About Us

Who We Are


Purpose: We help organizations worldwide Do More, Be More and Achieve More...and to improve performance and productivity!

Mission: Our mission is to inspire people to rise above their circumstances and to maximize their potential and God-given talents.


Willie Jolley Worldwide helps organizations

  • Develop a winning attitude
  • Improve productivity
  • Out-perform the competition

Successful tools used

    • Live presentations
    • Webinars
    • Seminars
    • Books/CDs/DVDs

Our programs include

      • Achievement
      • Attitude Enhancement
      • Leadership Development
      • Change Management
      • Team-Building
      • Exceptional Customer Service

Willie Jolley Worldwide was founded in 1987 by award-winning speaker, singer, best-selling author and media personality, Dr. Willie Jolley.

WJDr. Willie Jolley, CEO

There are many motivational speakers, and then there is the one, the only, the incomparable Dr. Willie Jolley. He has been described simultaneously as a world-class, award-winning speaker and singer, best-selling author and media personality.

Dr. Willie Jolley has achieved remarkable heights in the speaking industry, having come from humble beginnings of being a fired singer, who was replaced by a karaoke machine! He has gone on to be named "One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World" by the 175,000 members of Toastmasters International. He has also been inducted into the prestigious Speaker Hall of Fame as well as achieving the distinction of Certified Speaker Professional by the National Speakers Association. In 2012 he was the recipient of the Ron Brown Distinguished Leadership Award. In 2013 he was named, "One of the Top 5 Leadership Speakers" by Speaking.com and Business Leader of The Year by The African American Chambers of Commerce. Read More

DeeDee Taylor-Jolley, COO & Training Manager, The Jolley Institute

Dee Taylor-Jolley is the President for Willie Jolley Worldwide. Dee manages the daily operations for Willie Jolley Worldwide, overseeing the media and speaking career of personality, Willie Jolley. She also manages our training division, the Jolley Institute, which focuses on leadership development, presentation skills and customer service. Dee serves as a contributing writer for our publications and articles on success and achievement.

A former Teacher of the Year with the DC Public Schools, Dee was a consultant to the Washington Post Education Division, training director for the National Association of Home Builders and Congressional Aide to Congressman Ronald V. Dellums. She holds a BA in Political Science from Howard University and a Masters Degree in Curriculum Design from The Catholic University of America.

Cheryl RaginCheryl Ragin, VP Marketing & New Media

Cheryl is our innovative marketing and and new media VP that keeps our online presence fresh and a cut above the rest. In addition to handling our new media and social media networking, she also handles all television and radio interview requests for Dr. Jolley. We should also add that Cheryl helps to create calm in the whirlwind that is Dr. Willie Jolley! She is a former Warner Bros. Records (New York, NY) marketing associate.

Our Partners

Pat_ParisPatricia Paris, MacHelp Associates, Inc.

Since 1992, MacHelp Associates, Inc. provides premier Macintosh and PC support services to small corporate environments and Associations in the DC Metropolitan area. Support services include Small Business Consultation in advising and setting up computer systems in a new or existing company. After installation, we continue with ongoing support. Provide system analysis and design for database systems using FileMaker Pro. Provide consulting for networked small business accounting using MYOB, and web development.
Mrs. Paris’s computing experience began in 1979 working with mainframe computers. In 1982-1992, she directed Management Information Services Department for American Newspaper Publishers Association, a 105-year-old major trade association with nearly 1,400 members. She gained valuable computer, networking, and publishing experience. In 1988, Mrs. Paris began working with the Macintosh and never looked back.

Today, they offer a full Macintosh line of services in helping small companies become productive using computers. Let them help you streamline your computing environment to improve your bottom line! Call 703-753-7006, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit www.machelp.com.

Gloria Marconi, Illustration & Design

Gloria Marconi has been a graphic designer and illustrator in the Baltimore/Washington area since 1971. She graduated with honors from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design in 1966 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration. Her senior year was spent in Rome, Italy in the European Honors Program, an opportunity that is only offered to 20 students in any given year.
After working for a few design firms in Baltimore, she formed her own company in 1971. Since 1976, she has been living and working in suburban Washington, DC.

Her work covers a wide range of projects, from publication design, branding, logo design and TV story boards, to children’s book illustrations, editorial illustration and illustrating complex medical concepts in lay terms. She works in traditional illustration media such as watercolor, airbrush, pencil, line art and soft sculpture. Since 1995 she has worked on a Mac platform with software such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Quark. She currently works in Adobe InDesign as well. This has allowed her to expand her repertoire to include photo manipulation, production and typesetting— providing her clients the ability to produce totally press-ready files. She also designs web sites, but does not do any programming. Call (301) 890-4615 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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