Wendy Gladney is a Coach, Life Strategist, Consultant, Author, and Speaker. A multi-faceted businesswoman with close to thirty years of experience, Wendy is the founder of Season of Greatness(SOG); Personal Services Plus Consulting (PSP); and the nonprofit, Forgiving for Living, Inc. (FFL). As a coach, Consultant, and Strategist, Wendy has worked with individuals, community-based organizations, small businesses, and corporations across America. Wendy believes in helping others reach their full potential while providing exceptional service.
Wendy received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is a graduate of both The Protocol School of Washington, certified and licensed to teach International Protocol, Etiquette, and Intercultural Understanding; and Antioch University Coaching Tools Program, where she received a certification in coaching through the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Wendy takes her personal and professional life experiences and shares how to turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones to achieve the life you desire, also known as your, “Season of Greatness.”
Wendy’s reach extends abroad as she participated in the UNCTAD Conference in Lyon, France, and later was part of the China Trade Mission with the Upland Chamber of Commerce. She was selected by The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles as an Ambassador of Goodwill and Global Relations to visit Israel, and she traveled to South Korea with G.C.S. as a Goodwill Ambassador on behalf of Los Angeles. For her achievements and commitment to the community, she has been the recipient of several honors and awards.
As a writer, Wendy is a weekly columnist for both the Los Angeles Sentinel and the Inland Valley News and has authored two books: “The Preacher’s Daughter: A Memory” and “Forgiveness: Change Your Life Forever.” Her subject matter frequently revolves around the themes of forgiveness and healing. Wendy is a mother, grandmother, and wife. She is committed to her faith, family, and community. She believes everyone has the power to make a difference and lives by her motto: “Healing Without Hate: it’s a Choice, it’s a Lifestyle, Pass it on!”