ABOUT | SOAR

The SOAR Group specializes in organizational and leadership development, coaching, facilitation, motivational speaking, training, and consulting services. With more than 3 decades of experience delivering results driven services throughout the international community, The SOAR Group will be the difference in helping you transition your goals into reality. We take great pride in going that extra mile to exceed our customers’ expectations.  

Our top priority is to help you Stretch Out And Rise!

LEADERSHIP

Derius Swinton is the founder and CEO of The SOAR Group.  Derius possesses more than 30 years of experience and is highly respected throughout the international community for his expertise and unique style as a master trainer, facilitator, and a dynamic speaker. Derius is in constant demand as a renowned speaker and trainer who is widely recognized for his non-traditional approach.  Derius has received many national awards and honors. He was one of only 13 individuals to represent the United States at the International Educational Fellowship Program in China.  Derius was bestowed the honor of the Outstanding Leadership Award, sponsored by Reader’s Digest; the Virginia Collaborative Leadership Program Award; and the 2006 Amigo Award, sponsored by New Mexico Diversity Committee and Sandia National Laboratories.  in 2010, Derius published his debut book, “Soar Beyond Your Limitations,” focusing on helping individuals transition their dream into a reality; overcoming obstacles; and living a healthy, productive, and successful lifestyle.

SOAR CLIENTS | WORK HISTORY

The SOAR Group services extend throughout the United States and the international community.

COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES

  • Florida A & M University
  • Alcorn State University
  • Norfolk State University
  • Morgan State University

CORPORATIONS

  • National Football League (NFL)
  • Urban League of America

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

  • U.S. Army
  • U.S Air Force
  • Department of the Navy
  • U. S. Marines
  • Department of Labor
  • NASA
  • National Urban League
  • St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands
  • St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands

FOUNDATIONS

  • The Health Foundation
  • The Kellogg Foundation

INSTITUTIONS

  • Virginia Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Chicago Department of Education
  • San Francisco Department of Education
  • Sacramento Department of Education
  • North Carolina Department of Education 

INTERNATIONAL CITIES

  • City of Johannesburg, South Africa 
  • City of Soweto, South Africa
  • City of Beijing, China
  • City of Shanghai, China

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