The Founder and Principal Consultant of Carmel Connections Inc. (CCI) is a leader who has been developing and coaching leaders and individuals for the last two decades. Her tailored assessments, consulting, coaching and training, are designed to create a bridge for to 'connect you to global leadership excellence’ and movement toward set goals.She is an educator, author, speaker, and scholar of leadership and management, with a background in education, healthcare, community service, and ministry. Dr. Nanton is a Board-Certified Leadership/Executive Coach, and Trainer. A graduate from Columbia University’s Organization and Leadership program; her double masters and keen ability to bring clarity and methodical solutions to root problems are the building blocks of her work. Publications include edited work Tectonic Forces; co-edited Social Capital and Women’s Support systems, book chapters and journal articles on changing leadership culture. Her forthcoming book Hard-wired to Lead (Spring 2017) challenges contemporary leadership culture to be more inclusive by breaking the code of silence surrounding women’s leadership. Recently named one of the Top Black Educators in Palm Beach County, and featured in Industry Experts Magazine, she has traveled nationally and internationally for teaching, speaking, workshops, research, and ministry leaving her footprint in such places as the Bahamas, China, the Czech Republic, Hong Kong, India, Kenya, Malawi and across the US. Dr. Nanton is an avid sports fan, reader, musician, a twice-ordained Reverend, who loves to travel. As a Specialist in Transfusion Medicine- she has affectionately been called a life-giving ‘vampire’ in a former life.