Maria Chevelle Partin Williams is a native of Petersburg, VA. She relocated to Fayetteville by way of the Military in November 2005. She is the proud mother to Amya . At twenty three years old, Maria Chevelle realized that she wanted to pursue her passion in mentoring young adolescent girls.
She founded G.I.R.L.S (Gifted. Intelligent.Respected.Leaders.of Success) on February 12, 2007. A non-profit organization for young females ages 10-21. Established in Fayetteville, NC
Now known as the Butterfly Academy Online
After relocating back to Virginia in 2010 she was also able to start her LLC in 2011 Chevelle & Co., LLC
Maria is a Motivational Speaker, Business Mentor, & Author.
Her 1st book of a three part series Unbreakable Destiny released August 27, 2013 has gone six times international since it's release.
Her 2nd book The Receptionist: A Memoir of a Remarkable Testimony Released May 15, 2015 has received numerous reviews and is in current consideration for a stage play. The book also includes a 17 min short film called The Receptionist (The Interview) Released on September 28, 2015 and has been viewed over 1,000 times. This was Maria's first time writing and producing a film with the assistance of RJTMP. The film is dedicated to her grandmother: Delois Partin
Her daughter Amya Sanjay Chevelle is the founder of Chevelle Models and author of #prettyaverage a self-esteem guide for young girls released August 13, 2016
On September 27th, 2016 Maria's 3rd & Best Selling book Love, Lipstick, & Cupcakes was released and is currently being promoted worldwide.
Maria has been featured on radio and television and is currently working on launching a cosmetic line in Fall 2017. With a spring preview of the first featured color from The Maria Chevelle Collection 1958.
She is also working on the pilot for her 3 part episode talk show, as well as writing the script and producing her last film name TBA Spring 2018
She has two more books to publish from the Unbreakable Destiny Series before retiring as an author and pursing her full time goal of opening up a school of business.