About T.A Simone Blackwood

Simone playfully quips, “Once a nurse, always a nurse,” emphasizing that the principles of service and care have been ingrained in her identity from the onset of her career and continue to be an integral part of who she is.

Simone’s approach goes beyond traditional consulting; she fosters a sense of community, encouraging individuals to tap into their strengths and realize their full potential. Her commitment to women’s empowerment is evident in every aspect of her work, and she believes that when women support each other, incredible things happen.

After almost a decade as the Executive Director of the Global Career Institute, Simone’s commitment to personal and professional growth took a new form with the birth of Phoenix Consultancy.

Phoenix Consultancy is not just a business venture; it’s a platform driven by Simone’s unwavering dedication to assisting individuals in making sound, strategic decisions. As a seasoned entrepreneur, Simone believes in the transformative power of regional integration. Her mission is to guide individuals in reinventing, restructuring, and reprioritizing their lives, enabling them to lead lives that make profound sense to them.

Simone has personally trained over 200 individuals throughout the Caribbean. She continues to inspire and empower women, sharing with her participants the empowering message, “If I can do it, so can you.”

Simone has shared her valuable insights in publications such as LoopTT and The Vincentian newspaper, as well as her impactful presence on the Tobago Channel 5 “Rise and Shine” morning program, as a former talk show co-host on 91.1 FM’s “Aging Matters,” and numerous other podcast features where she continues to inspire and uplift audiences.

Simone is here to guide you with wisdom, compassion, and experience to navigate the complexities of life, career, and personal development.

Fun Fact: Beyond her business endeavors, Simone is a gerontologist and a Certified Dementia Practitioner. She owns a residential retirement facility where she relishes the company of her senior citizen residents!