Vickie R. Wms- Cullins
Owner of OPN-Door Communications
Vickie R. Wms- Cullins has been described as tenacious, authentic, passionate, a community
activist and a servant leader. Vickie is determined to be a change agent within her sphere of
influence. She is the visionary behind the award-winning Restoration of Rights Clinics concept.
These clinics provide returning citizens on how they might be able to get their civil rights
Vickie is an entrepreneur. She created OPN-Door Communications; a mediation, conflict
coaching and training firm. OPN-Door Communications was developed to help business and
families resolve conflicts, communicate effectively, build relationships, retain relationships,
maintain relationships, preserve relationships and sever relationships with dignity and
Vickie believes that education is key to your success. She holds a B.S. in Business
Administration from her beloved, Elizabeth City State University, Master’s in Public
Administration from Old Dominion University, and four certifications in Mediation with the
Virginia Supreme Court.
Vickie believes that service is the rent that we pay to exist on Earth. She is a proud member of
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. for over 37 years and subscribes heavily to their belief that we
must all give back to the community. Vickie has accomplished this with her many years of
volunteer service within the Hampton Roads Community, as an alumni member of the esteemed
Thomas C. Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership Fellowship program, member of the City
of Hampton’s Human Services Board, member of the Hampton Roads NORML Chapter, South
Atlantic Regional Social Action Committee member, President of the Virginia Mediation
Network and a gubernatorial appointee with the Small Business Commission. Vickie is also a
11-year Breast Cancer survivor and is proof positive that being the Project Manager of your care
is the key to claiming victory over this dreaded disease.
Recognizing that to be empowered to manage this thing called life, you got to have the
conversation. Vickie created the Coffee and Conversations series; which includes her popular
Facebook live events and her upcoming podcast, Coffee and Conversation at the Conflict Corner.
Vickie has been recognized by such esteemed organizations as the Hampton- Newport News Pan
Hellenic Council and the Virginia Inclusive Communities a one of their 2014 Humanitarian of
the Year honorees for her work in the community.
In her spare time, Vickie enjoys spending time with her husband Terry and their miniature