Recognized as a strategic motivator and mentor, Felicia emphasizes using emotionally intelligent leadership to drive change, solve problems and achieve results. Her strengths include, facilitating and engaging in challenging conversations on culture and race, while leveraging coaching as a tool for transformational leadership. to build cultures of allyship
In her fifteen years of working with Fortune 500 executives, business leaders and entrepreneurs she has taught her clients to utilize effective communication skills to strategically navigate the uncomfortable intercultural issues that arise in an increasingly global workforce. She believes our ability to co-create intentional cultures of allyship is the key to achieving the goal of creating organizations where difference can thrive.
She began her career working in advertising and print production, but moved her passion for helping individuals and organizations express their full potential lead her to consulting. In her role as an Leadership Coach and Diversity Consultant, she has worked with clients spanning a variety of industries, such as, General Electric, Synchrony Bank, JPMorgan Chase, Pearson Education, Scholastic, Time Inc. and the National Football League.
A Miami native now residing in New York, Felicia holds an M.Ed in Adult & Organizational Learning from Northeastern University, with a concentration in Distance Learning. She also holds three coaching certifications from premier institutions. Felicia is a certified administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI®) and is an accredited facilitator of Transformation through Values. Her BA is in Sociology from New York University.
In 2012, Felicia competed in a national professional speaking contest and was named e-Women Network’s North America’s Next Greatest speaker. She was selected out of over 1,000 speakers in the United States and Canada.
Living Our Values
Felicia has the uncanny and innate ability to make others feel seen and safe while sharing the things they usually want to hide. In environments where difficult conversations are usually avoided, her superpower inspires others to share without feeling judged. She believes laughter is healing and infuses humor whenever and wherever possible. On several occasions, she’s even been called wise.
Felicia loves to travel, write and explore her faith. Spending time with her family is her passion and priority. When she’s had enough of that – few things make her happier than good food and binge-watching a great show. Her all-time favorite TV shows are Sanford + Son, I Love Lucy, Everybody Loves Raymond and Game of Thrones (at some point she can be serious!). Her favorite movie is It’s A Wonderful Life, because it shows that every life has impact and meaning when we care about others. If you’re out and about and see her running, someone’s chasing her – so go get help!