Calling All Dreamers, Insomniacs, Firestarters, and Visionaries!

  •  You know you’re here for a purpose, but you’re just not sure exactly what that is.
  •  Your dreams keep you awake at night, but you’re just not sure how and where to start.
  •  You are not experiencing fulfillment in your personal and/or professional life.

Any of this sound familiar?

Illumined Leadership Solutions is for you.  You want to figure it all out, pursue your passion, and do what you were created to do.  Illumined Leadership Solutions is a place where people are challenged to seek and find purpose and set a plan of action for their life and leadership journey.


I am Dr. Margaret A. Brunson, leader and luminary, and I lead people to purpose.  I live an intentional life of love, purpose and leadership.


I created Illumined Leadership Solutions because I am committed to your purpose.  We provide services that will guide you to discover your purpose and find your way to a more fulfilling life. Through leadership development coaching, seminars, and consulting, we seek to illumine purpose and empower individuals and organizations to leverage their purpose for effective leadership.

I am a trained executive leadership professional with over fifteen years of experience in the public and non-profit sectors. I’m also a health care leader, scholar, professor, published author, community leader, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend.

I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from North Carolina Central University and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree in leadership studies from North Carolina A&T State University.