Morgan Williams-Bryant is a recognized voice in leadership development and empowerment. A dynamic motivational speaker, author and trailblazer in her field, Morgan’s work has transformed the lives of countless individuals and inspired audiences of all ages to embrace a Champion-level mindset.
Morgan is the Founder and CEO of MWB Ignites, LLC, a global consultancy firm headquartered in Buffalo, NY, that elevates individuals and organizations through leadership development training and workshops, to help awaken untapped talents, gifts and boundless potential.
Morgan is a leadership strategist with a proven track record of turning teams around, increasing performance management, and key methods of engaging conflict. With over 15 years of collective experience sharing her knowledge and expertise with non-profits, educational institutions and colleges, faith-based organizations and Fortune 500 corporations, she has become a strategic force in leading transformational change in organizations and their people.
Currently, Morgan is the Chief Impact Officer for the Girl Scouts of Western New York, where she oversees all aspects of membership, volunteer training and girl programming for nearly 16,000 girls and 7,000 adults in nine counties.
Prior to joining Girl Scouts, Morgan was appointed as the youngest, female Deputy Commissioner of the Erie County Youth Services Division, and has also served as Director of Youth and Family Services for the Community Action Organization of Western New York.
Morgan earned her BA in Broadcast Communication from the State University of New York College at Buffalo and a MA in Organizational Leadership from Medaille College. She is a Health Leadership Fellow with the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York and graduate of Leadership Buffalo. She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and the Buffalo Chapter of The Links, Incorporated.
She is a sought-after public speaker and has served as an adjunct professor in Business, Sociology and Philosophy Human Relations at Bryant and Stratton College. To add to her impressive resume, she is now the best selling author of, A Champion’s Prayer Journey. Morgan currently serves on several boards and committees: Leadership Buffalo; Say YES Buffalo Operations and Endowment Committees; Women Who Lead WNY; and as a Trustee for Medaille College. She has also received a host of honors and recognition including the 2019 Buffalo State College Young Alumnus Award, Business First 40 Under 40 Award, and, as a Buffalo Niagara Partnership Athena Award finalist.
A devout Christian, Morgan is a dedicated member of the Elim Christian Fellowship Church.
A true believer in “lifting as we climb,” in 2018, Morgan birthed the “Champion Made Empowerment Summit” to inspire others to combat fear, live purposed-filled lives and ignite the fire inside to reach their maximum potential. She is dedicated to igniting generations of Champions!