Branded a “Moxie Maven” by the White House for her unique and effective approach to developing rising female leaders, Alexia Vernon has become a go-to thought leader, speaker, coach and trainer for executives, entrepreneurs and rising leaders. Specializing in women’s communication and leadership development (and embraced by men as well as women because of her powerful storytelling, infectious humor and no nonsense solutions), Alexia is the Founder of Influencer Academy. A skill-based women’s leadership development program (offered in Las Vegas and available on site for companies across the U.S. and Canada), Influencer Academy provides hands-on coaching and training in such critical leadership areas as public speaking, persuasion, negotiation, coaching, facilitation and thought leadership. The co-host of Las Vegas’ TEDxWomen event, Alexia is also the creator of Your Spotlight Talk, a virtual training program that teaches participants how to create, book and perform a TED-style talk. Alexia also leads Your Spotlight Workshop, an 8-week group coaching program where entrepreneurs, educators and thought leaders learn how to monetize their expertise through developing and facilitating one-of-a-kind workshops. Whether she’s dishing advice with media such as CNN, NBC, the Wall Street Journal, Inc., Women’s Health Magazine and Forbes—or keynoting a professional conference, entrepreneurial summit or corporate event—Alexia is unparalleled in her ability to move audiences to identify and slay their limiting beliefs, reflect and reframe thinking and behavior, and take aggressive and achievable action. Alexia is the author of the ATD Press book, 90 Days 90 Ways: Onboard Young Professionals to Peak Performance.