Founder & President
Deanna is a wife and mother of 6 beautiful children. She is also an author, speaker and the Founder of Abundant Place Ministries.
Also affectionately known as "The Prison Lady" Deanna has extensively ministered nationwide inside of prisons, jails and juvenile halls.
Deanna has been referred to as “a light, a spark plug, extremely dynamic, powerful, riveting, and a breath of fresh air.” Her background of life lessons, years of recovery experience, and lay counseling give her a unique perspective and remarkable voice to speak into and for the hearts of the hurting, broken, or individuals desiring to get to their next level.
Deanna has authored four books including "The Son Is Shining", "Pathway to Serenity; Overcoming Spiritual Bankruptcy", "Recovery to Destiny; Journey to the Promised Land", and "One Word From You". Deanna has also co-authored several additional books.
Deanna is a Senior Faculty Member of Women's Empowerment University (WEU), a National Representative for Daughters of Destiny Prison Ministry, a member of Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA), Coalition of Prison Evangelists (COPE), and is actively involved in state and county work through board memberships and other contracted roles.
Deanna is a National Key-Note speaker who enjoys sharing at conferences, retreats, youth events, churches, charitable organizations and especially prisons and jails. Deanna has a reputation of being a highly motivational speaker who will inspire and encourage her audience to be all God created us to be, even if it’s one person at the grocery store.