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Chief Executive Officer

Local Address: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
McPherson , Berry & Associates , Inc.
4158 South River Lane Suite 110
Ellenwood, Georgia 30294
United States

Company Description: McPherson, Berry & Associates, Inc. (MB&A) has as its mission to assist clients improve leadership effectiveness, bring productivity to new heights, and assist in...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    Greater Women's Business Council

Education

  • MS , Human Resource Development
  • BS , Industrial Engineering
  • PhD , Educational Leadership
  • Masters , Human Resource Development
    Clemson University
  • doctoral degree
  • United Ways Volunteer Involvement Program
27 Total References
Web References
2010 WBE Stars Award Recipient Biographies – Recognition - WBENC
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LaSonya Berry, CEO McPherson, Berry & Associates
LaSonya Berry has an exceptional track record of helping businesses and individuals achieve their full potential. A dynamic human resource professional, she has lent her expertise to a wide array of government agencies, nonprofit organizations and Fortune 500 companies such as IBM and General Electric for over 15 years. In 2000, she founded McPherson, Berry & Associates (McPherson|Berry), a multifaceted consulting firm dedicated to providing first-class executive coaching, leadership development, performance and talent management solutions to diverse clientele. As president and CEO of McPherson|Berry, LaSonya draws on her broad-ranging experience to design effective, growth-producing organizational development strategies for companies of all sizes.
While an operations manager at IBM, she became known for her superior project management skills, as well as her unique ability to quickly diagnose and solve complex challenges. She led a team that generated over $50 million annually in revenue, and transformed countless new employees into knowledgeable, productive team members via specialized training and mentoring. Her propensity for achieving significant bottom-line results earned her IBM's COM Award and the prestigious IBM Leadership Award. Since being at the helm of her firm, the company was recognized with the coveted Trailblazer Award by the Georgia Women's Business Council, a region of the Women Business Enterprise National Council. She has been awarded one of the 25 Most Powerful Minority Women in Business, one of the 2009 Business Journal's Forty Under 40, and one of WBENC's 2010 Business Stars.
LaSonya possesses a distinctive blend of business acumen and social consciousness. She is as skilled at grooming the next generation for success as she is at managing multimillion dollar contracts. Inspired by her experiences as a Workforce Development Program trainer and her passion for working with youth, she established GET POISED, a nonprofit organization offering leadership and life skills training to adolescents and those in life transition.
A two-time Clemson University alumna, LaSonya holds a BS in Industrial Engineering and an MS in Human Resource Development. She will complete her PhD in Educational Leadership in 2009. She is also co-author of the books "Becoming the Professional Woman," "Customer Service and Professionalism", the "Young Woman's Guide", and the "Young Man's Guide". LaSonya serves as a board member for the Greater Women's Business Council (WBENC), Georgia SHRM State Council Member, the past Director of Community Relations for the Southern Crescent SHRM, United Way's Women Legacy Council member, International Advisory Board member of PWN and adjunct professor at Keller Graduate School of Management.
:: McPherson, Berry, and Associates ::
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LaSonya Berry, President lasonya@mcphersonberry.com
LaSonya has an exceptional track record of helping businesses and individuals achieve their full potential. A dynamic human resource professional, she has lent her expertise to a wide array of government agencies, nonprofit organizations and Fortune 500 companies such as IBM and General Electric for over 15 years. LaSonya draws on her broad-ranging experience to design effective, growth-producing organizational development strategies for companies of all sizes. Her propensity for achieving significant bottom-line results earned her IBM's Management Award and the prestigious Leadership Award. Following her passion to helping others excel through human capital development, she started McPherson, Berry & Associates in 2000.
A two-time Clemson University alumna, LaSonya holds a BS in Industrial Engineering and an MS in Human Resource Development. She will complete her PhD in Educational Leadership in 2008. She is also co-author of the books: "Becoming the Professional Woman," "Customer Service and Professionalism", the "Young Woman's Guide", and the "Young Man's Guide". LaSonya serves as a board member for the Georgia Women's Business Council (WBENC), Georgia SHRM State Council Member, the past Director of Community Relations for the Southern Crescent SHRM, United Way's Women Legacy Council member, and International Advisory Board member of PWN and visiting professor at Keller School of Management and University of Phoenix.
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Women Blog : 2009 : December
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LaSonya Berry, CEO, McPherson, Berry & Associates, Inc., representing Greater Women's Business Council. www.mcphersonberry.com
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