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Val McLeod - Conversations with V!. Savannah, GA, US

Val McLeod Val McLeod

Conversations with V!


Conversations with V! ~ The Language of True Leadership



Val McLeod, an international speaker, certified trainer, retreat and seminar leader. She is the Founder and Chief Facilitator of Conversations with V! – a relationship management training & development consultant services firm.
In her quarter century professional career as a clinical therapist, behavioral manager, certified expert witness and professional speaker, Val inspires change, growth and development in individual and organizational clients. Also known as V! – Val has diligently conducted leadership/management seminars, team building and staff development training sessions for professional, faith-based and general audiences throughout the United States, the Caribbean and Europe.
Val McLeod is one of few certified Level II Kingian facilitators in the USA. She is also certified in communication skills, conflict reconciliation and cognitive life skills management. As a human relations source expert, Val regularly contributes to a variety of print and online publications and has been interviewed on multiple radio and television programs.
A native of Miami, Florida, Val has earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Texas Tech University and Masters Certificates in Strategic Organizational Leadership and Essentials of Project Management from Villanova University.

To inquire about Val's consultant services firm and her first book, EMPOWord! Build A Life Of Success With Powerful, Positive Language! ~ visit her website:

Industry Expertise (3)

Professional Training and Coaching

Corporate Training

Corporate Leadership

Areas of Expertise (3)

Conflict Management

Success Empowerment

Relationship Enrichment

Accomplishments (3)

Helping Others to Rise! (professional)


Community service award recognizing lifetime contribution to empowering South Florida citizens to achieve their highest potential.

NaCo Achievement Award - Program Development (professional)


I was the recipient of this national award for the design, development and implementation of the FLOWERS Program. This innovative, multilevel, offender-reintegration services program expanded work release opportunities to incarcerated women. The program become a national model for jurisdictional replication.

Level 2 Certified Kingian Nonviolence Trainer (professional)


One of the few Level 2 certified trainer of Kingian Nonviolence in the country. As a facilitator and practitioner of peace and nonviolent approaches to social change, I deliver organizational growth, change and development nonviolence conflict reconciliation education and training resources based on the Philosophy and Methodology of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Education (2)

Texas Tech University: Bachelor of Arts, Psychology 1980

Villanova University: Master's Certification , Strategic Organizational Leadership & Essentials of Project Mgmt. 2007

Affiliations (2)

  • American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
  • National Speakers Association (NSA)

Testimonials (1)

Jason Torres, President & CEO, Relentless Marketing Solutions | Pooler Networking Chamber

“Val was a guest speaker for our business networking group and did a tremendous job showing us how to work from the power within. [She showed us] how to bring our gifts and talents out so we can better connect with people in our target market and build better relationships with in the business sector. If you’re ever considering having a powerful speaker who can come and deliver life-changing information to help you to become more effective in what you’re doing – then you definitely owe it to yourself, to your organization and other business associates to go to one of Val’s seminars or to invite her to one of your corporate [events]. Allow her to bless you with her poise, her amazing power and everything that she delivers – when you leave t

Event Appearances (1)

"Relating to Success"™- Keys for successful people to build reciprocal relationships that add value and generate greater success in business and in life.

Hope for Savannah - "Hope Marriage Summit"  Savannah, GA


Sample Talks (1)

EMPOWord! Build a Life of Success with Powerful, Positive Language!

EMPOWord! {pronounced empowered}, strategically promotes your success by illuminating the power of your words to create the life you were born to live. The creative power of your words ignites your internal strength that engenders your abundant success! Val McLeod empowers leaders to lead with power-filled language to build your team with greater focus, faith and fortitude.



  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC
  • Author Appearance
  • Corporate Training


0 to 7500 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee