Markita Samuel is a business coach and consultant and the founder of the all-inclusive coaching and promotional firm Making Straight Paths. As a teacher, author and lawyer, Markita decided to create Making Straight Paths to help others discover their entrepreneurial paths to success. Markita uses hands on, creative and comprehensive approach to business, marrying purpose based philosophies and practical tools to help business owners and organizations take their ideas and bring them to life. A strategic planning expert, Samuel is passionate about leadership development, economic empowerment, social engagement and teaching business owners the power of volunteerism. Samuel is a graduate of Florida A&M University and received her J.D. from Texas Southern University – Thurgood Marshall School of Law.