About Us

Based in Washington, DC, Paradigm One is a career consulting company that specializes in providing customized coaching and curricula for individuals, groups, and organizations.

About the owner

Toni Purvis began her career on Wall Street at Goldman Sachs, after which she began her own professional development and leadership consulting business. She's also worked in Diversity Recruiting for Booz Allen Hamilton, as the Assistant Director of Career Coaching at the George Washington University, and as Associate Director of MBA Student Engagement at The George Washington University School of Business. 

More recently, Toni managed multiple career development programs at MLT, a non-profit focused on increasing ethnic diversity in business sectors.  She implemented and executed programming for major companies like Google, JP Morgan Chase, Citibank, Capital One, Pandora, Twitter, American Express, American Airlines, Clorox, Target, KIPP, and many others.

To continue extending her passion for people, leadership development, program management, and career success, she founded Paradigm One LLC in 2015.  She sincerely believes it is about making a “paradigm shift” to confidently see yourself as the one for your perfect opportunity. 

Toni has a BA in Psychology and Sociology from Spelman College, an MA in Christian Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary, and an MBA from The George Washington University. 

Be relevant. Be radical. Be you.
— Paradigm One