Yolanda K. Davis, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Founder & CEO
Founder of and CEO of Y Davis Consulting Co. and IgniteHER Women's Network, Yolanda has 30 years of executive coaching and leadership experience in
Human Resources and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI). She is passionate about helping
others improve their lives and careers, specializing in coaching people to manage a career
transition, start or build a business, or make a major life change.
Her stellar career and educational background have been attributed to her success and ability to thrive in this fast-paced industry. She's been an executive leader in three Fortune 100 companies and three different industries (Healthcare, Academia, and Oil & Gas). With over 30 years of experience, Yolanda has amassed a wealth of experience, which she leverages to see multiple steps ahead, oversee consequences, and ultimately provide the best solutions combining key elements from the different industries to benefit her clients. She has successfully coached individuals from the mailroom to the boardroom by meeting them where they are in their careers, helping them to build executive presence, providing candid feedback and a strategic blueprint to help take their careers and organizations to the next level with a commitment to the process and execution of the strategy.
As a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, Yolanda’s approach to coaching CEOs and organizational leaders includes the application of personal strengths, bridging them to business goals while creating clarity, building confidence, and training mental agility. Her success as a transformational coach has gained her recognition for nationally recognized programs she has successfully created and implemented in organizations.
As seen on CBS, NBC, FOX, Business Insider, Yahoo Finance and other media outlets, Yolanda is a powerful and thoughtful leader, Yolanda is committed to empowering and equipping individuals with the tools to take control of their destiny, walk in their purpose, and stick to their agenda. She trains audiences across the globe to overcome limiting beliefs by sharing insights and her own personal journey to encourage and inspire others to take their careers to the next level.
Yolanda holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree and certifications credentialed by HR Certification Institute (HRCI®) and Society of Human Resources, DE&I – University of Houston, and Gallup.