Ayanna Lott-Pollard is a transformational leader who uses influence to inspire, challenge and develop people while simultaneously serving as a collaborative force and "connector of dots" to big picture strategy for sustained growth.
For more than 20 years, Ayanna has worked in various industries in roles that span from executive assistant to executive leadership. The breadth of her experience makes her relatable and a highly effective communicator to colleagues on every level.
Operational Leadership: Build and scale internal infrastructure and operating models to sustain organizational growth. Direct and manage various departments such as: finance, human resources, marketing, facilities, sales, marketing and fundraising.
People Leadership: Build trust. Create a culture of individual self-awareness and team cohesiveness. Develop high performing cross functional teams. Serve as a confidante, coach and listening ear to team and executive leadership.
Thought Leadership: Provide leadership in the development and implementation of strategic, tactical, program and operational planning. Anticipate the needs of internal and external stakeholders.
Growth and Revenue Leadership: Prepare and monitor budgets. Track important KPI's and analyze trends.
April 19th, 2023 | 39 mins 32 secs
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Join us for an empowering episode of the SIWIKE Podcast with Ayanna Lott, a dynamic leader, coach, and communicator who has journeyed from the field of journalism to empowering emerging leaders. Ayanna's story is one of resilience and determination, overcoming personal losses and career challenges to forge a successful path in business and community service. She discusses the importance of mentorship, personal vision, and staying teachable throughout your career journey. Whether you're just starting out in your career, looking for guidance, or seeking inspiration, Ayanna's journey is sure to resonate and inspire.