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Meet our Motivator Detra M. Trueheart!

A woman of many skills… a speaker, consultant, life coach, entrepreneur, fundraiser, mentor, former pageant contestant and title holder and national dance competitor, Detra has more than two decades of pageant, youth development and performing arts experience. She is also no stranger to the stage. For more than a decade, Detra M. Trueheart has been motivating people to maximize every opportunity to excel. A native of Buffalo, NY, she works assiduously to align passion with purpose. She delivers a power packed message with passion, drive and conviction. She believes there is death and life in the power of the tongue and chooses to speak life…from true heart. Detra is the President and CEO of TrueheartSpeaks Enterprises, a speaking and consulting firm designed to inspire, motivate and empower individuals to think outside the box, move past what is comfortable and embrace change. TrueheartSpeaks specializes in life coaching, keynotes, seminars, and workshops.
Answering an internal call to action to help young women become their best and to instill some of many life lessons she learned throughout her time on and off stage, Detra sought to be a part of the solution instead of just talking about the problem. Believing in the power of healthy competition and presenting your B.E.S.T. self during the pursuit of any goal, Detra M. Trueheart, founded the Young Miss Buffalo Pageant: Scholarship and Enrichment Program, Inc. (YMBP, Inc.) in 1999 for girls 13 – 17 years of age. This year, YMBP, Inc. celebrates 11 years of helping young women become their BEST.
Detra M. Trueheart received her formal education from Canisius College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bernard M. Baruch College–CUNY with a Master of Public Administration and a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling from Medaille College, which she recently completed in May 2011. She resides in Buffalo, New York with her husband, Delshawn K.M. Trueheart, their son, Dallas and their puppy, Missy.

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