Dr. Tiana Von Johnson
is a serial entrepreneur, mindset and branding coach, real estate strategist and author of the best selling book The Mindset Makeover: How to Enhance Your Self-Worth to Increase Your Net-Worth.
As CEO/President of two brokerage firms in Midtown Manhattan, The GoldStar Group
and Madison Layne Real Estate, CEO/President of Greenlightgroup Ventures Worldwide
, Founder of the Minority
Investors Alliance (MIA) and National Expansion Strategist for Strongbrook Real Estate Investment Company
, this inspiring entrepreneur is making strides in the world of real estate and beyond.
has built a solid reputation as the ultimate POWER HOUSE and the most humble and down-to-earth woman in business today.
is an astute deal maker for celebrities, athletes and everyday people seeking to build lucrative real estate investment portfolios.
Tiana was born and raised in the Bronx, New York and began her climb to success when she was only seven-years-old.
developed a knack for negotiation and entrepreneurship by selling records on the streets of Harlem with her
creative side by watching her
mother create hair pieces, sew, knit, make dolls and arrange flowers.
Combining the two forces, she
pushed full speed ahead and learned first-hand about the world of market trends, strong client relationships and other important skills in the workplace that would later serve her
well in her
When most girls were busy with their dolls, she
was more interested in playing "mogul," creating make-believe client files, to-do lists and delegating to her
staff of stuffed animals.
Fast forward a few years later, Tiana remained on the fast track receiving her Bachelor's in Business Administration at the age of 20 and completing her Master's in Business Administration (MBA) one year later from Metropolitan College of New York.
Immediately after, she
applied for a doctoral program, only to be told that she
was too young.
That didn't stop her from pursuing the Doctor of Business Administration program with the University of Phoenix at the age 27 and received an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in 2013.
Always one to learn, Tiana
pursued opportunities in entertainment, which along with business is a passion close to her
While working as a human resources executive for 10 years with a number of major non-profit organizations, Tiana took acting classes, went to film school and produced youth dance competitions during her spare time.
These diverse opportunities led her to look fear in the eye and leave a steady 9-to-5 job during the economic downturn to play her hand at real estate, signing on with a leading Wall Street firm where she became a top producer.
saw a vision to start her
own venture GoldStar Properties of New York, which she
sold 5 years later in a deal valued at $5.75 million dollars.
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