The mission of The Tukufu Group is to assist individuals, families and organizations to enhance their effectiveness. We accomplish this by offering customized services in the areas of personal and social development (PSD), life coaching, organizational development, diversity management, and church ministry


Darryl and Myra

Dr. Darryl Tukufu, President

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Tukufu has over fourteen (14) years experience as a human resource consultant, thirty (30) years experience as an executive or program director in the public, governmental, higher education, and faith-based sectors, and twelve (12) years of this experience as an Associate Professor in sociology and urban studies. A few of his positions have been Pres/CEO of three National Urban League affiliates, a consultant to the national organization, President and Executive Director of the Greater Cleveland Roundtable, director of the men’s ministry and cell group ministry at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church (Memphis), and various executive positions at Victory University (Memphis). Tukufu, an ordained minister, has a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Akron, and a D.Min. in ministry from Jacksonville Theological Seminary. He is a CDP (Certified Diversity Professional) trained by NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Sciences and Cleveland State University, and is a trained facilitator of PREPARE/ENRICH, a program designed to build strong marriages and healthy relationships. He was a former relationships commentator on WDIA radio in Memphis, a columnist on relationships for Grace Magazine, and he is a published author (contact him at dtukufu@gmail.com for more information or to purchase copies).
Dr. Tukufu’s presentations, workshops and/or seminars are enriching, inspirational, and/or interactive. His skills in life coaching allow him to move from consulting, counseling, etc., to providing assistance and support toward setting and meeting personal goals,and living the life that YOU desire.

Myra Tukufu, Vice President & Operations Manager.

Myra, a native of Memphis, TN, is skilled in the areas of customer relations, sales, and event planning. Over the years, she has been involved in numerous organizations that have enabled her to use her skills of her profession. A few of these organizations are the Urban Financial Coalition, Junior Achievement, Black Professionals, Women Council of Realtors, and the Business Youth Exchange/Chamber of Commerce.

Myra brings to The Tukufu Group, an engaging personality, quick wit, and humor, as well as a no-nonsense office environment. She also works closely with Dr. Tukufu when working with couples.

The Tukufu Group also includes, when applicable, a diverse group of effective and efficient organizational development and diversity management consultants.

The Tukufu Group
4292 New Canada Road
Lakeland, TN 38002
Cell: 901-484-0024