Min. Selina Carter

Founder and Executive Director of Spirit of Excellence–Leadership Guidance, Inc., 501(c)(3) a non-profit organization for young ladies and women. She is very passionate about empowering others in the word of God. She exhibits this passion through mentoring, creative development workshops, and seminars. One of her personal goals in life is to help women apply Gods word to their daily life through wholesome life altering teaching and educational programs.

Minister Selina has created, implemented and facilitated numerous workshops and leadership training sessions in both, corporate and religious settings. Her most notable works are: Day of Royalty, empowerment seminar for women, Princes to a Queen for young ladies ages 12-17, SOE Can We Talk, mother/daughter workshop, SOE Renewed, self-esteem workshop and SOE Did You Know – Domestic Violence Awareness workshop. She has held a number of leadership positions within the local church: Chief Financial Officer, State Treasurer for Full Gospel International Fellowship, Ministerial Alliance Education Coordinator and Church School Teacher while under the leadership of Bishop Rudy V. Carlton and Lady L. Carlton. She completed a 1-year Internship at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Boonton Township, New Jersey as Young Adult Director.

Minister Selina is an Information Technology Manager for a major insurance company where she has been employed for over twenty-five years. She has received her Associate in Applied Science in Computer Science from Union County College. She continued her academic studies at Kean University where she received a certification in Faith Based Management. She completed her Associate in Biblical Studies with a concentration in Creative Leadership Ministries and a Bachelors of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Somerset Christian College in New Jersey and a Master of Divinity from Drew Theological Seminary in Madison, New Jersey. Minister Selina is a certificated Domestic Violence Response Team Member for the YWCA of Union County. She received 1st place award and an Academic Scholarship from Somerset Christian College for her design and business plan for Spirit of Excellence.

Minster Selina is a native of Newark, New Jersey and a longtime resident of Plainfield, New Jersey. She is a devout and devoted woman of God. She is a mother of three, mother-in-law and the grandmother of five.

Minister Selina believes God has called each of us to a higher standard. A standard built on the foundation on Philippians 4:8 “Finally, brethren whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.”