Fasika Tefera

Fasika Tefera, is an awarding-winning principal organization development consultant and executive coach, with over 16 years of combined experience in organization development, human capital development and strategy, coaching, leadership, and sales.

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  Fasika currently supports a diverse range of public and private clients both nationally and internationally. She develops creative needs-based solutions that align human capital activities with organizational goals and strategy to achieve long-term growth and sustainability. Her work includes coaching leaders and facilitating teams to increase employee engagement, team effectiveness, navigate conflict, and lead strategic change. Prior to becoming an external consultant, Fasika worked within the telecommunications industry supporting operations, sales, and management initiatives. Fasika partnered with leadership to approach challenges from a comprehensive, strategic, objective perspective. Key contributions included conducting readiness and needs assessments, guiding strategic change and leadership development programs, coaching leaders, and utilizing human performance technology techniques to improve organizational processes and performance. Fasika has applied her passion for making a difference by offering strategic leadership support. She served as the Executive Director of a non-profit organization focused on bringing the arts to underprivileged youth and children. She also partnered with Fairfax County to offer team building and leadership workshops and received the Fairfax County Neighborhood and Community Services Distinguished Partner Award. She serves as a guest speaker and panelist for conferences, professional networks, and universities on the subjects of leadership, diversity, assessments, and organization development. Fasika obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, as a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Mary Washington. She completed her MBA in Organization Development from Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, and is a certified practitioner of MBTI. Fasika completed the Executive Certificate in Leadership Coaching program at Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership and is an International Coaching Federation (ICF) Certified Coach.