Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour
Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour
Former combat pilot, former police officer and world-renowned keynote speaker, Vernice FlyGirl Armour has been featured on OPRAH, CNN, MSNBC, FOX and others and presented to hundreds of organizations including Walmart, Bank of America, Shell, T-Mobile.
With her inspirational leadership keynotes and consulting, FlyGirl commands corporate and Tech-centric executive audiences across the globe, FlyGirl’s most requested keynotes are: A NEW Conversation, Rules of Engagement, Gutsy Moves and Something Goood’s Gonna Come Outta THIS!
Whether on the stage as a keynote speaker or beyond the podium in a fully customized consulting engagement, Vernice advises, facilitates, and helps navigate during these unprecedented times.
Leveraging her Get Gutsy mindset, Vernice propelled herself from beat cop to combat pilot in a record breaking three years and became America’s First African American Female Combat Pilot.
A Tennessee native and graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, FlyGirl holds two honorary doctorates, was a Diversity Liaison Officer to the Pentagon for Headquarters Marine Corps and is a member of the COMCAST/NBCUniversal Joint Diversity Council. She has received numerous awards as a pioneering pilot, to include her commanding role in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). She was the Marine Corps’ first African American Female pilot, first African American woman on the Nashville Police Department’s motorcycle squad, a Camp Pendleton Female Athlete of the Year, two-time titleholder in their Strongest Warrior Competition, and a running back for the women’s professional football team, the San Diego ‘Sunfire.’
She is working on her next book, The Gutsy Move, and her signature book, Zero to Breakthrough™ was published by Penguin in 2011.
Who Needs A Runway?! Take Off From Where You Are!!!
Attack helicopters don’t need runways, they just take off…right from where they are. FlyGirl is no stranger to making gutsy bold moves to break through barriers. She will share her battle-tested strategies used to win on the battlefield and in her business…with you. The truth is, EVERYONE has a story and/or expertise they can share, you just have to have the guts to attack and then re-attack your plan…again and again and again. You CAN create consistent income and leave a lasting impact… all you have to do is Get Gutsy, Get Booked and yes, Get Paid!
- Re-Asses, Re-Imagine, Re-Invent and Re-Attack
- Execute with Dynamic Delivery
- Kraft Your Killer Keynote
- BE Your Own Bureau (The RIGHT marketing is KEY!)
- Stay inspired even when times get tough