Tyus Nedd currently serves as the Executive Director of Dream for Life, a non-profit corporation to enrich the future by empowering, encouraging and educating individuals and organizations in realizing and releasing their dream(s). He is an Executive Dream Coach for corporate executives, college and high school coaches, students, and pastors. He designed and implemented a dream coaching program for at risk young men ages 12-17 and 18-35 for the YMCA Columbus.

Tyus is the author of the book and workbook, Fire and Focus, Dream Slayers, DAC (Dreams are Contagious) training manual, and Dreamer’s Storyboard manual. He and Kenneth E. Strong are co-authored Leadership Begins On the Back of a Napkin, and his latest book, Opportunities | Women Move Forward is currently in bookstores. His signature talks to corporations and churches are: Contagious Enthusiasm: Living Extraordinary, Dream Slayers, Opportunities: Women Move Forward, Fire & Focus, Wealth is your Birthright, Raise the Bar and Life Progression Equation.

He currently serves as Sr. Pastor of International Christian Center, a multicultural, multi-racial and multi-generational church in Columbus, Ohio. Tyus has spoken at colleges, schools, youth conferences, men’s conventions, camps, detention centers, and churches throughout the United States and abroad. Additionally, he held leadership and family development conferences in Nairobi, Kenya.

Tyus currently lives in Columbus, Ohio. He and his wife, Patricia, have four children: Shawn, Tyus Jr., Corey, and Tyisha and seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Who are the people you admire and why?

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My beautiful daughter Tyisha

My beautiful wife

Patricia lives her life with passion and purpose.


My beautiful daughter

On a daily basis Tyisha lives what she believes and models purpose for other young ladies.