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Debra Williams is an amazing leader who has a history partnering with boards, C-suite executives and leaders to achieve sustainable business results.
This episode is important to me because we not only dig into the area of DEI strategy and the role of leadership HR in an organization to counteract toxicity.
Debra Williams is a catalyst who influences transformation. She partners with boards, C-suite executives and leaders to align customer and employee experience to achieve sustainable business results. She also is a certified professional coach providing executive, leadership and business coaching to leaders across a wide range of industries. Her diverse career includes human resources and operations executive leadership and consulting roles in a broad range of industries and types of companies.
Passionate about community service, community engagement and professional development, Williams has provided board leadership for numerous professional and nonprofit organizations, including the Detroit chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management and the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources, as well as the United Way of Allen County. She received the Athena Leadership Award in recognition of her professional excellence, community service and passion for assisting others in realizing their full leadership potential and is a recipient of the Michigan Chronicle’s Women of Excellence Award. She is also on the Board of Directors of Credential Check Corporation.
Williams earned her Master of Business Administration from Lawrence Technological University, where she also taught in the College of Graduate Management, and a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Wayne State University. She is a published author, and frequent lecturer, presenter and keynote speaker.
The Toxic Leadership Podcast
Dr. Kevin Sansberry II is a behavioral scientist and executive coach with expertise in toxic leadership, human capital strategy, and creating inclusive cultures of belonging to enhance organization performance. Over the years, Kevin has focused on providing research-informed solutions in various settings such as higher education, nonprofit, sales, and corporate environments.
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