BIOGRAPHY | Dr. Tiana Von Johnson is a serial entrepreneur, keynote speaker, host, mindset coach, branding and marketing consultant, real estate broker and investor, television producer and author of the bestselling book, “The Mindset Makeover: How to Enhance Your Self-Worth to Increase Your Net-Worth.” After being the only African-American real estate broker on New York’s Wall Street for the last 5 years and selling her company in a transaction valued at 5.75 million dollars in 2014, this inspiring entrepreneur is making strides in the world of real estate and beyond. She has built a solid reputation as the ultimate POWERHOUSE and the most humble and down-to-earth woman in business today. She is an astute deal maker for celebrities, athletes and everyday people seeking to build lucrative real estate investment portfolios and founded the Minority Investors Alliance (MIA), a national movement to assist minorities in the acquisition of investment real estate.
Tiana was born and raised in the Bronx, New York and began her climb to success when she was only seven-years-old. She developed a knack for negotiation and entrepreneurship by selling records on the streets of Harlem with her father and honed her creative side by watching her mother create hair pieces, sew, cook, make dolls and arrange flowers. Combining the entrepreneurial and creative side of her parents, she became a force to be reckoned with.
Tiana owns The GoldStar Group, a boutique luxury real estate firm in Midtown Manhattan. She also serves as CEO/President of Greenlightgroup Ventures Worldwide, a leading provider in non conventional business and personal development coaching with 4 offices and solutions centers in the United States, 12 channel partners in Canada, the Caribbean and South America and 37 client solutions suites. She is a sought after national speaker educating people across the Country about entrepreneurship, real estate, branding, business development and more. In addition, she started the Women Doing It Big Conference, which is a national event designed to educate, empower and motivate women across the Country.
Others are definitely taking notice of her boundless energy, enthusiasm and drive, with Tiana being featured on TV One, Black Enterprise, CNN, Crains New York Business, Curbed.com, Marie Claire, the Real Deal and other media outlets. In addition, she was recently recognized and honored by Senator Jeff Klein for her exemplary leadership and dedication to the people of New York.
Tiana received her Bachelor’s in Business Administration at the age of 20, one year later she completed her MBA (Master’s in Business Administration) both from Metropolitan College of New York. She studied for her Doctor of Business Administration with the University of Phoenix from 2007 – 2010 and in 2013 she received an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy from Canadian International Chaplaincy Academy (CICA) University and Seminary.
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