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 Featured contributing writer for 


Columnist for 

SPOLIWA Ministries

 Opening Keynote Speaker for

Carolinas Clinical Connection

  Carmela E. Head

Author |  Speaker     

Personal & Organizational  Leadership Development Consultant     

Creative Enthusiast |Servant Leader

Carmela E. Head is the owner and Managing Director, Principal and Founder of First Glance, LLC. She is a Christian writer who has written numerous articles, written for workshops and is a songwriter and vocalist.  Carmela is also an inspirational speaker, personal development trainer and coach. She has a passion to motivate, inspire, empower and educate others to manifest all God has created them to be.


If one were to ask Carmela what is her passion she would say, “Writing, inspiring others, maximizing and operating in my creativity, talents, and gifts is my passion. I’m very proud, yet, humble to be a positive change agent to others.”



Carmela is an ordained and commissioned Minister of the Gospel who functions in the ministry gifts of Pastor and Teacher at the Renewal Center:  The Center for Prophetic Thought, Art, Voice & Action (Concord) in which currently she serves as the Director of Renewal & Community Programs. Having been a long-time featured columnist for Springs of Living Water Ministries, Carmela  continues to serve and exercise her writing gift as part of the Blog Ministry at the Renewal Center as well.


Using her creativity, Carmela designs empowerment content, facilitates empowerment personal development seminars and workshops with enjoyment and enthusiasm. She is a conference and retreat speaker and thought leader who inspires attendees nationally.


Carmela’s goal is to use her life-learned lessons, life experiences and her newly released book, “Be Transformed: Empowering You For Destiny” as a platform to motivate others to recognize their unique attributes, maneuver through obstacles in life, maximize their strengths, and realize the power of faith to move forward in their destinies. She does this by using creativity and multidimensionality to engage others.  Her motto is “Transform Your Thinking To The Extraordinary!”


Carmela’s educational expertise includes a Masters Degree in Human Relations from The University of Oklahoma, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Colorado and a Certificate in Learning & Development from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte respectively. Carmela has a background in the area course development, facilitation, training and innovation, with over 30 years of engaging audiences in various capacities, through music ministry, keynote speaking and inspirational speaking.


Carmela advocated for families in the educational setting and has received an expansive knowledge of family advocacy & family relations in collaborating with community partnerships in the educational arena. 


Carmela is a certified DISC Consultant, a Certified Human Behavior Consultant, and has been certified as an International Women’s Leadership Coach and a Certified Holistic Life Coach from the Professional Woman Network. Carmela presents her book, resources and speaks at “Meet the Author” events, corporate workshops, small organization seminars, faith-based and community venues.

She is a member of the following:   International Association of Christian Coaches, Professional Woman Network, Nonfiction Author's Association, International Association of Professional Life Coaches and Every.Black.

Why I do what I do!

"I would love to emphasize that part my calling and assignment is to share insights on transformation and mindset development; to shine a light and bring awareness and strategies that will catapult us forward in our daily living through personal development.  We live in a day and age where we must hone in on our uniqueness and continue sharpening up our skills.  I endeavor to bring solutions to personal development challenges.  I believe we all have something extraordinary to bring to the table while we are continually advancing!  How may I serve you?"

Carmela E. Head


Thank you for visiting my website today.  I hope you will be empowered and inspired!  I will be happy to provide you information about my book, engaging workshops and any additional services.  I look forward to hearing from you. 

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