Cecelia Simon is an author, faith-based speaker, and transformed bible teacher. Her school teacher background birthed her style for clearly articulated scripture that empowers people from all walks of life to transform into the beauty of why they were created. Her passion for transformation has allowed her to encourage and equip others to transform in both the Christian and corporate sector.
Born and raised in North Louisiana, Cecelia married her college sweetheart, John Simon, currently WR and Pass Game Coordinator at University of Memphis. Together, they have two sons, John and James and reside in Memphis, TN.
Cecelia has had the honor of traveling the country to speak and minister— including but, not limited to, corporate executives, retreats, teen-summits, seminars, workshops, conferences, and commencement ceremonies just to name a few. She is the founder of Coaches Wives Unite and Caterpillars Transformed - both platforms created to empower, encourage and educate women of all ages.
Her ministry is fueled by a desire to see her audience purposefully transform. Her first book, entitled The One Day Hope: A Christian Guide to Learning Life was published in 2014.
Cecelia’s words birthed from a place of authenticity and truth have been nothing short of a page turner. The One Day Hope’s transparency connects with audiences both large and small. Cecelia’s most recent masterpiece is titled Married to Coach, Submitted to Both. This book is for coaches’ wives who are in search of their purpose in their husband’s profession. The pages provide a safe place where illumination provokes application resulting in transformation.
On a larger scale, she has had the awesome privilege of being a panelist at The Potter’s House (Dallas), The Princess Within book event at the internationally acclaimed, Woman Thou Art Loosed Conference. In 2016, Cecelia was invited to present New York Times, bestselling author, Priscilla Shirer with the Lady of Destiny Award at the request of First Lady Serita Jakes during God’s Leading Ladies Life Enrichment Commencement Ceremony.
Corporately, Cecelia has successfully motivated a room of over 650 employers and employees at the Pentec Health’s National Field Meeting in St. Petersburg Florida in 2017. An Inc. 5000 company that has also been recognized as the fastest growing health and wellness company in the region.
Cecelia is committed to the transformation process and finds her passion in assisting others in doing the same. She believes that transformation begins in the mind, not in your circumstances and as a woman of faith she has been chosen by God to help others embrace this truth, as well. Cecelia holds a myriad of accomplishments in education including, a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Arts in Counseling degree from Dallas Baptist University. Cecelia is also a Certified English Language Arts and Reading Teacher and holds an Advanced Certification in Guidance Counseling for grades K-12. Her most recent educational endeavor, as she continues to pursue her God-ordained purpose, is obtaining her second Masters in Ministry at Phoenix Seminary in the Spring of 2020.