Professionally Mr. Lefford Fate has led, mentored, and served thousands of military members and their families. He spent nearly 31 years in the US Air Force and retired as Command Chief of the 20th Fighter Wing. A Chief is the top of the enlisted structure. It is the highest enlisted rank you can achieve, a great honor. As Command Chief, Lefford was the senior ranking enlisted person on the base and was responsible for the care, development and welfare of 5000+ people. Since retiring from the military, he has worked in various capacities. He was the program director for a geriatric outpatient mental health program, Director for Health Service within the SC Department of Corrections and is currently the Director of Support Services for the City of Sumter, South Carolina. Lefford is certified to facilitate, speak, train and coach individuals and groups in the areas of leadership development, professional skills and personal growth.
Mr. Fate is a husband, father, and grandfather. He knows it is not always easy to juggle our list of daily responsibilities. This makes it all the more important to have a structured, practical plan in place to avoid becoming overwhelmed. He holds a Master's Degree in Human Relations and a Bachelor's Degree in Social Psychology. Each day, he models the core values of Integrity first, Service before self and Excellence in all that he does. Lefford has learned tools and skills to enhance his own productivity, development and decision-making skills in order to create a more balanced lifestyle for both himself and his family. He greatly looks forward to sharing with you the leadership skills that he has learned over the last three decades.
Lefford specilizes in Leadership, Teamwork, Communications and Personal Development.
He is an excellent speaker and presenter with a passion for inspiring his audiences both young and not so young.
As a Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker, he offers workshops, seminars, keynote speaking, and coaching, aiding your personal and professional growth through study and practical application of proven leadership methods. Working together, after this working with him you and/or your team will move toward your desired direction in reaching your goals.
You will understand the keys to succeed in life and achieve great results by understanding four very important success building areas: Relationships, Equipping, Attitude, and Leadership.
Build Relationships-- Relate to others and understand relational rules and add Value to people and help them reach their highest potential
Equipping Skills-- Recognize and build on the leadership potential in those around you and apply teamwork laws that will help you lead others to their fullest
Refine your Attitude--Improve your attitude through daily practices and understand the affect your attitude has on you and those around you and adopt an attitude that makes challenges easier to overcome
Develop your Leadership--Emulate what successful leaders do to remain at the top and lead others successfully to where you have gone and beyond while influencing others from the heart and not just the head