Lionel is a graduate of Troy University (B.S. Degree in Computer Science and Business Administration). He has over 20 years of banking and financial services experience working with consumer and commercial clients in various positions. Lionel is the owner of Shipman Consulting (since 2001), a Financial Empowerment Company specializing in helping people improve their financial outlooks. The goal of the firm is to educate, motivate, and empower people to maximize their financial lives and build a solid financial foundation. The firm’s interactive personal financial seminars and workshops are designed to empower individuals to improve their financial outlooks with the goal of becoming debt free and financially free.
Lionel has worked with many organizations including churches, companies, elementary, middle and high schools, non-profit organizations, the children’s board, to include foster care and independent living care, and economic development councils. He regularly facilitates dynamic financial learning sessions through Facebook, addressing various financial topics such as identity theft, money saving tips and financial recovery. Lionel also contributes thought-provoking financial articles through LinkedIn, financial blog sites and other media outlets. He also posts motivational and financial comedy videos on YouTube.
Lionel is also an energetic and engaging motivational speaker and presenter for educational conferences, school events, corporate events, church meetings and other events. If you are looking for a dynamic speaker for your next event, Lionel would greatly appreciate an opportunity to make a positive impact upon your organization, school or church.
He is happily married (Sheila) with 2 beautiful girls and a dog. Lionel’s desire is to please God in all aspects of life (family, church, people, and business).