Meet the Owner

Mrs. Leona D. Tatum is the founder and owner of Tatum Mediation and Financial Coaching.  She has more than 30 years of experience and training in the business and ministry fields and a broad spectrum of skills and knowledge associated with her experience.   Her expertise include administration and clerical management, forecasting, scheduling, multi-tasking, and project management as well as leadership development.  Mrs. Tatum is also proficient in team building, interpersonal relationship, and effective communication.


Mrs. Tatum is a certified mediator and is certified as a advanced family mediator.  Mrs. Tatum is certified in the use of the CDP (Conflict Dynamics Profile) and a certified trainer in workplace conflict resolution.  Mrs. Tatum is also a certified financial coach through the Dave Ramsey Financial Coaching program.


In addition, Mrs. Tatum earned a certification in Business Administration from Barnes Business College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix and Master of Divinity degree from Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University.  She also completed a Master of Arts degree in Law with concentration in Negotiation and a Master of Business Administration degree with concentration Human Resources—both from Regent University.  Additionally, she is certified through Cornell University in the area of Conflict Resolution and is completing her certification in Negotiation Mastery.


Mrs. Tatum has a wealth of knowledge and skills in mediation and negotiation and conflict resolution through marriage and family counseling.  She has also been involved with staff and family confliction resolution in workplace, hospital, and church settings.  Mrs. Tatum epitomizes excellence, competence, and integrity as well as values and exhibits the invaluable skills of compartmentalization, confidentiality, and being a non-anxious, non-bias presence amid tense situations.