Road To Legend
I am Ann Marie Balanciere, born in Alabama, the fifth child of fourteen children. I graduated from Lafayette High School in 1964, at the age of 17, and moved to Wheaton, Illinois. There my career began with Xerox Corporation in Manufacturing.
In 1970 I relocated to Washington, D.C, with a career change as an Information Specialist with the United States Postal Service until 1974. That same year, I was promoted to the Inspection Service as a Postal Police Officer. In 1978 I transferred to Denver, Colorado to continue working as a Postal Police Officer.
1979, I married my late husband Nolan Mitchell Balanciere, and continued to work for the Postal Service until 1988 when God gave me a vision to go out on my own.
My vision led me to work for Artistic Impressions (AI) as a sales consultant and from there God prepared me for who I am today. After just six months of working with AI I found my God given talent of helping people. Within six months I was able to leave the Government and become the National Director of Sales Development for AI. Within two years eleven months I was managing a team of over 2000 Managers and Representatives in 48 states. I took the company on an explosive journey to exceed over twenty four million dollars in annual sales. Because of this explosive growth we gained national recognition with Fortune 500 as one of the fastest growing companies in 1992. I was also a front page cover story for Black Enterprise and many other national publications.
I went into retirement in 1997 and used the gifts that God had bestowed upon me to work for His Kingdom. In 2002, my late husband and I moved to Clermont, Florida and joined the Celebration of Praise (COP) Church of God.
I enjoyed a wonderful marriage for twenty four years until my husband's un-timely death in 2003. After becoming a widow in 2003, my God given talents became preeminent once joining the COP Ministry Task Force. As a member of the Task Force I was instrumental in procuring a grant from the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), for three hundred thousand dollars for three consecutive years. This grant was used to start a youth ministry at COP. I became the marketing and advertising specialist where I created and published the Business Links Business Director for the Ministry. This directory grossed over twenty thousand dollars per year for three years. I handled several fund-raising events which helped many needed members in the church and citizens in the community; to include giving out more than one hundred Thanksgiving baskets each Thanksgiving for four years. Because of my present in the community, I was the recipient of a Community Activist Award form Morgan Ministries, Orlando, Florida in 2007.
After Moving to Atlanta October, 2009, I met my best friend Earl Thomas Small at the mail box. After twenty three months of friendship, my best friend became my husband on September 1, 2011.We became business partners and built several organizations of more than 750 representatives. Today we are enjoying our retirement after being involved in many networking business helping others achieve their dreams and goals.
Today my husband and I have partnered with a company with a commitment to help 10 people become Six figure income earners by June 1, 2021. Would you like to become one of them? https://forms.gle/sh1RDTcKnxoRGh789
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