Taiisha is a native of South Carolina. She completed undergraduate studies at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. While an undergraduate, she founded the college internship program at a Radio One Inc. station in nearby Charlotte, NC. She completed her yearlong internship, founded a high school internship program at the station, and remained as a promotions volunteer until she graduated in 2002. After graduation, she joined the local graduate chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc and moved to Baltimore, MD.
Before relocating to Tennessee from Maryland in 2011, Taiisha was Public Relations Manager at The Maryland School for the Blind. In her role she was responsible for all internal and external communications and landed major media coverage for the organization from The Washington Post, Sports Illustrated and HBO. During her tenure, she graduated from Ellis College of the New York Institute of Technology with a Master of Communication Arts degree with a focus in Advertising and Public Relations.
While in Maryland, she also started her career as an independent publicist, where she assisted clients ranging from small businesses and nonprofits, to high profile and political figures. In 2015, Taiisha spearheaded an international publicity campaign with Game of Thrones actor Gary Wales, and a national campaign for author, KL Randis who was invited to the White House to share her story. Taiisha also served as a guest interviewer for IMDb and interviewed Angela Bassett.