Hi, I'm Stacey


Stacey D. Benson-Taylor, JD is the Founder of Shine Like A Diamond Consulting LLC, where she works with clients to find, define, and refine their value so they can live multifaceted lives and shine like diamonds in every area of their lives. 


Stacey is a motivational speaker, life coach, mediator, mentor, travel consultant, certified trainer, and author of the highly anticipated book, “Shine Like a Diamond” and the creator of the Diamond Life Program. 

Stacey received an AAS in Paralegal Studies from Sinclair Community College, BA in Political Science from Wright State University, and Juris Doctorate from the University of Dayton School of Law, which she has combined with life lessons and skills to uplift, encourage, motivate, inspire, and guide.  


Stacey is proud to have been a Community Activist for over 26 years, serving on the NAACP Executive Committee, the Miami Valley AFL-CIO Executive Board, and the MLK Inc., Community Engagement Committee. 

Stacey also serves at her church, The Way of The Cross Gospel Ministries and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. 


Building a Bridge to the Future

To represent the citizens of Dayton by continuing to build trust within the community, provide transparency in decision-making, and to encourage citizen engagement to enhance the quality of the community for all who live, work, raise families, or conduct business in Dayton.