Twylia G. Reid
President, Broken Wings, Inc.
#1 Best Selling Published Author
A native of Columbus, Mississippi, nationally acclaimed best-selling author, empowerment speaker, and success coach Twylia G. (Flournoy) Reid has established multiple platforms dedicating her gift to nurture survivors of traumatic events and their caregivers. A global leader, Twylia is the Founder/CEO of Broken Wings, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization created to assist brain injury survivors and their families, and When Heaven Speaks where her knowledge and expertise is used as a conduit to affirm others in pursuit of their purpose.
She has received several awards for her leadership capabilities to include the 2019 Unspoken Wounds Woman Veteran's Portrait of Personal Courage Award, 2019 ACHI Magazine Woman of Achievement & Author of the Year Award Finalist, 2018 Winner of The Authors Show Female Non-Fiction Author of the Year Award, The Huffington Post Expert Feature Series “Who’s Who –10 Black Female Experts to Watch in 2018” selectee, 2017 American Book Fest Best Book Award, Elevate 2017 Triumphant Award Nominee, and the 2017 Indie Author Legacy Award Author of the Year finalist. Considered a prolific author, Twylia was featured at the Congressional Black Caucus, and the 110th NAACP National Convention.
A multi best-selling author herself, Twylia has authored and published several inspirational books to include Broken Wings, What Do You Do…When Caregivers Need Care Given, Affirmations for the Mind, Body & Soul, SOARING By The Power of God 31 Day Devotional, Pray Believe Receive Prayer Journal, My Journey Goal Setting Journal, The WORD The Truth & The Light Bible Study Notebook, and several Monthly Planners. Adding to her list of accomplishments, Twylia will soon release additional published literary works, Confessions of a Caregiver as well as Private Pain, during the latter part of 2019 and early 2020. Having been sought for her innovative knowledge and skills, Twylia has been a featured guest in the Huffington Post, His Favor Magazine, AARP Women Mentors, WCBI Television, The Tammi Tubbs Show, WSAV Savannah, and The Freedom Train Network to name a few.
Twylia obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration at Trident University International while continuing to work as a HR Manager in the US Army where she is a 20 year retiree. She’s also a licensed minister, business owner, conference speaker, book coach, and devoted brain injury advocate and caregiver. Her passion to help others regain hope after a tragic event is shown by her commitment to community engagement with local and nationwide mentorships facilitated through her on line brain injury support group, Broken Wings Brain Injury Empowerment Group, which houses over 1,100 members. Professional membership’s affiliations include National Notary Association, US Army Veterans Association, and Women of Impact which Twylia tours nationally to not only engage, educate, and empower her audiences, but provide strategic solutions for those who desire the skills needed after surviving a tragedy to create productive lives, professional growth and personal development. Twylia is also the Executive Producer/Host of the Conquerors Café on Blog Talk Radio.
She along with her husband Dexter currently reside in Savannah, GA. They have a blended family of 4 amazing children, NaSharee, Mylon, Dexter Jr, and Jon, as well as 5 adorable grandchildren Tierra, Leah, Dezmond, Jeremiah, and Zariyah. In her spare time, Twylia enjoys the beach, singing, traveling, writing, ministering to others, as well as spending quality time with family and friends.