Meet Shennice

Joyful Jesus Freak. Loving Wife. Mama. CEO. Energetic Speaker. Nerd. Apple Product Lover. Charcuterie Connoisseur. Bougie Foodie. Budding Fashionista.

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Shennice Cleckley is a trailblazer in the business world, known for her innovative coaching strategies and ability to empower others to reach their full potential. As the winner of the 2021 South Carolina Women in Business award and the 2021 and 2022 South Carolina Best in Business award for coaching, Shennice has proven her expertise in the field. She is a true leader, making a positive impact in the business world, her community, and the lives of those around her with her dedication, passion, and expertise.

As the former CEO of Smart Cookie Coaching, LLC, Shennice led the company to great success, helping countless individuals and businesses reach their business goals. She has used her skills and expertise to help entrepreneurs and small businesses succeed and grow in South Carolina as the former SC Grow with Google Digital Coach, Richland Library Systems Entrepreneur in Residence and Co-organizer for 1Million Cups Columbia (A Kauffman Foundation Initiative). Today, she continues to make a positive impact as the Executive Director for the Fearless Foundation, a global driven 501c3 organization with a mission to advance the progression for people of color by reducing racial inequities and providing access to capital.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Shennice is also an accomplished author, having written several books on business strategies and personal development. Her work has been praised for its practical advice and relatable style. As a keynote speaker, Shennice is known for her powerful, funny and inspiring speeches, often tying in her own personal experiences of business and faith. Her ability to connect with audiences and leave a lasting impression has made her a sought-after speaker at conferences and events.

Shennice's leadership, passion, and dedication have made her a respected role model in her community.


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