Twylia G. Reid
Founder/CEO, Broken Wings, Inc.
Founder/CEO, When Heaven Speaks, LLC
Executive Producer/Host Conquerors Cafe Radio
Best Selling Multi-Award-Winning Published Author
A native of
Columbus, Mississippi, internationally 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 she uses her knowledge
and expertise as a conduit to affirm others in pursuit of their purpose.
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 disabled retiree. A lover of God, wife, mom, and grandmother, she’s also a licensed minister, business owner, conference speaker, book coach, and devoted brain injury advocate and caregiver.
TWYLIA REID is one of the world’s most-requested inspirational speakers, as well as media personality and corporate CEO, whose global platform has reached and served thousands of people. Twylia’s courage and willpower have inspired others worldwide. Her motto of “Aspiring to Inspire Others” has helped countless survivors and caregivers discover how to become the strategist of their own destinies after surviving a tragic event.
As Founder and Chief Executive Officer of When Heaven Speaks, LLC., Twylia has created strategies and programs that have transformed the lives of countless men and women. Her extraordinary journey of hope and healing during her son’s recovery of a horrific near fatal accident leaving him with a severe traumatic brain injury is the inspiration behind her bold mission to teach others that it is possible to have the life you desire in spite of challenges faced after a tragedy. Today, fans worldwide admire Twylia for her mastery of educating, enlightening, and empowering people to accomplish immeasurable goals and make the impossible possible.
Twylia is a prolific writer of twenty-seven books. Her book FROM TRAGEDY TO WORKING STATEGIES, Twylia opens up and shares the tools and strategies needed by providing a clear and practical blueprint for personal success after a tragic event drawn directly from life experiences of its beloved author. FROM TRAGEDY TO WORKING STRATEGIES is a follow-up to Twylia’s signature Best Seller, BROKEN WINGS.
A noted media personality who has appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, The Tammi Tubbs Christian Television Show, and several noted publications to include the Huffington Post, His Favor Magazine, AARP Women Mentors, and The Freedom Train Network - just to name a few, is noted for the impact she has on the lives of brain injury survivors and their caregivers.
Through Twylia’s non-profit foundation BROKEN WINGS, INC., she has touched the lives of thousands of brain injury survivors, caregivers, and their families, prevented suicides, supported survivors in returning to school and or work, given hope to those who wanted to give up and quit, as well has assist with reuniting of families. Her passion to help others regain hope after a tragic event is shown by her commitment to community engagement with local and nationwide mentorship facilitated through her on-line brain injury support group, Broken Wings Brain Injury Empowerment Group, which houses over 1,200 members.
Among the prestigious awards and honors bestowed upon Twylia for her widespread work are the 2020 Success Women National Top Influencer Nominee, 2019 Trinity Nonprofit Awards Finalist, 2019 Blacks In Government Featured Speaker, 2019 110th NAACP Conference Featured Author/Panelist Moderator, 2019 Unspoken Wounds Women Veteran's Portrait of Personal Courage Award Recipient, 2019 ACHI (Strength In Sisterhood) Magazine Woman of Achievement & Author of the Year Award Nominee, 2018 48th Congressional Legislative Caucus Featured Author, 2019 Winner of The Authors Show Health/Fitness/Wellness Top Female Author, 2018 Winner of The Authors Show Female Non-Fiction Author, The Huffington Post Expert Feature Series “Who’s Who –10 Black Female Experts to Watch in 2018” selected, and 2017 American Book Fest Best Book Awards Finalist.
Professional membership’s affiliations include National Notary Association, US Army Veterans Association, and Women of Impact which Twylia tours nationally to not only educate, enlighten, 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, which also airs on Tune-In Radio, Spotify, Spreaker, iTunes, iHeart
Radio, and Google Podcasts.
Twylia, along with her husband Dexter, currently resides 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.
Twylia works in the greater Savannah, GA area and on stages around the world, working alongside her world-class team committed to Aspire to Inspire Others!