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Once a high school dropout, Texas businesswoman Felicia Jeffries becomes a successful, educated entrepreneur


I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. (Psalm 139:14 NIV)


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SEASON OF BLESSINGS — A native of Holly Springs, Mississippi, Felicia Jeffries, 39, is an accomplished business and credit consultant as the mastermind behind Moore Financial Services, a board certified credit consultant endeavor that has greatly afforded her the golden opportunity to reap her share of sustained success.

DALLAS — One thing about Felicia Jeffries, she undoubtedly knows her God-given worth.

That is why come hell or high water, she’s become destined to possess and savor the abundant life that Christ came to give her.
“God put me here for that purpose,” Jeffries, during an interview this week with Making Headline News, said, explaining why it is imperative to esteem others daily. “The law of nature shows that the universe and nature works by cooperation and support. Human beings, when in a healthy, cooperative environment with support and love, can thrive and reach unsurpassing heights.
“I want to be the reflection of God’s light and help others see His grace and mercy through me in everything I do.”
To Jeffries’ credit, she certainly has proven to be a “reflection of God’s light,” particularly through her valiant contributions as a successful Dallas/Fort Worth-area businesswoman.
A native of Holly Springs, Mississippi, Jeffries, 39, is an accomplished business and credit consultant as the mastermind behind Moore Financial Services, a board certified credit consultant endeavor that has greatly afforded her the golden opportunity to reap her share of sustained success.

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Widely known amongst her peers as “The Business Whisperer,” Jeffries has developed a keen passion for helping business owners repair their personal credit — this after she spent a considerable amount of time as a paralegal some nine years ago.

Then, three months after having starting college, Jeffries expanded her business-related repertoire when she assumed a position for a business and bankruptcy attorney.

As Jeffries recalled, her quest to fulfilling her God-given purpose arose amid a rather disheartening development involving one of the clients of an attorney.


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“We got a case from a young black boutique owner who was being sued by a large leasing company for being unable to pay her rent,” Jeffries explained. “She went five months without paying rent, because it was too expensive for her business’ budget. The leasing agency wanted payment in full. She couldn’t produce it, so they sued her.”

Jeffries, in fact, had essentially become affected by the client’s unfortunate situation.

“She walked into the office, crying with no money for an attorney,” Jeffries said. “So the attorney took the case Pro Bono (for free). The attorney reviewed the lease looking for loopholes and told the client she owed the money, because there were no loop holes. So we filed for bankruptcy.


SEASON OF THE REBIRTH 

“Since I knew about business credit and how its built on the EIN and not the owner’s social security number, I started separating business owners from their companies, not only to have the limited liability protection, but also to be able to obtain more borrowing power, to have that competitive edge to obtain those large corporate and government contracts, and just be all around credible,” said Jeffries, the author of the newly-produced book entitled, “Diary of Your Favorite Animals Near Extinction: Volume 1.

“The client wanted her merchandise out of the store,” Jeffries continued. “The leasing company wouldn’t release it. The attorney had to file a motion for the company to release the merchandise. They fought the motion, but our client won; however, the leasing agency’s representatives were angry. They called the client in the middle of the night and told her to pick up her stuff.

“The client arrived to the locked store with her merchandise sitting outside in black garbage bags…about $25,000 in merchandise. Not only that, they had poured oil on her merchandise. What they didn’t pour oil on, they broke. The attorney sued the leasing agency, but because it is a multi-billion dollar company, they fought against that lawsuit until the client finally just gave up and disappeared.”

It was, in fact, because of that downtrodden situation that Jeffries had become even more inspired to make a difference in her selected industry.

“Seeing this case made me want to help people repair their credit,” Jeffries said. “So I started a consumer credit repair firm after receiving the education to repair credit.”

Fortunately for Jeffries, a host of business owners began soliciting her services to have personal credit restored for their respective businesses.

MAKING STRIDES — Jeffries eventually earned her GED in 1998. Approximately 12 years later, she her garnered an undergraduate degree in Legal Studies, and in 2011, she would become fully certified as a credit consultant. Not to be outdone, Jeffries received certification from UCLA for Global Entrepreneurship in 2016 and earned certification in grant writing the following year.

