The Team

Toiya Team

Toiya Sosa, CEO

Toiya Sosa is an entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and award-winning Public Affairs and Community Relations Manager who has built and maintained relationships with over 40 non-profit organizations across the states of Virginia and North Carolina.


Brenda Johnson

Brenda Johnson born April 10 1970
Born and raised in New York City to Puerto Rican parents, Brenda Johnson is the oldest of ten children. She attended Franklin K Lane in Brooklyn New York. Brenda is married to retired master police officer Benjamin Johnson and is the mother to four children: Kwame - 24, Jaden - 8, Joshua - 7, and Jais Michael - 4.

Brenda is the co-owner of Virginia Beach Ink tattoo studio and Skin Deep body piercings along with her husband. Her favorite quote: "Do not define me for what you see, but by the content of my character.""

Sareeta Spriggs

Sareeta is a results-oriented professional with a heart for service and a passion for community. Sareeta’s true love is Leadership Development. She loves to motivate and inspire individuals to rise up and walk into their God-given destinies. She holds an MBA and currently works in the Non-Profit sector.

Sareeta was recently named to the 2012 Class of Top 40 under 40 by the Hampton Roads Inside Business Journal. She is the founder of Ladies L.E.A.D, a professional and leadership development organization that equips women with business, networking and marketing skills. Sareeta also serves as Vice President of the National Award Winning Urban League of Hampton Roads Young Professionals. Her motto for life is “A Quitter Never Wins and A Winner NEVER Quits!” Sareeta lives to INSPIRE!

Rebekah Gaines

Rebekah Gaines is a native of Hampton Roads. She was born and raised in Norfolk & still lives in the same neighborhood where she grew up. “A funny woman in her late 20’s, early 30’s” is her preferred description. Her experience includes, but is not limited to, being a former Public Relations director for a local non-profit, working full time for 14 years as an insurance professional, supporting the arts by performing regularly and working as a personal assistant for musicians, serving as a dedicated member of her church, volunteering, continuing her education, and marveling at her great family & friends.