Faced with adversity at a young age, Melissa R. Williams channeled her energies toward positive opportunities to cope with the loss of her father. At the young age of nine, she lost her father and used school as a coping mechanism.
Melissa R. Williams found relative success within the school system. She was inducted into the National Junior Beta Club and served as clarinet section leader in the marching band. She also won the F.A. Douglass Academy Spelling Bee, a few science fairs, and an academic bowl. She was also a straight-A student managing to finish as the Salutatorian of her class.
Suffice to say, Melissa R. Williams was an exemplary student, and she carried all of her talents and skills all the way to adulthood. She went ahead and pursued degrees in various fields such as education, business, and nursing while battling homelessness and domestic violence along the way.
Since 2001, Melissa R. Williams has worked as a motivational speaker. She has been invited to speak for The Salvation Army, Educated Girls Rock, The Phenomenal “I AM” Women’s Conference, I am H.E.R. International Ministries and many other organizations.
In 2006, Melissa was ordained as a minister and served congregations in Tennessee, Georgia, and most recently, she served as the Women’s Pastor with Life Church DFW. She then appeared on the television show, Women on the Rise Atlanta. She is also the former host of 99.9 The Beat’s Workday Wind Down. She has also served on many political campaigns, including those for councilwomen, mayors, and governor candidates in Georgia.
With her many achievements, she has managed to build her own brand and has now become an entrepreneurial powerhouse as the CEO of Recherche’ Enterprises, a multi-million dollar empire that houses four corporations. Melissa R. Williams has been invited to coach women all over the world and empowers them through her own brand of “mompreneurship.”
While other people are in business to make money, Melissa R. Williams is in it to change lives for the better. As a woman and a mother of six beautiful children, she has endured many tragedies and obstacles, yet she has endured through everything and built a multi-million dollar empire from the ground up.
Established entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs alike will greatly benefit from Melissa and her empowering message and story. As a woman, wife, and mother, she is innately a nurturer and caretaker that hopes to build trusting relationships with people. She is vehemently against the notion that women belong in the kitchen or should stay home all the time. Mothers should not just focus on their “house duties”. They should do whatever they put their mind to, and it is that powerful message that Melissa R. Williams hopes to impart to her five daughters and to every woman in the world.
To find out more about Melissa R. Williams and her motivational story, make sure to check out her official website.