Yolanda R. Cumbess


Yolanda Cumbess

Yolanda Cumbess was born and raised in Houston, Texas and graduated from Jesse H. Jones Senor High School. As a youth, Yolanda excelled academically and interned at the Johnson Space Center. Yolanda is also a talented athlete and was a member of the Texas Tech University Women’s Volleyball Team. Yolanda earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech, and a Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law. Yolanda is now a licensed attorney, a member of the State Bar of Georgia and The District of Columbia Bar. Yolanda now works as a Primary Patent Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia.

Yolanda obtained a ministry license in 2017 through the Higher Ground Always Abounding Assembly, Inc. Yolanda is an author, and speaker, and serves at her church in various leadership roles, including the choir, as a minister, and other outreach activities. As an over-comer, Yolanda is passionate about motivating others and ministering to the needs of individuals who have been disenfranchised, marginalized, and abused.

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Yolanda is also the founder of Break Free Ministries and author of Break Free from the Cycle of Destructive Relationships. In 2015, Yolanda received special recognition from the City Council of Baltimore as a contributing author of Life Happens But You Can Finish, The Trials, Triumphs, and Truths of 12 Amazing Finishers.


2017: License of Ministry – Higher Ground Always Abounding Assemblies

2006 Juris Doctor, Loyola University School of Law – New Orleans

2001: B.S. Industrial Engineering, Texas Tech University

Professional Memberships:

District of Columbia Bar (2011 to present)

State Bar of Georgia (2007 to present)


BreakFree from the Cycle of Destructive Relationships; Yolanda R. Cumbess.

Life Happens But You Can Finish, The Trials, Triumphs, and Truths of 12 Amazing Finishers; Frances Toni Draper PH.D., Pamela Love, PH.D.


Website: www.yrcaspire.com

Email: yolanda@yrcaspire.com

Phone: 608-352-8144