Zitty is one of the most talented people I know. She is beyond gifted in the written word and in advising her client base. Her ability to translate, infer, and interpret your vision is truly impressive. She is quick, astute, and has keen sensibilities. She delivers an outstanding and exemplary product, consistently and on time, every time. While I was at eBay, she produced a bounty of copywriting and editing work for the eBay University Team’s marketing campaign with stellar outcomes. She operates at the highest level of professionalism and provides excellent customer care. I simply cannot say enough great things about her.
— Dehavalyn Black - Former Head of University Relations, eBay Inc.
I think what sets Deftable, LLC apart from other consulting firms that our organization has worked with in the past is that the team at Deftable took the time to listen. They didn’t walk in with preconceived ideas of the direction we needed to take, or cookie cutter plans for our organization to fit into. Instead, they took the time to hear our voices and learn our stories. Then, they worked with us to make the connections on how to most effectively move towards a plan that would help us serve our community and our constituents. That level of personal support was exactly what we needed to move into our next level of service.
I have known, admired and respected Lisa Edwards in numerous professional capacities over the past several years, including church and several community improvement projects in Guilford County, NC. I have formed nothing but favorable impressions of her intelligence, business acumen, passion for community, and academic motivation.
Lisa is a very inspired, mature, results-oriented and self-directed person. Not only is she one of the most intelligent people I know, but her selflessness, compassion, and desire to uplift the community is unmatched. Ms. Edwards has obtained the skills and personality needed to engage with people from all walks of life and professions. Lisa is a superior person with a wealth of gifts, skill and talents that would be an asset anywhere.
— Representative Amos L. Quick, III - NC State House, DISTRICT 58
I had the privilege and honor of working with Zitty at Northwestern Mutual in a mentorship and coaching capacity for over a year in 2017 and 2018. During her time at NM she exceeded every expectation set forth by being the first woman to hit several impressive benchmarks in a fast-paced and highly competitive environment. While her passions led her to wanting to pursue Deftable full-time, her excellent communication skills, ability to effectively navigate a corporate environment and natural leadership ability – paired with the business development tools and resources that she was able to acquire while at NM – will, no doubt, make her a force to be reckoned with. I have no doubt that the Deftable team will provide exceptional value to any individual or organization with whom they choose to partner, and I highly endorse Zitty to any individual or group looking develop communication and leadership competencies.
— Samuel Crump - CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ CLU®, ChFC®, RICP® | Wealth Management Advisor, Growth & Development Director, NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL
Zitty is a tireless worker with meticulous administrative skills. Every task is completed with the utmost accuracy. She is a self-starter with unlimited potential. Totally professional and dedicated. Ms. Nxumalo will exceed all expectations. She is always a strong contributor to any group effort.
— Larry Burnett - Executive Director, HAYES-TAYLOR MEMORIAL YMCA
When I led the launch of Mosaic United, we often needed powerful content that captured the intent and direction of the organization. Zitty’s writing was always spot on. Her work was used for marketing collateral, solicitations, and other important announcements related to the organization’s initiatives. She possesses a wonderful combination of leadership knowledge and communication expertise. I highly recommend her for your executive coaching and communication needs. 
Zitty is masterful at providing a positive environment where others are inspired to dream big dreams and, with supportive feedback, brainstorm grand possibilities and implement ideas. She has taken the concept of Mastermind to another level. Anyone in the pursuit of success should participate in Deftable’s online mastermind community where in a supportive and accountability-driven structure, they will become more motivated, focused, and better able to make their dreams a reality.
— William Scott Holloway - Success Navigator and Life Design Catalyst Coach, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO
Zitty has been a freelance writer for Guilford County Schools since 2016. Her writing has informed and inspired us as we engage the great work of developing our students into well-rounded individuals ready for college, career, and life. We look forward to our growing relationship with Deftable, as Zitty’s words continue to transform the lives of all who hear and read.
— Wanda Mobley - Director of Communications, GUILFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS
Ms. Nxumalo is an amazing teacher. She brings greatness to the minds of others who were not thinking about it. I wish other teachers would follow her lead. She really cares. It felt as if I was more than just a student in her class.