Shalaura is a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) leader with more than 15 years’ experience implementing employee relations-based business solutions in multi-state, start-up, legacy healthcare and hospitality organizations. She uses a conducive and collaborative approach to sustaining engagement to provide optimal employee encounters. Her philosophy is to support and mitigate risk for companies while ensuring the voice of the employee is highly regarded. She believes that diversity in a company’s leadership is tantamount to a diverse workforce and customer base. In her current role, she is responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of initiatives that promote a climate that fosters inclusion excellence. Shalaura is a member of ForbesBLK, championing a global community of Black entrepreneurs, professionals, leaders and creators that are driving systematic change in business, culture and society.