M.Ed., PMP, CMP, CC
LaVasha has over 17 years of experience as an innovative business leader managing programs, developing leaders, and driving transformational change across business departments. Currently, she is an instructor of project management at the University of California Irvine. Through her business Coach LaVasha and consulting projects, she has been called upon to coach new college graduates, emerging under-represented leaders, and newly appointed mid-level executives in companies like Medtronic, Neurocritical Care Society, and Bunker Hill Community College, to name a few. She has coached hundreds of people to empower them to be more effective communicators, leaders, and team members. She is passionate about professional development and growth that improves people, processes, and ignites measurable business outcomes.
LaVasha earned her Master’s degree in Education and Human Resource Development from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Central Florida. She is a Certified DISC + Values Coach, Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and Project Management Professional (PMP). She served as a Board Member with the American Marketing Association, American Diabetes Association, American Society of Training & Development, Healthcare Public Relations & Marketing Association of Southern California, was former president of Toastmasters International Club#9661 Unimasters in Orange County and Executive Director & Founder of Fight Stroke Now foundation,(a community healthcare empowerment training initiative).