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 is the CEO of Exodus and is a multiplier that makes visions a reality through sound strategy and execution. She helps others extend their thinking and drives material business advantage. As an inspirational leader, her stories inspire action while at the same time, holding one accountable. Respected as a credible voice in decision making, Gloria earns a seat at the table wherever she serves. Her ability to maximize and diversify her knowledge of spiritual and marketplace principles solidifies her role as a respected coach, mentor, and businesswoman. Gloria is a multi-industry credential individual who uses these as her competitive advantage in applying knowledge, techniques, and assets to improve an organization's performance through sound business solutions. She is a decorated Air Force Veteran and exemplifies these core values in her approach to life, relationships, and business.
As an Independent Certified Coach, Teacher, and Speaker of the world-renowned John Maxwell Team founded by top Leadership expert Dr. John C. Maxwell, Gloria offers workshops, seminars, keynote speaking, and coaching to aid in personal and professional growth to individuals, organizations, and companies worldwide. As a Certified SCORE Mentor, she gives back to her community by sharing her business knowledge with aspiring entrepreneurs and those seeking to grow an existing business.
She is married to her high school sweetheart, 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 was selected as a Co-Recipient for the Chapter President of the Year award in Las Vegas, NV at the 2019 IEHA Convention and Conference, a role she served a four-year term. She is an Air Force Veteran and recipient of the Air Force Achievement medal. She is active in her local Chamber of Commerce. 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 is a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi, The Community College of the Air Force, and Tougaloo College. She has memberships in both the IEHA and ISSA, as well as Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Gloria is a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), a CMI Certified Hard Floor Care Technician, CMI Master Custodial Technician, a Registered Environmental Services Executive (IEHA), Certified Disinfection Specialist. a GBAC Trained Technician, and a Certified Mortgage Field Inspection.