Alvean Lyons

Alvean Lyons is a nationally respected Speaker, Marriage and Family Consultant, Parent Educator and Relationship Expert. Through her enormously popular appearances as the ‘Favorite Relationship Expert’ on Virginia Public Radio’s call-in show, “Another View,” and WHOV’s “The Pastor’s Study,” Alvean has helped thousands of individuals and families. She is the CEO of A.L. Inc. and currently, serves as the National Spokesperson for the Families Forward Initiative and Healthy Families Partnership for the City of Hampton, VA. Alvean started her entrepreneurial career as founder of TRACE Success Consulting, LLC where she functioned as CEO for over a decade. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Hampton University and a Master’s of Education in Counseling from The College of William & Mary. She has conducted doctoral research in Advanced Studies in Human Behavior and is a Board Certified Professional Counselor.

Married nearly 20 years to Matthew, Alvean, is just the person to turn to for assistance on improving our most important relationships... our families. Through her own life experiences, plus two decades of counseling and marriage and family consulting led her to publish her highly acclaimed first audiobook in 2012, entitled GROWING AGAINST GRAVITY FOR PARENTS: EQUIPPING OUR KIDS TO STAND AGAINST THE FORCES THAT SABOTAGE THEIR SUCCESS. In 2013, Alvean released her second audiobook, GUYS GIRL: UNDERSTANDING THE MEN WHO MATTER MOST TO YOU, which has been a springboard to countless media events.

Alvean and her husband are “very” happily married with children and currently reside in Virginia.