Lady Ellis is a native of Jacksonville, Florida. She is the daughter of the Mr. Thomas Walker and the late Mrs. Mercedia Walker. She received her calling to Christ in 1984 under the ministry of late Bishop Lawrence C. Callahan at Philippian Community Church of Jacksonville, Florida. She has been married to Dr. Eric L. Ellis for 28 years and is the loving mother of 3 wonderful children, Timothy, Erica and Victoria Ellis. She is also the grandmother to Jayla McLeod.
Lady Ellis attended Florida A&M University and Columbia College receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Computer Information and Marketing Management. She brings a wealth of 29 years of corporate experiences and solutions to the business industry. She began her career in the Mortgage Banking industry in Corporate Accounting in 1986, excelling to the outsourcing of Human Resources Operations for Fortune 500 companies, as a Manager, Senior Consultant and Director of Business & Finance Operations with major clients. She is currently working for the United States Government Department of Agriculture (USDA). As she has filed her time serving God with diligence and faith, she still found time to be a great entrepreneur owner of Versidy Staffing and Solutions, LLC, Belamar Contact Solutions, LLC and Tri-Points Diverse Financial and Tax Services, LLC.
Lady Ellis was integral in starting Philippian Community Church of North Carolina with her husband in the heart of Wake County in 1999. She is truly devoted to the ministry; she continues to encourage herself and others by seeking and hearing God’s Word. Sunday school has always been her passion in the ministry. She humbly serves and initiated the development of the Adult and Youth Choirs, Women’s Ministry, Usher Ministry, Youth Investment Expo, Adult and Youth Dance Teams, Youth Sunday School and Drama Ministry. Has created and develop multiple fundraiser and team activities to support the ministry outreach and special programs. She is the Assistant Chairman for the Board of Directors
Lady Ellis is admirable and exquisite example of a virtuous woman, a first lady, a minister’s wife, a mother, a teacher and a leader. Greatest of all, she is an anointed, born again, spirit-filled believer who seeks to please God and be used by Him in every area of her life. She passionately encourages everyone specially the youth to support and fulfill the purpose of God in their lives and for others.
She is motivated by a consistent belief: “I will use my God given talents and strengths to develop and maintain a life that is on purpose for Christ, spiritually, emotionally and physically, and filled with the joy that God has promised those who worship him. My personal mission is to study and know the Word of God so that I might rightfully divide the Word of Truth and help others realize their purpose and increase their faith to speak LIFE.”