Phylecia Jones is a US TV money expert, TEDx speaker, emcee, STEM advocate and Founder of iFind You Close helping speakers research and book more stages across the globe. She started her business career as a Budgetologist and has challenged hundreds of audiences to have a mindset shift when it comes to reaching success, the influence of math and the power of choices.
After being featured on stages in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, inspiring business owners on budgeting, money management and marketing, Phylecia realized the power of using the stage as a way of marketing to grow a business and brand. As the Founder of iFind You Close, she is bringing over 18 years of research, analytics and entrepreneurship experience to those who want to use public speaking to share the message of their company, business or brand.
Phylecia holds a degree in Computer Science, a Masters Degree in Systems Engineering and is a former scientist for the US Navy. She has had the honor of presenting on such platforms as TEDx CherryCreek, NPR TED Radio Hour, NBC 9 News, Women in Travel Summit, FinCon, iThemes and a host of organizations that trust her ability to educate, inspire and transform. Phylecia is currently the personal finance and money expert on the nationally syndicated show Daily Blast Live and will be featured in the upcoming documentary The Gatekeeper: Math in America.
When Phylecia isn’t deep into researching the internet, she blogs about her eclectic list of ever-growing life experiences including travel, baton twirling, performing with a circus, RVing across the USA, being a professional cheerleader and achieving 100hrs towards being a yacht captain.