Live in the Spirit
W.I.N.S for You (Wisdom-Inspiration-Natural-Solutions)
"The Motivator" Durham
do you get the chance to meet an individual who speaks their mind, accomplishes
their mission and helps others in the pursuit of their goals. In Wallace
Durham you find such a person. Known for his accept the challenge way
of life, the Atlanta, Georgia native believes in visualization and communicating
with your inner self as keys to success that has made him a well appreciated
speaker in various areas.
Wallace has an energetic and captivating speaking presence. Stimulating
audience awareness using current events, humor and spirituality are trademarks
of his presentations. With over 20 years in the area of sales, marketing
and credit, he uses his written and oratory skills to encourage resolutions
to complex situations. An accomplished athlete as a teenager in track,
swimming, gymnastics, football and basketball while at De Witt Clinton
High School, Mr. Durham has taken what he has learned in sports and coaching
to assist him in relating to others with what could be perceived to be
their limitations. A practitioner of various martial arts for 33 years,
he also has been able to keep a mind and body harmony in times of his
own personal trials.
Growing up in The Bronx, New York in the 60’s & 70’s with his mother the
well loved Bertha Leonard, his step dad and 3 sisters, Wallace knew that
he would one day have to be strong enough to carry the load of manhood.
He still thanks her today for giving him and the family words of wisdom
to live by. He makes sure her, his beautiful wife Adele, son, 2 daughters,
grandson and all family members are constantly in communication to solidify
the family bond. "You cannot begin to look outside your own
family when discovering who you are and the reason to be a leader. Our
future generations depend on us to be the first teachers in the school
A graduate of Hunter College in New York City, Mr. Durham earned his Bachelors
of Arts in Communications. There he was Publicity Director for WRFH Radio
and writer for the Black Student Union newsletter. He is a former Vice
President and Area Governor for Dawn-Breakers Toastmasters in Decatur,
Georgia. As an Advanced Toastmaster Silver (ATMS) he placed 1st in an
area speech contest in 2004 and mentored several up and coming speakers.
As a member of Speakers Mastermind Group he was instrumental in the motivational
speakers showcase Impact 2001 for the Black Expo at The Georgia World
His business venture Discover The Best In You specializes in
Business Consulting, Youth Development, Athletic Coordination and Drug/Alcohol
Counseling. Wallace is available for Key Note Speeches, Seminars and Customized
What They Are Saying About Wallace
"Thank you for agreeing to address my first year business seminar
class. Your expertise on public speaking and communications skills will
go a long way to enhance the professional development of these impressionable
Dennis D. Kimbro, Ph. D
Author, Professor at Clark Atlanta University
"Thank you Mr. Wallace Durham for the words of wisdom in our Cadet
Parent Orientation. Instilling the core values of Honor, Courage and Commitment,
the unit needs community leaders such as you to assist in helping our
cadets grow as leaders. Please do not stop here in your journey to motivating
young people to become movers and shakers of Atlanta, Georgia and the
entire United States."
Lt. Senior Naval Science Instructor
Commander Fred Espy
"There is no feeling like when an organization that you have put so
much time and energy into meets and even exceeds expectations. You are
one of your organizations greatest assets."
Denise L. Majette
Member of Congress
"Mr. Durham, We at NBA Columbia Community Connections, Inc. would
like to extend our heart appreciation to share your knowledge and expertise
on the subject of Young Parents in the New Millennium. The feedback from
the participants has been quite positive. You are to be commended for
your willingness to contribute your services towards the maintenance and
support of healthy families in the Dekalb Community."
"Be assured if Wallace were to return back to New York, he would be
on our staff within a week. And, if your company prizes hard work, intelligence
and professionalism- you would want to act similarly."
Jerry Ashton, President
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