Makeda Brown joined Exude in July of 2020 as a Senior Human Capital Consultant and Leadership Coach. Makeda will now be supporting the delivery of Human Capital Management and Leadership & Talent solutions. She dedicates herself to helping leaders and teams unleash their potential to create value and achieve results within their organizations.
As a former global Executive HR leader, Makeda has over 20 years of experience developing and delivering talent strategies that maximize business results. Makeda advised and partnered directly with Senior Executives in R&D, Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing, and Corporate Functions (Finance, IT, Compliance, Strategy, HR, Legal) across global organizations in the Pharmaceutical, Technology and Food/Hospitality industries. She also served as the Global Succession Planning leader for a large, multi-national company. In this role, she facilitated the accelerated development required to ready emerging leaders to assume critical roles and to lead productive teams.
Makeda holds an M.S. in Human Resources Development from Villanova University and a B.S. in Business Management from The Pennsylvania State University. She is an Associate Certified Coach (ICF), Certified Professional Coach (iPEC), Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner (iPEC), Talent Optimization Consultant (Predictive Index), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SHRM) and Unconscious Bias Facilitator (CookRoss).
Makeda is also a member of the Philadelphia Society & People Strategy, Association of Talent Development, Beacon Networking for Life Human on the Capital Committee, a Board Member at KenCrest Services, and a Board Member & Education Program Chair at the International Coaching Federation Philadelphia Chapter