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Consultant, Facilitator, & Motivational Speaker


About Dr. Melissa N. Chester

“Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once.” -Lillian Dickson

Dr. Melissa N. Chester is committed to serving and impacting the lives of those in our community by improving the situations of others through facilitation, consulting, and motivational speaking. She displays characteristics of dedication, diligence, & passion in order to assist individuals and organizations in actualizing their potential. This is evident from the numerous individuals and organizations she has helped. This includes the co-creation of the grassroots program Positive Proof Mentoring at Raa Middle School in Tallahassee, Florida, aiding Divine Designs Event Planning & Decor, LLC with streamlining & quality control, assisting former Jacksonville Jaguar Donovin Darius create and run his non-profit organization, The Donovin Darius Foundation, since 2011, and aiding Black Educators Rock, Inc. with their strategic planning and creating and implementing their organizational structure.

She was also the event coordinator for the 1000 Men Rally in Tallahassee, Florida, event coordinator for the Affordable Care Act enrollment initiatives throughout the state of Florida, and worked with the City of Tallahassee Parks & Recreation to create and present numerous programs, seminars, and workshops for the community they serve. She also is heavily involved in character development and mentoring of preteens, teenagers, college students, and young adults. Dr. Chester has also presented numerous seminars, sessions, and workshops on numerous topics locally, regionally, and nationally, including but not limited to Character Development, The Seven Dimensions of Health, Financial Literacy, Communication & Conflict Resolution, and High school graduation/college preparation at schools, non-profit organizations, churches, community events, universities, and conferences/conventions. Contact Dr. Melissa N. Chester today so that she can assist you in solving YOUR solution to success!



Guiding individuals and organizations in any and every stage of an idea or venture including:




Assisting and advising individuals and organizations in personal and professional endeavors.


Motivational Speaker

Character Education training through interactive sessions and role playing

Tools and Resources


Communication & Conflict Resolution


Use this as a resource to resolve conflict with a coworker, family member, friend, or significant other:

Strategic Planning: GOST Worksheet

Here is a resource to help you get started defining your goals and bringing them to life:


Project R.I.S.E.


Project R.I.S.E. is a comprehensive program created to assist youth in numerous aspects of their lives, including, but not limited to, Personal & professional development, peer pressure, communication & conflict resolution, and college & career readiness.

What clients are saying

Dr. Chester's leadership and direction has set my Foundation up for tremendous success. She is a very valuable asset to the Foundation and the families we serve.

Donovin Darius - Former Jacksonville Jaguar & Founder of the Donovin Darius Foundation

Dr. Chester's testimony really impacted me the most because it allowed me to be able to understand different obstacles that we face in life, and to continue to have faith and believe that whatever it is I want to do or my daughters want to achieve in life they can do it no matter what they are faced with as long as the have the determination and will to change whatever situation they may face.

Ms. Monique Samuels - Single Mother

Contact Us

Please complete the contact form with your name, email, a description of the services you are interested in, and/or date of your event and I will contact you within 24-48 hours.

Vested in Your Success,

Melissa N. Chester, Ph.D.


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