LaSonya Berry is an award winning human resources executive. She is an HR thought leader with an exceptional track record of helping businesses and individuals achieve their full potential. McPherson|Berry specializes in providing solutions that increase performance, provide operational excellence, minimize risks, and improves talent management. She has been awarded the WBENC Business Star, one of the 25 Most Powerful Minority Women in Business, and the Charleston Business Journal’s Forty Under 40. McPherson|Berry made the exclusive HR industry Leadership 500 Excellence Award for leadership development and programs specifically for women and individuals in STEM areas. She has served on various boards including the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR) and the Carolina Virginia Minority Development Council (CVMSDC). A two-time Clemson University alumna, LaSonya holds a BS in Industrial Engineering, an MS in Human Resource Development, and ABD in Educational Leadership. She frequently writes human resources content and publications, is featured in several magazines, national speaker, and she works with executives as a leadership development expert. LaSonya authored several books including “101 Power Tips for the Workplace” and the “CEO Strategy Planner” for business owners and executives.