I couldn’t be happier you are here. My name is Elyssa, and welcome to thesaylifecoach.com. I am a Christian, a wife, a daughter, and a friend (among other things.)  I am also a certified coach practitioner, and a member of the Certified Coach Alliance (CCA.) Click here to take a gander at my certificate! I am proud to have been a student of master coach Steve Kiges of The Coach Training Academy, and a graduate of  one of the academy’s ICF accredited programs.


My Hometown

  • Vicksburg, Mississippi

My Education

  • M.S. Applied Communication – Mississippi College
  • B.A. Mass Communication (Broadcast Journalism) – Southern University and A&M College
  • B.A. Spanish (¡Hola!) – Southern University and A&M College

My Professional Experience

  • Television News
    • Reporter/Photographer/Producer
  • College Professor specializing in interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, and public speaking
  • Helped my momma with her consulting firm, EML Consulting, LLC
  • HE Together

More about Me!

(photo ctsy Time Stopped Photography)
  • Married to my active-duty husband/best friend #NavyWife
  • Companion of two precious pups, Serendipity (Dippy,) and Happy
  • Zumba Fitness Instructor & Hip Hop Aerobics Instructor
persuading the pups with snacks– Dippy (Brown) Happy (Brown/Black)  (photo ctsy Classic Edge Concepts by Nikki Ciciora)

Fun Fact

  • Served as Miss Vicksburg in 2011