Businesswoman, Author, Speaker, life Coach & Radio Personality

Dr. Valorie Parker-Hagan is the President and CEO of Arise by VNP and Associates, Inc founded in 2001, is a speaker’s bureau and a public relations company, that has been the primary booking agent for Les Brown and Les Brown Platinum speakers and more for over 20 years.

Dr. Hagan is the CEO of The Soul of a Woman Foundation, Inc., a Not-for-profit 501C3 organization. The foundation raises awareness to domestic violence and  the needs of women and children living in single parent homes, providing housing, financial assistance, and career development.

Dr. Hagan has a PHD in Social Work Services and is a captivating speaker in her own right and has authored four books within her Soul Collection Series that include her best seller “From The Soul of a Woman, Love Shouldn’t Hurt..

The Soul Collection Series includes the CD, “From Pain to Power and four books, “From The Soul of a Woman, Love Shouldn’t Hurt”, “Unveiling Secrets From the Heart, Forgiving Your Past to Free Your Future.” “Restored Vessels, Young Adults Overcoming Adversities.” The fourth book “Unlimited Possibilities, Walking in Purpose.

Dr, Valorie the oldest girl of her parents, was born in South Carolina, raised in New York, and has settled in Florida with her husband Alex Hagan. She is the mother of four children, two boys, two girls whom are all adults and a granddaughter.


  • Ph.D. in Social Work Services from ELST School of Ministry- April 2012
  • Certified Life Coach July 2010
  • Certificate of Honor from Set @ Liberty , Weapons of Purpose Summit 2010
  • Board Member Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce 2009-2013
  • Founded Hot Topics From The Soul Talk Show Jan 2009-Present
  • Power Networking Facilitator/George Fraser 2008
  • Member of Grace, Mercy & Peace Empowerment Group since 2008
  • Awarded Keys to The City of Norfolk VA-by Zo El Ministries 2008
  • Member TWEF (Texas Woman Empowerment Foundation) since 2008
  • Who’s Who in Black So. Fla 2007
  • •Founded the Soul Of A Woman Foundation 2007
  • Awarded Exemplary Service Award by Channel 3 Elect Lady 2006
  • Member Faith Center Ministries 2003-Present
  • Founded Les Brown’s Platinum Program 2003
  • Promoter for Les Brown’s 1st Family of Motivation Tour 2002
  • + Booking agent for Les Brown 2002
  • Founded Arise By VNP 2001