SDC Global Enterprises Inc; "Reinvent Yourself"
Dr. Shirley Davis, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CSP, is an accomplished corporate executive, global workforce and talent management expert, an international speaker, a master certified trainer, leadership strategist, executive coach, and best-selling author. She is President and CEO of SDS Global Enterprises, a workforce solutions firm that specializes in talent management, inclusive leadership, and personal transformation. She has been described by her clients as very knowledgeable, engaging, practical, and high energy. She has consulted, coached, and presented to leaders at all levels of the organization, including in all business sectors, and across a number of industries. She has also worked in more than 12 countries around the world and worked with more than 10 government agencies.
Dr. Davis’ educational accomplishments include: a Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Law with a minor in Communications; completed a certificate in Organizational Change from the Darden School of Business Executive Education Program; Harvard School of Business Management Development courses; a Master of Science Degree in Human Resources Management; and a Ph.D. in Business & Organization Management. She is certified as a Senior HR Professional through the Human Resources Certification Institute and The Society for Human Resource Management. Additionally, she is a Certified Speaking Professional earned through the National Speaker’s Association, a designation only earned by 12% of speakers worldwide and only 10 African American females in the world.
She also possesses an accomplished history as an executive with Fortune 500 and 50 companies and the world’s largest HR membership association. These positions include: Society for Human Resource Management as Vice President of Global Diversity and Inclusion and Workplace Strategies; Constellation Energy Group (an Exelon Company) as Head of Diversity; Capital One Services, Inc. as Senior Manager for Global Diversity and HR Initiatives, Senior Change Leadership Consultant, Site Training Director and Senior Human Resources Consultant; Circuit City Stores, Inc. as Senior Management Acceleration Program Sr. HR Analyst, and Management Development Training Manager; and with Bank IV Oklahoma (now Bank of America) as Corporate Training Coordinator and Community Reinvestment Act Representative.
She has been named one of the Top 100 Corporate Executives in America by Uptown Professional Magazine four consecutive years (2011-2014). In 2011, she was named as a 2012 “Woman Worth Watching” by Profiles in Diversity Journal and she received the “Strategic Star” Award by Diversity Woman Magazine in Dec. 2012.
Dr. Davis has also been a featured expert and quoted on NBC’s The Today Show, the Wall Street Journal, NPR, USA Today, HR Magazine, Profiles in Diversity Journal, CNN.com, Smart Meeting Magazine, Uptown Professional, Diversity Woman, to name a few. She is the author of the new book, “Reinvent Yourself: Strategies for Achieving Success in Every Area of Your Life,” and is working on her second book, “A Seat at the Table.”