dr. Patricia Wingard Carson holds a Ph.D. in Wholistic Nutrition, Master’s Degree in Energy Medicine, a Master’s Degree in The Science of Intuition. She has produced and recorded several self-help CDs.

Julius Cartwright, CIPS, CREM, GRI, Founder

Julius L Cartwright, Founder Equity Movement Enterprises, Inc CARTWRIGHT GLOBAL TEAM Multi-Million Dollar Producer New Construction Specialist DreamTeam Realty, Inc 17419 Broadway Avenue Maple Heights, Ohio 44137 REAP Graduate 2013, www.projectREAP.org Past President NAREB 2011-13 www.NAREB.com

T.L. Champion

T.L. Champion

Charter Member

Award-Winning Writer, Writing Coach and Ghostwriter T.L. Champion is a sought-after marketing expert for professionals who have a hard time promoting themselves. She is famous for helping those who want to inspire others by writing a book or speaking. T.L. is also creator of the “Become a Published Author System” and “Become an Effective Speaker System.”

Ella Coleman

Ella Coleman

Charter Member

Motivational Speaker, Book & Vision Consultant, Author, and President of Ellavation Publishing, LLC. Ella is the publisher of PurposeMagazine.com and the founder of Purpose For Life Foundation, which provides food, clothing, shelter, and education for youth and adults.

Henry Ford

Henry Ford

Charter Member

President of Ford & Associates. Speaker, consultant, publisher of Visions Newsletter, photographer, and author of five books including "Success is You"

Michael Jennings, M.Ed.

Michael Jennings, M.Ed.

Charter Member

Motivational Speaker, Educator, REALTOR®, Founder of "Pedaling with Purpose". Michael Jennings is dynamic speaker on success and motivation. He has a bachelor’s degree in Education from Northern Kentucky University and a master’s in leadership from University of Dayton, in Ohio. Michael spent 15 years in education as a teacher, coach, athletic director and adjunct professor.

Willie Johnson, DTM, HDC

Willie Johnson, DTM, HDC

Charter Member

President/CEO – Willie Johnson Communications Willie Johnson – “The Ambassador of Potentiality". Award winning Motivational Speaker and Trainer. Whether you need someone to boost individual and or team member morale, inspire staff, provide a challenge to customer service representatives, or energize your sales force, Willie Johnson will deliver a tailored, content filled, motivational message that will resonate and challenge participants to “Go Make a Difference” in their life, their organization, and in the life of others.He has authored “It’s Never Too Late To Live Up To Your Potential” and “Be Amazing” available on Amazon.

Chad McKibben, M.Ed.

Chad McKibben, M.Ed.

Charter Member

Chad McKibben is an outstanding presenter on empowerment topics designed to transform lives. Each program that he offers is meant to move you from where you are to where you want to be. He has programs such as “Maximize Your Potential”, “Change Your Thinking; Change Your Life”, “ACTION That Leads Me”, and “Leadership That Leads Others” just to name a few. He is a highly effective public educator with 20 years of experience working with youth in one of the most drug stricken counties in Ohio. He has taught as an adjunct faculty member at Ohio University in Chillicothe and Zanesville, and as a teacher of Life Skills, Business, Leadership, and The 40 Developmental Assets at Georgetown Jr.-Sr. High School. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Mt. Vernon Nazarene University, a Master of Education from Xavier University, and is certified in Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision. Also, he is the co-author of four books, the Dare to be a Millionaire workbook and quote book, Piggy Bank Basics for Kids and The Power of Money: What Every Teenage And Young Adult Needs To Know About Money.

Patricia Opong

Patricia Opong

Charter Member
Arley Owens

Arley Owens

Charter Member

Founder and Executive Director, Ohio Recycling Coalition. Professional environmental Keynote and Speaker, Sustainability and Recycling Consultant, Climate Change Crusader, Publisher, “Earth Team Green Eco-Thriller Comic Books”, Eco- Screenwriter, Eco-Networking Specialist, Eco-Events Planner and Coordinator. Founder, Earth Team Green, Earth 1 Eco-Enterprises and TDT Productions.

iLinda Reese

iLinda Reese

Charter Member

As an International speaker, Author of four books and TRANSFORMATIONAL Coach for 20+ years, ilinda Reese changes lives, presenting to Fortune 500 companies and nonprofit agencies. Sharing her expertise on her own TV Talk show, Reese demonstrates how a Shift in perspective can Shift your experiences. Reese inspires hope, healing, moving you from gridlock to greatness.

Audrey M. Wiggins

Audrey M. Wiggins

Charter Member | Web Designer

Brand Strategist, Digital Marketer, Social Media Marketer, Graphic & Web Designer, Specialties, Signage & Custom Printing, Video Producer, iBroadcaster, WebTV Producer, Talk Show Host