LaTan is an award-winning writer and author. Her articles have been published in Southern Writer’s magazine and most every edition of the national publication, WHOA Women’s Magazine. With her experience as a columnist in the magazine, La-Tan is a sought-after writer. Her work has been published on Girlfriends in God Devotional/Crosswalk.com, Just18Summers.com, The American Daily Herald, and Inspire a Fire. Her articles have been featured alongside Joyce Meyer, Lisa Osteen, Kim Alexis, Gretchen Carlson of Fox News, and Megan Alexander of Inside Edition.
This has given her great exposure and piqued interest in her speaking platform. She has invitations to teach at writer’s conferences and writing classes/events.
She is the author of the book Courageous Women of the Bible (Bethany House Publishers, 2018).
La-Tan holds B.S. degrees in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Professional Education. After realizing her God-given gift for interior design, La-Tan took continuing education courses and started a small business: Interior Elegance by La-Tan. She is working on decorating and design inspired-books that will help readers stop making comparisons, move away from insecurities, and embrace everyday blessings within the home.
La-Tan is married to her college sweetheart, Joe, and they have three adult children: daughter, DaNae, and sons, Kyle and Bryce. She loves being a mother-in-law to her son-in-law and daughter-in-law, as well as being grandmother to her granddaughter and grandson.
La-Tan is a conference planter and founder of: The Colors of His Love Women’s Conference. La-Tan also has done the Expecting God Conference since 2013.
The heart of La-Tan’s speaking is for the purpose of equipping and forming powerful ministries—reaching beyond church walls into every culture—multiplying the love of Christ and the Gospel message. She loves helping people discover their own God-given abilities and enjoys inspiring others to seek God-appointed “platforms.” Drawing from her roles as a wife, mother, and grandmother, she uses real-life experiences as her greatest sources for speaking and writing inspiration.