Teri Coaxum

Teri Coaxum is the CEO & Founder of Coaxum Connects LLC a strategic management consulting firm. She’s an economic advisor, distinguished lecturer, motivational speaker, author, life coach & mentor. She is currently the Region II Advocate for the Office of Advocacy, U. S. SBA with oversight of NY, NJ, Puerto Rico & U. S. Virgin Islands. In this capacity, Ms. Coaxum advocates’ for small business; providing a voice & ensuring their concerns with proposed federal regulations are heard & considered.
teri-coaxumPrior to that, Ms. Coaxum was the deputy state director for Senator Charles Schumer where she assisted in the management of the senator’s eight regional offices, an advised on economic development, job creation, & key policy issues. Ms. Coaxum’s, ability to “make connections” is one of her strongest professional skills. She made similar meaningful connections during her six years at the Kings County District Attorney’s office where she served as Community Liaison & Project Manager for Community Relations. With presence and power backed by knowledge, skills and compassion, Ms. Coaxum is a much sought-after speaker & presenter at both the professional and self-empowerment levels. She tells her compelling story with passion and hope of inspiring people to “stay the course” and let the challenges of life’s journey become a testimony to success and empowerment. Ms. Coaxum is the proud mother of two children and has a grandson who is the light of her life.

Peaceful Pondering: A Busy Women's Guide to Inner Peace by Teri Coaxum

Award winning leader, accomplished executive, manager, instructor, business coach, dynamic and influential business woman and sought after key advisor with extensive experience in policy development, regulatory compliance, and accelerating business growth and performance across diverse industries in both domestic and global markets. Intelligent, decisive, and goal-oriented change agent, motivator, communicator, and coalition builder who drives organizational excellence. Recognized for leveraging city/state/federal political relationships in advocating for small businesses, entrepreneurs, while transforming organizations to build game-changing solutions.
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