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Tivona Taylor Vogt

Tivona Taylor Vogt is the Owner/Operator of T.N.T. Event Planning, Need Nalia?, and the Founder of the Columbia Greek Picnic. T.N.T. Event Planning is a full service Event Planning Company that hosts an annual Step Show and several vendor events. Need Nalia? is a custom sorority/fraternity business that specializes in Woodwork, Glassware, and other novelty items.

Tivona holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from The University of South Carolina and a Master of Arts in Business and Organizational Security Management from Webster University. She is in progress of obtaining a Master of Arts in Public Relations from Webster University. Tivona Taylor Vogt is a 2005 graduate of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. Tivona was a Police Officer with the Port Royal Police Department for one year, a State Probation/Parole Agent with the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services for eight and a half years, and the first Intensive Supervision Officer Supervisor with the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice for three years, before becoming an Entrepreneur.

Tivona Taylor Vogt is the oldest child of Edward Taylor and Bonnie Moore. Tivona dedicates all of her current success as an Entrepreneur to her late sister, Takeya Elm Taylor, who was the Founder the Need Nalia? Tivona’s motto in life is taken from Romans 8:28, “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose”.  Tivona is a member of The Brook Columbia church and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Tivona Taylor Vogt resides in Columbia, SC and is the mother of five amazing children, Glendale Jr., 21, Gabrielle, 20, Zanaa, 16, Zauron, 13, and Ethan, 2, and is the proud wife of Glendale Vogt, Sr.