Meet the MAG Team



For more about John, read the "About Us" page.

Provide expert knowledge on business strategies and development, how to start a business correctly, effective marketing techniques, superior customer service practices, employee relations and retention methods, and how to develop high quality employees.

Alicia Johnson is the CEO, Virtual Assistant and & Mobile Notary Public at ALJ Business & Notary Services, LLC, a business management consulting firm based in Avondale Estates, GA.  The organization's goal is to be a solution and a resource for the development and success of business ventures.  They are perfect for small and large startups, business owners, brands, influencers and solo entrepreneurs.

With over 22 years’ experience in corporate America, Ms. Johnson provides the support skills and expertise necessary to aid growing businesses. 

Having worked with many small businesses in the Atlanta area, she is passionate about helping entrepreneurs achieve success.  Her experience includes serving in key roles as an Events Manager, Executive Assistant, Client Relations Manager, Contract Administrator, Program Coordinator, and Office Manager.

For more about Ms. Johnson, go to ALJ Business & Notary Services, LLC.

Facilitate the marketing of training sessions and resources, via multiple forms of electronic media.  Content, social media, and email marketing are utilized to connect with our target audience.

Dr. Ronni Samassa has experience working in the public and private sectors in the areas of human resources, research, procurement, vocational rehabilitation, nonprofit, and criminal justice for over 10 years.

Provide hands-on training and real-life simulations to build your career such as resume and cover letter writing, interviewing techniques, soft skills application, and Transformational Leadership that will enhance your job promotion or job transition capabilities.



For more about Dr. Dawn, read the "About Us" page.

Apply practical biblical principles in the marketplace, which is your sphere of influence, through establishing a biblical worldview in addressing and solving our nation’s issues and world problems.

Deborah Lee Barrett is the Founder & Lead Strategist of Catalyst Empowerment Group and called as steward of Catapult Global, Inc. Deborah’s background includes 25+ years in the nonprofit sector and 30+ years developing various community outreach programs as well as ministries within the U.S. and abroad. She served as former Chaplain of the Atlanta Union Mission’s “My Sister’s House,” and trained volunteers to serve in youth detention centers, transitional homes, senior citizen facilities, to families of the incarcerated and homeless populations.

She also founded Level Ground Youth Empowerment Program in 2008 which provides training, exposure and mentoring to teen girls in underserved communities and in Title 1 schools throughout metropolitan Atlanta. Having had a heart for the nations since age 20, Deborah served in Curacao, Greece, India, Canada, Zambia, Uganda and throughout the Caribbean. She also participated in race-relations convenings in Brazil, South Africa and the United States as conference coordinator. This initiative presented a unique opportunity to collaborate with the Office of the former President Nelson Mandela.

For more about Ms. Barrett go to Catapult Uganda.

Partner with Christian leaders and governmental agencies within the nations to train the residents in leadership development, creating sustainable businesses, building marriages and families through biblical principles, and improving wholistic health (spirit, soul & body).

Zenda Gilmere is a graduate of Georgia State University with a degree in Psychology and Minor in Business Education and currently a Financial/Estate Planner, Educator, and Entrepreneur. She also has diploma in Bible Studies and numerous licenses and certification, in Education, Business, and Finance.

Ms. Gilmere has over twenty years in the financial service industry. She has worked as a registered representative and Financial Advisor in the securities industry, where she specialized in helping people with sound investment and retirement strategies.

She believes with proper understanding and financial literacy people can enjoy the financial freedom God intended.

Attract children and youth to Christ through Kingdom business strategies and financial principles that will positively impact their decisions toward future success.

We Are MAG For You!