Born and raised in Portsmouth, Virginia, Sunshine M. Swinson is a dynamic, multifaceted professional, community activist, and serial entrepreneur. Her professional portfolio encompasses progressive experience in public administration, logistics, budgeting, acquisitions, research analysis, and child/adult education. She is currently a full-time entrepreneur with businesses spanning from Business Consulting/Coaching to running multiple lounges and restaurants.

Sunshine holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from Norfolk State University, two Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Public Administration, and holds a Doctorial Certificate in Public Administration with a concentration in Sustainable Communities pending completion of her dissertation.

In her free time, she enjoys mentoring future business owners, speaking at conferences, volunteering on various community relation projects, and leading dance fitness classes. Sunshine is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and functions under the motto: “Excellence is my Standard…not my Goal!”