“Since I knew about business credit and how its built on the EIN and not the owner’s social security number, I started separating business owners from their companies, not only to have the limited liability protection, but also to be able to obtain more borrowing power, to have that competitive edge to obtain those large corporate and government contracts, and just be all around credible,” said Jeffries, the author of the newly-produced book entitled, “Diary of Your Favorite Animals Near Extinction: Volume 1. 

For this native Mid-Southerner, her rise to entrepreneurial success didn’t come easily, considering Jeffries dropped out of high school during her sophomore.

Luckily for her, someone was able to see her potential long before she ever discovered it.


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“My former best friend’s mother saw our lives going nowhere and signed us up for Job Corp,” Jeffries said.

Jeffries eventually earned her GED in 1998. Approximately 12 years later, she acquired an undergraduate degree in Legal Studies, and in 2011, she would become fully certified as a credit consultant.

Not to be outdone, Jeffries received certification from UCLA for Global Entrepreneurship in 2016, then earned certification in grant writing the following year.

Talk about pulling off a dramatic comeback for the ages in this thing called life.

“Although, I am not perfect, I strive to be the type of human I would want my daughter to be,” Jeffries said.

To her credit, she’s doing just that, leading by example to the fullest.

With God, her Helper, steering the way.


For more information on Dallas/Fort Worth-area Businesswoman Felicia Jeffries of Moore Financial Services, call her office at 888.387.1117 or fax to 888. 418.3978. Connect with her via social media at: https://www.facebook.com/ladiifelicia. Also, send email to: felicia@moorefinancialservices.net.


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Sacramento-area businesswoman Terry A. O’Neal enriching and impacting lives globally through an array of endeavors

‘TERRY IS SOOOOOO VERY BRILLIANT’ — To her distinctly unique credit, Terry A. O’Neal occupation includes the 44-year-old Stockton, California native assuming the role as an author, poet, screenwriter, producer, public speaker, motivational speaker, voice over artist, mentor, educator, as well as an instructor of Communications, English, and Literature. Talk a remarkably compelling career for a woman of many hats.

For the record, Terry A. O’Neal could be appropriately described as one who is a Jill of all trades.

You know, a woman who is skilled in or adept at a wide variety of tasks or abilities, not to mention one who is quite efficient in many endeavors.

Consider, for instance, how O’Neal broke down her professional lines of work during an exclusive interview this week with Making Headline News.

To her distinctly unique credit, O’Neal’s occupation includes the 44-year-old Stockton, California native presently assuming the role as an author, poet, screenwriter, producer, public speaker, motivational speaker, voice over artist, mentor, educator, as well as an instructor of Communications, English, and Literature.

Talk a remarkably compelling career for a woman of many hats.

Because her businesses are what she described as “cross functional,” that she has blessed with the gift of giving back is extremely key, O’Neal acknowledged.

“What has driven me most in business was my fervent desire to be successful and to inspire others,” O’Neal said. “Rather than being in competition with others, I was always competing with myself. I constantly challenge myself to be better than I was before.”

Given the immense strides she has made while juggling a slew of notable and commendable tasks, not only is O’Neal excelling mightily, but it’s safe to assume that she has shown virtually no signs of slowing down any time soon. Who can blame her?

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That’s because for starters, she started an independent book publishing company called Motion Publishing in 1999 whereby she is afforded the opportunity to publish inspirational books of poetry, children’s books, Southern family fiction, and full-length feature screenplays. Interestingly, she is credited for having published the works of several authors, including the youth poetry anthology, Make Some Noise: A Youth Poetry Anthology, which is a collection of poetry and prose written by youth ages ranging in ages 12-to-18.

GLOBAL IMPACT — Interestingly, she immense gifts and talents through entrepreneurship have attracted a global presence, most notably in South Africa, Iran, Jamaica, Australia, Canada, Bermuda, Pakistan, and throughout an array of establishments across America.

It wasn’t long thereafter that O’Neal in 2005 established the Lend Your Hand, Educating the World’s Children non-profit organization, which is designed to support disadvantaged schools, classrooms and deprived youth in general, while supplying them with the proper supplies and/or financial contributions needed to help make learning a success.

