Yladrea is a native of Houston, Texas. She is an accomplished compliance consultant, lawyer, political strategist, and leadership trainer. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Texas State University and a Juris Doctor from Southern University Law Center. Yladrea is the Founder & CEO of Capital Strategies, LLC, which is the first black-owned political/NGO compliance and financial services firm in the United States. Additionally, she is the Founder of The Ink Up, an organization dedicated to expanding the power of black literature and those behind the pen. Above all of her accomplishments, she takes pride in her biggest role as a wife and mother of her two sons. When it’s all said and done, Yladrea pledges her life’s mission, to uplift others, be a vessel for the unheard, and tackle injustice across the nation.