Arquella Hargrove, MBA, is a sought-after facilitator, leadership consultant, speaker, and coach dedicated to the transformative and sustainable results of people through development. She is an author of Coaching Perspectives, Leadership Coaching Strategies Chapter. A moderator and frequent panel speaker in the areas of diversity, women in leadership, and social capital, as well as, a contributor to publications, such as, Workforce Magazine. She is the President of Epic Collaborative Advisors helping business leaders build stronger, more effective teams and companies. Valued for helping teams think strategically and engage in meaningful conversations that allow for reflection and inquiry that lead to change.
Arquella designs and delivers interactive, experiential workshops, such as: Facilitation Skills, Cross-cultural Communication, Implicit Bias, Developing Leadership Skills. Arquella also designs and facilitates meetings and retreats to achieve desired outcomes. She has been “dubbed” a change management agent based on her work of facilitating visioning, strategic planning, board development, customer service improvement, performance management sessions. These types of sessions helped organizations align with their values, clarify goals, and identify obstacles to change. In her role of mediator and coach, she helps people identify the interests behind their positions, and identify common ground. Coach senior managers on performance management and effective communication.
Arquella is a frequent invited speaker and workshop presenter in the areas of effective communication, diversity in the workplace, women’s empowerment, leadership skills, and managing people resources. She has spoken at numerous women’s and leadership conferences, Human Resources conferences, employee resource groups, and statewide business and training events.
For more information, visit epiccollaborativeadvisors.com and connect with Arquella on Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. Prior to owning her own consulting firm, Arquella achieved a senior level 20+ year corporate career in various industries, serving in senior management roles.
Arquella holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management from Ottawa University and an Executive MBA from Texas Woman’s University. Arquella received her certifications in Human Resources (PHR/SHRM-CP), Certified Master Coach, Designing Advance Learning Programs, Facilitating with Excellence (ASTD), Conflict Resolution in the Workplace, DISC, Birkman, Insights Discovery Assessment, Personalysis, and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)--- Behavioral Personality Assessments, DDI Facilitator, Franklin Covey Facilitator, Inside Out Development in Coaching, and a Mediator.
Arquella’s strengths are her ability to problem solve, counsel management, her demeanor and technical knowledge.” David Austern, ESQ, Settlement Facility Dow Corning Trust