Jumping hurdles was a way of life for Gloria on her path to achieving her impossible dream. The hurdles depicted in this video, are some of which we all can relate to. But for her, it was compounded by teen-pregnancy, domestic violence, and homelessness. It was out of her own traumatic experiences both in her personal and work life, that she learned to be intentional in adding value to others. Gloria Strauthers, RESE, MCT is both Principal and Chief Executive Officer of Exodus Management & Consulting, LLC, a Georgia-based management consulting firm, founded in 2016, that specializes in solving the 72% of business problems and opportunities that originate from broken processes.
Eleanor Roosevelt says, “Do one thing every day that scares you.” Every day since March 2016, Gloria has done just that. She made the investment in her life's vision by becoming an Independent Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker of the world-renowned John Maxwell Team founded by top Leadership expert Dr. John C. Maxwell. The John Maxwell Team offers workshops, seminars, keynote speaking, and coaching to aid in personal and professional growth to individuals, organizations and companies worldwide. Gloria is a Certified SCORE Mentor with an NPS of 100%, who has mentored 80 plus SCORE clients to-date. SCORE is a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors.
Gloria is a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi, The Community College of the Air Force, and Tougaloo College. She is a member of the International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA), International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA), the ISSA HYGIEIA Network. Gloria is a CMI Certified Hard Floor Care Technician, CMI Master Custodial Technician, a Registered Environmental Services Executive (IEHA), and a Certified Mortgage Field Inspection. She is married to David Strauthers, and they have a blended family of five and are the proud Grandparents of one Grandson. Her mantra is making a difference with people who want to make a difference, doing something that makes a difference.
Gloria has amassed 21 plus years of impressive government and corporate portfolio experiences prior to retiring in 2016. She is an Air Force Veteran and recipient of the Air Force Achievement medal. She is a multi-industry credentialed professional who specializes in Cleaning Solutions, Leadership Development, and YouthMax programs. She is active in her local Chamber of Commerce and has served as Chapter President of Georgia Coastal Chapter of IEHA since 2016. Gloria has spoken at IEHA, ISSA. John Maxwell Team, and local training events to include tradeshows, conferences and nonprofits. She has been featured in national trade magazines such as Executive Housekeeping Today, and most recently, Maintenance Sales News. She is a contributor to Savannah Morning News “Ask Score” Column. She was a guest speaker on “This has been a Public Service Announcement” internet radio show with Judge Gay Polk Peyton, and Adon Riggs Insightful Solutions Podcast. Gloria was selected as a Co-Recipient for Chapter President of the Year award in Las Vegas, NV at the 2019 IEHA Convention and Conference.