Positive Influence Movement For Strong Women (P.I.M.F.S.W.) began as a motivational Facebook support group for women  providing inspiration, knowledge of various events within communities, and creating a fundamental understanding of resources available to individuals or groups that may not be easily accessible to all. We create the availability of an open forum to express and share what we  as women face each day to make life happen! No matter how big or small our experiences, together we all add value! This is an Environment of Nonjudgmental expressions! Lets be clear, any Individual or organization that is supportive of the advancement of women is welcome! 

Thomasena N. Gadson

Financial literacy expert Thomasena N. Gadson is a keynote speaker and a business strategist at www.positiveinfluence.me, where she strives to help people with less financial knowledge, using relatable examples to help people understand its concepts and benefits.

Thomasena holds a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Strategic Management, has over 25 years of corporate experience, a knack for making meaningful connections with listeners, Thomasena has an insatiable appetite for helping others augment their potential. She skillfully connects with her listeners, providing training so that others can effectively do the same.

  • Private Sector Financial Services (10+ yrs

  • CitiGroup​

  • HSBC Private Label

  • Credit Card Entities

  • Retail Lending

  • Sales & Marketing

  • Customer Service

  • Client Retention

  • Credit Bureau Resolutions

  • Dispute Resolutions

  • 401K / 403B / Pension Plan Services

  • Collegiate Student Administration (5 yrs)

  • Supervisory & Team Leading Experience

  • Federal Government Regulations (10+)


The ability to help people confidently pursue their short-term and long-term goals and worry less about their finances really makes Thomasena happy. Ultimately, assisting them in working towards their financial independence enables Thomasena to work towards her career goals by feeling satisfied and accomplished each day.


She mentors with passion, guiding people to effectively strengthen and elevate their financial decision-making skills to new heights. She engages her audiences from the moment she begins and ends with empowering tools and focused mindsets.


She believes in working at the grassroots, supporting women to build on local strengths, and providing them a ticket to a better life.

By contributing to this agenda, Thomasena creates opportunities to influence policies benefitting women and girls to attain their power and influence decisions affecting their lives.


Thomasena is committed to utilizing her skill set to identify, communicate, and correct issues, inspiring others to help people take their careers – and themselves – to unprecedented levels. She pioneered the field of business as she seeks to equip and train others.