Tia Forbes has divided her time between two passions: education and entertainment for over 17 years. Working in the Los Angeles School System, while building her creative project management and emotional intelligence skills with independent productions all over the west coast. In March of 2013, T. finally made the jump from corporate media to entrepreneurship, assisting startup companies in navigating social media platforms, business strategy and audience engagement. That’s when The Knack Brand was born; an organization created for “the professional development of entrepreneurs”. Tia focuses her soft skill training on Emotional Intelligence, Accountability, Media Training and Lifestyle Design. Tia is currently at Georgia State University, pursuing a PhD in Learning Sciences focused on e-learning environments and skill development.