Dr. Syleecia Thompson is an Angel Mom, Author, Professor, Entrepreneur, Brand Strategist and Entertainment Manager and Agent. She takes a multi-faceted approach to entrepreneurship considering herself, The Serial Entrepreneur. Her company focuses on empowerment, entertainment, entrepreneurship and education.
She has launched and led over 100 master classes, taught more than 5,000 students globally, solidified and booked more than $5,000,000 in television, book, music, concert and film deals. Her skills also include coordinating, overseeing and launching events and book releases for herself and several clients. Her client list includes Grammy-Nominated Singer, Actress & Talk Show Host, Syleena Johnson, Transformation Coach & Wellness Expert Dr. Ivan and other large and small companies in various industries. Some of her projects include 8 nationally released albums, an independent record label, reality shows, a BET film, tours, empowerment events, book tours, talk shows, media and television tours, entrepreneur coaching programs and much more. She's worked on projects with companies such as Shanachie Records, Sony/RCA/Jive, Universal, BET, TV One, Aspire, The Grace Institute, The Survivor Movement, Essence, Think Factory Media and Universal Attractions. She's booked her clients on The Doctors, R&B Divas, Sister Circle, ABC, CBS, Fox, TV One, BET, Marriage Boot Camp, Fix My Life, L.A Hair, Maury Povich and many more. With several successful tours under her belt in Africa, Europe, North America and Canada, she still dedicates herself to a focused and concentrated business model: Vision leads the way.
She is also a speaker and published author. Her book, Rhythm Without Blues: The Dichotomy of a Music Genre was released in 2010 and focused on R&B music. Dr. Syleecia is a writer who has produced content for The Encyclopedia of African-American Music which included her essays for the Chicago music scene from 1948 to present. She currently runs a 140-person Entrepreneur Network called, The Visionaries, where she coaches, trains and supports women and men entrepreneurs. As a full-time Professor, she teaches undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of management, leadership, change, global business, entrepreneurship, music management and various business topics. She is an advocate for pregnancy loss, health, wellness and fitness due to her recent 70 pound weight loss success story after suffering a devastating pregnancy loss at 7 months pregnant. She is passionate about sharing her message and journey with the world. With her motto as Vision. Plan. Execute. Rewards, her dedication and determination to reap excellence and results for her clients, authors and business associates will be undeniable and unmatched in this ever-changing economy.
Bachelor of Science in Economics
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
Successful Entrepreneur for 15 years
Professor in Business for 16 years
10 years of Corporate & Non-profit experience