Greensboro, North Carolina
Executive Reign is a pageantry, leadership development, and talent management company. We believe in full service pageantry as we assist in modeling, interviewing, platform development, wardrobe analyses, photo consultations, hair consultations, talent polishing, and paperwork submission. We have trained contestants in numerous reputable systems such as East Coast USA, High School/Elementary America, Royal International Miss (RIM), National American Miss (NAM), International Junior Miss (IJM), Miss American Coed (MAC), Cinderella Scholarship Pageant, and the list goes on and on! Several of our clients have received work in the entertainment industry through commercial opportunities and New York Fashion Week.
About the Owner and CEO:
Born with the gift of speech wrapped up in a heart of love since the age of 2 years old, Canisha Cierra Turner is the true definition of extraordinary. She is a marketing and sales powerhouse by day, and a business owner and prolific speaker by night. She is the Owner and CEO of Executive Reign—a pageantry, leadership development, and talent management company based in North Carolina but serves multiple states. Canisha Cierra has had the pleasure of training some of the most talented and brightest rising stars across Southeastern United States. She has trained Local, State, National, and International pageant winners from 0 to 30+ years old in a reputable portfolio of pageant systems. Her success as a pageant coach and talent manager comes from her diverse background in scholarship pageants, natural pageants, semi-glitz pageants, theater, and of course, motivational speaking. Several of her Executive Reign clients have walked in New York Fashion Week, casted for several national projects, booked commercial and print work, and have become successful Kidpreneurs.
In 2011, Canisha Cierra’s national and international service work was nationally recognized by superstar Janet Jackson for the 2011 Janet Jackson 20under20 Extraordinary Youth Award in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She was honored personally by the celebrity and her staff. Because service is a high priority for her, Canisha Cierra has traveled to Ghana, West Africa to donate books and speak to village schools in Kumasi, Ho, Accra, Elmina, and Cape Coast. She did all of this during her undergraduate career as the 2013-2014 Student Government Association President of North Carolina A&T State University.
Canisha Cierra has spoken to audiences all over the United States of America as a motivational speaker. Her speeches are inspirational, thus encouraging audiences to think, “Who Am I Not to Be?” She brilliantly crafts motivational messages intertwined with modern and historical real-world examples to match whatever the theme of the event. From the youngest audience member all the way to the oldest, she leaves each audience member inspired and charged to conquer the world. Canisha Cierra has spoken alongside greats such as Jeff Johnson, the honorable Andrew Young, Omarosa, Malik Yoba, Tatyana M. Ali, Jesse Jackson, and several others. She has also published several articles including, We Speak Your Names, which pays homage to the women of the civil rights movement. She has also been nationally recognized as Wednesday’s Woman of the Week by The SBB Institute for the Development of Women Leaders.
Canisha Cierra serves on several boards including the North Carolina A&T State University’s Alumni Convention Board, Queen in You Board of Directors, and several other community organizations. She was also named one of the Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs to watch in 2018 by social blogger, Marcia Lindsey. She holds a Bachelors degree from North Carolina A&T State University and a Masters Degree from Wake Forest University.