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Founder | Chief Executive Director


Vicktory is a licensed minister, published author, and certified marriage mentor with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Hawaii Pacific University, where she graduated with honors. Her mission is to empower individuals to embrace their "whole" selves and to make healthy decisions about their lives and relationships.

At the heart of Vicktory's platform, The Whole Me, is the belief that individuals can achieve their full potential by embracing their "whole" selves and making healthy decisions about their lives and relationships. Through her work, she seeks to inspire individuals to overcome obstacles that may be hindering their personal, professional, financial, emotional, and spiritual growth.

To help individuals transform their lives, Vicktory's books, including She Fights, She Fights for Her Marriage, I Wear a Crown, I AM, Her Rest, and A Journey to Wholeness, provide valuable tools and resources. By sharing her own experiences and insights, she equips women with the knowledge and skills they need to overcome challenges and achieve their goals.

Vicktory's motto, "If you change your mindset, you can change your life!" reflects her belief in the transformative power of positive thinking. Her journey serves as an inspiration to others, showing that it is possible to turn tests into testimonies, complacency into calling, pain into purpose, and misery into ministry.

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Assistant Executive Director


April Priest is a United States Veteran and mother of three amazing daughters: Shakela, Aude’auna, and Gre’syn. She is also a proud grandmother of three adorable angels: Massiah, Aa’Dynn, and Addisyn. April was raised in Prattville, Alabama, where she currently resides. She graduated from Prattville High School and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology.

April believes that her most significant accomplishments are her ability to overcome obstacles and allow God to make her whole. She enjoys cooking, serving, and using her anointed hands to do the work God has placed her on earth to do.

In 2009, April founded the Beauty 4 Ashes Foundation. The organization's primary goal is to provide help, guidance, and most importantly, the Word of God to young women who struggle with rejection, as she did in her early life. April is dedicated to empowering and encouraging young girls to live healthy lives and understand their self-worth. She is committed to making a positive difference in their lives by providing guidance on the path of healing and deliverance. She believes that staying with God, no matter the circumstance, pays off and is convinced that everyone can receive Beauty 4 Ashes.


Program Assistant


Brandi Turner, a native of Huntsville, Alabama, is now a resident of Meridianville, Alabama. After graduating from J.O. Johnson High School in 1999, she enlisted in the US Army before obtaining a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. Brandi is now a devoted wife to Marcus Turner and a loving mother to three beautiful children, Damion, Destiny, and Zoey, as well as a fur baby named Skye Bleu.

Despite the trials and tribulations of life, Brandi has remained steadfast in her faith and committed to following God's plan. Her mission in life is not only to survive but to thrive, and her favorite scripture is "lean not on your own understanding but in all your ways acknowledge Him."

Brandi's expertise in budgeting and financial planning stems from her career as a Program Analyst with the Department of the Army. She has a keen eye for detail and a talent for working with numbers, which has helped her in building budgets and spending plans to improve people's financial situations.

When not working, Brandi enjoys spending time with her family, reading, attending cheer competitions, and supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) football games. Her personal experiences of healing from past traumas and rejection have fueled her desire to uplift and encourage other women to do the same.

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Wellness/Transformation Coach


Beverly K. Johnson is a renowned fitness coach who began her career as a Zumba instructor. Over time, Beverly's passion for helping people transform their lives from the inside out grew, leading her to establish her own practice. She is a Certified Personal Trainer, Nutrition and Transformation Coach, and Founder of The EPIC Academy and Genesys Fitness.

Beverly holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Alabama A&M University and a master's degree in Management with a concentration in Human Resource Management from Florida Institute of Technology. She is an Army veteran and a member of the International Sports Sciences Association.

Beverly's efforts have caught the attention of numerous national and international magazines, and she has been featured in dozens of them. She also contributes to Swagher Magazine as their resident health and wellness coach. In 2020, Beverly was selected to join the Meta (Facebook) Leaders Network. In 2021, Ms. Johnson was recognized by Kish Magazine as one of the "Top 30 Women on the Rise" in Huntsville, AL.

When she's not coaching, Beverly enjoys spending time with her beloved dog, Zoe.

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