About Sandra L Leyva Inc.
Sandra L. Leyva, Inc. is passionate about helping owners of accounting firms and bookkeeping practices grow and succeed. We do this through our five divisions:
About Sandi (Smith) Leyva
Sandi Leyva, CPA, is President and Founder of Sandra L. Leyva, Inc. based in Plano, TX, USA, where she offers cutting-edge leadership, innovation, and marketing training programs based on brain science and positivity research.
Hundreds of thousands of people have read her books and articles, used her training and coaching tools, or heard her speak at conferences. Her work has ignited revenue and profit growth, employee engagement, restored stalled relationships, revitalized customer service, and created countless other breakthroughs in the workplace.
Sandi has won eight awards for her thought leadership. Her distinctive work is based in cognitive neuroscience which unlocks the door to high performance and limitless success through dramatic behavior change without defensiveness or resistance. She combines research from neuroscience, psychology, quantum physics, marketing, and business leadership and transforms it into clear, practical, and actionable strategies for the workplace.
Prior to starting her own business in 1993, Sandi served time in two Fortune 500 companies. She is a member of the National Speakers Association. In 1995, Sandi became the sixth American female and the 15th or so female in the world to co-pilot a single-engine airplane around the world.
Sandi earned an MBA, holds a CPA in Texas and California, and earned an MS in neuroscience. Sandi is an avid traveler and has visited 100 countries, including a backpacking trip alone around the world. Her volunteer work in Kenya, Russia, and Nepal earned her an AWSCPA Public Service Award and a Baird Community Service Award.