Ethel E. Reeves wears a smile as a testament of God’s love and faithfulness, knowing that she is fearfully and wonderfully made. As a native of Lynchburg, Virginia, she is distinguished in many realms: she is a mother, a grandmother, a cosmetologist, an entrepreneur, and a passionate educator and encourager. As the founder of The Encouragement Group, Ethel believes in providing people with the skills and confidence necessary to maximize the greatness that exists inside them. She is a powerfully engaging speaker who has facilitated workshops and addressed audiences for various organizations and ministries. Her genuine spirit allows her to meet people where they are and to uplift them.