Ms. Davis-Westmoreland has a broad background in a leadership capacity spending thirty-five years with IBM Corporation in Information Technology and Human Resources. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Education from North Carolina A&T State University where she graduated with Honors. She has been certified as an Executive Project Manager through the Project Management Institute (PMI) since 2002 and her certification is current through 2024. She is also a Certified Professional Coach (CPC), a Certified DiSC facilitator through “Take Flight Learning” and a certified Mental Health First Aider facilitator through the National Behavioral Health organization. She has received multiple exceptional leadership awards based on excellent people skills and the ability to think strategically. In 2014, Ms. Davis-Westmoreland became the Founder and CEO of Grace Under Pressure…Getting to Yes Corporation, a Leadership Development and consulting company specializing in Project Management Training/Certification and Management and Leadership Development for youth and adults. She has provided this training throughout the US (including Puerto Rico and St. Thomas, Virgin Islands). Ms. Davis-Westmoreland is a trained educator; certified as a secondary education teacher in the states of North Carolina and Georgia. After a term as a Business Education Teacher in the Montgomery Company School System, she joined the corporate world and spent 35 years working for IBM Corporation as a Senior Business Leader providing coaching/mentoring to Information Technology domestic and international employees. Her experience as a Delivery Project Executive afforded her an opportunity to manage $200M budgets resulting in exceptional results in achieving business goals and provided her the forum to develop exceptional leadership skills while providing direction to 250+ IT employees. She was named to the 2011 Global Directory of Who’s Who in recognition of challenging work, dedication, perseverance, and demonstrating leadership and achievement in her profession. Davis-Westmoreland received several recognitions for outstanding leadership including Project Management Certification, Exceptional People Management skills, and induction into IBM’s 100% Club (three consecutive years) for exceptional accomplishments in collaborating with external clients while leading the efforts of IT professionals (both domestic and international).
Past 7 years (2014 to present) President and CEO of Grace Under Pressure…”Getting To Yes”, LLC