Diony Cespedes, MBA, is a financial coach and business strategist who defines wealth as Health + Happiness + Cash + Income Producing Assets. She built Sole Strivers Financial Fitness, a wealth building consultancy, to help clients achieve goals related to financial wealth and well-being.
Sole Strivers Financial Fitness provides educational seminars and coaching in English, Spanish, French, Mandarin, and Cantonese.
Diony has more than 15 years of corporate and start-up experience, playing lead roles in over 160 projects with budgets ranging from $10,000 to $100 million. She has created and/or executed strategies for large organizations including: ABN AMRO Bank, Rothschild Advisors, Warner Music Group, Aetna, and the State University of New York.
Diony is the author of Make Your Dreams Happen—5 Steps to Turn Your Dreams into Realities, a goal attainment guide. Diony is also a personal finance journalist whose work has appeared in: LatinTrends Magazine, Triple the Focus, World Bride Magazine, The Network Journal, BET.com, and NV Magazine.
Diony earned a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Marketing from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, a certificate in Finance from Baruch College, and an MBA from Howard University, where she was a Howard University Trustee Scholar. She speaks French and Spanish and is a recipient of the Dena Coye Outstanding Woman Entrepreneurship Award from the National Minority Business Council.