Denisha Jenkins

Senior Consultant / Texas

Denisha Jenkins

Senior Consultant / Texas

Specialties:

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Strategic Planning, Talent Development

Denisha is known for her uncanny ability to disarm, affirm, engage and equip leaders with the tools they need to efficiently navigate cultural differences and lead innovative teams. She has spent most of her career improving systems and developing culturally responsive leaders within the education, healthcare and economic development industry.

In addition to being a Senior Consultant at JMReid Group, Denisha Jenkins is the Chief Executive Officer of Kardia Advisory Group, a niche management consultancy that focuses on cultivating inclusively diverse organizations.

She has spent most of her career improving systems and developing culturally responsive leaders within the education, healthcare and economic development industry. Her experience includes:

  • Change Management
  • Conscious Leadership
  • Employee Relations
  • Facilitation and Training
  • Intercultural Communication and Mediation
  • Implicit Bias in the Workplace
  • Talent Acquisition and Retention
  • Program Development and Evaluation
  • Organizational Learning and Development
  • Strategy Creation and Implementation

Within the private and social sector, Denisha is known for her uncanny ability to disarm, affirm, engage and equip leaders with the tools they need to efficiently navigate cultural differences and lead innovative teams. Prior to founding Kardia Advisory Group, Denisha decreased employee turnover by 35%, pioneered a multi-faceted partnership between MIT and Singapore University of Technology, managed civic projects on behalf of the US State Department and helped community leaders secure over 600K in grant funding to address disparate outcomes.

In addition to advising executives and coaching managers, Denisha has designed and implemented interactive learning experiences for various learners in the US and abroad. Denisha leverages her intersectional life experiences, mental health training and passion for learning to create spaces where people can thrive.

Denisha holds a masters in Intercultural Relations, Consulting and Management and a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and Development.