Valerie Davis-Howard

Senior Consultant

Company: The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc.
Role: Session Presenter

2022 Conference Session: ERGs Can’t Do It Alone: Critical Success Factors and Avoiding Common Traps (FS-1A)

Valerie Davis-Howard has worked with The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc., since 1998 and currently holds the title of senior consultant. She specializes in developing the internal competencies and organizational capabilities necessary to leverage Inclusion as the HOW® for higher performance. Valerie is a key partner in the firm’s core Inclusion and Change Partners line of business, a technology transfer process that seeds an organization with champions for the new way of working.

Approaching three decades of organizational experience, Valerie has been an internal and external consultant, held line and staff positions within Fortune 100 companies, worked with not-for-profit organizations, and has experience with public-sector agencies. Her extensive career experience includes serving as an assistant vice president at The Chase Manhattan Bank, where she managed corporate diversity initiatives, work-life events, and change management programs. She also specialized in competency development programs for staff and managers as a training consultant for the State of Michigan.

A frequent speaker at national conferences, Valerie has published articles on diversity and culture change. During her consulting career, she was named one of the American Society for Training & Development’s New Guard, an honor bestowed on a select group of professionals who exhibit passion for making a difference and achievements that take the field of training and development in new directions.

Valerie earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Spelman College and her MBA from the University of Iowa. She is a member of the National Black MBA Association and Organization Development Network.

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