Consequently, O’Neal in 2008 founded the Black National Black History Bee, which is a program devised to test students’ knowledge of Black History facts in the form of a trivia competition, of sorts.

Then two years ago, O’Neal’s non-profit organization’s name converted to The Terry O’Neal Foundation, whereby it offers the same services to disadvantaged youth around the world.

SUCH A HUGE INSPIRATION — Given the immense strides she has made while juggling of number of notable and commendable tasks, not only O’Neal excelling mightily, but it’s safe to assume that she has shown virtually no signs of slowing down any time soon.

Also, O’Neal is founder and producer of the entertainment production company called Le Bleu Ray Production, which produces inspirational family films, narratives, and documentaries.

Talk a remarkably compelling career for a woman of many hats.

“Making sure all of my I’s are dotted and T’s are crossed is imperative,” said O’Neal, explaining how her competitive drive in life has propelled her for what undoubtedly is an illustrious career for her. “When it comes to dealing with the personal lives of people — and in the business, in general — quality over quantity applies to every aspect of it.”

And because her businesses are what she described as “cross functional,” that she has blessed with the gift of giving back is extremely key, O’Neal acknowledged.

“Although (my businesses) operate independently to complete a specific task, they come together and work collectively to meet one common core goal: to create positive change for society through arts, literature, culture, and education,” O’Neal, a California State University at Sacramento alumna, said. “I appreciate my ability to give back and make a difference in the lives of others.”

O’Neal is credited for having started an independent book publishing company called Motion Publishing in 1999 whereby she is afforded the opportunity to publish inspirational books of poetry, children’s books, Southern family fiction, and full-length feature screenplays. Interestingly, she is credited for having published the works of several authors, including the youth poetry anthology, Make Some Noise: A Youth Poetry Anthology, which is a collection of poetry and prose written by youth ages ranging in ages 12-to-18.

As for those who have the luxury of benefiting from her valiant contributions as an accomplished businesswoman, O’Neal’s publishing company caters to all ages and ethnicities, she emphasized.

“Most of the works published have an emphasis on Black heritage and culture,” O’Neal said. “We put out picture children’s books, poetry, young adult fiction, southern fiction, non-fiction, inspirational stories, and screenplays.”

Moreover, the Terry O’Neal Foundation caters primarily to disadvantaged schools and youth ages 18 years and under, she said.

SHE’S SO ON POINT — “Making sure all of my I’s are dotted and T’s are crossed is imperative,” said O’Neal, explaining how her competitive drive in life has propelled her for what undoubtedly is an illustrious career for her. “When it comes to dealing with the personal lives of people — and in the business, in general — quality over quantity applies to every aspect of it.”

Interestingly, she immense gifts and talents through entrepreneurship have attracted a global presence, most notably in South Africa, Iran, Jamaica, Australia, Canada, Bermuda, Pakistan, and throughout an array of establishments across America.

“My personal mission is to be a bridge that others can cross on their journey to achieve success,” said O’Neal, adding that her three children have been amongst her grandest inspirations. “Not only do I want my own children to know that can achieve any goals they set in life, but I want to uplift entire communities through my work to help shape future generations into courageous leaders with strong moral character.”

To her credit, she has uplifted people from various walks of life for 20 years and counting.

Which, of course, for the record, Terry A. O’Neal could be appropriately described as one who is a Jill of all trades.

 

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you are an entrepreneur, business owner, producer, author, athlete, musician, barber, life coach, motivational speaker, cosmetologist, tax preparer, model, or pastor/minister who is seeking exposure and would like to share your story with an in-depth news feature, call Reporter Andre Johnson at 901-690-6587 or Facebook message him under “Andre T. Johnson” for details.

Andre Johnson is Founder and Publisher of Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and former reporter of sports for the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson is the former chief adjutant to Elder Andrew Jackson, Sr. of Faith Temple Ministries Church of God In Christ. Based in Dallas, Texas, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division. To reach Johnson, call him at 901-690-6587 or send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.