Hello,  I am Dr. Aikyna Finch.

I am a Podcaster, Social Media Coach, and Speaker. I am also a Forbes Coaches Council Member. I coach in the areas of Empowerment, Life and Social Media at the individual and groups levels from my company Finch and Associates LLC. I co-host the Motivate Social Podcast broadcasted by my company Changing Minds Online. I speak and livestream on the topics of Motivation, Education, and Social Media. I am the Founder of the Scope Mastermind Group on Facebook, where I help new livestreamers get used to the platform through the vehicle of Pass the Casts. I can be found at DrADFinch on all Social Media Platforms.

I am an Educator and Author. I received a Doctorate of Management, MBA in Technology Management and Executive MBA from Colorado Technical University. I have a Masters of Management in Marketing Management from Strayer University and Bachelors in Aeronautical Technology in Industrial Electronics from the School of Engineering of Tennessee State University. My teaching disciplines include: business, leadership, marketing, social media and information systems at the graduate and undergraduate levels. I have published and presented on topics related to youth and adult education, social media, and job search.

I am the Co-Author of six books and launched my first solo project, Motivation Ignited in November of 2016. I am a Contributor for Huffington Post, Goalcast, Forbes and Thrive Global. I have been interviewed and featured on Huffington Post, Hello Beautiful, Women Speakers Association, and many others. I have spoken on many platforms to include: Periscope Summit, Women In Leadership Summit, The Boldly Empowering Entrepreneurs Conference, The Business Vlog Summit and many more!

Check out the Media and Blog pages to find examples of my written and video works. If you would like to book me for a speaking engagement or book a 15 min discovery call, go to the Contact Page and I will be glad to serve.

Social Media

Over 50K Followers on Social Media


Have spoken on many Live Stages, Virtual Stages, Interviews and TeleSummits


Certified Coach and Trainer


Have Co-Authored 9 Books and Authored 1 Book and Contributed to numerous Blogs and Papers



Started in Social Media

First started training social media with the LinkedIn platform to help soldiers find jobs after living the military. The trainings grew to Twitter and Facebook to help the soldiers with professional presence and skills online.


Became a Certified Coach

Became a Certified Coach (CTA-CC) from Coach Training Alliance, an ICF approved program.


Award-Winning in Social Media

Won first Social Media Award for service on Social Media Team for the 2nd Annual Play Time Is Over Conference hosted by Cheryl Wood.


Bestselling Author

Published first solo book, Motivation Ignited: 10 Ways to Set Your Self Motivation on Fire in November.

Memberships and Certifications

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