Dr. Gloria Mayfield Banks is an internationally renowned motivational success strategist and sales trainer, who has consistently beaten the odds to achieve extraordinary success. Gloria holds a Bachelor’s degree from Howard University, an MBA from Harvard University and an Honorary Doctorate from University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Dr. Banks has built a multi-million dollar enterprise, as an author, a founding partner of Charisma Factor, Inc. (a corporate event planning company), and as an Elite Executive National Sales Director with her network marketing company. Dr. Banks has been ranked #1 worldwide in her company since 2016, and is the only African American to ever reach number one in the company’s history. These accomplishments provided the foundation for her recently published book, “Quantum Leaps,” with ten specific steps to help you soar.
With her high energy and inspirational teaching style, Dr. Banks is best described as "Energy in Motion!" Dr. Banks has trained professionals on six continents to achieve new levels of success. She is expressly passionate about working with winners to actualize their full potential. Dr. Banks has inspired audiences alongside many of the greats in media, business and entertainment such as; Oprah Winfrey, Tony Robbins, Les Brown, Grant Cardone, and TD Jakes just to name a few.
Dr. Banks shared her secrets of success with national media audiences, appearing on CNN with Soledad O’Brien, ABC-TV, The Today Show, and CNBC with Donny Deutsch on “The Big Idea”. In addition, she has been featured in Fortune, Black Enterprise, Glamour, Women’s Day and Ebony Magazines. Dr. Banks has received numerous awards and national recognition. Harvard Business School documented Gloria’s success in a case study. She resides in Baltimore, Maryland with her husband Ken Banks. They share four adult children.