Markeith Braden, a native of Nashville, TN, is a minister of the gospel, professional keynote speaker and transformational life & business coach.
As the President & CEO of Markeith Braden & Company and the creator The School Of Purpose Podcast, Markeith is known nationally for his ability to help purpose driven individuals realize their potential, so they can win at work, succeed in life & fulfill their Godly purpose.
Rather it is on his Blog Website, weekly Podcast, Facebook Lives, or Periscopes Markeith’s primary mission is to transform lives by providing inspirational educational content, coaching and programing that is faith centered and transformative.
In addition to his entrepreneurial endeavors, Markeith also is an Ordained Staff Minister at The Temple Church, serving as the Director of Communications and Marketing, overseeing the church’s Social Media, Congregational Communications, Publications, Church App & Pastoral Special Projects.
Markeith holds a BS degree in Biology from Kentucky State University and a Master of Public Health degree from Meharry Medical College. Additionally, Markeith completed 1 year of Divinity School at Vanderbilt University. Prior to working in ministry full-time and starting his business, Markeith worked professionally as a high school teacher in the Nashville public school system for 4 years, & worked as a Community Health Administrator for a period 6 years.
Markeith’s honors & accolades are many. One award Markeith is most proud of, is being named among his peers as one of Nashville’s Black 40 Under 40. For Markeith, the Black 40 Under 40 was reflective of his passion & purpose to make a difference in the lives of others.
Markeith, has and continues to share his experiential expertise at various conferences, high schools, universities, church’s, non-profits and corporations.
Markeith’s Favorite Quote is: “The greatest tragedy in life, is life without purpose – a life with no direction. Moreover, life’s greatest failure is to be successful at the wrong assignment.” – Dr. Myles Munroe.