Wendy was born and raised in the city Chicago, IL. She is a successful entrepreneur, bestselling author, host of the WendyLyfe, radio talk cohost, ambassador, wife, and mother of three (Paige, Matthew and Christian). Wendy left Corporate America in 1995 to launch her own Mary Kay organization. She has a gift for inspiring women to believe in their own unique beauty. She also participates in several women’s networking groups. As an ambassador for the special-needs community, Wendy works to encourage the families of special needs children, and advocates for care giving professionals who support this community. Her advocacy for the disabled was born out her experience raising her own special needs children, daughter Paige (who passed in 2013) and son Christian.
The WendyLyfe YouTube channel was initially created to be networking information resource for the special-needs community. The videos of Wendy and Christian gained the attention of Road2Eternity Entertainment Company. After several conversations, the company expressed interest in developing a show around this platform. The concept of the WendyLyfe revolves around creating an awareness, providing resource connections, and to inspire people with disabilities and their families.
As a professional speaker, coach and author, Wendy speaks on topics that inspire and motivate while touching the heart. She is vulnerable and transparent when sharing her story of overcoming abuse, neglect and abandonment; she believes being free enough to speak out, is power. She candidly shares how she had to daily tell herself, “keep your fists up”, as she endured blow after blow from life’s many lessons. Her upcoming book, Unbelievable poignantly tells her story of moving beyond the wounds of the past into a place of strength, faith and peace.