Manna began her career as an entrepreneur in the 1980s in Canada, and within a short time, became nationally recognized in her industry. In the late 1990s she and her son moved to the
United States, where she used her giftings and expertise to help others in the marketplace,
providing progressive marketing concepts, effective business systems, integrative team
building curricula, personal and professional leadership consulting, and strategic partnerships
to businesses around North America.
Though she was pre-law as an undergrad, in time she began to understand her calling was in
another direction. In the early 2000s, Manna went back to school and earned an MA in
Psychology, a PhD in Philosophy, and graduate certificates as a Holistic Health Practitioner
(HHP), a Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN), a Certified Clinical Herbalist (CCH), among many
She is a prolific writer and is an Author of over a dozen books, numerous curricula, articles,
and a children’s books series due out in the Fall of 2018. She is a compelling and dynamic
Speaker, an innovative Leader and Visionary, the CEO and Founder of several companies, and
a Strategic Partner to many others. Manna is passionate about championing others to step
into their calling, live extraordinary lives, prosper through chaos, be a forerunner with unseen
opportunities, lead under pressure, and deliver results.
Now with almost thirty years of entrepreneurial experience, she has spoken to well over
40,000 people, worked with hundreds of different businesses and organizations, guided even
more individuals seeking personal excellence, and has taught to writer’s groups in North
America, in the U.K. and was recently invited to speak to an exclusive group in Oxford,
Manna has clients in more than 9 countries, and her autobiographical novel, Made For More ™
is in over 13 countries. Her life work – her message of courage, hope and triumph through her
Made For More ™ series and proven course curricula are impacting the multitudes worldwide.
She also contributes to numerous educational, disciplinary and advisory boards, is a partner to
a local organization helping our American Veterans, a partner to a small orphanage and school
in Ghana, Africa, and is an Ordained Leader with Third Day Churches.
Manna and her family live in San Diego, California.
1. My favorite “meal” is a “Chocolate Chip Sandwich” which is made up of dark chocolate chips on warm or toasted buttered bread.
2. The most difficult thing in my life is to not adopt every dog I see.
3. When I eat corn on the cob, I eat 1 row at a time (with my teeth), leaving the cob meticulously clean.