Alexia Vernon

Member Since 2012

Alexia Vernon

President

Step into Your Moxie

Las Vegas, Nevada Area

Dubbed a “Moxie Maven” by President Obama’s White House Office of Public Engagement for her unique and effective approach to high-stakes communication and leadership development, Alexia Vernon is a sought-after advisor to executives, corporate teams, entrepreneurs, coaches, changemakers, and emerging leaders who want to speak with an unshakeable presence, sell their ideas, navigate daring conversations, develop high performing teams, advance their thought leadership, and make a lasting social impact. Alexia has supported thousands of leaders and speakers through her Step into Your Moxie® corporate offerings, online training, live events, mastermind, and Step into Your Moxie certification programs Since winning the Miss Junior America competition, Alexia has delivered transformational programs for Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, government and educational institutions, professional associations, the United Nations, and she is a TEDxWomen speaker. Alexia has contributed to media such as CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, Entrepreneur.com, Forbes.com, Inc.com, European Business Review, and Women’s Health Magazine. Alexia is the author of multiple books including Step into Your Moxie: Amplify Your Voice, Visibility, and Influence in the World (New World Library and Penguin Random House Audio). She is also the creator of the popular LinkedIn Learning course, Communicating to Drive People to Take Action. With a background in women’s studies, drama education, and improv, prior to launching her own consulting company in 2007, Alexia developed and led professional development and social justice programs for various nonprofit, arts, and educational institutions, and she has taught women’s studies, public speaking, theatre, and improv for multiple colleges. Alexia completed Coach U’s Core Essentials and Advanced Coaching Programs. She is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), Nevada International Women’s Forum (IWF), Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Women’s Council, and she is a Past President of International Coach Federation (ICF) Nevada and Association for Talent Development (ATD) Greater Las Vegas.


SKILLS

  • Public Speaking
  • Women's Leadership
  • Coaching and Training

RECENT CONTENT

October 27th, 2021

Revamping Your Website Copy? How To Capture (And Keep) People's Attention

In the digital age, having a website is an extremely important and valuable way to inform customers of your services. However, it’s not enough to just have a website that looks good—the copy needs to stand out as well.

October 19th, 2021

Nine Important Lessons Leaders Have Learned About Customer Communication

Customers are the key to success for any business. The way you communicate with your customers can make or break their decision to work with you. That's why it's crucial your customer communications are always impactful and meaningful.

August 27th, 2015

Developing The 3 Habits Of Transformational Leaders

The difference between good leaders and great leaders isn't an inborn trait -- it's a set of habits, cultivated over time.

November 11th, 2014

Make A Bigger Impact: 3 Success Strategies Entrepreneurs Can Learn From TED Talks

TED talks aren't just entertaining -- the actual presentation style can be adapted to many business settings. Here's how.


COMPANY INFO

Step into Your Moxie

Step into Your Moxie is a certified woman-owned and disability-owned business enterprise that shows business leaders, consultants, and changemakers how to find their voice and master using it. Our ‘secret sauce’ is teaching leaders, and those who develop them, how to develop the mindset and skillset to be present with the discomfort that often comes up when speaking—especially during high-stakes communication. Light on theory and rooted in hands-on practice, our coaching, training, retainer, and certification programs ensure our clients can walk into any room, conversation, or onto any stage and speak up for themselves, their important ideas, and call people to take action. Step into Your Moxie is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and to creating safety and belonging for people from all backgrounds. This includes women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, people with disabilities, and people recovering from trauma and living with chronic illnesses.


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Public Speaking
  • Women's Leadership
  • Coaching and Training

INDUSTRY

Professional Training