Violet Pearson, Interim Chief of Staff, supports the Vice President in leading operations, hiring, and strategic planning for the organization.
Violet’s professional career as an entrepreneur, business strategist, master coach, change igniter, and human rights activist spans 20+ years of expertise in organizational leadership and development, strategic business planning and implementation, executive recruitment and coaching, and developing high-performance teams.
She offers a distinguished record of achievement in new business development and optimizing organizations including small, mid-sized, and Fortune 100 companies. She has worked with clients throughout the United States, Africa, South America and Asia in several industries, including consumer products, food & beverages, healthcare, utilities, Oil and Gas, High Tech, and professional services.
Violet co-founded and is currently a partner at ChangeIgnitors, LLC, an international change management firm. Serving in the capacity of Leadership and OD practice lead, she works with leaders and organizations to transform lives and organizations by igniting and unleashing passion and creative brilliance in leaders of excellence. Earlier in her career, Violet worked as Group Director of Global Community Initiatives and Director of Organizational Effectiveness with The Coca Cola Company, Expert Consultant and Project Manager of the United Nations Development Program, Managing Partner of Touchstone International Group, Founder of the Women’s Initiative for Self-Empowerment, and Marketing Strategy Manager of Hewlett Packard.