Dr. Margarette Williams is a wife, mother, business woman, and a Christian educator. She is married to Lewis Williams, and is the mother of two daughters, Marceinia (Gregory) & Lyska (Terrance) two sons-in-law, and five grandchildren (Malcolm, Jordan, Jayden, Maya, & Johnathan). Dr. Margarette Williams is President & CEO of LEAPS Initiatives, LLC; operating with a 36 year history in the primary businesses, Ephesus Christian Bookstore & Heritage Fashions Boutique. Her Sharper Image Barber and Styling Salon presently contracts with independent barbers and stylists.
Dr. Williams earned the Doctor of Education in Higher Education from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and is a 2013 graduate of Trinity Theological Seminary, receiving the PhD in Ministry Leadership.
Dr. Williams serves as Director of Ministries and Christian Education at New St. Hurricane MBC. She serves as President of the Woman’s Auxiliary of the Regular St. Marion District Association of Pine Bluff.
As a writer for Sunday School Lessons at the Sunday School Publishing Board, the National Women’s Auxiliary Mission Lessons, and The Informer, Dr. Williams has written numerous articles and her lessons are featured in Christian publications across the National Baptist Convention. She served fourteen years as assessor and evaluator for the National Baptist Congress of Christian Education, National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.
Her newest business venture, Transformational Consultants Institute, located at 901 West 6th Avenue, Pine Bluff, AR is a 501 c3 Internal Revenue Service nonprofit organization from which Dr. Williams serves congregations, businesses, educators, and the community as an organizational systems management consultant. In 2018, Dr. Williams launched the Behind the Veil Expository Teaching & Writing Ministry Lunch & Learn Class. She coins it Chit Chat & Chew with Dr. Margarette. Her expert skills in biblical exposition have garnered widespread support for the school from the community.
Dr. Williams is a teacher, an author, a motivational speaker, and a Speech Language Pathologist. She is completing the writing of her first book, HONOR To The Great Head of the Church: A Transformational Model for Church Leadership, Administration, and Management. This first book is Volume One of The Transformational Church Administration Series designed to implement transformational advancements for church growth.